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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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The Doppel Bock style of beer ranges from the round to the profound to the enveloping. In describing Bock beer, the term "single" Bock is never used. Just Bock. Nor is a Double Bock twice as strong. "Double" Bock is a very unGerman exaggeration. "Super Bock" might be a bit more accurate. Clearly, when this style was first developed, the idea was to exceed what had previously been the strongest type of beer.
This was finally achieved by the monks of St. Francis of Paula, who probably first made beer as "liquid bread" to be consumed at the time of Lent.
Ingredients: Pale 2 Row, Munich, Caramel, Cara Pilsner and Black malts, domestic Mt. Hood, Cascade and Centennial hops.
Available January through March.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (20325) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2002
Reddish brown. Big powerful maltiness. Complex. Rather bitter finish. A nice doppelbock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 04/04/1998
Mode: Bottle
Source: Chevy Chase, DC

clear dark amber, whispy head, strong malt aroma, hint of floral hops, dry malt flavor, dry finish, touch of bitterness

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Score: *4
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8153) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2004
Nice brown-red colour with a moderate fluffy tan head. Sweet malty aroma. Flavour is largely sweet malt with touches of caramel. Finish shows a kiss of alcohol with a dry tangy not quite astringent aftertaste lingers. Nice smooth palate. Thanks obisbeer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2003
Medium copper color and a thin head. Sweet caramel malty aroma. Metallic off-flavors are present as well as an unbalanced body and a sticky sweet finish. I love doppelbocks, but this wasn't up to par.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6572) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 19, 2004
Sweet made in full swing malty aroma, pleasant fruity notes . Deep dark gold , small head . Chewy , medium to big body . Nice mouthfeel well rounded with pleasant hop elements . Fun to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 8, 2009
Bottle courtesy of MatSciGuy. Pours copper brown with a tan head. Smells fruity with some vegetal hints. Tastes of chocolate, caramel, spicy, some earthy hints. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2004
Bottle pours caramel in color, medium white head, light carbonation, with sporatic lacing.   Aroma was of light malts, slight caramel or toffee.   Flavor was somewhat sweet, of toffee or caramel.   Finish was somewhat light, expecting it to be a bit heavier.   Overall it was clean and somewhat crisp, easy to drink, but was hoping for something more robust.   Thanks goes out to batkins for the freebie!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5133) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 6, 2005
Poured a dark and clear brown. The head is thin from the start. The aroma is old cherries, ashtray and a little caramel. The taste has oak with some molasses. There is also a little bit of dry apple. The rather thin body helps this to stay refreshing. This could use a little more character, but isn’t bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 3, 2002
A dark amber with a wispy tan head. Citric hops and cookie malt aroma. Smooth light body with a slight syrupy feel. Lacks some body and residual sweetness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JK (4750) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 11, 2004
Mild malt aroma. Brown. Flavor is sweet with malt, and very little hops. Medium bodied. I like the caramel bock better.

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