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Brewed by Aktienbrauerei Kaufbeuren
Style: Dunkler Bock
Kaufbeuren, Germany

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Zu Martini 1308 stiftete Heinrich der Twinger von Buron das Martinsbier. Die Aktienbrauerei pflegt diese jahrhundertealte Tradition mit einem kräftigen Trunk, wie man ihn zu jeder Zeit schätzt(e)


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 29, 2010
St. Martin Dunkler Dopplebock--1999 16.9 oz. Bottle. 7.00% ABV. (4.0 / 5.0) Dopplebock--Hazy nut brown copper color with red hints. Big malty front and rich smooth malty toffee cherry fruit body. Lightly sweet. Light alcohol bitter in smooth finish. Big but not overwhelming. Sampled 12/7/1999. St. Martin Dunkler Doppelbock--2004 16.9 oz. Bottle. 7.00% ABV. 40 IBU’s? (4.5 / 5.0) Doppelbock. Mild tan head. Clear dark black red color. Roasted floral malt hop front. Clean smooth creamy roasted black cherry toffee smoky biscuit body. Clean creamy balanced mild hop spice end. Rich, not overpowering. Sampled 12/27/2004.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2010
Pours a deep, dark brown with a nice off white head and some good lacing as it goes down. Smell is rich caramel and toffee along with hefty amounts of figs, dates, and other dark fruits. Slight hint of nuttiness as well. Taste really brings the dark fruits forward along with caramel and some candied brown sugar. Mouthfeel is fairly full and nicely warming without really being boozy. Very nice drinkability. Other than Andechser, probably the best Doppelbock that I’ve come across. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-01-2010

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4528) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 29, 2008
This is pretty good. Very sweet, it has a nice malt caramel flavor with a sweet finish. Great stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
troopie (2292) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - AUG 23, 2007
Bottle. Poured dark brown with a thick beige head. Aroma of caramel malt and sweetness. Full flavour, caramel, and the tiniest bitterness. Malty finish. I loved this.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - JAN 1, 2008
(on bottle) Clear dark red/brown, small, white head. Distinct aroma, very plesant; sweet tobacco, prunes, vanilla, freshcut wood, and at least an 89% chocolate. Even some wineaspects, as in Merlot. Perkyfresh carbonation, soft dark malt taste, with more vanillapod and red peppercorns. Mellows nicely out, pure pleasure. I just love it when under(dogs)ferments, can give such a complex experience.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (7832) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2007
Bottle from State Line. Pours deep coppery ruby edged with 1-finger whitish head. Aroma is big Wheaties, brown sugar, some merlot, spice, and cherry/berry hints. Rich, caramellt palate, with flavors of nuts, including walnut, hazelnut, and almond, plus more brown sugary Wheaties notes. Very nicely done.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
heemer77 (5100) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - APR 3, 2008
Bottle purchased at Liquor Box in East Moline. Deep brown body, like strong iced tea with a light yellowish khaki head. The aroma is cellar and tofffee. There is also a note of old leather. The taste is lots of caramel with some light milk chocolate. There is also some cantalope in the clean finish. Very soft carbonation. Nicely made.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 25, 2008
Pours near black with reddish hues and a mostly receding tan head. Aroma of thick sticky malt, bread dough, earthy toffee. Taste is sweet and malty, toffee, thick caramelized wort, raisins, and dark bread. Full bodied, lightly sticky with moderate carbonation. A half liter of this beer is a meal!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atom (1338) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2010
Bottle pours brown with amber hue, has off white head with large bubbles. Aroma is has a sharp bready malty sweetness, fruits, yeast, toffee caramel, lots going on. All flavors combine very nicely for a well rounded taste. Complex aroma with well balanced taste very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3193) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 14, 2011
Pours dark red with a tan head. The aroma is bready with some potent molasses, and some raisin/plum. The flavor is rich and malty with pumpernickel bread, molasses, raisins and some dryness and hop presence in the finish. Some cocoa and yeastiness that adds complexity. Nice dark German beer!


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