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RATINGS: 309   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally called "liquid bread," the Dopplebock style guided monks through periods of penitent fasting. Wolfgang has heavenly notes of caramel, dark fruit, and toffee balanced by a subtle hop character. While its revered history evokes and appreciation of austerity and sacrifice, this Dopplebock is a rich luxury - no repentance required.

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olsvammel (7274) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2013
Sample at a Systembolaget tasting. Very swet and malty taste with lots of caramel. Similar taste. Very nie malty thing.

3.8
Travlr (25821) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle. Extremely dark brown color, bright tan head. Aroma of burnt caramel on singed toast. Taste is burnt to a. Risp caramel, charcoal, light smoke. Tasty.

4
scotchzombie (608) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Pours ruby brown with a beige head that's foamy and settles to a fine finger. Broad, finely-bubbled lacing. Aroma is rich roast malt, darkfruits, bread and booze. Taste tracks the nose very well, but amps up those flavors. Bread, roasted malts and caramel upfront and fig and alcohol in the rear. Even some bitterness in that backyard. An upper-echelon doppelbock. Make me a monk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
Vignale (3967) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2013
Flaska från SB drucken på ölföreningens julöl 2013. En ljus relativt stiltypisk dubbelbock. Mycket söta smaker. Sirap, karamell, toffee, torkad frukt. En lätt beska med ett liten läkerol classic touch. Aningen för söt och spritig. Hade mått bra av ett år i källaren.

3.8
Haslinger (962) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2013
duecer bottle, a nice bready aroma of malt, taste is a chewy sweet pie crusty beer, its definitely a "liquid bread". malty sweet beer. quite delicious

4.3
mbutler91c (19) - Siloam Springs, Arkansas, USA - DEC 5, 2013
A great representation of this style. I love this brewery and yet to have a beer that is bad.

3.7
Vighals (4378) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - DEC 4, 2013
Mørk brun, litt rødlig med lavt beige skum. Karamell, kaffe, plomme og lærlukt. Smaker litt kaffe, medium bitter. Medium kullsyre.

3.6
arsol (1250) - NORWAY - DEC 4, 2013
Mørk rødbrun farge med tynt beige skum. Aroma av plomme, karamell, kaffe. Fin rund og fruktig i ettersmak. medium bitter.

3.4
rlgk (18852) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear brown beer with a nice beige head. Caramel aroma, malty, biscuits, fruity notes, nutty, some hops, earthy notes, some citrus, pears and peach. Toffee flavor, sweetish, some alcohol, fruity, marcipan, biscuits, caramel, some nuts. NIce, but a bit boozy.

3.8
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Appearance: Liquid plum and raisins with garnet glints along the sides. A khaki head fades with a few arcs of lace before setting into a full thick blanket. Swirls thick and with more lace.
Nose: Melba and pumpernickel toast with brittle chocolates and dark fruit stones on top. Chewy meaty sweet plums and raisins in the middle. Light treacle and toffee along the sides. Chocolate graham crackers and cinnamon sprinkles.
Palate: Whole loaves of pumpernickel and wheat breads soaked with plums, raisins, and prunes. Tart tannic leather finish of stones and red wine soaked leather with a nip of cayenne in the back. Sweet toffee and treacle coat the sides along with weaving in and out of the other flavors. Grapes and figs up front.
Final Thoughts: Another delicious beer from Great Divide Brewing. As far as doppelbocks go, Wolfgang is a winner and would make any German proud. A seasonal offering, be sure to grab a couple bottles when you see it on the shelf.


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