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Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Doppelbock
Vorchdorf, Austria

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RATINGS: 388   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Doppelbock Dunkel has a pleasant full and creamy body, with coffeeish aroma. Nicely warming with toffeelike malty sweetness, balanced by a hoppy-bitterness in the finish.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jar72404 (426) - USA - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown with thin cream head. Aroma is caramel and coffee. Flavor is the same with some chocolate. Very nice doppelbock.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (532) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 23, 2015
botte at home from trade with Saeglopur a while ago. dark brown / redish color, very small off-white head that dissolves quickly. smells malty sweet, liqueurish, some dried fruits, cherries, plums, smells a bit like cherry lemonade, some citric notes. full body, medium carbonation, bubbly on the throat, rather slick and oily mouthfeel. tastes malty sweet, some dried fruits, plums, a bit citric, quite a lot of dry hop bitterness after a while, makes it a bit medical for me. bitter / sweet finish. this one is just decent, i was expecting a bit more, the bitter-sweet / medical notes turn me off a bit, this one might benefit from some aging.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1491) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 12, 2015
Very nice dunkel, if a bit too mellow. However, the malt character of this beer is very good.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ludhaber (85) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2015
March madness 2015. The beer has essentially no aroma. The texture is nice but not too sweet. I think the beer lacks the fancy noble hops notes I expected. Slightly disappointing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigben873 (153) - Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2015
March Madness 2015 - Medium body, solid flavor Nothing offensive, nothing outstanding.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Zaakistan (19) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
A bottle nearing expiration. Little to no head. Just a wonderful taste and mouth feel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (1785) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle a dark brown colored beer with a white head aroma malts spicy caramel citrus fruits nuts and some hops flavor malts spicy citrus fruits alcohol and some hops in the aftertaste

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6810) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle from Edelweiss. Pours a dark mahogany color with a small grey head. A big malty nutty nose. The flavor is quite pleasant: rich toffee, caramel, coffee, light fruit, cake, a bit of chocolates. Very smooth. Nice. A lot like the powerful Samiclaus.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
gdika14 (2) - Grande Prairie, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014 does not count
Caramel and earth spice with a warm finish of dark charred berries. Drank at 12 degrees C

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (14698) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle. Clear deep brown color, medium off tan head. Aroma of nutty chocolate covered caramel. Taste is nutella on toast. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (1086) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - OCT 25, 2014
BOTTLE 33 CL. Look: clear chestnut brown, small beige head. Aroma: malty, sweet, caramelized sugar, some sulfur, a bit of alcohol, some cherry liquor at times. Unfortunately some light boiled vegetables/sauerkraut spoils it all. Taste: malty, might sweet, caramel, light bitterness that barely balances the big malts. A bit os spicy alcohol. Sauerkraut here as well.


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