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Brewed by Löwenbräu Munich (InBev)
Style: Doppelbock
Munich, Germany

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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (2964) - Freising, - FEB 1, 2013
0,5 l bottle BB 08/13 caramel, chocolate, coffee, roasty, floral, earthy, alcohol, sweet malt taste, brown, clear, minimal head, brown foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, oily feel, sticky, soft carbonation, long finish,


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ritzn (72) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2016
Dark brown, almost black. Little light brown head. Aroma: dark chocolate, raisins, some slight smoke. Nice bitterness, tiny sweetness and a bit sourness from the carbonation. Long aftertaste. Overall decent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cthulhu (742) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - MAR 27, 2016
50 cl bottle at home. Dark ruby colour with small head. Complex nutty molasses aroma.Nutty raisins booze spices wood small toffee. Nice body. Great

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thomas_W1 (381) - Rastatt, GERMANY - FEB 29, 2016
Fass 0,5l @ "Wirtshaus im Fraunhofer", München: Schwarz, kräftige Trübung, kräftiger fester feinporiger Schaum; schöne Süße in der Nase, kräftige Röstaromen, dunkle Früchte, getrocknete Beeren, Kaffee, Holunderbeeren; Kräftiger süßer Körper, Malzzucker, Röstaromen, cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, dunkle Früchte, Kaffee; angenehmer kräftiger bitter-süßer Nachgang

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GSAP (658) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2016
Donker met beige kraag. Licht rokerige smaak met suikersmaak en wat bananen, licht tintelend door aardige CO2 inhoud. Aroma is meer warm kruidig zoet. Dat allemaal op zijn Duits. Van de tap @ Löwenbrau Baden Baden

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
aleigator (640) - GERMANY - FEB 13, 2016
Pours an almost black color with red hints to it, while holding the beer against the light, together with a big, fluffy white head. Smells of earth infused, spicy licorice, soothed by toffee and raisins. Has a lower carbonation, resulting in a very soft mouthfeel, which turns out to be a tad fuller than your usual Bock. Tastes of toffee, wood bark, dried earth and rock sugar from the beginning, with spices joining in. The beer’s spiciness creates a peppery bite, mellowed by the overall smoothness, opening up the palate to raisins and glazed caramel. After the swallow the established sweetness finds its counterpart in an earth supported dryness, almost reminding of cold pressed coffee beans, due to the use of a prominent, utmost spicy earth quality and warming alcohol, creating an awesome balance till the end. This convinces for creating a fantastic and ever evolving depth of flavors, highlighting typical Doppelbock qualities, together with a unique, spicy twist.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (1025) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 6, 2016
Clear dark brown color with foam layer. Licorice and sweet ambery nose. Ambery sweet, heavy, smooth and thick taste. Calm normal aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerkenstock (96) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2016
Eye: pours a nice clear brown, coke like color with a medium thick and not too quickly dissipating beige head and medium to strong carbonation. Nose: malts, dark dried fruits such as prunes, prune juice Mouth: prune juice again, Rimuss, pleasant carbonation and tickling on the tongue Palate: roasted nuts, chocolate and coffee malts Overall: not too sweet and not too much alcohol, nice mix between sweetness and bitterness, almost porter like! otherwise not as complex as I thought it would be though.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mateuszk (1583) - Poznań, POLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown in colour, nice white head, good lacing. In aroma toasted malts, melanoidins, dried fruits (drunk in the end of best before). In taste sweet with dark bread and dried fruits, medium body, low to medium bitterness in the finish. No alcohol, smokth, quite sweet. In overall nice doppelbock.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
VT (2233) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 16, 2015
On tap at Munich brewpub. A clear orange-tinted brown with a resilient beige head. Aroma is overripe dark fruit, roast and hazelnut. Flavor is overripe fruit, roast, coffee and hazelnut. Finish is loads of coffee, lots of herbs, and, unfortunately, lots and lots of booze. Too much booze. Would be a GREAT beer without that excessive touch... Medium to full body, weak to average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fombe89 (1715) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 7, 2015
On Tap. @La Abadía, Gijón. 04/12/2015. Color marron, sabor dulce, maltosa, caramelo, muy rica.


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