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Dark ruby color, strong malt and caramel character; very smooth, full-bodied, low/medium bitterness.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbfobes (2274) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Poured from bottle, pours a clear dark reddish brown with an off white head, aroma is a nice amount of sweetness and a good amount of caramel and dark sugar, the flavor has a dark caramel and sweet front end with a bitter finish, still balanced, not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
CpyNPrnT (335) - Indiana, USA - JUL 8, 2014
at tasting, what stood out was the malty characters, toffee among other things. Decent.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
AbbeyRoade (282) - Missouri, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Ek! This would be SO MUCH BETTER if I didnít taste only alcohol with every sip! Any delightful hint of malt is overrun entirely by the booziness of this brew. Huge letdown. Hardly drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5203) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a mostly transparent copper with off-white lacing. Smells semi-sweet and malty with notes of caramel. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel thatís medium-bodied. A little hot, but alright.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6027) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Taster on tap at Ei8ht Ball. Clear dark red color. Thin ring of off-white head. Couple dots and bits of lace. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Dark fruit, caramel malt. Light bit of smoke. Some savory. Moderate sweet taste. Moderate bitter, too. Light spiciness. Decent american doppelbock. Good, thicker texture to it, which I enjoy... A nice, more full body. Solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BAMF (78) - Albion, Michigan, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Sugary sweet malt dominates the aroma very slight fruit great finish no hops detected. Off-white to tan frothy long lasting head cloudy dark amber in color. Heavy malt presents with some old fruit sweetness. Alcohol content is noticeable as expected but not too overpowering. Mouth feel is medium bodied with slight carbonation and alcoholic warmth. Overall nice dominant malt flavor alcohol content comes through just a bit too much. Good smooth malt and sweetness to style mouth feel could be a bit fuller.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gopherfan99 (373) - CROATIA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle, pours dark amber with a beige head, tastes of malt, dark fruits, and hint of cinnamon, okay doppelbock

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mjmoen (47) - - APR 19, 2014
Dark ruby-brown. Very thick and heavy. Light bitterness. I donít like the taste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NikkTwist (1538) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2014
Draft at Moriartys. Clear dark copper pour with a tight foamy white head. Wet lace. Lots of medium dark caramel malts. Some dark red fruit. Flavors are solid but feel thin and artificial. Feels forced. Lacking the character of traditional Double Bocks.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
bottle. mahogany with small head. big caramel malty body. mild bitterness. light booze. this is a style iíve never liked, but this seems about par for the style.


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