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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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A full-bodied German style dark lager with a rich creamy flavor, roasted nut tones and an easy finish with notes of coffee and chocolate. Silver Medal - 2003 World Beer Championships


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MIBRomeo (2559) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Dark brown pour with a small bubbled tan head. Rich aroma sweet and a tiny touch smoky. Light chocolate and syrupy aromas mixed with a light smokey/roasty note and some earthy nuttiness. Average palate, a bit over carbonated and thin for the style. Flavor is not as good as the aroma an adjunct malt flavor, weak syrups a bit wattery chocolate and light coffee in the finish but not in a good way more like cheap coffee grounds left lingering. Sadly disappointing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scotchzombie (327) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Pours deep mahogany with a thick and fluffy tan head. Aroma very punchy and a bit sour with a touch of roasted nut and chocolate. Taste is earthy roast malt, sour bread, chocolate, maybe some caramel. Plenty of surface flavor, but less depth - though richer in flavor as it warms. Quite a nice doppelbock - a style I tend to enjoy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2255) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle. Moderate to heavy dark bread, cereal and milk chocolate, light cooked orange for the hops, moderate dough and broth for the yeast, with dried fig and toffee. Head is average size, frothy, beige with good lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is sparkling clear dark mahogany. Flavor starts lightly to moderately sweet and lightly acidic, then finishes lightly sweet and faintly bitter. Palate is medium, a bit chewy with a soft carbonation. Nice meaty Doppelbock with the right amount of sweetness and perfectly smooth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2013
12oz bottle. Poured a reddish brown color with an off white head. Toasted nuts, caramel, earthy, and some bread.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aarond (150) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle. Aroma is nuts, toast, and caramel. Very Nice dark brown color with a thick tan foam. Taste is chocolate, toast, chocolate, and a little bit licorice. Medium-full body with moderate carbonation. Overall a decent dopplebock but not one of my favorites.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11199) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle @ Tre Små Rum, Gothenburg. Clear very dark brown with a small light brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and roasted malt. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 260713

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3351) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2013
355 ml bottle, rated from backlog. Dark reddish brown color with beige. Aroma is fruity, raisins, caramel and roasted malt. Taste is medium dry, roasted malt, fruity hops, caramel, bready and some liquorice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hman43 (336) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 3, 2013
good aroma that smells of coffee and chocolate. The head is medium bodied, but doesn’t cling well. The color is a dark brown with tinges of red. It has a very pleasant nutty, chocolate, coffee combination which is only slightly bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2602) - Michigan, USA - JUL 1, 2013
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 2/3/2012. Pours fairly clear dark reddish brown color with a 2 finger dense khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass; with moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, raisin, prune, toast, toffee, chocolate, molasses, floral, dark bread, light roast, light nuttiness, and yeast earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark malt notes with yeast fruitiness; with good strength. Taste of caramel, toast, dark bread, raisin, prune, toffee, molasses, chocolate, roast, light nuttiness, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, chocolate, molasses, dark bread, raisin, prune, roast, light nuttiness, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of dark and roasted malt flavors with a light-moderate fruitiness; with nice robustness and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and fairly slick mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with no warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very good doppelbock! Nice balance, robustness, and complexity of dark malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1164) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Very black in color with a slightly smokey and yet subtly sweet taste to it. A beer I would definitely have again.


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