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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A dark strong interpretation of a double bock. Full bodied with a raisiny, dark fruit, slightly roasted and chewy malt character. Lagered for two months, a smooth malt character balances the high ABV of this strong beer.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5734) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Toasted malts, a little roast, dark fruit, a touch of alcohol. Pours brown with an off white head, nice lace. Flavors of darker fruit, toast, soft roast, moderate sweetness cleans up in the finish with just a hint of alcohol. Very well balanced and put together. A style I do not normally enjoy, this was very solid.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mateuszk (307) - Poznań, POLAND - APR 21, 2015
Bottle. Deep red with light beighe head. In aroma raisins, malt, caramel and tofee. In taste very smooth, caramel, raisins, sweet maltiness. The beer was full bodied, soft carbonation, medium bitter finish. Very good doppelbock.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6794) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 11, 2015
Bottle. This pours clear dark ruby with a a small creamy beige head. Strong chocolate malty character with nutty notes. Rye crackers. Huge malty flavor. Chocolate notes. Nuts, ripe black berries and has a deep roasted nutty finish. I love it!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LordMariscal (19) - Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 10, 2015
Cerveza tomada en el Kraken Oviedo. Bastante alcoholica. Color rojizo turbio. Sabores afrutados y ajerezados. Apenas hace espuma. Potente.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6501) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 5, 2015
Medium beige head. Clear deep red body with ongoing carbonation. Raisiny perfumy syrupy aroma, very delicate, with spicy toffee notes. Dry-sweet spicy raisiny toffee taste with wooden herbal notes. Wonderfully delicate. Wow. Full-bodied. Mild, soft, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish raisiny chocolatey dusty caramel aftertaste with rye crisp bread, nutty, teak wood notes. Lovely, lovely flavours, melding together just right. I’m really impressed. Didn’t have high hopes for this one, but wow. (0.5l bottle, from Fish & Beer, Copenhagen. It’s been in the cellar roughly 9 months.)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2087) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Attractive amber pour with tan foam. Caramel chews and bread dough but there’s a bit of a stale quality. Maybe got trapped at the back of the fridge too long? Based on the other reviews, will have to give it another shot.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (2748) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 5, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Jack’s Abby. Dark amber/brown with beige head. Aromas of dark fruit, caramel, citrus. Tastes of dark fruit, caramel, toffee. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsandman (537) - New York, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Pours dark reddish amber, med tan head. Aroma is sweet malt, raisin, brown sugar, caramel, nutty, prune. Flavor is sweet pruney malt, doughy french toast malt, berry, light spicy hop. Medium body, some sticky boozy malt. Very well balanced nice stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bennetporter (214) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Pours a copper from a bottle, aroma is of caramelly golden raisins, like some European pudding or something. Flavor adds some roasted nuts, good bitterness to counterbalance the sweet malt. Rather big mouthfeel with some good alcohol burn at the end. Good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inoven (10) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2015
Gedronken bij mijn neef benzai op zijn verjaardag. Robijnrood. Karamelsmaak en geur. Lichte tinteling in de nasmaak.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9579) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle @ my birthday shared with my dad and Inoven. Lightly hazy dark ruby red color, medium sized beige head. Aroma is malts, caramel, nuts, lightly earthy. Taste malts, caramel, nuts, lightly sweet, lightly earthy, a hint of chocolate. Decent body and carbonation. Not bad at all.


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