bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, bread, and spices. Flavor of malts and caramel.
TBone (11359) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 355ml (vPBF, bottled 02/2012, bought from New York)
Dark clear nut brown-amber color, small beige head. Sweet caramel, almost banana aroma. Medium-bodied. Very sweet, caramelly flavor, low bitterness, not showing alcohol much. Bready. Suprisingly German (not American).
argo0 (11123) - Washington DC, USA - APR 12, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear garnet with minimal tan head. Aroma is caramel, cola, some spiciness. Taste is cola/caramel and earthy bitter, with some spiciness. Decent body, and the alcohol is well masked. Improves considerably as it warms.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Source: Whole Foods Market, DC
Clear dark amber, whispy head, bits of lace, light malt aroma, rich malt flavor, creamy texture,
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.
jcwattsrugger (10731) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 7, 2005
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle-pours a creamy tan/light brown head. Hazy deep orange/amber color. Aroma-puts off a lot of aroma. Sweet, sharp___(fruity syrup smell) possibly from plums or apricots, malty. Taste follows the aroma with the malt becoming a nutty malt. Seems like oak barreled. OK carbonation. Occasional, not to my taste but, nicely done. Date stamp on bottle was partially legible, approx 10/04. Other 6 packs in this store went back to ’03.
Pinball (10214) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
clear redbrown, smooth light brown head.
malty and nutty strong lagerish aroma, flavor is malty, caramelly, notes of chocolate,
Travlr (9942) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 14, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance is clear chestnut with almost no head or lacing.
Smell is sweet caramel and chocolate, with hints of vanilla.
Taste is exactly like the German chocolate cake that my grandmother used to make, it’s un-canny. Sweet caramel and chocolate throughout.
Mouthfeel is slightly thin for its strength.
Sweeter than your average doublebock, but nice if you like the style.
bhensonb (9861) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 6, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Captain Cougar. Thanks Tom! Pours a beautiful garnet with a temporary light tan head. The aroma is simply caramel. Rather full bodied with mild carbonation. Flavor is caramel with a light touch of hop, maybe. Finishes bready caramel. It’s not dry but it’s not sticky sweet either. A pretty good beer.
Tmoney99 (9634) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from River’s Bend. Poured clear brown color with an average off-white frothy head that diminished mostly lasted with good lacing. Good caramel toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture. Good balanced sweet toasted malt flavor with a moderate smooth balanced finish of moderate duration. Soft doppelbock.
bierkoning (9578) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Callmemickey, thanks! Dark brown color. Nutty, caramelly roasty aroma. Full bodied. malty sweet nutty flavor with peach, Tasty and solid doppelbock.