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Brewed by Brauerei Kitzmann
Style: Doppelbock
Erlangen, Germany

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Der Erlanger Urbock ist ein kräftiges, geschmacklich fein abgerundetes Starkbier und mit seinem Stammwürzegehalt von über 18% ein Doppelbock. Der neue Jahrgang wird nach der Bergkirchweih zu Pfingsten eingebraut und lagert in unseren kühlen Gewölbekellern besonders lange bis zu seiner vollkommenen Reife. Im Oktober eines jeden Jahres wird der neue Urbock vorgestellt und dient in der Winterzeit als kräftige Labsal gegen die Unbillen der Witterung und als Trinkgenuß zu den Festtagsspeisen.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (3586) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - OCT 27, 2008
Bottle @ LCRBM 08: Poured a reddish with white head. Aroma is sweet with malts and fruits. Taste seemed tabacco and malts, on the edge of being something more in my mind.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10206) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2011 Bottle @ LCRBM 2008. Malty buttery aroma. Malty, buttery flavor with hints of roast and raspberry. Sticky mouthfeel. Solid doppelbock. Bottle @ home 031211. Brown color. Coffee, toffee and milk chocolate in the aroma. Caramelly sweet flavor. Malty with toffee and just a hint of roast. Powerful bock, maybe a bit too sweet

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2008
Tastingsession LCRBM08.
Orange colored brew. Sweet, malty aroma, some fruits. Sweet flavor, burned malts, bread, bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorisPPattyn (7910) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2008
No head left over very red-brandy coloured beer. Cognac, sweet malts, some faraway bread & leaves. Sweetish, leafy, lots of malts, all very classical, but then I get worts... Very sticky MF, very slick. Seems not finished, not fully fermented-out? German brewers are supposed to know about lagering, aren’t they?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2008
Bottle@LCRBM08. Toffee, malts and herbal aroma. Copper colour, yellow head, fair lace. Very sweet, toffee, molasses, herbal and bitter. Sticky, full and warming. More than ok Bock.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29287) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2008
Bottled. A hazy deep red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of fruit - especially peaches, as well as notes of alcohol and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel and alcohol as well as light notes of metal, leading to a dry metallic finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a malty fruity caramel aroma with some bready hints. Sweet malty bready caramel flavor. Sweet malty bready fruity caramel finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2008
Hazy deep amber colour with a white head. Malty, fruity aroma with bread and alcohol notes. Malty, vague uttery sweet flavor with fruity and bready notes. Light dry and alcohol sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19374) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2008
Bottled. Nut brown, brief head. Lots of caramel up front. Sweet with medium-full body and lots of buttery toffeeish malt. Rounded and well structured, but caramel and butterscotch are very dominant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13711) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2008
500ml bottle at Battersea BF 08. Deep ruby colour with thin green/beige head. Fruity. Bit meaty. Strong alcohol. Very decent strong fruity bock. I waivered over the score, but eventually setlled on 3.5 after first giving it 3.4 then upping that to 3.6


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