Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Doppelbock
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 376   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
This Bock from Mikkeller is called Frelser. Means Savior in Danish. The name is a subtle reference to all Bocks Mother: Salvator. Originally the monks brewed Salvator because they needed a very strong and rich beer during Lent. Do not drink this beer instead of a meal, it contains 11% alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SuperTiti33 (855) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 30, 2013
Brune. Alcool. Chaleur d’alcool. Caramel. crème brûlé. Fruité. Framboise. Sirop d’érable. Grain grillé. Banane. Bonbon. Menthe. Très amère. Sèche en finale. Toffee. Tire ste-catherine. Exceptionnellement délicieux.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hammy78 (961) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2011
Draught at "The Blue Monk" Mikkeller takes over. Pour is pitch black, tan head that is not very thick. Lacing hangs like a clumpy sheet on the walls of the glass. Smells so sweet and caramelized malt. Taste is incredibly sweet like molasses. Maybe a little woodiness as well. This was off charts of good flavor. I’m so glad I got to experience it on draught.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kevin (2192) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 8, 2010
pour is near black with a big ol head of grey that lasts. doubt i’ll get through this tonight. been going for 17 hours and i can see the end of the line. at least i’ll a have a breakfast beer. this is not a beer, it is a syrup, thick goodness. smells of roast, maple, a bit of smoke(could be the 4 mile fire, but i think it is the beer.) and watermelon. damn this is tasty. nice roast and sweet balance. caramel notes all over without being too sweet. some vanilla and a great warming alcohol throughout. peanut finish that has a lot of a lot of honey flavors, like a candy i used to love as a kid. bit-o-honey in beer form. good times.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beermagnet (2) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2012 does not count
what a great beer. Everything i tried so far dorm Mikkeller as always been great, and this is anther exemple.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
grunx (367) - - MAY 26, 2012
Molt complexa aromàticament: figues, caramel, cafè... Cremosa i llarga. Molta regalèsia en boca. Gran, molt gran.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 21, 2012
0.75l bottle from LCBO. Pours an opaque brown, fine beige head. No visible carbonation. Aroma: Very strong muscatel notes. Also hints of orange, caramel, ginger, and some soy sauce. Palate: Full bodied. Thick, smooth. Clean finish. Taste: Fairly sweet. Slightly bitter in the finish. Wonderful beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Wow! What a beer. Aroma of brown sugar, glazed figs, and heaven. Pours bock brown with great lacing. Great viscosity. Taste is rich with sugar, fig and slight rhubarb. Amazing beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (4035) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Piwo pięknie pachnące wisniowka, czerwonym winem i leśnymi owocami. W smaku sliwka wegierka, trochę nut cherry, alkohol obecny ale szlachetny, rozgrzewający i o długim finiszu. Karmel czekolada i wanillia. Troche zbyt słodkawe ale ogolnie wielka przyjemność z degustacji tego degustacyjnego piwa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2012
Pours a deep dark brown, large head reduces to a thin lacing, aroma of forest fruits with a bit of alcohol. Tastes of roast fruits, pine , a bit of banana, some grapefruit and some alcohol. Very nice balance and does not feel 11% abv.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
toffsbury (116) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 18, 2012
Egad! Such a beer! Huge and rich, pours a dark ruby with a big clingy head. Aroma is sugary sweet with burnt underpinnings. Nice body. Taste is gorgeous... Like a freshly-baked flan, with a hint of cherry and a fruity bitterness. I only picked up one bottle of this originally, but I will be back for more.

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