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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Höss der Hirschbräu
Style: Doppelbock
Sonthofen, Germany

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RATINGS: 697   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Allgäuer Doppelbock.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
janubio (761) - - JAN 9, 2013
500 ml. bottle, porus a small brown head, amber colour. Smells of caramel, chocolate, banana and dark fruits, with hints of vanilla. Very sweet palate, though I found the body too light. Taste of dark fruits, chocolate, xerry or port wine and a hint of coffee in the end, though it keeps the sweetness.


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
vinivini (1702) - BELARUS - FEB 15, 2017
Clear mahogany colour, moderate off-white head. The aroma is disturbed by notes of hay and cardboard. Also caramel & treacle are there. Medium body. Rich malty taste. Lots of caramel & molasses. Vinous. Low bitterness. Rather disappointing.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marko (5305) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 5, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2017 0.5l bottle, thanks Riba! Lovely red amber clear body and a small beige head. Not lasting. Caramel, dry and alcohol. Too much alcohol really. Caramelly taste, sugary bit, soft. Low alcohol thankfully. Just a bit in the finish. Ok stronger lager.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (4761) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2017
Bottle. Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Clear, deep copper red. Dense, bubble topped, cream coloured head. Nose has fruited malt loaf. Well baked apple. Some caramel. Hint of almond. Taste is toffee sweet. Soft and foamy mouthfeel. Has a little vine fruit dryness towards the end, but stays mostly sweet throughout. Nice enough, but a bit sticky for me.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Xtoph (47) - AUSTRIA - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle was in my beer advent calendar. Very nice bottle design. Appearance: Dark red liquid with some visible carbonation and a small white foam. Aroma: Malty with fruits (oranges). A bit of caramel and herbs. Also some dark fruits. Noticeable alcohol. Taste: Not too overwhelming sweetness with a subtle bitterness. Palate: Medium body with lively carbonation, creamy texture and a good finish. Overall: Balanced taste and some good aromas. I like the mouthfeel of this beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElDesmadre (3625) - Mikołów, POLAND - DEC 29, 2016
Bottle. Grain, caramel, nuts, bread crust, sweetish with a light, herbal bitterness and nutty notes in the light dry finish. Tastes lighter than a doppelbock, more like a dunkler bock. And boy, does this one taste good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chopper925 (511) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2016
Bottle. Clear dark brown color, white head. Dominant malt and honey aroma, with a bit black pepper and spices. Sweet taste, moderate bitterness and perceptible alcohol sharpness. Sweet malty aftertaste, together with a warming alcohol. Moderate carbonation, thick, rich mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ischas (528) - - NOV 26, 2016
0,5 l Bügelflasche. Aroma: Schokolade, Malz. Erscheinung: Dunkelbraunes Bier, feinporiger, cremefarbener Schaum. Geschmack: malzig süß, Karamell, würzig, kaum bitter. Nachgeschmack: vollmundig, leichtes Prickeln auf der Zunge. Gesamt: sehr leckerer Bock.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wim (3807) - Weelde, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2016
Along with Yves at my home brown colored body with an off white head and with a spicy yeast caramel malt aroma a yeast spicy sweet fruity caramel malt taste with a slight bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanEric (1200) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2016
Swing top bottle from Trinkgut Emmerich. Copper colour. Small head. Malty caramel aroma. Sweetish. Tastes full bodied with medium carbonation. Caramel and dark fruit. Nice. Medium finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (1680) - Hannover, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2016
Aroma: dark malts, dried fruits, caramel, bready. Appearance: clear deep amber color and thin white head. Taste: low herbal bitterness, dried fruits, roasted dark malts, bready, semi-dry, warming alcohol. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation. Overall: Really decent doppelbock, nicely balanced and quite rich.


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