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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2000   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
a_sully (438) - - MAR 25, 2016
Frothy tan head on ad ark red brown body.malty aroma. Rich malt flavour with . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (3658) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 22, 2016
Tap at the Vault in Kofu. Malty, caramel. Biscuity malt. Bit of sweetness. Good. Sticky and earthy. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
justinz91 (34) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Strong hearty dark beer. Lots of head when poured from bottle to glass and it lasts probably 30 seconds or more. Malt has a strong coffee taste. Good beer definitely will grab one again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRenter76 (725) - Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Originally rated on 7/14/08. A very dark and hearty brew, with a nice aroma and apperance. A very strong taste of mushrooms, very earthy, flavor. It brought a nice little buzz though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikeyo1 (652) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2016
Bottle @ home. Cellared 2,5 years. Dark red color with an off white medium head. Small bubbles and no lacing. Malty and very fruity aroma. Moderately vinous with slight hints of cardboard. Notes of toffee, caramel, nuts, plims, raisins, licorice, wood and vanilla. Medium to full body with a crisp but smooth carbonation. Good duration. Lots of maltiness, caramel toffee and fruits in the taste, similar to the aroma. Some alcohol in the finish. Has aged well and recently peaked.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fredfa (234) - belo horizonte, BRAZIL - FEB 27, 2016
Predomínio do doce com amargor bem discreto. Fácil de beber. Aroma também discreto. Aprovada.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Satyroneto (297) - BRAZIL - FEB 22, 2016
Cor marrom escura com tons rubi é um pouco brilhante; espuma marfim de média formação e persistência de uma fina camada, quase sem lacing. Aroma de fermento logo ao abrir a garrafa, toffee, nozes e um pouco de frutas escuras (ameixa, uva-passa). Sabor seguindo o aroma com final de amargor moderado, leve dulçor de frutas secas e um pouco de álcool; retrogosto de torrado e que aquece um pouco a boca. Corpo médio e carbonatação média.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
chadski (61) - California, USA - FEB 15, 2016
Malty. Malty. Malty. Malty. A great pour and a decent option to fill a stein in the fall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nazbion (289) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - FEB 11, 2016
Pours dark ruby with virtually no head. Aroma of caramel, apple, licorice, herbs. Taste is sweet, malty, sticky. Light bitterness. Medium to full bodied, soft carbonation. Nice doppelbock.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sfnative (17) - - FEB 9, 2016
Deep brown. Classic aromas of malts, caramel, and chocolate / toffee notes. Malty palate with sweet tones but not cloying. A wintry brew, to be sure, consistently satisfying in season.


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