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


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RATINGS: 2004   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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.

KajII's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a medium-dark brown with a large (2-3 finger) light brown head that diminished quickly and had poor lacing. The aroma was of a toasted bread malt and a doughy yeast with notes of caramel, molasses, dark fruit (raisins and plums) and a slight metallic smell. The taste was lightly sweet and malty throughout with a note of caramel early on and had notes of dark fruit and a mild alcohol presence at the finish. The flavor lasted an average time after the swallow with a slight metallic fruity flavor left behind. Mouthfeel was light to medium in body and watery yet just a tad dry in texture with a medium carbonation. Overall a pretty basic Doppelbock with a slightly bland flavor...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tia (1814) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2016
Tap at Mader’s. Very dark with no head. Smells like dark raisin bread, but dry, and maybe a little hint of chocolate. Flavor follows.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1342) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - OCT 6, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a dark copper color with a small tan head. The aroma is malt and caramel. The taste is an excellent match to the aroma with a small amount of hops. An excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kenter2000 (69) - , Wisconsin, USA - SEP 30, 2016
There was a time I drank this beer with my old pal Chris Blado, god rest his wisconsin soul. We were playing music in the old Atlatl studio, thats a place of worship for you yahoo numbskulls who don’t know an ant eater from an aardvark. I remember enjoying myself and then really enjoying myself. Feeling very drunk. This sweet beer, malty, smooth, pantry full of caramel, sneaks up on you. With a APV of almost 8% a couple of these will put petite men, like Chris and I, under the table fast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (14149) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 11, 2016
Tap (PiwPaw Beer Heaven, Warsaw)
Sweet fruity aroma, dark fruits. Rich maltiness too. Tastes extremely malty, but the palate is quite light. Goes down remarkably easily. Malts almost kvassy. A malt overload - nicey-nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AlbanianMonk (7) - - AUG 21, 2016 does not count
Nothing spectacular but a good decent beer. ABV is 7.6% which is good. Although I prefer an 8.0% or higher. Nevertheless, has a good taste to it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TimBeemanII (1) - - AUG 17, 2016 does not count
Sits great on the tongue. Nice dark color with a roasted flavor. It’s fairly high in alcohol so that never hurts, right?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 25, 2016
Bottle - no label taken. Can’t believe I haven’t rated this before - Pours dark brown - nose/taste of caramel, some dark fruit and toffee -med body

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aggiebob (797) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle. Mahogany in color with a thin beige head. Aroma of dark fruit and roasted malt. Sweet caramel flavor was also present.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (6436) - 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.

   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.

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