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RATINGS: 1139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
For periods of fasting without solid foods, Monastic brewers relied on the double bock; a stronger, richer beer to fulfill their basic nutritional needs. Known to them as liquid bread, a double bock has a strong malt aroma and chewy rich body. In the spirited tradition of naming a double bock in the suffix ator, we give you Troegenator to provide warmth and richness through the early spring months.

Hops: Magnum, German Northern Brewer

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3.7
Papsoe (25054) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Clear, dark amber golden with a creamy, beige head leaving laces. Fairly full-bodied with distinct, sweet malt and notes of caramel. A touch of hops for balance but overwhelmingly a sweet and richly malty beer. 181106

3.3
Ungstrup (38986) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2006
An orange-amber beer with a lazing orange head. The aroma is sweet malty with strong notes of caramel and lesser notes of alcohol. The flavor is also malty with strong caramel notes - and lots of sweetness - almost like caramel ice cream topping, but it also has faint notes of hops and flowers.

4
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - NOV 14, 2006
Bottle poured into Troegenator dimpled mug purchased at the brewery. Orange-red color with nedium tan head. Sweet malt aroma with maybe a hint of sour fruit almost like grapes and apples. Light to medium mouthfeel with good carbonation. Sweet malt and s & sour fruit continue in the flavor. Also I think some tobacco notes underneath. Hides ABV well.

2.3
hiphops (324) - caldwell, New Jersey, USA - NOV 9, 2006
darker than the picture. tan foamy head. smells like alcohol. and bread ad malt. taste sweet and bready but very thin and ends bitter. nothing special

3.6
bubbleflubber (2244) - Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA - OCT 23, 2006
On draught from the brewer, from the Floyd Fandango. Pours deep chestnut with a 2-finger head and nice lace. The aroma is slightly sweet and nutty, with a hint of sugar and possibly some chocolate. The flavors are slightly sweet, richly malted and backed with a decently hopped bitter property. It’s nice and full-bodied, with a dark bitter chocolate finish that lingers appropriately. Overall, it’s chewy and seemingly well-put together; however, there is an "airy" consistency throughout the pull that made it slightly less than the "bigger" dopplebock I’d have expected.

3.4
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2006
Draft ! Sampled with Stegosaurus and Beerded_one at Newtown Beerfest. Reddish brown pour with a little head. Aroma of malty and caramel. Flavor of a slight spice and caramel. Nothing to complex but not bad. A decent DOPPLE.

3.2
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 16, 2006
dark amber/brown body with small beige head...aroma of sugary, caramel malts, with a slight toasted finish...flavor is of extreme sugar and fruit, and finishes with alcohol...average palate

3.2
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2006
Pour is clear amber with a thin tan head...smell is slightly caramel and sweet...watery mouthfeel...some sweetness in the flavor, but thin...

3.5
vyvvy (6857) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 14, 2006
Picked this up at a quaint little shop in Virginia on a road trip. Pours dark bronze with a moderately sized tan head. The aroma has subdued toffee, spice, caramel malt and some dough. Medium body that seems light for the style. The carbonation is farily sharp. The taste starts a little watery with more spice than expected and some caramel malt. The finish has a richer taste with more toffee and also some spicy hops. Nice interesting doppel.

3.4
cheap (6216) - CHINA - OCT 7, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2008 I’ve been waitin a while to taste something from Troegs. Actually I’ve been patiently anticipating the dream wheat or the mad elf ale. I saw this for $2 a bottle so I thought I’d give it a try. I’ve been avoiding this one because I thought it had a personna of the horned devil on the front. However, upon closer inspection, it is some kind of cross between an old bearded muscleman and one of those rams that smash heads up on a mountain. Initial flavor is good but the finish has a slight amount of bitter hops that lasts for a while after swallowing. Pretty good stuff. Not yer typical pale yellow american beer and extremely better than an IPA or dry stout. It hides the alchohol content rather well.


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