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RATINGS: 1137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
metsbcd (83) - Connecticut, USA - APR 29, 2007
Strong beer, the alcohol is definitely present. It has a very odd and strong taste that just doesn’t do it unless youre in the mood for it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
RiverHorse (457) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2007
Pours a light amber color with a small head and tiny lacing. The scent is carmel, raisins and malt. The flavor is malt, with some sweetness. The palate was a little weak and the mouthfeel was too thin for me. Not bad overall, but I would have liked a bit more complexity in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2008
Bottle. Cola color, clear, medium light tan (cola) head, not much nose, some malty notes. Malty, somewhat sweet, moderate bitterness, some noble hop notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2584) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2008
Bottles in trade form Hopdog and Leftmindedrighty. Thanks!
Pours a dark clear reddish color with a smallish creamy beige head. Smell is lightly smoky and sweet, musty malts. Tastes lightly smoky and a touch tart with toasty biscuity and caramel maltiness. Slight taste of alcohol in the finish. Full body and soft to medium carbonation. Pretty good beer, but just don’t think I was in the mood for this today.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AllAboutStout (605) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2008
Bomber from Rivers Bend.
Pours brown in color with ruby highlights around the edges. Decent inch of frothy head atop the beer. Smell is slight toffee and a bit of a lager smell as well. Mouthfeel is pillowy soft and very nice. Taste is lacking a little complexity and strength. Needs more toffee/caramel and a supporting flavor. They nailed the mouthfeel though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 22, 2008
<b>In short: </b>A Doppelbock on the fruity side of things. Good but nothing special.
<b>How: </b>Bottle 12oz, consumed fresh a few days after purchase
<b>The look: </b>Cloudy redish-brown body topped by a small off-white head
<b>In long: </b>This is a very fruity Doppelbock. Lots of dark fruits, red fruits, any color fruits. Round and smooth body. Some barley candies and molasses. Light earthy/peat notes. Actually the whole thing ends up feeling like fruit concentrate and watery molasses. Finish brings some hops with a tobacco-like flavour, more of this would have been great. Even if very juicy the beer is actually quite heavy. No alcohol presence at all. So I see here they call this the “liquid bread”, yep, topped that with some Rogue Hazelnut and a little NG Raspberry Tart and I’ve got myself the ultimate breakfast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mwelsh13 (499) - Maryland, USA - FEB 21, 2009
12 oz bottle pours brownish copper and a bit cloudy. Aroma of toffee and honey. Slightly over sweet body with no real direction. I think this one is overrated as a beer. Familiarity has bread discontent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joeyplush (648) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2009
Aroma is yeasty and also a bit spicy. Also dark roasted malt if you examine it more closely. Some licorice in the flavor and palate. Not one of Troeg’s best offerings in my opinion.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (3633) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2009

9/04/2008: Troegenator has a grainy, watery manure-like aroma that has some generic beer maltiness but is quite weak overall. This beer is sweet, roasty, and malt with that typical Germal Doppelbock-like character and some slight tobacco. This beer has a transparent borwn color and a carmelized beige-colored head and decent lacing. It is medium to medium-full in body and is slightly syrupy. Overall is has a solid Doppelbock flavor and is good, but not great.

12 fl. oz. bottle (8.2 alc/vol). Rating #596 for this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2009
On tap at dingle house. Dark brown tan head, okay lacing. Hints of roasted nut and caramel floral undertones. Only mild sweetness then a bitter dry raisin finish. Alcohol hidden okay but still drinks strong.

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