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Brewed by Paulaner Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Doppelbock
Munich, Germany

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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2108) - Odense S, - FEB 2, 2013
Trade from Mads K, thanks. Clear amber body with a large creamy offwhite head. Aroma is caramel, nuts, light hops, malt. Flavor is caramel, malt, light bitterness, fruity, nuts. Quite nice.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arkurzynski (1594) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Reddish brown. Nose of deep toasted malt and dark fruit. Flavor is mild plum and raisin with toasted, near roasted malt. Carb prickly, almost too much.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldMrCrow (1965) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Number 4 in our doppelbock blind tasting. Pours a light orange-brown. Very low carbonation, sweet but well balanced. Gentle caramel flavors. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (1464) - Missouri, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle - big foamy head, dark Amber color, very sweet malty aroma and flavor, some fruity like esters, mild hop balance, fair warming alcohol notes, pretty good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastiefan2k (2533) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2014
500mL flip top; beer #4 in a doppelbock blind tasting.

I guess this was my biggest disappointment of the tasting. When I purchased it I was hoping this would be something tasty but instead I got something that tasted like a stale malt rich lager. There was an off flavor character of vomit on the nose but not the flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2439) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle at a Seattle tasting. Part of our blind tasting panel. More orange appearance than others (i.e. doppelbocks), brown note. Crisp. Alcohol, orange malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (7248) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle, pours a clear darker orange with a small beige head. Aroma brings out toasted nuts, a touch of smoky wood, and some light fruitiness. Flavour reveals notes of dark fruits, toasted malt, and a little toffee. Well-balanced, with a good amount of sweetness. Solid stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7977) - Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2014
500ml swingtop. Amber color, reddish fire hue to it. Smell is malty, some hop and alcohol perfume, dark fruits, hint of oxidized mint. BB is 06/15 so relatively fresh. Flavor is sweet malty, some dark caramel booze, nuttiness. Decent but not one of the better doppelbocks of the big 6.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4945) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2014
Started a bit to early on this. To cold. It was actually a bit unpleasant when it was to cold. Changed definitely to the better at right temperature. Clear amber color with a fine off white head. Good lacing. Looks nice this one. Lovely fruity, bready, nutty and malty aroma. Thick nice body. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness. Smooth fruity, toffee, nutty and malty flavor. Really nice and tasty doppelbock.
[Bottle from a trade with McTapps]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6269) - Brier, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2014
500, swingtop. Pours a murky dark amber with a loose and creamy thin white head that fades. Big fresh malt sugar nose, with raisins, caramel, vanilla, and a bit of toffee. Creamy medium body with very little carb. Raisins, caramel, vanilla, and toffee on the mid palate, with a mild sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4615) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Beautiful dark amber color and a thick head that quickly fades. Initial aroma has malt and alcohol. Considerable alcohol in the flavor, some brown sugar; a little fruit and some sugar. Good palate; and overall good beer even if alcohol is somewhat more prominent than I would like. Not quite in the same league as Celebrator; Scheyern; or Andechs, but still very good.


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