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

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RATINGS: 578   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Allgäuer Doppelbock.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (2744) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown, small and fully diminishing head. Moderate to full, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel and light bread, faint alcohol. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and light bread with light dark fruits, faint alcohol. Finish is average to long, malty and sweetish, light caramel and light bread, light dark fruits and light alcohol. Sweetish and lightly fruity doppelbock. 7,2% makes the finish bit drier - not too much caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerheart65 (895) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2013
Sweet, almost ripe fruity aroma has dark bread and malt, syrup, bit caramel, banana. Clear mahogany brown with bit ruby, medium long light brown head. Medium body, soft carbonation and feel, sweet, short malty finish. Bit flat and dull, needs some kick, spices or fizzy carbonation or something.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TET (1440) - FINLAND - AUG 22, 2013
A dark brown beer with a medium and light beige head. The nose of rich malts, some sweet bread, some sweetness, basicly, not roastiness. The simple aroma. Taste is rich and malty, syrup, dark bread, only hint of dark malts. The aftertaste is not so sweet than the taste, luckily. Medium+ bodied, low, but refreshning carbonation. Rich and malty beer with strong sweetness, only hint of darker nuancees.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarpa (671) - FINLAND - AUG 20, 2013
bottle 50 cl @ home. pours clear dark amber with a medium off white head. sweet malty aroma of caramel and nuts. Smooth, sweet flavor of malty caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (630) - Barcelona, SPAIN - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle, thanks to McTapps. Drak brown reddish colour with white head. Malt and caramel aroma. Sweet malt, caramel taste, some dark fruits. Medium body.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braastad (323) - FINLAND - AUG 17, 2013
Dark amber with little head Nutty, caramelly malt aroma. Slick, oily mouthfeel. Flavor is sweet, with the same caramel malt.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
SperkeleForce (405) - FINLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Bottle 50 CL. Pours dark brown copper with small lacing head. Notes of caramel, toffee, sweet malts. Good beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (6432) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2013 Bottle @ home shared with Thompson. Clear very dark red, dark mahogany red color, small beige to light brown head that diminishes quickly. Don’t get a lot of aroma. Taste malts, sweetness, slightly sweetish fruits, slightly caramel, slightly dark fruits. Average body, low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thompson (299) - - AUG 15, 2013
Small/medium beige head.. clear reddish colour.. smell malts not a lot of other aromas.. taste some excesive carbo malts little coffee. bottle shared by benzai..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kamil_ (258) - POLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Clear, amber color. White, frothy head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste of roasted malt. Very good doppelbock.


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