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'."

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ohad (16) - - DEC 22, 2007
no head, amazing light amber color. almost non-existent carbonation. intense sweet aroma of fruit and carmel. very sweet, with mouth-filling bitterness. complex flavours of caramel and pale malt. sticky and thick. remind me of cognac. very nice barley wine. I really didn’t know this was a lager, its very Ale-like.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aragh (87) - POLAND - SEP 3, 2015
Pite na wyjeździe z butelki. W zapachu dominują truskawki i owoce leśne. W smaku najpierw krótko słody owocowe, przykryte później mocną goryczą z nutami owoców leśnych, karmelu i whisky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (2549) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2015
Look; pearl head, clear deep golden body. Aroma; flowers, caramel, spirited malts, one berry. Taste; fruits, flowers, strong spirited caramel, berries, cognacish malts - leading to a semi dry leafy finish . Solid on palate. Warming sipper. [33cl brown bottle, abv9.6%, 23°, BB9.2016, b@aut]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
halapablo (102) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 30, 2015
butelka 0,33. taka raczej ciekawostka z tym 9,6%. Smak to sam słód, który może i zabija te procenty ale powoduje, że tego nie da sięwypić więcej niż kilka łyków, w ogóle też nie nanadaje się jako dosatek do jedzenia, chyba że landrynek

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MohaBeer (52) - Lima, PERU - AUG 28, 2015
Ambar intenso clarificado, sin espuma y sin retención. Malta maltoso caramelo bajo, lúpulo nulo, con diacetilo y ésteres a toffee. En boca malta maltosa caramelo alto, alcohólica, toffee y frutos secos marcados. Final alcohólico maltoso-caramelo y frutos secos. Baja carbonatación, con cuerpo, sin astringencia. Regular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Itzjerm (1737) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Purchased in Austria. Fresh doesn't help this one. Sticky molasses like. Malty. Doesn't pair well with food. Alcohol and sugar flavors. Aroma is earthy and meaty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bawelt (102) - Lyon, FRANCE - AUG 13, 2015
Je ne sais pas ce que vaut cette bière tel quel, la version que j’ai goûté a été vieillie plusieurs années en cave : un nectar. Le nez est un concentré de vieil alcool noble soutenu de belles notes fruitées (prune/raisin) et de miel fort. En bouche, l’alcool est très présent. On sent un corps rond, moelleux bien complété par ce qu’on avait au préalable senti. On retrouvera même un peu de pêche. La longueur est typique d’une bière de qualité supérieure. Cerise sur le gâteau : la "robe" est ambrée et présente des dépôts très fins qui ne donnent qu’une envie, goûter. Des bémols ? Aller chipotons : l’alcool est un peu trop présent, à boire doucement au risque de trouver le tout écoeurant. Et une fois qu’on a ses marques, la complexité de cette bière est finalement très limitée.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjplumer (693) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Sweet malt aroma. Clear caramel body with very little head. Thick malt feel with a sweet fruit and caramel taste. Warms your palate. This is a one you sip and not gulp. This would be great for taking the chill out of your bones on a damp cool day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kauge (760) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle from Rock Cafe in Calcata. € 5. The bartender thought I’d gulp this from the bottle, hmm. Pours (into a wine glass I finally got) a clear paleish amber with no head. Real nice burnt caramel and malts on the nose. Tastes very malty and caramelly, not too alcoholic, but the booze is still felt in the throat; it gives off a rather pleasant, and later considerable, warmth. Medium plus carbonation, sticky palate. Body could’ve been a bit tighter and stronger I think. Not too great of a sipper but alright to slowly down while listening to a cool band playing live.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KamilBprz (31) - Pszczyna, POLAND - AUG 7, 2015
0.3l bottle poured to glass. Looks fine: a little cloudy, amber pint with a little but very durable head. Aroma is very malty, caramel sweet and dough, unfortunatly also alkohol. The taste is very sweet and filling. The palete is ok, full body, oily texture, average carbonation and a long sweet alkohol finish. Overall this isnt what i was expecting from this beer, 23 on plato scale gave me high hope, but although it was only 0.3 bottle the alkohol was so strong and unpleasant that it was hard to finish that beer. If u like very sweet beers, like sugar/caramel sweet with a strong alkohol taste, I could recommend this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cervmagpt (437) - PORTUGAL - AUG 5, 2015
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 9A). Bottle 33 cl - Batch L409809. AROMA: strong malty-sweet aroma with a moderate peppery alcoholic background. very faint caramelized notes. no hop aroma. APPEARANCE: deep gold color and translucent. average ivory head with some impared retention from alcohol and lacing. TASTE: sweet malty flavour with faint caramelized notes. moderate-low bitterness with a semi-dry finish. PALATE: medium-full body with a slight velvety texture. moderate-low carbonation. slight alcohol warmth. OVERALL: a nice example of a pale doppelbock.

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