jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 18, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours mahogany red with a thin tan head mostly lasting. Nose is caramel. Very creamy on the palate. Taste is sweet malt, caramel, light molasses, The 8% ABV is well hidden but does warm one’s innards. Nice clean sweet aftertaste. An excellent double bock which stands as a banquet unto itself and pairs magnificently with mussels or smoked Pacific salmon.
Cajun (226) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - MAR 30, 2016
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle - Pours brown, but with a reddish/orange hue. Offwhite head...didn’t last. Sweet smell of malted grains. Some chocolate, and toasted nuts. Flavors of a sweet bread... nutty, but with a bit of, er...licorice. Smooth bitter finish.
pictoman (865) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from the tap. Dark orangey brown with light beige head. Light toasted caramel malt. Nice balance between the toastiness and malt.
scoth (656) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear deep burnt sienna with a quickly diminishing thin tan head. Aromas of caramel, chocolate, almond, toast, earth, a little boozy. Medium-full body, rich, smooth, mild carbonation. Medium sweet, light bitter finish, Enjoyable.
tapthis (219) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JAN 9, 2016
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
A Dull brown color with constant carbonation bubbles. Minimal head with lacing. Very sweet
Homer321 (3764) - Melboring, Florida, USA - DEC 23, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from a trade. Nose is hugely malt forward with a strong dusty, Munich malt presence. Minimal head, dies quickly. Some signs of alcohol legs on the glass. Taste is similar but lacks the chewiness in the mouthfeel that I was hoping for. A light alcohol warming in the ears. Overall, decent, but flavor falls short for a doppelbock.
arkurzynski (2108) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown with red hues. Nose toasted malt, caramel, light coffee, dark fruit and a little booze. Flavor is toasty malt and light roast with dark cherry, faint raisin, and some candy. A bit sweet, but not terrible. Noticeable alcohol. Solid.
ozzy70 (453) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 24, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours was mahogany/brown with tan head that diminished quickly. Aroma was sweet roasty malts, oak and nuts. Taste was sweet and malty. 10 of clubs.
tysongillmore (361) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
ZacM612 (478) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Medium, clear brown with a fairly thin cream-colored head. Nutty, toasted malt aroma. Flavor is also nutty, sweet. Smooth despite the strong alcohol content. Nice.
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very good doppel. It was nice to have a higher alcohol beer after soo many 4% so that may have influenced the rating.