Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Doppelbock
Vorchdorf, Austria


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RATINGS: 870   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
Strong lager; lagered for 9 months then filtered and force-carbonated.
"Full-bodied with a creamy flavour and noble hop flavours.
Urbock 23° has on occasion been called the 'Cognac of beers'."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinsenn (1509) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Lemon tea aroma. Sweet and syrupy with citrus notes and a bitter finish. Not a bad bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Senka (922) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 4, 2015
33cl bottle from Vienna. A very good example of doppelbock. What is important that it is malty and goes down easily. You enjoy it, and it does not torture you.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
markas101 (2028) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2014
33 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada via coop. Amber gold, zero head. Strong caramel malt aroma. Sweet, thick. Alcohol burn on the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hkrivera (153) - Guaynabo, PUERTO RICO - DEC 26, 2014
First try from Austria. The aroma is soft, the after taste got punch as it is a double bock. I prefer Austrian chocolate better! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fredxyz (28) - BRAZIL - DEC 19, 2014
Aroma fantástico. Gosto forte e cremoso. Faz juz a descrição que diz lúpulos nobres. Gosto duradouro na boca. Amargor do lúpulo e amargor do alto teor alcoólico bem perceptíveis. Forte e gostosa!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (2681) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2014
BB12/2014 Shared by 3, 11/14. Icing sugar, vanilla and honey variations of heller Doppelbock malt concentrate in aroma merge into a broader range of plum wine, apple compote, honey malts, cereal sake. Herbal hops at the fringes for contour to this unctuous partouze. Low-carbed, well-rounded and mostly balanced despite its heavy abv wallop. Unlike many traditional malt-cooked clobbers like this with no alleviating sugar-aided Belgian yeast profile, quite delicate and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
16erBlech (281) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 13, 2014
0,33l bottle out of Bockbeer Box. Well I must admit that this beer has something special, although I usually dont like such extra strong beers. Of course I couldnt drink this every day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sparf (178) - Östersund, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2014
Provdatum okänt. Fruktiga malttoner dominerar aromen, utan rostade inslag. Snarare en söt, brödaktig doft. Ganska stor och intressant. Klassisk lagerfärg och ett snabbt försvinnande skum. Rejält maltig smak med sötma. Inslag av torkad frukt och så en värmande alkohol. På grund av den höga densiteten drar den nästan mot belgisk ale i stilen, trots att det är en lager. Intressant. En mycket liten beska pockar på uppmärksamhet i eftersmaken.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (1910) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a tiny white head aroma malts spicy caramel and some hops flavor malts spicy citrus fruits alcohol and some hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaKeAFC (750) - ITALY - DEC 11, 2014
Light amber color, short white head with no lacing. Nothing in particular on the nose.
Aroma is, wow, very liquory. thick malts with syrup, honey and brandy/rum. Doughy yeast, slight fruity esters. Thin hops profile, seems noble hops indeed but undercover. Alcohol is burning, very warming.
Taste is sweetish then ends up in a quite strong bitterness, a bit metallic but mostly alcohol-related. Finish is sadly short, spicy, with fuel notes. Body is full, ultra thick texture, heavy, creamy texture, sticky, low carbonation.
Perfect for winter. The cognac of beers? Hum, really don’t know as rarely i end up to such powerful lagers at the edge of barley malt neither i know something about cognacs, but i’d say it fits well.

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