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RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 18, 2012
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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2255) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a very dark ruby. Aroma is lots of malt and some pepper. Flavor follows and is really malty and very sweet sticky sweet. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2095) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Clear garnet brown pour with a one finger, creamy khaki head that has great retention. Aroma is full of bready, toasty malt, some doughy yeast, a hint of rum, toffee and light herbal hops. Flavor is caramel, toffee, crusty bread, light resinous pine, cereal, dry hay, light nutty notes and some earthy, herbal and floral hops. Medium body, super chewy feel throughout and light, but somewhat sharp and blanketing carbonation. Pretty tasty stuff, a little on the sweet side for my taste, even for the style, but good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asceticbrewer (59) - Arizona, USA - MAR 8, 2015
12 oz into tulip. Pours a clear, deep, dark brownish red color. Head is a dark khaki color. Aroma is sweet, with a slight dried fruit note. Taste is sweet and slightly spiced, with a firmish malt backbone.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1184) - Iowa, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Lovely appearance, dark but a bright clear copper red tone. Sweet buttery grainy caramel malts hit you in aroma with a tangy almost sour like kind of citrus. Bit of spice and herbal. Cream brule. Taste is malty citrus, herbal and spice with a tangy finish with citrus. The middle is smooth and rich with carmelly malts, sweet raison,toffee rich buttery and some mild roast character. Sticky sweetness stays in your mouth. I suppose this might be better than the average bock, but still pretty shure this style is not my thing. As I always remind myself everytime I get one once in a blue moon.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1554) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Draft. Dark brown and clear. No head. Nose is sweet and malty. Taste is the same with a ton of sticky sweetness. Glad I got a sampler.

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DarkStar87 (4) - , Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2015 does not count
Poured from bottle to Pilsner glass: Starts off with a thick, foamy, light tan head that dissipates slowly; starts out dark brown and lightens to a golden color as you hit bottom. Clear all the way through. The nose is pretty basic, with a malty, musty smell. It's reasonably thick and has a simple, strong flavor. Primarily coffee laced with some chocolate and nutty notes in the background. The ABV is relatively well disguised, and the finish is the same coffee and malt you started with, but smoothed out and a bit lighter on the palate. Solid, heavy, and strong if that's what you're looking for.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickReallyBrew (43) - Franktown, Colorado, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Very nice American effort at a Doppelbock. Not quite as malty as an EKU or Celebrator Doppelbock, but very respectable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2479) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Tawny colored pour. Small off white head. Tons of lacing. Big caramel aroma with some malt tones. Taste is malty and biscuity. Sweet and dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (2901) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2014
12 oz single bottle from Biggie Wine & Liquor. Brown appearance with a lacy white head. Mild aroma and somewhat mild flavor of dark malts, chocolate and a mild earthy bitterness. Medium to full body with a rich finish. Decent doppelbock.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ghostbeer (32) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Caramel and dark, dried fruits with an elevated ABV. Smooth and the sweetness invites the next mouthful. Very malty and not a significant level of hop presence here. This is a good entry level doppelbock and is good to serve company since it isn’t too expensive and is readily available.


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