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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Doppelbock
Andechs, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3857) - Aylmer, Quebec, - JAN 26, 2013
Sample, brown bottle, 0.5 l, best before 27 09 12, via Importations Prives Biropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on October 18 2012; eye: ruby with caramel reflections, minimal effervescence, beige head that disappears completely, no lacing; nose: malt, caramel, light pepper, light alcohol, light scotch; mouth: malt, caramel, light pepper, light alcohol, slight acridness, light scotch, slight chocolate, a-bit-short finale with presence of caramel, medium body, below-average carbonation, lightly sweet, a bit thin; overall: fine FRANAIS chantillon, bouteille brune, 0,5 l, meilleure avant 27 09 12, via Importations Prives Biropholie (merci Hughes!), savoure le 18 octobre 2012; il : rubis avec des reflets caramel, effervescence minime, mousse beige qui disparat compltement, pas de dentelle; nez : malt, caramel, lger poivre, lger alcool, lger scotch; bouche : malt, caramel, lger poivre, lger alcool, trs lgre cret, lger scotch, trs lger chocolat, finale un peu courte avec prsence de caramel, corps moyen, carbonatation sous la moyenne, lgrement sucre, un peu mince; en rsum : bien


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
crajun (1202) - , Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2017
and that is why I love this style. great solid brew. malty, got some chocolate in taste, some dark fruits and much malt - nice hefty palate. could drink this often... draft at the grail. want to try a bottle next

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarmok (1294) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 21, 2017
clear mahagony liquid with tan head. aroma of caramel, bread, berries. tastes same, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour. medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
indrekr (463) - ESTONIA - JAN 21, 2017
Appearance: red, clear, white foam, rocky head. Aroma: bread, malt, roasty, wild berries. Taste: heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, spicy. Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, astringent, medium bitter, long finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VamboladeTolly (1732) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 21, 2017
Bottle. Pours dark mahagon brown with small beige head. Aroma: malty, caramel, bready, toffee, chocolate, berries. Taste: medium sweet, caramel, cherry, bready, berries, dark fruits. Medium body. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rball (8) - - JAN 15, 2017 does not count
Brown body with moderate beige head. Sweet roasted malt forward aroma with caramel and dark fruit.Taste is caramel malts, sweet, bit of chocolate, some roasted flavor. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nealblind (1755) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JAN 14, 2017
Dark red brown some tan foam. Aroma fresh farmhouse oats, hay, caramel. Tastes caramel toast. mild bitter finish. some creamy. best doppelbock ive ever had (I dont usually like em either) way better than celebrator

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
akoeninger (714) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 14, 2017
On tap at the flying hound. Ruby brown, roasted, sweet, caramel malt aroma and taste. Well balanced and rich. Just amazing. Full bodied, drinkable not cloying so good

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Flanfl (722) - Lyon, FRANCE - JAN 8, 2017
Clear deep brown body, medium white head. Malty aroma, caramel, dried raisin, honney. Flavours of different layers of malt, caramel, dried raisin, sweet, light alcohol fusel, light bitter backone. Medium warm and malty bitter dry finish. Malty aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClaudeB04 (374) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - JAN 8, 2017
Slightly hazy brown / red colour, beige head. Malty, caramel sweetness, short bitterfinish, Instant classic, always try to have a few in the cellar, especially during winter.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
prof222772 (10) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 4, 2017
Very dark bronze color. Nice lacing head. Aroma: fruit, cherry, malt, honey, caramel. Full body, malty, chocolate. A little bitterness and sourness in the finish last for a while. Minimal carbonation.


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