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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe
Style: Doppelbock
Weißenohe, Germany

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerChaser0078 (909) - Melbourne, - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle. Fairly clear coppery red pour with a creamy beige head that quickly shrinks to surface cover. Sweet malty nose has notes of toffee, dates, chocolate, nuts and raisins. Flavour is pretty similar, a little more roasty and the fruitiness takes a backseat to the nutty malt overtones. Alcohol is well hidden but the sweetness becomes a bit overbearing. Medium to light bodied with a slightly watery mouthfeel, lively carbonation and a lingering roasty, sweet finish. Rather simplistic overall and somewhat unbalanced in favour of malty sweetness. Drinkable but not the best example of this style.


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 (5415) - 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 (94) - 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 (1823) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (1655) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 17, 2014
16.9 oz bottle pours hazy brown with a off white head. Aroma of malts, bread, caramel and some fruit. Taste is malty, dried fruit and a little roast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shark_Pants (130) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2014
Pours cola brown with a 1 finger head into a Weihenstephan glass. Nose is heavy caramel & malt, some overripe banana, Vegemite. As others have said, the taste is very sweet - strong toffee, toasted malts, with some hints of Vegemite, light hops and peppery notes in the finish toning down the sweetness a little. Medium bodied. Possibly a little sweet overall but still very enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (1892) - GERMANY - JAN 10, 2014
0,5 l bottle BB 30.01.14 caramel, alcohol, cereal, herbs, butterscotch, floral, brown, clear, minimal head, brown foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, full body, oily feel, sticky, soft carbonation, long finish,

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciaranc (706) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 23, 2013
500ml bottle from Redmond’s. Brown, amber tinted pour, big rich off white head. Molasses , toffee nose, some fruity hops. Flavour is sweet malt, not much else. Watery, thin body. Almost flat. Sweet finish, some alcohol. Not brilliant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1582) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 17, 2013
A nice rich and smooth molasses based doppel. Heavy toffee, caramel with mild hops and a bit of boozy warmth. A nice heavy finish with a good sweetness overall

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moravius (276) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 10, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Flasche von Hopfen & Malz, Berlin. - Tiefes Goldbraun. Der Antrunk ist für einen Doppelbock überraschend schlank, dunkelröstmalzig und nicht zu karamelsüß. Noten von Holz, gerösteten Nüssen, Bitterschokolade. Erdiger fränkischer Hopfen sorgt für einen ausreichend bitteren Abgang. - Ein aromatischer Doppelbock, der weder süß noch pappig und trotz des großzügigen Ethanoldepots auch nicht spritig ist.


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