maley1 (780) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 16, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear dark amber pour with small off white head. Aroma of caramel and sweet malts. Taste is malty with caramel, toffee and a wierd ovaltine taste dominating. Nice creamy mouthfeel.
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - OCT 2, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle - Pours a fairly clear orange/amber color with smallish tan head. Aroma is somewhat floral, with rose water and honey up front, fair amount of light caramel and toasted malts, hints of mint, lemon zest, and tobacco. Flavor is malty, dry, with caramel and faint oak, lemon, earthy notes. Finish is just towards the sweet side of balanced. Overall this is pretty decent - not amazing, but not bad.
OD40oz (773) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - MAR 24, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a clear brown with a quickly diminishing, off-white head. Roasty caramel nose. Molasses and caramel taste. Warm tasting brew. Not too bad but a little weak on flavor.
RickTStiles (742) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours clear dark brown with no head or lacing. nutty brown sugar aroma. taste is malty with brown sugar notes with a hint of nuts and smoke. finish is caramel. The abv is well hidden. Not a bad beer but not too memorable.
MikeJslc (741) - USA - NOV 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep copper, clear, beige head. Aroma of bready Munich malt, a little toffee sweetness, a little malt-driven dark fruit aroma. Flavor: bread crusts, toffee, toasty notes, some brown sugar, moderate bitterness.
highibus (721) - Vail, Arizona, USA - JUN 18, 2011
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours deep red almost mahogany with white head. Only light malty aroma. Flavor smacks you with wonderful malt sweetness. Clean finish, a reallt nice deep bock. I have not liked much from this brewery, but this isgreat.
J_man (699) - Tustin, California, USA - FEB 22, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Definite aroma of a German bock style beer with strong sweet malt aromas and that "thing" that makes it German (diacetyl?) Crystal clear brown/orange/amber that reminds me of whiskey and a low volume white head. Immediate bock flavor with a light candied sweetness and buttery taste and feel. This is followed by a balancing hop bitterness that matches the sweetness of the malt perfectly. Finishes with a lasting sweetness and woody sour/bitterness on the tongue. If I didn’t know it was from Utah, I’d swear I was drinking a German lager. Delicious!
coyotehunter (667) - , Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big thanks to MrBunn. Pours orange with a good head. Aromas of nuts toffee and dirt. Sugar. sugarsugarsugar. Very sweet. Kind of ruins it. Meh.
yemenmocha (658) - Glendale, Arizona, USA - APR 23, 2009
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours dark amber to near brown with generous tan head.
Nose is somewhat faint, malty.
On the palate this dopplebock comes across as a "dopplebock light". Unlike most Utah beers, this one is not within the 3.2% limit, but they seemed to have matched the lack of flavor profile that is so common in Utah beers.
Malt is lighter, faint caramel, some berry syrup flavors, maple, and a short finish.
Body is surprisingly light.
Not a good example of this style.
chandler0201 (640) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 19, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tried this in the Salt Lake City Airport. Roasted caramel in the aroma, sweet in the taste with some grains and caramel, some fruit too. Smooth and just as good as the Sam Adams variety of this.