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Brewed by Damm
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Barcelona, Spain

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RATINGS: 368   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La Doble Malta es lo que le da a Voll-Damm su inconfundible fuerza, cuerpo y sabor. Doble Malta es la seña de identidad de esta cerveza.

El hecho de añadir el doble de malta a la cerveza, es una solución hallada en el siglo XIX para la conservación de la cerveza. Cuando el buen tiempo llegaba, la producción de cerveza se detenía debido a las altas temperaturas, que no permitían la correcta fermentación del mosto con la levadura. Para contrarrestar sus efectos en el último lote, el de marzo, se le añadía el doble de malta para que pudiera aguantar todo el verano sin echarse a perder. De ahí el nombre Märzenbier (Cerveza de Marzo).

El primer lote de estas cervezas solía abrirse coincidiendo con el Oktoberfest, la fiesta de octubre celebrada en Munich dónde la cerveza era el centro de la celebración. Las Märzenbier, como Voll-Damm, son la estrella de esta fiesta que se ha convertido en el acontecimiento cervecero más importante del mundo.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
frijolito (2) - - JAN 10, 2013
An enjoyable amber-black beer. It has a sweet taste. More recomendable for cold weather.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
TheJestersBeer (2371) - SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2016
330ml can. Medium gold, white head. Malty aroma, some butter and caramel, light hops. Off-dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2. Malty taste, caramel, faint hops and cardboard, citrus. Almost decent. (2016-07-24) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
arsol (956) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Brun farge med lavt hvitt skum. Lukter av malt og karamell. Smaker sødme og alkohol. svak bitter avslutning.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (3195) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Voll-Damm Doble Malta Das Originale Märzenbier : Off wh head, deep clear golden body. Aroma; caramel, malts, fruitiness, faint note of peat. Taste; malts, caramel, honey note, fruity soft hops, brown bread - leading to a dark, malty bready finish, roasted malty twist. Good body, soft carbonation, easybockish. Good. [@Creperia,Andorra la Vella 4jun2o16, 33cl br btl 7.2%abv BB.03/17 #L0111A03]

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kaserov (22) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 18, 2016
Tiene mucha fama en España pero me parece un auténtico desastre. Hace años, mucho jóvenes la bebían mientras repetían el lema de: doble malta, doble moña. Muy coherente, si quieres emborracharte (aunque he de decir que hay otras cervezas más coherentes para tal propósito, aunque esta no es mala). No soporto el olor, no me interesa su sabor. No me interesa si es doble malta o cuádruple. No me gusta bajo ninguna circunstancia pero si tengo que beberla, por favor, que sea a la temperatura adecuada. En cuanto esta cerveza ha dejado de estar completamente fría, es imposible beberla. Hecatombe.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GoufCustom (1528) - HONG KONG - JUL 18, 2016


330 ml can bought at CitySuper in Habour City, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Clear golden amber colour; Half finger head with soapy white foam which fades in 30 seconds; Excellent good sticky lacing with quite fizzy slight carbonation; Aroma of Amber malt, with strong corn, grains, honey, strong floral, light caramel, sugar, bread, light lemon and grass; Medium sweet taste of Amber malt, with grains, floral, caramel, light syrup, bread, lemon, close to strong bitter hops and strong grass; Medium body. Quite thick and slick slick palate; Mouth feel is pretty solid maltyness in a thick and slightly soapy background. More malt than the wimpy Estrella Damm without adjunct tastes. Floral, grainy and fairly bready. Sweetness is tolerable light syrup, countered by strong, hop extract-like bitterness. Lemon to round. Okay… Hoppiness is strong floral, light lemon and grass in nose, and same in taste but stronger; Bitterness is strong, very extract-like for a lasting, high astringent sweet bitter malty finish; Slightly dry after taste. Sweet and quite bitter to mouth.

Comments: This is a jacked-up, more maltier version of Damm lagers: it has grainy corny aroma, slightly soapy body and pretty nasty hop extract bitterness, but overall the malt taste is quite wholesome, passable strong sweetness and fairly pleasant flowery palate. An okay Spanish SPL. Drinkable.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
anstei (1015) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JUL 11, 2016
Can. Typical corn and metallic flavours, yet not as strong as others though. Some bitterness, rather sweet. Low carbonation. Some off tastes though, which I fail to describe.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hrodulf (19) - PORTUGAL - JUL 9, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2016 Aroma agradável, sabor intenso a malte, carbonatação equilibrada,corpo médio, cor ouro, garrafa de 20 cl

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thomas_W1 (464) - Rastatt, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2016
Dose 0,33l: Kupfer, klar, kräftiger stabiler grobporiger Schaum; in der Nase kräftige würzige Süße, Getreide, Malz, leichte Röstaromen, getrocknete Früchte; kräftig würziger Körper, Malz, Malzzucker, leicht alkoholisch, sehr cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, eingelegte Früchte, Röstaromen, Kaffee; angenehmer kräftig-würziger Nachgang mit Röstaromen

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DeanF (2342) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 5, 2016
Weak bleach white head, carbonation plenty of, boring lager body. Tin and rotting cabbage on the nose like all them cheap Euro lagers. Now I feel like I should be a Russian football fan, or an English one, tipping over tables at the restaurants outside. But I drink it anyway: It’s a lot of cereal grain, maybe Frosted Flakes, sugary like that. Cloying finish. Hold your nose and chug, it’s the only way through.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
weihenweizen (3028) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2016
On tap at Cerveseria in the Barcelona airport served in a 30 cl chalise. Clear deep golden/light amber with small white head. Aroma is malt with a hint of alcohol, medium body, lower carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is malt and some alcohol. Not for me.


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