murzyn (549) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - DEC 16, 2017 FrankJohansen (3622) - Sabro, - JAN 20, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Ruby colour with a small off white moslty lasting head. Sweet malty aroma and taste with notes of carmale and nuts. Nice lasting finish.
Barwa ciemnobrązowa, piana niewielka. mike_77 (7157) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2017
Aromat karmelu, suszonych owoców, prażonych słodów.
W smaku słody, karmele, lekki miód i czekolada.
Very dark brown with quick fading head. Aroma and flavour have roasted nutty malts. Bittersweet. Lots of raisins. Very full bodied and rich. ehaak26 (726) - - SEP 17, 2017
Bottle from Beers of the World. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel malts, and spices. Jabic (716) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - SEP 15, 2017
Ar: Tangy malt, toasty; vinous, with a hint of orange marmalade; truly rounded malt. Ap: Very, very deep red, clear; medium-small light tan head; settles into an egg white-textured ring with a sudsy cover of the center. T: Rich, treacle-like maltiness up front; clean, rum-like alcohol; brief bright hints of coffee, deep caramels, candied orange, and vanilla; bitterness is medium-low; no hop flavor; mild sweetness throughout. P: Smooth and rich; medium-full bodied; carbonation is medium-high; finishes medium-dry. O: A doppelbock with unique flavors for the style, but they all complement the backbone of deep, rich malt; full of toast and broad caramels. bonkiedeaap (829) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2017
Bottle from de Caigny in Essen, Belgium.
oliver_b (7) - München, Bavaria, GERMANY - SEP 6, 2017 does not count
The beer is dark brown colored and has a fast dissappearing creamy head, with good carbonation.
The aroma is very sweet. with notes of roasted malts and caramel, dried fruits, raisins and some small hints of spcies.
The taste is full bodied and sweet with roasted malts and a lot of caramel and goes a light bitterness with chocolate, cacao, nuts and some spices.
The finish is light alcoholic, light dry and with a nice hoppy bitterness.
Wenig Schaum. Geschmack nach gedörrten Pflaumen, etwas Kirsche, Karamel und Röstaromen. Nur leichte Bitternote. Orange_times (320) - UKRAINE - AUG 22, 2017
On tap. Pours in rich ruby colour with very small white head. Aroma of caramel, ruby port. Highly sweet, lightly sweet, no sourness. Full body, low carbonization, long lasting medium intensity burned sweet caramel aftertaste. KevinReddirt (229) - Midland, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2017
This acquisition was made, surprisingly to me in hindsight, in Montana on a trip to visit Yellowstone Park. The 16.9 oz bottle is opened and poured into my favorite small tulip tasting glass. The body is a dark brown complemented by a momentary light brown head. I take a good smell and detect grain, malt and just a hint of dark fruit. With a drink I find more of the malt, hay, cough drop, rock candy plus a small bitter finish. While I am not that familiar with doppelbocks, this beer compares favorably with Vetters 33 that I sampled a few weeks ago. A bit less sweet, perhaps the better for it. kerenmk (5270) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 26, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at zvsn’s place. Thanks tomer. Murky brown-red. Chocolate ice cream, some ice coffee aroma. Alcoholic, ice-coffee and slightly bitter taste. Full body, long, bitter-coffee finish, rather fizzy. Erzengel (9629) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 21, 2017
33cl bottle. Caramelly round beginning. Grainy bitterness, caramelly body. Grain and moderate bitter in the mainpart, the dry roasted caramel is there, but not too smooth. Round and bitter dry caramelly aftertaste.