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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoydJustitz (58) - Maryland, USA - NOV 15, 2010
Clear red-brown with a small beige head. Aroma of toasted malt and caramel. Flavor is dried fruit, roasted malt, almonds. A bit sweet. Light hops. Full body with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hoppyho (56) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Caramel color with good initial head presence that last sin the lacing process. Smell is a deep malt with molasses notes. Taste is deep and rich in malt and molasses with a hint of hops. Mouthfeel is creamy, smooth rich and deep. Drinkability is excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EinStein (52) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2011
Pours a nice amber color with a quickly fading off-white head. Dark fruits dominate the nose, with some toasty notes and a little caramelly flavor. The toasty notes become more prominent in the taste, but still play a supporting role to the dark fruits; low to medium bitterness complements a nice, chewy mouthfeel. However, the alcohol in this is a bit too present. Overall, a solid doppelbock, tasty but nothing extraordinary.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chaneybr (52) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Reviewed 8-22-10 I poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Troegs "Mad Elf" tulip. Ap: Dark red, almost into Cherry Coke territory, with a slight foamy head. Perfectly acceptable for this style. Ar: Cherry is the main scent I’m detecting. I spent a few seconds here and the sweetness is very much a kind to beet sugar. T: Rich, yet a bit on the bland side. The sugar is very in your face, but not totally in a bad way. This would be a good accompaniment to cheesecake. P: Coats the mouth with tons of sugar. Definitely full-bodied, which are what Double Bocks are supposed to be. The carbonation is pleasant. O: I honestly couldn’t imagine having more than one. Overall: I am a big fan of Troegs, however, this is one brew in their line-up that I think could use some work. Admittedly, this style isn’t my favorite, but this is still sort of a "by the numbers" Doppelbock.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeeBee21 (51) - NH, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 11, 2009
Hazy dark cherry red pour, very thin almost non existent head. Aroma of over ripped bananas is most present, followed by caramel notes, hints of dark cherry, and raisin a little bit of that sweet chocolate as well. Some really nice and interesting flavors. Some sweet cherry and caramel at front then turns a little tart in the middle and finish as a nutty chocolate almost hazelnutty. Very very yummy and very enjoyable!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dink (50) - Sudbury, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottled June 6/12 - Sweet malt aroma, toffee/bread/caramel presence, mild alcohol nose...lighter body for a doppelbock...low carbonation...ripe fruit flavour...long sweet finish...not bad

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OsuStu (49) - - JUL 16, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a dark, reddish amber. Thin tan head. Malty, caramel aroma. Initial sweetness that finishes with a good bit of spice. Certainly bready but somewhat oily.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alex420 (48) - Rome, ITALY - NOV 9, 2009
33cl bott@Strasbourg Mondial de la Biere Dark amber brown in color. Zesty gingery nose. Not intense. You can taste carmel and alcohol. Not exciting. Mediumlight bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tarc (47) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 19, 2008
Reddish Brown, medium tan head. Malt aroma, strong malt taste, slightly sweet very flavorful beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rohash (47) - New York, USA - MAR 15, 2009
full bodied, sweet malt character, slight hops but the alcohol taste pretty much dominates this beer. Drinakable, not great. I’ve enjoyed the other offerings from this brewery much more, just not a big fan of the style.

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