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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
If you’re going to sin, sin big. With 8% alc/vol and a creamy richness, this brew has developed a serious cult following. Imagine that – a cult following in Utah?!
Food Pairings: Front of cow, back of cow, rattlesnake.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 6, 2009
Bottle. Toffee sweet nose for aroma. Dark amber body with beige head and some lacing. Flavor start out in sweet dopplebock fashion with a strong bitter bite. Bitter subsides and a caramel toffee sweet candy flavor is there. Rather thin brew and a bit too sweet for me.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - JAN 5, 2009
12 oz bottle from blindeyedbetty, my brew babe extraordinaire. Clear coppery amber with a light tan head. Nose is sweet nuts and earth, something smoky and a dash of toffee. Very deep nutty flavors, caramel and a mild hint of chocolate. Wisps of smoke. Somewhere in there , something is off, but I can’t put a finger on it. Really shows in the finish, like a spoiled chestnut. Really nice beige lace. I can’t decide to like or hate this puppy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 3, 2009
Bottle. Amber pour. Aroma is very sweet with notes of caramel, sark fruits and spices. Flavor isnt what I expected to be honest. Sweet and malty with a heavy dose of caramel. Not bad, but not what it could of been.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carl99Fan (187) - Suwanee, Georgia, USA - NOV 27, 2008
I love a good doppelbock, but this wasn’t one. Very disappointed as I don’t think I’ve ever had an ’average’ doppelbock before. ’Enjoyed’ at Squatters in Salt Lake City.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enniskillen (2029) - Salinas, California, USA - OCT 27, 2008
Bottle from Dad. Amber with a thin off white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, light alcohol, raisins, a sweetness. Taste is lightly malty, raisins, light alcohol, a faint smokieness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - OCT 22, 2008
Deepred-brown pour with a foamy and lacy tan head. Aroma of roasty malt, toffee, brown sugar and ripe fruit. Nice flavor of smooth sweet malt, toasted nuts brown sugar and a touch of fruit. A touch watery on the palate, but nicely carbonated. A little alcohol and spice linger on the finish. A very nice brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (3836) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 29, 2008
12 oz bottles from State Liquor Store (SLC) and Douglas88. Nose of brown sugar, vanilla, caramel, and a background plum note; dark rusty red with a medium beige head; flavor has some coffee, caramel, nuts, and fruitiness. Finish is a very light bitterness and alcohol warmth.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7137) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2008
Bottled, thanks to Eric! Poured clear iced tea brown with a short-lived cap of white head. The aroma was toasty with caramel and brown sugar at the forefront.. touch of beet sugar and alcohol warmth on the back. The flavor opened with sour darker fruit skins that came out of nowhere.. aged, dry caramel carried the middle and really dried out the palate.. grainy brown sugar and leafy bitterness found the edges.. finished short, but warm and spicy, leaving peppery alcohol on the lips. Medium-bodied and fleeting on the palate. very dry.. some nice components in there, but it struck me as powerfully average overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rusty (1536) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - SEP 20, 2008
Pours a brown to reddish brown color with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel and chocolate. Flavor is caramel, malt, toasted nuts, toffee. Thin and watery but still flavorful. Decent bock.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - SEP 13, 2008
Bottle, from Douglas88. Thanks! Red/brown pour with a deep layer of rough tan bubbles, settling with a bunch of lacing. Dry caramel aroma, raisins, rustic wood, cinnamon. Chalky mineral flavor blended with a nice raw sugar sweetness, raw walnuts, some interesting viney notes along the edges. A bit hot and not as focused as a good German doppel, but a ton of flavor and a very respectable brew.


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