mengo81 (55) - - JUL 4, 2017 beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Deep amber brown color. Clear. Brief off-white head. Aroma of dark roasted malts and raisin. Raisin and malty brown sugar in the flavor. Malty sweet finish.
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Pours dark brown/plum with little carbonation. Taste is sweet plum with a very smooth ending Skrymir (5) - - MAY 18, 2017 does not count
Color: Dark, small foamy head. Aroma: malty and rich. Taste: bready, toasty, very little hops. Palette: viscous, thick, almost chewy. My favorite doppelbock. ginotarugo (70) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2017
Brown almost black in color. Licorice tasting, but not in a good way. Tastes so bad I had to grimace on every sip. I did finally finish the bottle, but it was a chore. Troegenator is my benchmark to compare other Dopplebocks and this one isn’t even in the same league. Westy1130 (95) - New York, USA - APR 2, 2017
On tap at Plattduetsche Park biergarten(Oktoberfest).
Murky brown color with nutty aroma. Taste of sweet malt, toffee and chestnuts.
danielyabu (1658) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - MAR 26, 2017
small frothy offwhite head. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. clear average-density dark-brown with ruby highlights body. aroma: moderate malty, raisin, wood. initial flavor: moderate sweet. final flavor: moderate sweet light bitter acidic; average duration. palate: medium body, watery/oily texture, lively carbonation, light astringent alcoholic finish. forte dulçor maltado lembrando frutas secas, leve aquecimento alcoolico, leve acidez final lembra ameixa fresca, balanceando o conjunto. A acidez não esta prevista nas bjcp, mas em minha opinião aparece como plus em um conjunto que caso contrário poderia ser enjoativo. 75 s ZacM612 (717) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2017
Draft at Shoal Creek Tavern. Dark brown, with lasting off-white head. Rich, malty aroma. Notes of coffee flavor in the malty backbone.
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Aromas of toffee and bread. Taste is berries, toffee, and bread, with a tad bit of smoke and wet leaves in the end. KevinReddirt (166) - Midland, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2017
Sometimes it just does not connect.The 12 oz. bottle gave up a dark, almost black, liquid with a head that has to be coaxed with the pour. How do I describe the nose, medicinal, perhaps. An improvement with the taste, but only so much. Malt heavy, an astringent edge, a glimmer of sweetness following. Just not my style, Just not my beer. Livendadream (230) - New Mexico, USA - DEC 14, 2016
Btl pours a dark brown color with a dense soft, off white head that hangs around leaving spots of lace on glass. Aromas of dark bread,grain,herbal hops, and whiff of alcohol. Tastes of sweet caramel, dates,malt and spicy hops. Full body, nice carbonation, slick, smooth mouthfeel and a sweet-spicy finish. This beer has a really comfortable taste. It is very easy to drink with nice homely flavors. It’s a little sweet but the hops and alcohol balance it out nicely. It is simple yet elegant. Great winter warmer!