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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A dark, smooth, sweet fullbodied & robust beer that warms the insides from its 8% alcohol. Serve in a snifter glass. Bricked in Double Bock.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
guzzler67 (1615) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Rusty hue with a small, tan, fast fading head that left little lacing. Aroma of honey wheat bread, toffee and ripe fruit. Caramel malt sweetness starts things off, bringing along notes of dark fruit, brown sugar and molasses. Full bodied, softly carbonated mouthfeel with a long lasting finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AAEA (265) - California, USA - AUG 12, 2015
12 FL OZ ($2.99 Bottle) pretty decent beer. recommended from a friend and was pretty good. 8% ABV was hidden well and the beer went down fairly well. happy overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2787) - New York, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Pours dark unto tulip glass. Malts some plum and other dark fruit. Pretty well done dB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (6479) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Some roast and dark chocolate. Thick consistency. Black pour with mocha head and lacing. Light bitter finish with some sweetness. A hint of booze. Pleasant, easy to drink. Bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (1545) - California, USA - NOV 12, 2014
A decent ale. Pours a very nice dark Amber with a tan head. Smells like beautiful vanilla bean. Taste however is not very complex. Smooth and malty but not the most interesting. Tasted at the BevMo Holiday Beer Fest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2424) - California, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Mahogany color, moderate head, good lace/retention. Aroma is dark bread, caramel, earth, syrup. Medium bodied, alcohol hidden well, somewhat creamy mouthfeel. The real deal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (3725) - California, USA - FEB 19, 2014
19 feb 2014, bottle. Ruby brown, clear, no bubbles. Nose is raisin bran cereal malt. Med body and moderately fizzy. Sugary, mild alcohol, raisins, syrup, maybe lightly nutty, slight alcohol bite. Very nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (5557) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle thanks to Nolen! Pours clear reddish black with a small creamy tan head that slowly dissipates with nice lacing. Aroma is dark sugars, biscuit, molasses. Flavor follows, bread with lots of dark sugars and a bit of a hoppy bite. Medium sweet and fairly bitter, with a lingering bittersweet finish. Pumpernickel breads, burned caramel. Medium body, creamy, perhaps a bit acidic. Medium carbonation. Some heat from the ABV. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopped_Silly (418) - California, USA - FEB 3, 2014
12oz bottle. Served chilled in a tulip glass and let come up in temperature. Aromas and flavors of maple syrup, dark honey, brown sugar, caramel, dark bread and molasses. Smooth, sweet and rich palate, with creamy carbonation and medium finish. Enjoyable. Good example of a domestic Dobbelbock. I want more! --- tasted while on a long journey to understand the world around me...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HighlanderOne (1115) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Poured from bottle. I smell vanilla and pancake syrup. Mahogany with thin tan head. I taste vanilla, brown sugar, caramel, alcohol and prunes. Quite sweet but highly drinkable. Creamy feel. Well done. Hope the rest of the sample pack is as impressive.

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