keepersj12 (3062) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice malty fruity aroma from an amber pour with a small white head. The flavor has caramel and some dark fruits. Nice finish. When did Utah allow 8% beers?
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
an 8% utah beer, how did they slip this past those strange mormons? .. . Pours a dark maple syrup, some sparse lacing .. . bean squeaking .. . i donít wanna go to jail, my wife will leave me, my daughter will become a prostitute and iíll end up on death row sharing a cell with Butch McDick!
legion242 (2344) - Richardson, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Not the best dopplebock I have ever had- not as rich as the Germans, but it is passable and quite drinkable.
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle: Pours a clear deep copper amber with a stringy-lacing froth of white head. Has a lightly sweet toasted caramel malty nose with some rye character and light phenols. Starts with average fullness and well-dissolved carbonation with a light caramel and butterscotch sweetness giving way to a peppery hop bitterness, some doughy yeastiness and a drier warming finish. Could be a little smoother and hide its alcohol better, but a decent attempt at the style.
crajun (1174) - , Texas, USA - APR 23, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
nice bock! pours caramel amber w/med head. aroma is malts slight roast and caramel and slight alcohol. taste is similiar - small amount of bitter hops balances the sweetness and there is atouch of alcohol at mid sip. good bock - will add to rotation...
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2012 12oz bottle.
Clear amber brew, slight beige head. Aroma is slightly nutty, malty, and some spice (cinnamon?). A bit thin, missing the creamy mouthfeel you usually find in a Doppelbock. Caramel malt with some sweetness and hop bite.
rougeau13 (2594) - Richmond, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep clear amber with a bubbly off-white head. Aroma of nuts, caramel, toffee and a hint of spice. The taste is the same, with a bit of alcohol tossed in - mostly nutty and a little sweet. Medium body. Somewhat mild, but a pretty decent beer. Odd that there is a picture of the Salt Lake Temple on the bottle when Mormons arenít supposed to drink...
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 12, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma is mild,all malty,maybe a little molassas and cola,no hops ,flavor is a decent doppel malting,like a backstrap and teacle, pleasing toasty dark grain hint of alcohol,somewwhat smooth , taste more satisfying then aroma. I would be happy with a couple of these a night for the evening
degbert (1680) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 9, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2015 Bottle. Pous a golden brown with a lite head. A lot of caramel and toffee on the nose; those notes carry through on the palate with a definite cinnamon brown sugar overtone. Holds its alcohol well. It ainít Ayinger, but itís decent.
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Appearance: mahogany with ruby and browns bordered by a bubbly collar. Swirls with khaki head, tannish, and lace.
Nose: woody, dry, dead leaves. Old leather and a touch stale. Musty. Mild overall but the pervasive stale old mustiness is an attribute, not a detriment.
Palate: thin with brown sugared dates and a distracting overwhelming saccharine sweetness which wasnít apparent anywhere in the nose. Candied sugars than candied fruitcake. Thin and weak.
Final Thoughts: while the nose was different, twas intriguingly so. Too bad the palate was nowhere intriguing or appetizing. Meh.