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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our winter seasonal, the Fisherman’s Navigator is a German-style doppel-bock of exceptional quality, flavors and body. With a toasty biscuit-like malt backbone, it’s unlike any beer you’ve had while managing to remain strictly within a centuries old style.

This years Doppelbock style lager has no spices as it did last year but offers a spectacular mouthful of flavor. EXCEPTIONAL!! Ready Nov 1st

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3.4
drowland (8939) - Georgia, USA - JUL 30, 2013
3/28/13. Sampled during CBC 2013. Amber red pour with a small khaki head. The aroma shows dates and dark fruits, but mostly caramel and biscuit from the malts. Malty flavor as well, plenty of caramel and biscuit, touches of fruitiness. Not bad.

3.6
rarbring (2295) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2013
Overall: Burned butter, actually quite nice.
Note: Bottle at The Daily Catch, Boston. Reviewed 2013-03-29.

3.9
arojewski (58) - Old Bridge, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Beautiful pour with medium head. Rich caramel flavor with a slightly rougher palate. Excellent work.

1.8
Vir4030 (603) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Pours a clear medium to dark brown with a thin head. Aroma is like a nut brown. Flavor is pretty strong alcohol and roasted malts.

3.3
Evolutionary (513) - Ohio, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Bottle from beer of the month club. Toasty smell and decent color. Roasted malt taste and little to no hoppiness. Medium mouthfeel. An average dopplebock brew. Would drink again but there's better ones out there. ---Rated via my mouth

2.7
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Faint brown sugar aroma, not what’s expected. Ruby red color, fairly still. Taste of roasted grains and caramel. Not heavy or even cloying. Doppels are either light lager or darker dunkel in body and character. This one is the former. Needs more malt for the style, or more hops to make it something else.

3.2
Dogbrick (13547) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 11, 2012
Hazy copper color with a medium thin light beige head that dissipates quickly. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel malt and fruit. Medium body with a bready malt character and notes of ripe fruit and mild hops. The finish is short with a fruity malt aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

3.4
jimhilt (2621) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - APR 23, 2012
Pours a two-fingered off-white head that fades quickly to a ring leaving no lace. Hazy amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Burnt caramel nose and flavor is malty, burnt caramel. $2.25 for a 12oz bottle from Julio’s Liquors Westborough, Ma.

3.3
zgaier (1962) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 21, 2012
Pours amber with an off white head and aroma of roasted malt and fruits. Taste is of roasted malt, caramel, fruit notes, and hops with a dry, slightly bitter finish.

3.4
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 10, 2012
Served from a 12 oz bottle from Flying Noodle Beer of the Month. The appearance is a deep copper hue. Not too much head retention. Nice malty aromas with a light fruit tone. This has a nice mild rich malty flavor. Good fruity flavors, mostly grape. A nice medium bodied and refreshing. A nicely done Doppelbock .


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