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Brewed by Privat-Brauerei Zötler
Style: Doppelbock
Rettenberg/Oberallgäu, Germany

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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A noble Doppelbock, which with more than 7% alcohol and 18% wort belongs to the strongest beers in Bavaria. This specialty owes its color to the large amount of barley malt and its smoothness to the five-week lagering at 2 degrees Celsius. Strong and simply good!


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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bottleman (14) - Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, - JAN 13, 2010
Zötler St. Stephans-Bock, ist ein so genannter Doppelbock, deshalb darf er auch den Zusatz " Sankt" im Namen tragen. Das Bier zählt zu den stäksten in Bayern. Das Bier hat eine tief-dunkle Farbe. Es hat einen hohne Anteil an geröstetem Gerstenmalz. Alkohol: 7,1 % Stammwürze: 18 %


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (2738) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 6, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate to full, malty and sweetish aroma, caramel and light bread, light dark fruits and alcohol. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and light bread with faint dark fruits, light alcohol. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, some caramel and faint bread, light - some alcohol. Sweetish doppelbock with caramel. 7,1% makes the finish bit drier. Finish has bit too much alcohol considering the body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (5500) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2014
500ml Flasche. Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, fruchtig, Schokolade. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, leicht fruchtig, dunkle Beeren, Schokolade.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (4588) - Nordhausen, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle looks simple but good. Beer in the glass very dark, almost black, nice head. Starts intense malty, fine dry, modest roasty. A bit earthy with hints of liquorice. Finish a bit milder, well balanced. A good one!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
culchiem (2301) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle. Deep brown with a thin head. Aroma is caramel malt. Flavour is fruity, warm chocolate, berries on a choco malt finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kristall-König (2116) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JAN 27, 2014
Getreidiger, dunkelmalziger Geruch. Süßmalziger Auftakt. Mittig dunkles Malz, Kaffee, bitterschokoladig. Bitterschokoladig und malzig im Abschluß. Solider Bock.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (3802) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle from McTapps, many thanks. Dark brown color with small off-white head. Roasted malt, caramel in aroma. Roasted malt, caramel, coffee, raisins, syrup. Sweet finish. Strong alcoholic beer, but good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillemsUrenkel (309) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - DEC 20, 2013
0,5 l bottle. Darkest redbrown, nearly black in the glass. Small beige head. Dark berriefruits and malt on the nose. Tastes like dark chocolate with old medical caramel or burned plastic. Later berriefruits, alcoholic, light sweet sticky. I expected more.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (1912) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 7, 2013
Rating from 2008: Schön malzig-säuerlicher Geruch. Der Antrunk ist schwer, aber trotzdem frisch-malzig-süßlich, Zum Hauptteil hin entfaltet sich ein tolles malzig-Röstmalzig-süßes Aroma, das aber doch nur sehr bedeckt süß ist. Gut abgestimmt! Der Nachgeschmack wird ein ganz kleines Bisschen alkoholisch-scharf und schön süßlich-röstlamzig-lang anhaltend.Fast schon dickflüssig.
→ Ein toller dunkler Bock! Sehr angenehm und süffig! Sehr lecker! --> 14+12+13+14 = 13,25

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (11905) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2013
Bottled 500ml@VWBF Deep ruby color, small off-white head. Caramel, malty aroma. Medium-bodied. Sweetish, almost Cola-like maltyness, toffeish but easy drinkability. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamsen78 (2413) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2013 Bottle. Pours clear dark copper brown with ruby shades and airy but stable off-white head. Clear aroma of malt, caramel, and dried fruit. Sweetish, malty flavour with notes of caramel and fruit, subtle roasty touches, and sparse notes of hops. Medium to high carbonation. Roasty and bitter finish. Well-balanced and nice.


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