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RATINGS: 3554   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Deep and complex for big and relaxing moments by the fire.

Dark-ruby colored wheat doppelbock with a creamy fine head. Strong notes of ripe bananas, raisins and plums meet liquorice and roasty aromes. Full-bodied and warming, with a well-balanced and smooth finish. The ideal companion for hearty roast meat, venison and also fruity chocolate desserts, Kaiserschmarrn (pancakes), Elisenlebkuchen (christmas cookies) or blue cheese.

Oldest wheat doppelbock of Bavaria. Since 1907. 18.5

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldBoss (27) - Tuttle, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 6, 2007
Notes of caramel, toffee, and chocolate are present. Hop aroma is supressed, well in the background. A slight dryness, and a bit thinner than I remember from previous bottles, from the higher alcohol content. Dark copper with a thick off-white head. This was a three year old bottle, so no cloudiness in the pour. Good clarity and head retention. Wheat malt clearly present, but well balanced with barley malt. One of my favorites.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kopher (593) - New York, USA - FEB 4, 2007
Very cloudy reddish brown with thick off-white foam. Strong citrussy-wheat and caramel/brown sugar aroma. Very sweet flavor of dark fruits and malt and wheat. A bit too fizzy but good body and long sweet alcohol finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beisen (90) - California, USA - FEB 3, 2007
Sharp fruity aroma, dark red color. Big frothy head. It had a bitter flavor at first, but it got more smooth as it warmed up. Some chocolate, with big fruity raisin or fig tones. Liked it a lot.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chicagobears (467) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - FEB 3, 2007
Poured the 17oz. bottle into Hacker-Pschorr weiss glass. Appears brown with a ruby glow with a yeasty cloudiness. Lively carbonated bubbles throughout the glass. Ester fruit aromas and cloves . Fruit esters of banana, passion fruit, and pear. Besides that, it is accented with some malty milk chocolate and caramel. Cloves and black pepper linger. If you are a fan of Weiss beer then you must seek this one out. Outstanding.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SynergyXJ (510) - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2007
Bottle Dark brown / red pour with humongous white head. Seriously, Ive never seen head like this before, the 16.9 oz bottle filled a 32oz mug with head, and I had to stop pouring. Great clovey estery aroma witha bit of citrus. Complex flavor profile of citrus, fruits, tofee, all kinds of good stuff. Smooth and very clean finish. The only reason I wouldnt give it 0.2 more points is the head is too big.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
[email protected] (43) - Arkansas, USA - FEB 2, 2007
One of the best weissbieren Ive ever had. So smooth, but with a very light body. Deep, rich flavors. Phenominal wiezenbock.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Crafty07 (404) - Florence, Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2008 This is an exceptionally tasty beverage. Hundreds of years of weizen brewing can be tasted in every grateful sip. You find someone whos never had a weizen bock before give them one of these to try as there is no finer example of this style on the earth.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 29, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2007 Beautiful red copper colored with a gigantic white head and some lace. Smells very fruity and appetizing. Creamy and smooth in the mouth and quite delicious. I have no complaints about this beer. Its quite cheap too considering the quality.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - JAN 27, 2007
Poured from bottle. Cloudy, dark tan. Large head due to my rather sad pouring ability that stayed a long time! The aroma was sweet, toffee like. The taste was magnificent! Lots of flavor...Thick, sweet, plums, toffee, malty, grapes...A little bit of everything with a very sharp finish...Cant identify what gives it the sharpness though, but I sure like this beer!!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Juancho (239) - Georgia, USA - JAN 27, 2007
Hugely aromatic doppelbock, pours dark and thick wiht a lacy head. Malt dominates, but the other flavors make this a unique experience. I may be irreverent, but maybe im just uneducated when it comes to beer. So here it goes... it tasted like root beer. Lots of cloves, cinamonn, spice, maybe incense? It was unique experience.


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