Brewed by Brauerei Kitzmann
Style: Doppelbock
Erlangen, Germany


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MiP (14562) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2008
Bottle, 7.1% at LCRBM08. Weak malty aroma, slightly bready. Clear brown colour. No head. Very nice vinous flavour, good breadiness. Caramelly and bready in great balance. Very smooth and nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
skortila (4914) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2008
Bottle @ LCRBM 2008. Aroma has fruitiness, malts. Red coloured beer with a white head. The taste is sweet, sticky. Some bitterness. It has caramel/toffee malts and fruitiness. Quality ingredients. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (4045) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (11528) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NoiZe (2323) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2008
Tastingsession LCRBM08.
Orange colored brew. Sweet, malty aroma, some fruits. Sweet flavor, burned malts, bread, bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorisPPattyn (8795) - Ursel, 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?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4991) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (31471) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20464) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - 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.

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