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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: 1996   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cthomas2390 (228) - Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2013
Dark red with beige head. Nice, malty aroma with dried fruits as well. Caramel, raisin tastes along witha hint of holiday spices. Creamy up until the very end when it finishes a bit thin. Quality.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (5848) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 20, 2016
Tap (PiwPaw Beer Heaven, Warszaw). Clear dark copper color with nice red hue. Malty, sweet, fruity and lightly jammy in aroma. Fruity, prunes, metallic, earthy, yeasty in taste. Sweet and some caramel in aftertaste. Watery sweet mouthfeel. Average brew.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
urbanocanoas (7) - - MAY 15, 2016 does not count
Excelente dopplebock de origem alemã! Bem caramelada com notas de tabaco e chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (2576) - SPAIN - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Supermarket Seiyo Ishii, Nagoya, Japon. A: Dark brown / Marron oscuro. T/S: Roasted malt, caramel, coffee, nuts / Malta tostada, caramelo, cafe, frutos secos.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CrazEase (7) - Alabama, USA - APR 24, 2016 does not count
Very nice beer.. Id say medium body, easy to drink. Flavorful and bold but well balanced. Some bitters and good sweet roast but not very. Beer was easy to go down, will drink again.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
migwell (274) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 8, 2016
I have to say that I’m a little disappointed in this one, probably because all the other dopplebocks I’ve had this winter have been very good. This one is just OK. Bottle into Chimay chalice, some foam, quickly gone. It’s a pretty deep ruby-brown, but transparent. Aroma of dark malt and bread. It’s a bit thin on the tongue, flavor is malty and sweet with some hop bitterness and a prickly carbonation... slightly medicinal. Not one I will go back to.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (451) - Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours a dark amber-brown with an initially fizzy beige head that quickly recedes. Aroma is very roasty. Taste is roasted malt, caramel, coffee, nuts, some alcohol, and spice. Finish has a moderate malty sweetness, with low bitterness. Medium body. High carbonation. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
a_sully (429) - - 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 (3477) - 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 (29) - 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 (668) - 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.


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