GMUcrew7 (577) - Mason, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2007
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Chocolate brown color, smoky and malty aroma. Flavor is roasted malt with a hint of raisin. Very smooth palate and excellent flavor hides high alcohol content. One of the better Doppelbocks widely available.
pojo41 (315) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - SEP 17, 2007
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Dark brown with garnet highlights when held to the light. Small off-white head with some lacing of glass. strong aroma of roasted malt. Good, almost smokey flavor of malt and raisin that does a good job of hiding the alcohol. An excellent doppelbock.
Stine (1761) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Gorgeous mahogany red pour with a clinging skin of off white. Basic raisin aroma. Quiet hints of overripe banana, Christmas spices, and dried orange. Wet vanilla-tinted tobacco leaves with a subdued hoppiness. Tastes a bit of maple-dipped walnuts and simple fruitiness - this has an apple skin, pear and prune character more than anything else. Cinnamon and rye whiskey with a dry bite on the back end. Softest suggestions of vanilla and cocoa. Perfectly rounded malt qualities with a whisper of noble bitterness. Clean and robust palate. A gentle touch of sweet smoke and alcohol rub. Brilliant example.
bamaelliott (5) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - SEP 3, 2007 does not count
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, pours a brown, red, black color with a brown cream head, hearty roasted smell and taste, excellent beer for what it is trying to be
gunnfryd (14189) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Red black colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted, malt, caramel. flavour is roasted, hop, fruit, malt, caramel, dried fruits. Nice beer.
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009
Date: April 03, 2003
Source: Ale Atlanta
Aroma: rich slightly sweet malt aroma
Body: big body
Flavor: great rich malt flavor, nice touch of carmel sweetness, low bitterness
Date: May 05, 2005
Source: Ale Atlanta
Score: iii to ii+
Appearance: dark amber, whispy head
Aroma: big sweet malt aroma
Flavor: flavor has a good candy sweetness, lingering malt finish, nice touch of chocolate
Date: March 08, 2007
Source: Blind Tasting
Score: 3.1 to 3.7
Appearance: dark red, creamy tan head, drops of lace
Aroma: sweet dark caramel malt aroma
Body: big body
Flavor: rich caramel malt flavor, lots of sweetness, nice sticky caramelized sugar character, very light bitterness, dries out upon warming but stays rich and flavorfull, ripe fruit shows up to add character and complexity
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 15/20
Mike4686 (120) - Bayonne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle, pours dark brown, looks like soda, nice malty character, very sweet, caramel and bread, sugar, very good beer indeed.
BOBANDDOUG (61) - Belleville, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark chocolate, with a fairly dense head. Smells of malt, fine yeast, and a whiff of alcohol.
At first, had a slight metallic taste, but that faded into a nice, bready, molasses flavor.
Finishes with a hint of alcohol. Very, very nice Dunkle, I really like the family of Weinstephaner brews.
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - AUG 25, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
dark brown pour with reddish highlights. smells the way chocolate malt balls taste with some molasses. flavor is also molasses, dried figs, prunes, leather and wood but mostly molasses. alcohol comes from my nose...
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
great beer. Malty and yeasty aroma. Pours dark copper, very clean looking. nice looking creamy head. hop up front, malt on the back of the tongue.