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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VA Homebrewer (525) - Portsmouth, Virginia, USA - APR 1, 2003
Clear caramel color with minimal head and a flowery, yet malty aroma. A little thin in body considering the style and abv. Some roasty and nutty qualities, nice and dry, mild hop character. Not bad, but not great.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - APR 12, 2003
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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
80skid (65) - New York, USA - FEB 14, 2003
Aroma is rather subtle for the odd flavor. Flavor is someone odd and almost wood-like but rich and robust. Aftertaste is a little dissappointing; almost seems like it leaves a bitter film embedded on the back of your tongue.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jayb0 (994) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2003
Not my favorite style but the fact that I find this a drinkable beer must mean something good. Strong flavors, sweet caramel, good hit of hops, alcohol. Holds up to strong foods, went well with a spicy Chili.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
obxdude10 (2022) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2003
Decent doppelbock, deep ruby & brownish color, very little head at all, lots of sweet maltiness in the nose with a hint of some different spices, seemed like something was missing from the flavors, just didn't seem as good as some of the other doppels I've had, very rich aftertaste, just glad I didn't buy an entire case of this like I had thought about

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jskendzel (602) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 5, 2003
Ruby appearance with large carbonation at first. Aroma has some sweetness, caramel maltiness as well. Not as full bodied malt tones as I would like from a doppelbock. The body is weak and needs more full-bodied characteristics. There is a smokey note in this beer that I do enjoy.

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   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Loddeer (171) - USA - NOV 4, 2004
The troegenator just dominated me. Completely overwhelming strength in my opinion, but this rating is rather biased because mine was slighlty warm. Anyways, besides the fact it was tough to take down, it had not lived up to the full-bodied description. This was more a rush of alcohol with little consistency or balance. Perhaps a bad one from the batch ... or maybe I just have problems.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cobra (1100) - Banned City, - FEB 22, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2007 12 oz. brown, longneck bottle. No freshness date seen. Poured out a light brown caramel color. Too clear right off the bat. Too light in color & body also. Thin mouthfeel for a dopplebock. Very thin indeed. Aromas are of butterscotch, toffee, and alcohol. No hops in the aromas or flavors. Burning alcohol, and too much diacetyl for the style. Not the best dopplebock I ever had. Needs work, guys.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2005
Reddish brown in colour with a malty aroma. Flavour is lightly caramel and spiced. Flavour is lacking bite, too malty and alcohol.


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