Brewed by Privatbrauerei Höss der Hirschbräu
Style: Doppelbock
Sonthofen, Germany


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RATINGS: 621   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Allgäuer Doppelbock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bonkiedeaap (364) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle from Trinkgut in Goch. The beer is dark ruby colored, with a small and fast disappearing cream colored head, CO2 level is good. In the aroma the sweetness of dark fruits and caramel, and also tones of roasted malts and a hint of alcohol. The taste is light sweet with tones of caramel, to change in a light malty bitterness with a alcoholic finish. The finish is malty and a little alcoholic. Overall, a nice Doppelbock.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Percy0103 (234) - MEXICO - DEC 31, 2014
Reviewed on 19/12/14. Bottle, 500ml. A clear dark ruby beer with a small white head that fades away almost inmediatly. Aroma is of dried fruits, alcohol and maybe apple cider. Not much going on really. Taste is bitter with a strong alcoholic finish. Moderate carbonation and some astringency. Gets out of control at the end. Nice deers in the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1758) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Aroma: intense caramel and toffee malts. Appearance: slightly hazy, dark amber, small, beige, frothy head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: medium carbonation, caramel sweets continue, getting quite heavy, syrup. Overall: nice Bock, great aroma. Bottle from Wittich Weine, Olten.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sdaniel90 (463) - Mexico City, MEXICO - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle, 500ml. Clear ruby with a frothy tan head. Aroma is of dried fruits, caramel, cereal and alcohol. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Sweet malt character with a robust alcohol and bitter finish. Heavy and warming, but lacks the character of a top German Strong Lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
droef (106) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2014
0,5ltr bottle. Great beer! One of the best doppelbock’s around! full of flavour and easy drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
robto (45) - Belas, PORTUGAL - NOV 25, 2014
50cl bottle at home. It pours a clear dark copper colour with a decent, but dissipating beige head. Aroma is sweet malts, caramel and Dark fruits (lots of plums). Taste is also sweet malts, some roasted malts, brown sugar, raisins and plums and some yeast. It is medium to low body with medium carbonation. It’s not that bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
monacomelody (25) - Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2014
Schöner Doppelbock mit eher mildem Aroma, welches aber dem Geschmack keinen Abbruch macht. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
klas (328) - SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle bought in Germany. Copper red. Malty sweet aroma and taste with dried fruits. A bit too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfredvik (1277) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2014
Dark copper body with a beige head. Extremely malty and strong aroma of malt extract, sweet caramel and dark dried fruits (lots of prunes). Strong flavour of malt extract and sweet caramel, dark dried fruits in that back and some nutty traces. Very sweet taste with a light bitterness in the finish. Close to full-bodied, syrupy texture and soft carbonation. A good one if you like sweet malty stuff.
[50 cl bottle, enjoyed 2 months before BB date, courtesy of my mother in law, from somewhere in Berlin]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2370) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle from Supervalu, Longford [271014]
Caramel copper brown, clear, frothy white head dissipates quickly
Aroma of sweet brown malts, slight savoury notes, soft dark fruits, light aroma
Taste of sweet rich caramel, very malty, some raisin fruits, smooth fruity caramel, alcohol well hidden, straightforward flavour
Palate - Medium carb and body, maybe a little thin, fairly sweet. Finish of smooth malts, dab of warming alcohol
Overall - Nice soft sweet malts in this

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