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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (847) - Madrid, 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 (1274) - 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 (1489) - Aarhus, 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 (962) - Bridgeport, 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 (1390) - 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 (2442) - 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 (8522) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6960) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Bomber thanks to Dan. Pours a deep caramel color with a small white head, goes down to nothing. A big nose of Munich and toffee. The flavor is caramel, floral hops, some sweet banana esters, maybe a bit of blueberry. Quite fruity. A nice Bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tadahster (112) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 12, 2013
Strong sweetness, with mandarin, some bubble gun, cotton candy. Still drinkable. In small quantities.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (7633) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle, shared with Parksy, sent to me by b3shine-- thanks Beau! Everything I love in this style: thick, breadcrusty malts, sweet toffee, burnt sugars. Slightly salty finish. Beautiful!

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