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RATINGS: 228   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


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle: (labelled as 7.0%) Pours deep cola brown with a full, medium tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, roast. Taste is melted chocolate, cream. Slightly oily and ashy bitter finish. Excellent flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle at Bishop’s Arms, Stockholm, Vasagatan
Dark brown color, clean, with some amber-red reflex, and medium sized beige compact head. The aroma is quite American, the yeast produced more fruity esters than a true German Bock; there is also some caramel and light roasted malt. The mouthfeel is lean, dry, partially smooth; roasted malt and dark caramel flavor, with a trace of liquorice.
A good beer, nothing to do with Doppelbocks (lighter, with a bit too much roasted malt, and the liquorice).

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy brown color, medium off white head. Aroma of smokey toffee. Taste is sweet caramel. Plain.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
atlrizzob (134) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Smells choclately. Dark like my soul. I love the toasted charcoal coffee taste. Reved my engine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (3065) - Everett, Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown with very little head on it. Nose is very malty with a lot of caramel malts in there. Taste is just a tad sweet and a tad roasty. Very smooth and light.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackWarrior (203) - Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Dark reddish brown with a 1" tan head. Sweet nose of caramel, cherries, raisins, overripe bananas. Crisp carbonation and medium body. Flavors are earth, vanilla. Some smoke and coffee bitterness. Overall a very good bock

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boxofrane (1872) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Draft at beer fest. Pours deep brown with a small tan head. The aroma Is big caramel and very sweet. The taste is very sweet and caramel forward with light bitter on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (2350) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Chewy grain and caramel aroma. Flavor is a touch of the same but a little thin for the style. This goes down easy but there is not a ton going on. Finish is slightly sweet with some red fruit flavors but again very faint.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BigBeer45 (1209) - Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle that had a different label than what is shown here on RateBeer, the label reads 7% alc. not 6.25% alc., this lager had a clear dark ruby pour with dark brown at the sides of the glass, it had an initial one and a half finger light tan colored head, this beer left spots, fingers and partial rings of lacing on the sides of the glass, the bottle had no sediment, this lager had big malt ‘melanoidin’ aromas with lots of toasted malt, faint chocolate and caramel, and a little brown sugar sweetness, there were hints of roasted malt on the nose to, the flavors were pretty much the same as the aromas, not as sweet as most of the Doppelbocks I have sampled, the mouth feel was about medium, maybe a little less, there was some creaminess on the palate, and average carbonation, a Doppelbock with a very malty nose and flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malty_MacHops (640) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Pale in comparison to its German born kin, but still a decent brew. Caramel, nuts, and chocolate blend in the nose. The beer is a very deep brown with a small cream colored head. Sweet with a touch of roast based bitterness. Medium plus body with a surprisingly quick finish for this style.


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