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RATINGS: 884   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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Dark ruby color, strong malt and caramel character; very smooth, full-bodied, low/medium bitterness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2225) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2013
9/12/2012. From bottle. Pours copper color with a tan head. Caramel, malt and toffee aromas. Sweet fruit, caramel, buttery with warm alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ROBC3366 (600) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Mahogany color with rich, creamy head. Scent of spices and caramel. Nice roasted flavor and lingering caramel with a strong alcohol finish

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drsordr (1040) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Bottle pour dark copper amber. Nose dank malt, caramel, and toffee. Taste sweet malt. Slight metallic. Some vegetal. A little like cough syrup. Bitter on finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6646) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 19, 2013
On tap somewhere in the French Quarter (hard to keep track of all these spots). In my plastic cup it looks dark brown with a golden meniscus. Sweet caramel bready aroma with fruity undertones. Malty rich palate, bread crusts and brown sugar, sweet raisins. Quite sweet but very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarrettB (1018) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 12, 2013
January 28th, 2012 - Boston Beer Companys’ Double Bock is a belgian dubbel disguised as a doppel bock. The aroma reminds me much more of the latter style, heavy with grape and cola notes on the nose, and a cloying sweetness that I’d expect from a semi-mass marketed dark beer (and especially one bundled in with other winter warmers.) And while the flavor shares this same clumsy malt-based sugariness, it also shares acute yeast notes, umami and a flavor that makes me think they brewed this beer with a couple rinds of parmesan cheese floating in the wort. Whatever the manufacturing process, the flavor is a bit of a surprise, and while it’s not match for a right and proper dubbel, it does make this one of the more desirable beers out of the Winter seasonal box.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Taosmax (25) - - OCT 26, 2013
Mahogany color with rich, creamy head. Scent of spices and caramel. Nice roasted flavor and lingering caramel with a strong alcohol finish.

3.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Westchesterco (898) - mclean, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Poured from a bottle it looks like a cream sherry with a disappearing head. The aroma is of malt and the taste is on the sweet side paired with a slight bitterness

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3162) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2013
From a 12 oz bottle shared in Avon NC. Pours a cloudy brown with a feint off white head. Aroma of caramel. Flavors of caramel, raisins and toffee. Medium bodied. Smooth, sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlbeer (771) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Tap. Brown pour with off white head. Smells of toasted malts. Taste of caramel, toffee and slight alcohol. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4230) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2013
Tap at GABF 2013. Poured a crystal clear dark amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is weak malt. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with a malty resin liqourice palate and a long bitter finish.


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