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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally brewed as liquid bread by fasting monks this Doppelbock is rich and filling. Crisp and delicious for the winter months.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maley1 (1233) - Calgary, - DEC 31, 2012
Clear dark brown pour with medium sized cream colored head. Aroma of malts, caramel, bread and yeast. Tasted of malts, slight toffee, bread, slightly nutty and a little cloying on the finish. Medium carbonation and full bodied.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scoth (682) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2017
Pours clear dark chestnut, with a thin beige head, moderate retention. Aromas of caramel, coffee, nuts, some earthy hops. Medium light body, smooth, moderate carbonation. Medium sweet, gentle tartness, light bitter finish, slight mineral taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogre71 (357) - Utah, USA - APR 9, 2017
Epic has brewed another excellent doublebock lager. Full of malty sweetness smooth easy drinking would recommend.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (1713) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 14, 2017
Aroma is tart, caramel and citrus. Taste is light sweet malts, honey, caramel and clove. Nice balance between the grains and hops. Finishes smoothly. Appearance is a clear brown with a thin pearl head that retains somewhat poorly.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4916) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 13, 2017
Sweet note but with enough booze to give it a nice combination. I could fast with a case of this by my side. I would like a little more depth but an easy drinking beer.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kassner (1643) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2017
On tap at whole foods in wexford. Light cola color, no head and little lacing. But great taste without an oberburdon of sweetness. Much like Bifrost.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (6171) - Wauwatosa, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Dark copper color with a tallish light tan head. Aromas of light grain, licorice and floral hops. Sweet start, with pale malt, light fruit and floral undertone. Its growing on me, but its taking some time. A good malt liquor, with a little bit more malt flavor. The floral hops continue to throw me off. A decent beer, but not a great DB. 1/14

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (1671) - New York, USA - DEC 10, 2016
Tap at Clubhouse BFD. Pours brown with a tan head. Aroma is caramel, dark fruit. Not much else. Flavor is caramel, toffee, dark fruit, not much else there either. Its pretty tasty, but weak overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (2478) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 23, 2016
Rarely does a craft brewed doppelbock rank up with the best from Germany. Pots a nice looking golden brown with a thin beige head with a light stream of carbonation. Aroma is a bit malty with caramel and soft toffee, pinch of spice and nutty notes throughout. Light fruit note on the mid palate and almost no bitterness. Light malty sweetness on the finish with a bit of warmth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (6204) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 22, 2016
650ml bottle pours a deep amber color with a finger of off-white head that leaves very little lacing behind. Aroma is caramel with some grass and dark fruits. Taste is a caramel malty sweetness with a grassy hop bitterness. Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, a respectable brew that suits the style well. Recommended for those dark German beer lovers out there.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarrettB (1573) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 2, 2016
August 27th, 2014 - Hot off the elation of the first beer of the day - Epic Brewings Utah Sage Saison - is something a little darker and sharper, with the Double Skull Doppelbock. Brown and thick, it is a cup of brunette brew, colored like a doe. The aroma is hard to get from the taster, but the taste is sweet, imitating with a complex flurry of malt sugars and flavors. This is also launched with notes of fig, plum and prune. The body is also refreshing, almost sparkling, and helps to lighten some of those dark sugar flavors, elevating them to new transmogrifications, like sassafras. The aftertaste is short, though, so catching those notes as the change is like catching a ail-o-the-wisp, dancing and bouncing.


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