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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
Style: Doppelbock
Kelheim, Germany

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1028   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A full-bodied dark strong beer.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rherperss (11) - Hamburg, GERMANY - FEB 10, 2016
Black in the glass, small fast fading beige head. Wood, alcohol, malt in a nice composition on the nose. A lot of toasted malt with a pleasant sweetness at the start. Little bit alcoholic, hints of licorice. Long lasting malty mouthfeel

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SkillsFactory (549) - ITALY - FEB 9, 2016
Color rubino scuro con riflessi rubino e caramello, schiuma beige di persistenza medio-bassa. Aroma di nocciole, pane nero, prugna, caramello ed erbaceo. Al palato attacca dolce di caramello e prugna, successivamente nocciola e pane tostato, coda amaricante tostata ed erbacea mista a caramellato molto persistente, lievemente acidula. Corpo medio-pieno, mediamente carbonata.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (957) - Redwood City, California, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle from Willow’s Market in Menlo Park, CA. Aroma is roasted malts, mild soy sauce. Taste is tangy, thick roasted malts. Some boozy, herbal liqueur quality in there too.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (2041) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2016 Bottle 50cl. Clear brilliant amber brown, large frothy beige head, good retention and lacing; aroma is roasted malts, dried dark fruits, brown sugar, licorice; taste is light heavy sweet and medium bitter, malty, roasty, toffee, with average duration, aftertaste is sweetbitter, toasted caramel, spicy notes, chocolate tones; medium body, creamy to sticky texture, soft carbonation; excellent Doppelbock.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
King_Alex_II (1228) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 6, 2016
Very dark brown color with white foam layer. The smell is dark and heavy. The taste is foamy carbonated and has a heavy licorice round balanced taste. The aftertaste is very smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anstei (1169) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown. Heavy and full, almost gravy-meaty, lots of umami. Lasting thick finish. Powerful!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thomas_W1 (500) - Rastatt, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2015
Flasche 0,5l: Schwarz, dunkles Mahagoni, klar, kräftiger feinporiger fester Schaum; kräftige dunkle Süße in der Nase, Malzzucker, angenehme Würze, Röstaromen, Tannine, etwas Holz; im Körper kräftige dunkle Süße, Röstmalz, kräftige Würze, Röstaromen, sehr cremig, dunkle Fruchtigkeit, recht trocken; sehr angenehmer trocken-würziger Nachgang

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gubihumle (584) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2015
En vildt lækker øl. Flaske. Farven er mørk, rødlig brun med en beige . Aromaen er mørk frugt, rosiner og blommer. Smagen er rosiner malt og nødder.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartzluke (598) - Oklahoma, USA - DEC 9, 2015
,5l pour from refrigerated bottled into stemmed lager glass in Kazakhstan. Pours a ruby brown, mostly opaque, with a fizzy light-tan head. Nose is sweet and pleasant-- brown sugar, caramel, plums, raisin, maybe a bit of nuttiness. Body is medium; mouthfeel is oily. A bit fizzy. Taste is far on the sweet side. Fruity, with cherry notes dominating the front on. Those gives way to other dark fruits-- plums, raisins, and fig. Some matliness in the background. Dry all around. Moderate bitterness and only a hint of an alcohol bite on the end. I suspect it may grow more prominent as the beer warms, however. A little off balance in flavor, but overall a sweet and enjoyable dessert beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (3069) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 26, 2015
Dark brown color with ruby highlight and a big beige head. Aroma is nutty, malty, caramel, molasses, also some fresh fruits. Taste is toffee, caramel, nutty, with some vanilla and wood, maybe a slight booze sting, but I wouldn’t call it sweet. Oily mouthfeel, but with carbonation. A truly amazing Doppelbock.


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