Camons (12807) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2017
Bottle @ Camping Piantelle, Lago de Garda. Pours dark amber with a small offwhite head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, bread, wood, some dried fruit. Flavor is very sweet, malty, caramel, brown bread, brown sugar, wood, little alcohol. Medium body, average to lively carbonation, sweet finish. 170717 blackisle (2699) - Amsterdam IJburg, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2017
Bottle 50cl. poured into a lager glass. Clear deep amber, tall creamy beige head, good retention, heavy lacing; aroma roasted malts, dark fruits, treacle, caramel; taste heavy sweet, slightly bitter, malty, fruity, bready, sugary; sweetbitter aftertaste, roasted malts, burnt caramel; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; nice and solid doppelbock. tderoeck (10002) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2016
18/XI/16 - 0.5L bottle @ Seb’s Farewell Tasting (Eugene’s place) - BB: 3/XII/16 (2016-1312) Thanks to Benzai for sharing the bottle!sebletitje (10178) - Enghien, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2016
Clear dark amber to brown beer, big aery irregular head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet, lots of caramel, ripe banana, some raisins, chocolate. MF: soft carbon, medium to light body. Taste: very malty, grains, cow fodder, sweet, bread, yeast, lots and lots of caramel, sugary, dried fruits. Aftertaste: malty, cow fodder, caramel, some banana.
50cl bottle, courtesy of Benzai @ Sebeletitje Farewell Tasting. BB 03.12.2016.
Ambrée, col fin beige.
Arôme perfume malt caramel, fruité noir léger rappelant le raisin e tpetite pointe douce de mélanoïde.
Palais de malt grille, léger caramelize pointe de fruits noirs raisin sec.
Garde une touché bien allemande restant correcte et une fine douceur de caramel sur la fin. 77ships (10436) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 19, 2016
Thank you Benzai! 500 ml. bottle sampled @ Sebletitje’s Farewell Tasting. BBF 03.12.2016. Dark amber, little tanned head. nose is oxidized, boring old sweet malts, big sugar, huge leaves, sweet, stale beer. Taste is oxidation, sugar, old leaves, stale malts, sugar, stale beer, sugar, old malts. Body is oxidized leaves, sugar, stale. Passable but feels to old with clear signs of age & oxidation. This was very likely much better younger.
Benzai (16151) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2016
Bottle shared @ Sebletitje’s Farewell tasting. Clear amber color, almost no head. Smell and taste malts, a bit dusty, slightly sweetish. Hmm, don’t really like it. Meh. Beerhunter111 (21762) - P´Castle, GERMANY - NOV 6, 2016
50cl bottle. Pours clear copper brown colour with a huge good lasting tan head. Aroma of dark and sweet malt, strong malt, caramel. Taste of sweet and strong malt, caramel, some wood, quite nice! Erzengel (9078) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2015
*Old rating, best before 10.10. Tolles fruchtig-tiefes Bier. Weich, schön malzig-dunkel, ein Hauch von Röstmalz, toll intensiv und fruchtig. Feinherber, karamellig-malziger Nachgeschmack. weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Bottle at home. Clear dark ruby brown, pretty much no head at all. Typical strong German malt aroma, marmite, meat, biscuit, dark fruit. Flavour has some sweetness, hint of some, prunes, low carbonation. It has been ages since I’ve had a doppelbock, enjoyed it. pivnizub (10727) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - APR 11, 2014
Bottle: Clear, ruby-amber coloured with a small off-white foamy layer; moderate sweet dark-malty nose with molasses and dried berries; moderate - mainly - sweet flavour, some subdued bitterness detectable, medium bodied; slightly lingering sweet finish with flavours of dark malt and molasses. Average bavarian Doppelbock…