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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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Extremely rich and malty German-style lager, so intense that it’s named after our founder! Karminator Doppelbock has a traditional double-bock flavor, brewed with an over-abundance of the absolute highest quality imported Munich malt to create an irresistible toasted barley flavor, with hints of caramel & toffee. Alot of care, time, and know-how has gone into creating this complex, memorable, and majestic lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (3661) - - APR 9, 2014
bottle. clear ruby with small head. fruit, cough syrup, chocolate, bread. medium bodied. warming and a bit hot. flavors are estery red fruits and bread. almost red wine-like. i prefer the bready toastier versions of this style with less esters.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5386) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 2, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone, die aber schnell verschwindet. Geruch sehr malzig, fruchtig süß, alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr süß malzig, überreife Früchte, alkoholisch. Starker und süßer Doppelbock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (9996) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - APR 2, 2014
Süßlicher Malzantrunk, vollmundig, leichte Kaffeenoten. Süßer werdend, das weiche Malz intensiviert sich. Geringfügig herb, brotig, röstig. Zum Ende minimal alkoholisch. 7/9/10/10/11/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (372) - SPAIN - FEB 18, 2014
Color cereza oscuro con densa espuma beige. Aromas intensos de frutas confitadas, caramelo y madera. En boca tiene densidad media con intenso sabor de malta, caramelo y frutas confitadas nuevamente con un toque de madera. Muy rica.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (783) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle from the Hoppin Frog Brewery. Shared with Peter and Gail. Solid deep brown pour with an ample two-finger head. Solid lacing. Deep aroma of heavy malts, roasted nuts, toffee, and serious caramel. I thought I’d have to chew this beer before drinking. The taste was also heavy malts, roasted nuts, serious heavy breads, and caramel. Very complex beer with a finish of heavy malts. Thick, full body. Wonderful for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RasmusOtt (962) - Aalborg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2014
Pours dark amber wth a tiny head. Aroma is really sweet with notes of caramel, port notes, alot of sweet ripe fruits, toffee, toasted malts, sugary, sweet malts, candy notes and some butterscotch. Taste of sweet toasted caramel malts, caramel, toffee, sweet plums and other ripe fruits in there. ALso some butterscotch. A bit too sweet for me I must say.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryecatcher (642) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bomber. Pours a deep brown, smallish white head, so-so retention and not much lacing. Nose is malty, lots of dried fruit (dates, raisins and figs) brown sugar, pumpernickel toast. Mouth is full bodied malt-forward and kinda sticky, chewy with big toffee, more of the dried fruit in the nose and toasted bread crusts, hints of molasses, maple. Malt forward eases into the malt backwards too, and a lingering finish. Let those brutal north winds blow, as Chicago dips down into the well-below-zero-range again (Chi-beria redux)... cuz this tasty dopplebock from the Buckeye State is as an apt antifreeze as any. Ribbit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogreface (1331) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 26, 2014
Sotet rezvoros szine van, habja vekony es pillanatok alatt eltunik. Illata mega karamellas, gumicukros, nagyon edes. Ize egetett cukor, aszalt gyumi, sok edesseg, kicsit gejl, gyerekkori elmenyek... suru es szirupos, alig bubis. Utoize edes, karamellas, gyerekes. Cukorbetegek keruljek!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
armando629 (2381) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 25, 2014
0,65 l bottle, courtesy of Ogreface.
Deep brown-ruby appearance with a small creamy tan head. So, this beer is sweet. Both in aroma and flavor. Honey, caramel and molasses, some herbs, honey and molasses, caramel and molasses, honey and malt, caramel and honeay, molasses. Not my style, not my beer, too sweet for me but not bad according to the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (5715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, dark reddish pour with thin to no head, aroma brought notes of dark fruit, caramel, toffee, nice oaky, spice notes, slight vanilla, earth, slight honey as well. Taste is a mix of dark fruit, lots of rich caramel, toffee, almost sherry like notes into some vanilla, honey, slight earthy, spicy notes, finishing very sweet. This is a very tasty, but all malt forward brew.

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