Brewed by Birra Amarcord
Style: Doppelbock
Apecchio (PU), Italy


on tap


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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
As they say in Rome "Tizio, birra me."

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (16054) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle, pours a clear dark amber with a small off-white / beige head. Aroma of toasted nuts, caramel, vegetal notes, biscuity malts - very German smell. Flavour of bananas, clove, toasted nuts, toffee and some vegetal notes. Thin palate with not much complexity. Not too bad though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14622) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Swingtop from Trader Joes in Davis, CA. Opens with a big pop. Pours copper with a 3 finger foamy beige head. Aroma of roast malt and noble hop. Med body. Flavor is a bit nutty, with roast malt and some grassy hop. Itís just a bit sweet, but there seems to be enough hop to cut that to a minimum. It drinks really well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (14017) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle. Poured clear dark copper with a moderate to large light brown head that last with good lacing. Good caramel toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Good well balanced dark sweet malt flavor with a moderate smooth sweet finish of moderate duration. Good doppelbock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (13175) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Half liter swingtop from Trader Joeís Glen Allen, VA. Pours a clear amber color with a large fizzy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of floral notes, stone fruits, citrus and caramel. The taste is caramel malts, candied fruits and very faint hops. Medium bodied, a little one note and too sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (11050) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"of the red and doppelbock, i was expecting this to be better, but itís a pretty weak representation of the style. less liquid bread...more overripe sweet, especially the aftertaste. if not for that it would an above avg taste, but the aftershock ruins it a bit. everything else is average. itís not BAD but itís a 1 dimensional doppelbock light. sucks that itís bring down my scores for a style i REALLY like when done well."

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BVery (9999) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Swing-top bottle. Rich amber pour with an off-white head. Smells and tastes a bit like a malt liquor, just with more body. Vegetal, some plastic, dusty caramel malts, almost artificially sweet. Another bad one from this brewer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bb (8915) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Bottle. Rich amber beer with a dark cream colored head. Mineral and malt aroma. Mineral and malt flavor with light caramel. Medium bodied. Mineral and malt lingers with light caramel and light spice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ibrew2or3 (8408) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Cool 50cl swing top bottle pours a deep ruby red amber-ish sort of color with a thin tan head of foam. The aroma offers up raisin, spiced red apple wedges and some hazel nut like nuttiness. The taste is similar as it puts out a mix of raisins, cherries and spiced red apples as well as a bit of roasted malts and nuttiness. Interesting estery and also nearly astringent maltiness at times.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Bottled. Poured medium orange with a tall whitish head. The aroma picked up sweet caramel and dark fruity notes with black pepper and detergenty accents.. more of the latter as it warmed up. The flavor found sweet caramel, nutty notes, and dark fruit at the core with tangy fruit skins and clovey/white peppery yeast around.. tasty, sweet finish. Medium-bodied with an ok flow through the palate.. decent drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (6020) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Banana and graham cracker nose, some plastic notes. Cloudy copper, thin head. Caramel dominated flavor with apple and berry accents. Not tart. A bit chemical. Light body, fizzy. Kind of cheap, but not awful.

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