Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Doppelbock
Andechs, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 1204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
This is it! The powerful, full-bodied, strong beer which is Andechss trademark. Brewed in the traditional Triple Mash procedure and available throughout the year, not just during the "Starkbierzeit"!

When the evening passes into dusk and the day draws to a close, time goes a little slower. Just the right time for a glass of Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel. Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel mouthcoating, velvety, strong This world famous bock from Bavarias Holy Mountain is not meant to be rushed, but savoured slowly. As solid as a rock, Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel presides over the evening meal with a colour reminiscent of dark copper with nuances of fiery red. Its clear gleaming look harmonises with its firm, fine pored head. Also the aroma delights the connoisseur: soft roasted accents and a nuance of dried fruit carrying a vein of caramel. This Doppelbock Dunkel from Bavarias Holy Mountain presents a pleasant effervescence. And then theres the unmistakable flavour: mouthcoating and velvety, strong and yet pleasantly malty a powerful, robust body. At the same time, it develops an easily recognisable sweetness, embraced in roasted cocoa and a light, bitter hoppiness. Concluding with a powerful punch, this Doppelbock departs with a lingering aftertaste of quality plain chocolate. A strong Doppelbock that embodies the centuries old Benedictine brewing tradition, sip by delicious sip (original extract: 18.5%, abv: over 7.1%).

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Heidelbeer (27) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 3, 2016
Amber coloured almost dense head that doesnt stay long. Strong malty caramelish aroma with hints of cinnamon. When drunk, my first thought was Im drinking maltbeer for kids. A simple and straight forward beer that Ive expected more. The finish average, carbonation is soft. Maybe I got a bad bottle, I will try it another time again. But by now I recommend Ayinger Celebrator

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ischas (593) - - NOV 30, 2016
0,5 l Flasche. Aroma: malzig, karamellig, s. Erscheinung: Rotbraunes Bier, cremefarbener bois hellbrauner, dichter Schaum, schne Gardine. Geschmack: Karamellig, s, leicht bitter, leicht alkoholisch. Nachgeschmack: vollmundig, schwer. Gesamt: Lecker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (2051) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - NOV 12, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Clear mahogany color with tan head. Aroma has dark, toasted malts and some brown sugar. Taste starts sweet and malty with a burnt sugar note. Finish has some roasty bitterness. Medium body and carbonation. A really well made beer, tasty and easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Michael27 (1655) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 30, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2016 Aus der Flasche getrunken (Getrnkemarkt Dessau). Schnes Dunkelbraun im Glas mit feinporiger Schaumdecke. Volle Malzaromen, leider sind Lakritznoten durchschmeckend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AlainG (2160) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2016
Quelle mousse et que dire du liquide. Il est dun beau marron-cuivr. Au nez, des effluves de caramel, de raisins secs, de grain et dherbes fraches.. Le plaisir est immdiat en bouche. La texture est veloute, les saveurs sont sucres; par du miel et/ou du caramel, fruites, par des fruits schs; raisins et figues, dune belle faon subtile. On sent lexprience derrire cette bire. Cest plaisant de boire une bire dun style original. (M.A. 01.12.16) (2004-181016)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
damwal (25) - Warsaw, POLAND - OCT 24, 2016
Z kranu w Andechser am Dom. Klarowne, bardzo dobrze się prezentujące, z drobną pianą pomimo wysokiej mocy. W smaku mega słodowe, troche palone - bardzo przyjemne. Gładkie w odczuciu, pijalne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Capa (3138) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2016
Dark brown with a tan head. Very malty, sweet, caramel malt, chocolate, with mild earth notes. Full bodied. Fantastic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
climberbob (455) - Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2016
Largish bottle into German glass. Dark ruby but still transparent. Malt cola aroma and cola taste. Slightly sweet malt dominated. Alcohol hidden. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Graham77 (514) - SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours a dark mahogany colour. The head does not last. The aroma of this is fruit, dark chocolate and brown sugar. The taste is very good indeed. Medium heavy sweet with light bitterness maybe some unami. It is rich and satisfying. lightly carbonated. Really good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thomas_W1 (736) - Rastatt, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2016
Flasche 0,5l: Kastanienbraun, Schwarz, glasklar, krftiger mittelporiger brauner Schaum; tiefe dunkle Se in der Nase, komplex, schwer, Malzzucker, getrocknete/eingelegte Frchte, Rstaromen, schwarze Kirschen, dunkle Schokolade, Kaffee; im Krper krftige dunkle Se, Malzzucker, krftige Rstaromen, dunkle Schokolade, Kaffee, cremig, deutliche Kohlensure, angenehme Bitterkeit; langer s-malziger Nachgang mit leichten Rstaromen

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