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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 601   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Allgäuer Doppelbock.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35353) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2006
Bottle. Clear brown / red color, big white head. Aroma is alcohol, caramel and brown sugar. Soft body, very little carbonation. Flavour of malts, fruits and spices.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31488) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours golden and dark brown with a white lacing head. Light spiced and mild alcohol aroma. Flavour is sweet and solid malty with a alcohol smoothness. Clear alcohol flavour into the finish and a light warming feel alongside a light spice note.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29493) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2004
A caramel brown beer with no head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel and hints of alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, alcohol, and an dry hoppy end. An OK beer but nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25084) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2006
(Bottle 50 cl) Clear, orangey brown with a small, off-white head. Sweetish, malty caramelish nose. Very solid and potent body with lots of caramel and roasted malt. Very powerful although the alcohol never becomes too much or dominating. Very discreet hoppiness. Quite a nice Doppelbock. 050206

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21095) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2005
Bottled. Clear orange coloured with a small off white head. Aroma of malts, bread and caramel. Very sweet flavour with lots of malts, dried fruits, dark bread and caramel. Not much bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20668) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2009
Bottled. Very deep rubyish brown colour, small beige head. Aroma is caramel, wood, some mild herbal notes as well as bready and quite biscuity notes as well. Flavour is caramel, some fruits, wood and mild alcoholic notes. Too sweet in the flavour to be really enjoyed. Otherwise rather nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19696) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2002
Nut brown. Sweet with above average body, toffee aroma, chewy malt. A good doppelbock, but less malty and complex than the prime examples of the style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16942) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with hints of dark fruit. Sweetish malty caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty caramel and dark fruit finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (15000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2004
Amber color, brown hue; poor head. Light, strange aroma, with some caramel. Some sweetness, a lot of charamel and a terrible lack of character (but not of strength).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14095) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2006
Bottle. Sweet and hoppy aroma. Medium head with short duration. Thick bodied and sweet taste. Nice aftertaste.


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