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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe
Style: Doppelbock
Weißenohe, Germany

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Flüssiges bricht Fasten nicht – war eine Fastenregel zu den Zeiten der Benediktinermönche in Weissenohe. Dieser verdanken wir heutzutage den Spiegelkarpfen als Fastenspeise und den kräftigen Doppelbock als flüssige Nahrung in dieser kargen Zeit. Wir haben für Sie, in dieser Tradition, unseren kräftigen Bonator als dunklen Doppelbock eingebraut, zur körperlichen und geistigen Stärkung in der „staaden“ Zeit. Ein dunkler Doppelbock, würzig und kräftig wie es die Tradition verlangt. Passend zu : Gulasch, Schäuferle, Krustenbraten, deftigen Brotzeiten und kräftigen Wildgerichten

Liquid does not break fasting - fasting was the rule at the times of the Benedictine monks in Weissenohe. This we now owe the mirror carp than fast food and the strong Doppelbock as liquid food in this barren time. We have for you, in this tradition, our strong brewed Bonator as dark Doppelbock, physical and spiritual strengthening in the "Staaden" time. Double Bock, a dark, spicy and strong as is the tradition requires. Suitable for: goulash, Schäuferle, Krustenbraten, hearty snacks and powerful game dishes


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (4589) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a deep dark brown colour with steady smooth head and smooth body. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste of intense malt, caramel, nuts, torf and honey. Nice Doppelbock.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (1123) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Draft at the Syb Pig in Boca Raton, FL. Snifter pour. Dark brown with beige head that lasted. Good lacing. Aroma of bread, dough, cereal, honey, dark fruits, and malts. Taste was heavy malts, caramel, honey, sugars, bread and dough, leather, earth. Medium body and finish was dough and dark fruits with caramel. Solid beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2014
translucent dark mahogany with a creamy beige head. medium-full body with medium-high carbonation.

aroma: rich and bready, lots of kilned malt, herbal hops, fruity alcohol. caramel and butterscotch as it warms.

taste: dark bread crust, stoney minerality, melanoidin reaction compounds, grassy hop bitterness, tannins, faint caramel and dark fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2294) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAY 2, 2014
@ Sergio’s / Louisville KY --- Hazy ruby mahogany with a 2" head that lasts until midway through the glass, thin streaks of lace. Taste is dark roasted malt with light spices in the palate, moving on to very light bittering in the finish. A fairly straightforward brew, but pleasant to drink.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (1707) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2014
Pours a clear mahogany color with a thick tan head. The smell is caramel malt, rich fruit, bready. The taste is bready, fruity, caramel, grass enfin with a bit off dryness. The body is light/medium with fine carbonation structure....quite silky.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thb (707) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 18, 2014
Mostly clear reddish brown with lingering cushion of white foam. Aroma is malt, malt, malt. Toffee, chicory, plus just plain barley. Taste is unrestrained sweet malt juice, start to finish. Alcohol not obvious. Chewy. A meal and a half.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wastl (130) - GERMANY - APR 9, 2014
The orange stripe across the label, not present on the label of the other beers of this brewery, shows it’s something special. Dark brown and clear, smallish head, some of it is durable. Deep malty smell but also hinting at the higher alcohol percentage. Starts out rather sweet, heavily malty, coffee, chocolate, slightly roasty. Very deep and complex malt aroma, nice. Only soft carbonation but not as flat as I’m used to from other Doppelbocks. Still malty in the finish. Alcohol is not very present. Very enjoyable Doppelbock.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (8393) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 17, 2014
500ml Flasche. Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmmalzig, schokoladig, fruchtig. Geschmack röstmalzig süß mit leichter Fruchtigkeit, leicht schokoladig.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Buczer (272) - Pabianice, POLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle, Dark copper colour, clear, small white head, rather quickly vanishing. In aroma caramel, alcohol and some canned corn. In taste alcool, medium sweetness, rather flat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2005) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Hazy copper brown pour with a 1 finger, creamy beige head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, yeasty, crusty bread, brown sugar, and some planty, herbal hops. Flavor is caramel, toffee, butterscotch, light sweet corn, toast, doughy yeast, autolyzed yeast, bread crust, caramelized brown sugar, light earthy, planty hops and dull, spicy hops to the finish. Medium body, slightly chalky, creamy and chewy feel and moderate carbonation. Its a strange Doppelbock with tons of yeast character, but I liked it.


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