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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe
Style: Doppelbock
Weißenohe, Germany

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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 the Fast - was a rule of fasting at the times of the Benedictine monks in Weissenohe. For this, now we owe the Mirror Carp as Fasting food and the strong Doppelbock for liquid intake during this barren time. In this tradition, we have brewed for you our strong Bonator the dark Doppelbock, physically and spiritually strengthening during the "staaden" time. A dark Doppelbock, spicy and strong as the tradition requires. Suitable for: goulash, pork shoulder, roasted meat, hearty snacks and strong game dishes


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElDesmadre (3078) - Mikołów, POLAND - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle, traded with McTapps and MichaelAwesome, thanks! Toast, caramel, nuts and dried fruit in the aroma. Not really sweet for the style, balanced. A bit too well attenuated, hence somewhat lacking in terms of body. On the other hand - given its parameters, it’s impressive how they managed to hide the alcohol. Easy drinkable, with additional notes of chocolate and marzipan in the flavour. Tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 4, 2015
Lovely dark redwood pour smallish head off white colour mild carbonation aromas toffee nut grain caramel chocolate the flavours caramel grain toffee chocolate nuts all round okay taste some crisp hops noted syrup touch the finish best tastes sweetness grain fruits a fair tasting Dopplebock

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (3249) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - MAR 31, 2015
50cl bulky Bruderbottle bb06/2015, love this brewery’s mock-historical label design. Fresh yeast-quickened nose full of plum mousse, raisins, brown bread crust, marzipan. Drinks far easier than its whopping 8+% while typically offering more unilateral, but quality substance than layered subtlety in return: earthy, leathery malt roast, caramel on sundried tomato, brown bread, wild honey, fennel - at least a headstrong mix of sweet and savoury only found in the better specimens of this heavyhanded style. Makes sense in the right gastronomic context, or in lieu of it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fezzy (105) - California, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Great thick, bready nose on this cloudy ruby red-brown brew. Some of the breadiness gets lost on fairly strong spicing and bock yeast notes on the palate. A warm raisiney fruitiness lingers as the brew warms. A well-done basic doppelbock.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8421) - Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle from backlog notes. Pours a dark reddish amber color with a large off white head. The aroma caramel malts,some apple and dark fruits, with mild roastiness. The flavor has caramel malts, some spicy hops, a mild roasted character, hints of molasses, raisins. Medium full bodied, decent enough.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
edpeg (890) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 7, 2015
Pours into brown body, off-white creamy head. Roasted malts, grains. plums. Palate slick, oily, sticky. Carbonation flat smooth, mouthful. Taste rosted malts, plums. Finish sweet malts, somedryness and licorice. Pretty tasty overall , ABV hidden well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (1007) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Hazy light brown with 2 mm of fine dusty tan head that fades at a moderate-to-quick rate. Aroma is lot’s of medium-darkness caramel with a light sap and hint of earth. Bread, raisin. Body is medium, oily, fine and light carbonation with little burn. Flavor is caramel, some grass and sap, oat cookie, light bitterness. A decent doppelbock. No complaints, maybe not up to par with the exceptional melanoidin component of the Korbinian, but a notch below with now flaws.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (4121) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Vova. Pours brown clear with a beige head, aroma of chocolate, caramel, nuts, toffee, flavor of chocolate, malt, dark bread, slightly sour, medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolord (357) - - DEC 28, 2014
Braun klar im Glas, schokoladig malzig in der Nase, leicht im Antrunk für einen Bock, ziemlich süßlich

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3909) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Vova. Clear dark bronze-brown. A little dry fruit, prune aroma, vinous, sweet and rich taste. Silky, full body, soft fizz.


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