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RATINGS: 1124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jwdevalue (158) - Neptune, New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2007
This is part of a beer club. Had only one bottle but was decent for the price. Poured great and had a nice finish. Would do again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatguyRacer (158) - Crownsville, Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2009
Bottle. Pours a nice cola brown color with a small khaki head that disappears quickly. Nice aroma of malts, moca and alcohol. Taste is pretty good. Nice blend of roasted malt, dark fruit, spice, dark breads and bitter hops on the finish. Sweet, but not overpowering. I’m glad i bought a sixer of this. Very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rotbart (155) - - SEP 30, 2012
Caramel colored with a quickly dissipating head. Bold, malty flavor with a clean finish with a modest hit of coiffee flavor. NIce fall offering.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bsawatzky (153) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2005
a decent brew but perhaps lacking a little in the flavor department. nice hoppiness but not overly complex.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RKanis (152) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2010
Pours dark brown with a white head. Aroma is of sweet malt, alcohol, and caramel. Taste is also sweet malt, alcohol, and caramel. Pretty good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Perm (151) - Tryon, North Carolina, USA - DEC 17, 2007
Appearance: Russet, coppertone, the color of English breakfast tea or Captain Morgan’s spiced rum. Not as dark as I was expecting it to be, for sure! Pours a nice milky head. The appearance was one of the nicest things about this one. Nose: Definite esters, honey-roasted peanuts, caramel, and American hops with a strong alcohol undertow. Taste: Spritzy right off the bat, a little sweet-and-sour action, hops (too hoppy for me -- a definite sign of an inappropriate American appropriation of European classiness), tartness, sea salt, brown sugar, cheap Hershey’s chocolate, and bananas on the finish. Palate: Spritzy with a smooth finish. Nice. Overall: Tart for the style. Definitely flaunts its 8.5% for all its worth. This was completely not what I was expecting from a Doppelbock -- oh, how I miss Ayinger Celebrator. This is not German (bananas aside), but a true American spin -- a brown Doppelbock. However, style aside, it’s pleasant enough -- and the more I drink it, the more I like it. Think pairing with chocolate covered pretzels, or desserts with peanut butter. Certain sweet, dark entrees (ok, concession to the German original -- sausage!) would be nice, too. This is a quite amenable and pleasant brew, if definitely on the strong side (I’ve had higher ABV beers that hid their strength and seemed lower than this one’s 8.2%).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ausomeawestin (151) - Maryland, USA - SEP 22, 2013
pours mahogany with off white head. aroma of raisins, malt and alcohol. tastes sweet and malty; breads and pit fruit, zucchini bread, cherry, sautéed carrots. obviously, quite complex. palate is full and sticky.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shroud0fdoom (150) - Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2012
Smells of sweet wild cherries, candi sugar, mild licorice, some alcohol . Dark brown almost ruby red, well filtered. First malt sweetness, this is weird of me to say but some oak follows through, sweet cherries, mild booze. Full on the palate. This is a nice after dinner digestive. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rags2rags (149) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2010
Bottle from Winking Lizard. Pours a nice copper red color that’s really quite appealing. Aroma is pretty good with sweet malts, raisins, handfruits, and a subtle nuttiness. Taste is sort of a letdown; the complexity from the aroma is replaced with a pretty straightforward malty caramel flavor. Creamy and full-bodied. Could have been better.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruffian (149) - montvale, New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2004
eep red color, lightly carbonated, syrupy full mouth coating body. good malt taste, complementing yet submissive hop bitterness. Not one to turn down.


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