commonmac (961) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the brewpub in Downingtown, PA. Half pint. Commomshawn, rosskyle, and samadouche in the house. Darker amber and brown cola coloring. Nose is soft caramel and toffee with a slight toasted nutty quality. Taste is on the sweeter end initially with a burnt sugar and caramel feel. Medium body with an alcohol punch without burning the doppel bock. Bready with some roasty malt notes. It’s pretty decent...definitely come out victorious in some minor PA battles.
cwill (51) - Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2016
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Dark ruby hued pour with a thin head. Soft fruity, caramel sweet aroma and complex dark malts in the nose. Carbonation is moderate, creaming up on the palate. Thick mouthfeel, with lots of malty character. Complex flavors of raisin, grape, ebbing blends of caramel and chocolate. Sharpish citric-like flavor that strikes from under the malt and then retreats. Wonderfully rich burnt caramel, toffee, and grape flavors become very pronounced as the beer warms. Sweet bready taste that lingers. To date, this is the best beer I’ve ever tasted. Phenomenal American stab at the style.
Cakes (411) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz on tap at their new Kennett brewpub location.
Pours ruby/amber with a thin, beige head. Aroma of cereal and nuts with a little roasted malts and not much hops. Flavor about the same, very malty. Smooth texture.A little bitter with a flavor of bacon bits.
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Hopcat. Pours a clear copper with a thin white head. Malty. Sweet. Slight smoke. Toffee. Nice beer.
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Leighton (17460) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at Top Hops - NYC. Pours clear brown with a creamy, tan head. Nice beer, with notes of toasty bread and light cocoa. Medium to full bodied, lightly chewy, with average carbonation. Lightly warming finish with some sticky sugars, toasted malts, bread, caramel. Great balance for the style.
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12/5/2014. On tap. Redbrown with a tan head. Fruity and malty aromas with caramel and earthy notes. Sweet, mellow flavors, fruit, caramel and light hops.
outlawskies (480) - Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Overall great double Bock taste very good something that Julie would really love something I will gladly have again someday
dlovell2 (1572) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 2, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap in sampler at the Downingtown Brewpub. Pours brown with a off white head. Malt aroma with smokiness. Flavor starts caramel maltiness with dark fruit flavors and some nice smokiness. This is a really smooth beer.
Mastelefish (91) - North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2014
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Downingtown Brewhouse. Aroma is so smokey and delicious with tons of roasted malts. Not bitter by any means with a medium body. Finishes rather wet and long.
reberiii (483) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a well rounded beer. Slight smoke, nice deep red pour from draft. Nice malt backbone.