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Brewed by Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu (InBev)
Style: Doppelbock
Munich, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1948   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The classic German dark beer, bottom fermented ’Doppel Bock’. Full bodied with a deep dark color and rich roasted malt flavor.

Supposedly only available in USA, at least not in Germany.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3637) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2003
Red orange color out of the bottle with creamy tan head that left a pretty fringe all the way to the end of the beer. Burnt caramel nose. Very sweet malty flavor with lots of brown sugar, caramel, toffee sweetness. There is a darker roasty finish. Very nice beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
amx1970390 (480) - Southampton, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2003
Much better than Ayinger, in my opinion. Nice dense head. Good dark color. Aroma of musk, soy and alcohol. Tastes very malty and smooth. Great finished with a nice malt in the back of the throat aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbooth (115) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - DEC 30, 2002
Very nice Doppelbock. Dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is sweet/roasty. Starts sweet and slightly roasty. Finish is clean. This beer does not have much bitterness, just smooth malty goodness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
baobubba (455) - Starkville, Mississippi, USA - DEC 29, 2002
Ring of head, dark brown in color. Nice cookie dough, caramel and some roasted malts in the sweet aroma. Quite sweet in flavor with very little bitterness and a toothpaste like aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MrGregAD199 (65) - Medford, Oregon, USA - DEC 26, 2002

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ProstmanSux (102) - Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2002
full bodied double bock with alot malty sweetness and its well balanced.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - DEC 20, 2002
Whoa what a beer nice head,malty aroma,dark reddish amber in color,flavor was malty with hints of raisin,very nice finish.A bit pricey but well worth it.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bugbbq99 (19) - Florida, USA - DEC 20, 2002
A nice strong, sweet bock. Something to take your time with and enjoy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 18, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2004 Deep brown/tawny color with a nicely layered off-white head. Fizzy at first but disipates into something more creamy and respectable; light lacing. The aroma is very malty for a doppelbock, almost like a Marzen or an Oktoberfest. The flavor is lightly sweet with some plum, raisin and toasted malts showing through. Medium bodied on the palate and very drinkable. I'll agree with the description, this is a classic german beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
brownalegirl (199) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - DEC 16, 2002
So thick I’d swear they stirred straight flour into the thing - actually reminds me of eating the dough from baking Christmas cookies - strong molassesy malt, anyway.


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