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For periods of fasting without solid foods, Monastic brewers relied on the double bock; a stronger, richer beer to fulfill their basic nutritional needs. Known to them as "liquid bread", a double bock has a strong malt aroma and chewy rich body. In the spirited tradition of naming a double bock in the suffix "ator," we give you Troegenator to provide warmth and richness through the early spring months.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tidiaguy (168) - Hawley, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2004
Amber/brown clear body with a large beige sudsy head that has good duration and a fair lace. Malty caramel aroma with a light hint of hop and alcohol. Some good toasty notes are in there. Starts with a dominant caramel malty sweetness and mild fruitiness. Has a bit of hop balance but definitely sweeeet. Alcohol is masked well. Medium body, juicy mouthfeel finishes lighty bitter. Enjoyable brew, enjoyable price.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jasonp (1555) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAR 21, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2005 Clear mahogany with a thick off-white head. Bready caramel aroma with a hint of alcohol. Very malty and sweet but not overly sweet. Taste has notes of cherry, dark fruit, BIG caramel, honey, molasses and toasty malts. The alcohol content is pretty well hidden. Not as dark and roasty as other doppelbocks such as Celebrator. Mouthfeel is very full, round and creamy with medium carbonation. Solid stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FridgRaider (108) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2004
Dark amber color, thick whitish-tan head. Malty cocoa nose. Kinda heavy mouth feel. This is an alright Doublebock.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 14, 2004
Dark amber, bordering on brown. Ecru heavy dense head. Malt and sourdough aroma. Lightly smoked grain flavors. Some scotch qualities. Quite dry and slightly acetic. Mid to heavy feel. For the content, the alcohol is hard to find. Not a lot of depth. Finish is somewhat nutty and dry.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DCopperfields (145) - Alabama, USA - MAR 11, 2004
An amberish-honey colored beer with a tan head of densely packed bubbles. Aroma is a bit funky and redonlent of molasses. Medium rich mouthfeel, smooth and sweet. Could use a bit more hops to finish it off, but a tasty bock nevertheless.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 6, 2004
Mildly sweet caramel aroma. Chestnut auburn in color with little head and no lacing. Very yeasty/bread flavor and lacks the sweetness one would expect. Single dimensionsal. I was expecting the body to firm as it warmed, but I was disappointed with that. Average dopplebock.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerlover82 (220) - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2004
Pours an attractive amber with Ok head, aroma is fruity and malty.Sweet malt flavor with maybe some caramel, lacks any hoppiness. Overall pretty good, with a redeeming alcohol content, but there are better doppelbocks out there.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
axilla (962) - New Providence, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2005 Cloudy yet attractive reddish color. Kiwi, strawberry and frsh bread (yeast) nose.One of the best feeling beers I’ve had. Well Balanced hops ans sweet light malts make this beer another winner.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JAN 28, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2004 A hair lighter in color than some of the "authentic" german dopples. Wonderful earthy and buttery nose. Well made. Especially telling is how it holds the sweetness together when warm.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewEd (182) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2004
Bottled: Beautiful, clear amber coloring with a nice malt aroma. Caramel malt flavors which hide the alcohol well and a little more hops presence than typical. Not as complex as the German offerings, but one of the best American doppelbocks I've tried.


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