Prost Doppelbock
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
NachlamSie (3293) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 5, 2016
Bottle from Mile High. I see this is rated a 43. What a joke. Contrary to the ratings, this is a wonderful and faithful example of the style. The appearance of this doppelbock is great. The body is crystal clear with a rich, dark ruby color and a tall head. The aroma is full and malty and most importantly, devoid of any flaws. Hearty notes of chocolate, toffee, figs, and banana bread come through. The body is fairly heavy and sweet. Many other American breweries leave too much sugar behind, but Prost has nailed the appropriate sweetness. Flavors of raisins and brown sugar develop. The lager esters are mild and right in line. This is a hit or miss style for me as many brewers can’t pull off the finesse of the great German examples. This one is a hit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark reddish brown pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of toasted bread, toffee, caramel into a bit of dark fruit, some slight herbal, grassy hops, some spice. Taste was a mix of grass, caramel, toffee into more spice, toasted bread, hints of dark fruits, finishing spicy, slightly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marheb (5005) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
(Bue en fût sur place): Un corps moelleux comme principal attrait sinon les sucres sont grossiers et encombrants. Le voile des houblons sauve l’équilibre de justesse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernest (7343) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is medium to dark brown. Aroma is moderately malty (caramel, toasted grain/bread), lightly hoppy (flowers, herbs), with light notes of honey, gum. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Fairly good...nice aroma that allows both malt and hops to shine through. Kinda flabby in the mouth but still mostly drinkable. A simple but decent effort from a struggling brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swesson (371) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2014
On tap at brewery. Pours a dark brown and makes a nice tan head with a bit of beautiful lacing. Aroma is of caramel, malt, and raisins. Tastes of malt and sugar and caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
GarrettB (1473) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 25, 2014
January 29th, 2013 - Prost’s Doppelbock is the only sample of brew from this lager obsessed brewery that I didn’t like. In fact, I couldn’t even drink it. Soy sauce and teriyaki join to make the aroma, and appear in the taste too - the beer, carbonated version of teriyaki sauce, and not in any good or appealing way. Each sip brings all the "wrongness" of chugging a marinade straight from the bottle, and I am quickly drawn to the previous samplers to cleanse my palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenverLogan (1100) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - FEB 6, 2014
On tap at brewery and from growler. Poured into an Aventinus glass. Pours brown with large head and lace. Aroma of rich malts, caramel, brown sugar. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of brown malts, caramel, slight toffee, banana, toast, molasses. Overall very flavorful and easy drinking...not as rich as an Aventinus, but worthy of buying a rather expensive growler refill if you enjoy this style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pour is deep amber with a small tan head and good lacing. Caramel, dark fruity, toffee, bready, slightly toasty, and raisins in the aroma. Taste is red licorice, brown sugar, slightly grassy, caramel, toasted bread, figs, and toffee. Medium body with high carbonation. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (5203) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2013
On tap at Colorado Plus. Deep amber/copper and clear with minimal head. Aroma and flavor is rich and malty with caramel, toffee, honey, molasses, earthy, light bitter hops and a touch of smoke. Sweet flavor hides the alcohol well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (13398) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 20, 2013
On tap at Prost poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of toasted bread, molasses and light dried fruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of toasted bread, molasses and light dried fruit with a smooth lingering molasses finish.

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