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Brewed by Tree Brewing
Style: Doppelbock
Kelowna, Canada

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A sweet aroma with hints of toffee, light caramel and hazelnut. A deep brown reddish hue with a clean smooth finish.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6602) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 27, 2012
Aroma:sweet malty with maple syrop notes, some dryness from alcohol.
Look:fine haze on maple amber. Ligher creamy top.
Taste etc: medium bodied with fuller walls. Malty, syrupy - maple like. Carbonation low. Sweet malty approach but not in Euro doppel way.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frothmeister (626) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2012
650ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy dark ruby with a light brown head. Aroma is red fruit heavy, with spices, red wine, (and a sugary scent I associate with hard fruit candies). The taste is sweet, with again, red fruits, malt undertones, faint molasses, woody/earthy notes, and bitter finish that has just a little bit of sourness. A very fruit bock, and entirely different than I was expecting. This would be a perfect beer for the Xmas holidays. Solid.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lukin (511) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2012
bottle. Dark ruby/purple, small off-white head. Aroma of raisins, dark fruit. Taste is sweet, fruity, brown sugar. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
probstblueribbon (3254) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2012
Bomber from LCBO, served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass. 23JN12.

App.: Slightly hazy deep copper with a thin light tan head. Aroma: Richly malty, boozy, lots of dark dried fruits, dark rum, brown sugar, fruity, vanilla, rich and sweet. Palate: Medium body, silky, elegant, very velvety effervescence, lovely. Flav.: Boozy, dark dried fruits, minty herbals, a touch woodsy, rich and sweet, nice; sweet with a little bitterness and a long, lingering brown sugar finish.

Captivating...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nuffield (3772) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Not a great doppelbock but still a good beer. Pours with a nice, rich color and the flavor gives a rich maltiness. The palate is moderately to above average in frothiness, with a decent body behind it. The flavor is malty and toffee without a depth in the dimensions you would get from a good ale (porter/stout). Fine, but not great. Bomber bought in Toronto.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DerWeg (1549) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 23, 2012
Yup getting the nutty, caramel-date-vanilla toffee flavors & aromas.Reddy brown dark clear look, off white head, full body and barely smoothed in alcohol, good to drink it a bit cold.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (3418) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2012
Dark brown pour with a small beige head, and lots of floaters. Lots of bready malts in the aroma with some minerals, soft grains, cereals, and quite a bit of alcohol. The carb is soft, and same for the mouthfeel. The finish is sweet, some decent toffee notes, and sme light roasted nuts, with more alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AGAquino (663) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2012
650ml bottle from the LCBO. Nice aroma of, caramel and raisins, not as thick a mouthfeel as you get from an Aventinus, but a good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoR (644) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 15, 2012
Pours a dark brown-reddish colour. Aromas of raisin. Cassis too. Pretty interesting beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
chris__hartley (291) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 14, 2012
It pours mahogany with dark brown highlights; the head is frothy and off-white. The aroma has notes of: prunes, dark-chocolate, nutmeg, cloves, and pumpernickel bread. The taste is medium sweet that finishes dry; there are notes of: stewed prunes, dark-chocolate, cardamom, alcohol, and cloves. The palate is medium bodied, a little bit watery, and a medium finish. Overall, could use more body for a Doppelbock – however still quite tasty.


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