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Brewed by Cerveses La Pirata
Style: Doppelbock
Súria, Spain

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed in collaboration with Farnham Ale & Lager, Bières et Saveurs de Chambly, and Barcelona Beer Festival 2016.

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3.5
markoijelena (3190) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - DEC 4, 2017
Draft 0.15l at Vrteska festival II Belgrade, Serbia. Thanks everybody for sharing beers. 05.05.2017. Pour it dark color with small white head. Aroma of chocolate. Taste of caramel, chocolate, dark fruits, licorice and raisin, medium to heavy sweetness, medium body, sticky, soft carbonation, long finish, interesting.

3.5
hrabren (1667) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 20, 2017
On tap at Vrteška 2017, shared with Višnja 666. Dark reddish brown, small tan head. Toffee, dark and red fruits jam, herbal hops. Moderate sweetness balanced with bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry finish.

3.9
bonkiedeaap (826) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2017
Bottle from deCaigny in Essen, Belgium.
The beer is dark brown to black colored and has a large, sticky creamy foam, with good carbonation.
The aroma is very malty and with a lot of caramel. Also notes of roasted malts, dark fruits and raisins, chocolate and hints of spices.
The taste is full bodied with medium maltiness-sweetness and has notes of caramel, red fruits, dried fruits and changes into a light dryness with chocolate, coffee and some spices.
The finish is light dry and bitter with chocolate and coffee notes.
Very nice brew!

3.6
Iznogud (4495) - CROATIA - MAY 16, 2017
On tap at Vrteška 2017. Pours brown with beige head. Caramel, malty, dried fruit, some chocolate. Quite sugary and sweet even a bit sticky. Medium bodied. Not bad at all, but too sweet for me.

3.7
Marko (6183) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 8, 2017
On tap at Vrteška. Brown body, no head, eh. A blast of strawberry jam hits you in the aroma immediately and holds through, lovely maltiness, simple but effective. The same strawberry jam notes continue in the taste, fresh. Heavy but very drinkable for the style and the ABV, really liked it.

3.5
77ships (11304) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 18, 2017
330. bottle - tasting glass @ Meug Afterwork 2017. Ruby very dark brown going to black, little tanned head. Nose is mellow plastic herbal, syrupy, plastic, figs, syrup & branches. Taste is too herbal, overly plastic, sugar, red grapes, sugar, herbal plastic, odd, too plastic & herbal to really appeal, malt, sugar. Body is red grape, herbal, plastic. Expected better.

3.7
GoufCustom (2208) - HONG KONG - JAN 28, 2017


330 ml bottle bought at ICBeer in Kwun Tong.



Looks: Clear deep amber brown colour with a layer of dirt like yeast sediments; Near zero head with residual soapy white foam which fades in 10 seconds; Fair sticky lacing with barely notable slight carbonation.



Aroma: Very fragrant and sweet full malt, with very strong plums and raisins, dark fruits, plum wine, caramel, toffee, chocolate, light mustiness, floral, strong brown sugar, dry bread, yeast and light grass. Very nice!



Taste: Medium sweet dark malt, with strong roastyness, strong nuts, strong caramel, dark fruits, Cola, chocolates, light coffee, floral, molasses, light dough, dry biscuits, yeast, light lemon, very light bitter hops and grass.



Body: Close to medium body. Dry and thin palate.



Mouth Feel: Very solid dark maltyness in a somewhat thin background, slightly watery and Cola-ish. Good nutty roastyness with strong caramel and lesser dark fruits complimented by some good light coffee and chocolates. Flowery with moderate sweetness (surprise!), 8% booze is very well hidden, doughty yeasty with light lemon to round. Very artsy and nice!



Hoppiness: Floral and light grass in nose and taste; Bitterness is light but notable for a lasting, fairly astringent doughty dark malty finish.



After Taste: Dry. Nutty, fruity and fairly bitter to mouth.



Comments: I said this is artsy for a Doppelbock, and sure enough it’s nothing quite like the usual straight forward German ones - very plum winey aroma, dry roasty nutty dark malt taste reminds me of Ayinger’s Celebrator. With straight-jacketed booze and sweetness, this one feels more of a barley wine, and it’s Spanish. Very enjoyable!

3.4
90 (883) - BELGIUM - NOV 30, 2016
Ahornsiroop in de geur. Leuk zurig, hout, geroosterde karamel. Zeer moutig.

3.7
Korcz (3390) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Chleb, karmel, suszone owoce, pigwa. Sporo słodyczy, niezłe ciało. Fajne, ciekawe piwo.

4.1
Bijl (838) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2016
Donkerbruin tegen zwart, troebel, en Nagisting op de fles. Crèmekleurige schuimkraag die snel inzakt en voldoende koolzuur. Aroma: Donker fruit, donkere mouten, karamel,  houtachtig, zoethout, koffie en chocolade. Nice! Smaak: Vol, moutig, geroosterd, lekker fruitige zoet .... donker fruit, karamel, donker brood, iets kruidig, chocolade, licht koffie/mokka en een lichte warmte. Lichte hopbitter met wat prikkeling/netelig. Hij is zelf ietsje scherp en iets zuur. Body is tussen medium en vol, licht koolzuur, zacht en romig mondgevoel en in de afdronk zoetig en kruidig..... iets plakkerig. Erg goed!


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