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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This big bodied, blonde, doppelbock is brewed in celebration of that festival of all festivals, Mardi Gras. Generous amounts of malts are added to this beer to give it a sweet taste.
2009 - 6%
2010 - 7.7%


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11329) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 20, 2007
(12oz bottle, bottled 3rd week of January) Naturally I’m drinking this one on Mardi Gras. Medium off-white head atop crystal clear apple juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some cookie, light floral, lemon. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some herbal, light lemon. Alcohol readily apparent. Watery medium body with some stickiness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 16, 2012
@Maxx’s TURD Tasting–12oz bottle-pours gold with a thin offwhite head. Aroma is sweet light/medium malt, spice. Taste is sweet light/medium malt, spice/fruit hops.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 05/05/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Yankee Go Home!

clear dark gold, wispy white head, big sweet malt aroma with a touch of corn, lots of sweet corn flavor,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 3/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 5/20
Rating: 1.9/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *4

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (10701) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 13, 2011
Bottle as Big Easy Imperial Maibock from Monument in Concord, CA. Pours light amber with a creamy off-white head. Smells more sweet than anything, but there might be some grassiness. Med plus body. It is sweet. There is an herby/grassy aspect that might be hop. There is a little bitter, but not enough to squelch the malt. There’s a flavor suggestion that this stuff might be related to malt liquor. Tinge of that sort of aroma too. This one leaves me conflicted.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle. Hazy amber color, medium white head. Aroma of caramel. Taste is sweet and malty.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TwoSipDip (8894) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle offered @ home, via rote boxe. Thanks! Pours a bit hazy, bright orange appearance with a thin tan head. A lot of sweet orange candy, sweet mash / grain water aroma. A little watery and very twangy. Lots of grass and sweetness. Finishes way too sweet. Pass.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2006
12oz bottle. Poured a medium orange color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of caramel, a little fruity and some bread. Tastes of sweet fruits, caramel and all around malty. Medium alcohol finish. All around sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Greenville Beer Exchance. Pours a clear amber with nearly no head. Looks kinda dead. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel and grassy hops. The taste is sweet malts, caramel, toast, apples, plums and grassy hops. Thin.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (7903) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 21, 2012
Bottle at MaxxDaddy’s tasting. Pours dark amber. Nose/taste of burnt caramel, bready malt and light grass. Medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7703) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2007
Bottle from State Line. Pours hazy dark gold with 1-finger whitish head. Aroma is honey, hopcitrus, pale malt. Tastes of apricotty fruit, some hopcitric notes, and some peppery notes. There’s a decent amount of fruit, citrus and hops here, making this one a decent beer.


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