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Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Doppelbock
Vorchdorf, Austria

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RATINGS: 930   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strong lager; lagered for 9 months then filtered and force-carbonated.
"Full-bodied with a creamy flavour and noble hop flavours.
Urbock 23° has on occasion been called the 'Cognac of beers'."

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3.8
JK (6240) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2006
A blond doppelbock. I was afraid of the pending sweetness like Samichlaus; which I couldn’t finish, but this is very drinkable and very good. Gold color; lightly carbonated and no head. Aroma has some light hops and carmel; light smoke and malt; the standard bock aroma but better than average. Flavor is sweet malt; sugar, canned fruit and more light smoke. Appropriately sweet for the style. Very good.

2.6
jdjuice (500) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - MAR 27, 2006
Too sweet, almost like a Belgian. Finishes with a weird sourness that doesn’t match with the sweetness. Strong alcohol flavor, not hidden particularly well even with extreme sweetness. Other doppelbocks are better.

3.7
johndoughty (5504) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2006
Orange appearance and poured very flat.Alcohol hits you straight away. Sweet but not overpoweringly so.One to try for special occasions not on a regular basis-could destroy too many braIn cells!

2
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - MAR 17, 2006
Not my cup of tea, or maybe I drank it at the wrong time, sticky sweetness, with sour aftertaste, seemed infected, this could be, as I bought it in a Karstadt store, where the beer isn´t exacttly controlled. Will re-rate in the future.

3.4
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2007 Clear light amber color with a thin fully diminishing white head. Light caramel and molassas aroma. Very sweet caramel flavor with lots fo sugar.

2.2
sunevdj (4096) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2006
Pours a clear pale amber with a white head. Extremely sweet. Aromas of malts, alcohol, esidual sugars and nuts... WAY too sweet.

3.9
frankenkitty (2012) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2006
Pours a light-hazed, mid-copper color with legs enough to support the illusion that your drinking straight whisky. A brief head formed and dissipated within the same breath. Aromas like you opened a box of expensive chocolates... rich candied-caramel with sweet brandy. Flavor finds the chocolate we were missing with malty caramel and tongue & mind-numbing alcohol. Syrupy texture with a mild gut-burn. Delicious and enjoyable as a "sitting drink".

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2.3
Sammy (12491) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 25, 2006
Golden colour. Airline fuel aroma that nearly burns the nose. High alcohol in taste, with a good beer sharing the mouth, but also eggshells in aroma and in taste. Substantial malt makes it drinkable, but comparable to my having vodka with my beer. Medium mouthfeel.

3.6
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 23, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2006 Grainy, malty, earthy, hay-like aroma. Golden amber in color...The head is a quickly fading wispy white affair. Honey laden with bready malts. Mouthfeel is syrupy and sticky, but the overall feel is a fortifying honey sweet malt bomb that gets you warm and happy feeling.

3.6
frisbe60 (14) - Spring Green, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 22, 2006
From the bottle. Purchased at Steve’s Liquor in Madison, WI. Some lace, with a thin head. Malty flavor, with less alcohol flavor than the 9.6 ABV would suggest.


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