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This smooth rich dark southern German dobblebock is an Indian Wells Brewing Co. favorite. This 10.8% beer is powerful, but VERY easy to drink! This beer is not for the timid. A few of them and you’ll feel like you’ve had a frontal lobotomy the next day. Consume with caution!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5547) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Las Vegas, NV - Total Wine - Summerlin - 12 oz bottle. Dark reddish brown pour with a medium thick off-white head. Aroma of chocolate and brown sugar. Flavor has some molasses, a touch of brown sugar and some date-like fruitiness. Decently thick mouthfeel. Much better than my only other experience with this brewer - the Mojave Red.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2014
[Bottle] Deep garnet color with a decent looking white head. Aroma is of sticky caramel malts and distinct alcohol. Sweet caramel, burnt toast, molasses and dark fruits in the taste. Distinct harsh alcohol notes are expected given the high ABV and thin mouthfeel. Didn’t do much for me. Tasting notes from 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle shared at Craft. Poured hazy dark brown with tan head. Nose was earthy malt, fig, cacao, nuts, hops. Tasted earthy with vienna-ish malt, nuts, hops, cacao, and molasses. Well hidden alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Funkatrocious (97) - - DEC 17, 2013
Pour from bottle. Drinks super easy for such a high abv. Pours dark brown with transient brown head. Really tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wittales (635) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Appearance was clear black with huge rocky beige lasting 3 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are raisin, fig, sweet Munich, pale, chocolate malts. The alcohol is well hidden. Taste are sweet chocolate, cocoa, toasty malts. Deep fruits are slight fig, date, raisin with no alcohol. Palate was silky smooth overcarbonated with medium body, then metallic slightly dryish lasting finish. I’ve had this before, this taste like a bad bottle hopefully.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
martinrumsam (524) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2013
Deep brown with hint of red Small beige head with some lacing. Muted aroma some caramel and malt. Taste is quite metallic and semi sweet. Very low carbonation. Amazed to see the abv. Not much hint of that anywhere. Quite watery on the palate. Goes down way to easy for an ale this strong. On tap at Stovepipe Wells Death Valley

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
deekyn (1187) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 15, 2013
A - pours dark ruby mahogany with low off white head. S - smell is weak simple lightly smokey very grainy. Dog food, metallic, watered down molasses. M - super watery, light body. Amazing for a 10% beer. Flat and easy drinking. T - water, light dog food, grains, metallic something fierce like other Indian wells brews. O - so light and drinkable. I can't believe it's 10% 2.5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bule (756) - California, USA - JUN 30, 2013
On tap in Stovepipe Wells. Pours a dark brown color with a bit of head. Chocolate and malt flavors. The high alcohol isn't so noticeable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
craven5000 (99) - Westville, Indiana, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Aroma of an old basement; not appealing. Practically no trace of any head. Very dark opaque body that almost pulls light in. Alcohol taste not present. Not much flavor notable. light sweetness, soft carbonation, long finish, light body,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2192) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pretty good version of the german treat. Alcohol is very well hidden. Very malty with dark fruit nose. Syrupy palate. Nice balance of booze malt and Esters.

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