RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
A full-bodied German style dark lager with a rich creamy flavor, roasted nut tones and an easy finish with notes of coffee and chocolate. Silver Medal - 2003 World Beer Championships

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fonefan (52399) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2011

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear dark red brown color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, sweet malt, burnt caramel - candy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a average to long duration, burnt caramel, sweet burnt sugar. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110212]

joergen (29624) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2010
Bottle at Nya Tröls, Malmö. Clear red brown coloured with a small beige head. Sweet aroma of caramel, dried fruits, roasted bread and rye bread. Sweet flavour of caramel, dried fruits, rye bread and hops. Sweet and hoppy finish. Nice doppelbock.

anders37 (27635) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2011
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a dark reddish brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with weak hints of dark fruit and toffee. Sweetish malty caramel and toffee flavor with weak hints of dark fruit. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2011
[email protected] Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Quite much deep ruby/black colour with a small beige head that vanishes rather quickly. Aroma is syrupy, sweet malty as well as slightly dark fruity. Flavour is dark fruits, some toffee, mild hops and spices. As it warms up it gets more complex and bodied and the fruityness grows. Sadly warming up also gives the beer some slight metallic notes.

Travlr (26430) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy brown color, medium off white head. Aroma of smokey toffee. Taste is sweet caramel. Plain.

omhper (25956) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2010
Bottled at Bishop’s Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Mahogany colour, rich head. Sweet and very caramelly. Medium-full bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Some roastiness, butter and ash,but mostly caramel and spun sugar. Fairly low bitterness in a mildly warming finish. A well rounded, gentle, but not overly complex beer.

Papsoe (25054) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2012
Bottle 35,5 cl. Pours a beautiful clear orangey brown with a creamy beige head. Lovely walnut aroma with plenty of pumpernickel. Quite full-bodied - definitely appears stronger than 6.25%! - with a solid base of crystal malts, nuts, pumpernickel and brown sugars. Very subdued bitterness. An almost flawless Bock. 100312

Rasmus40 (22171) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle @ Tre Små Rum, Gothenburg. Clear very dark brown with a small light brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and roasted malt. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 260713

fiulijn (21516) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle at Bishop’s Arms, Stockholm, Vasagatan
Dark brown color, clean, with some amber-red reflex, and medium sized beige compact head. The aroma is quite American, the yeast produced more fruity esters than a true German Bock; there is also some caramel and light roasted malt. The mouthfeel is lean, dry, partially smooth; roasted malt and dark caramel flavor, with a trace of liquorice.
A good beer, nothing to do with Doppelbocks (lighter, with a bit too much roasted malt, and the liquorice).

Oakes (19426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2006
Very dark reddish-brown color. Head so thick and bone-coloured it looks like nitro. Chewy molasses aroma with alcohol and earth. Sweet and strong flavour. Stinging malts - earth and molasses mainly - bring a lot of intensity to the table. Certainly not as rounded as the better European examples but this is not without appeal.

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