fuchebu (146) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2003
Troegs is an excellent brewery. Troegenator is malty and bready in flavor with a knock out punch. Could easily pass for a German doppelbock. DCopperfields (146) - New York, USA - MAR 11, 2004
An amberish-honey colored beer with a tan head of densely packed bubbles. Aroma is a bit funky and redonlent of molasses. Medium rich mouthfeel, smooth and sweet. Could use a bit more hops to finish it off, but a tasty bock nevertheless. crhensel (145) - New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2010
(Bottle into dimpled mug - sampled 3/9/10) Poured a flat reddish brown with a one finger head that fell fairly fast. Scents of the rich molasses and toffee took over at first and with a little sit, some heady fruit odors came forward, in particular some raisin. A nice medium body with a small carbonation enhances the flavors that come through, again the molasses, and actually a hint of melted butter, which, while off putting at first, grew on me. The alcohol is definitely present, which serves to warm you up quite a bit, leaving you quite content after drinking. I wouldn’t recommend any more than 2 at a sitting, however! altkencru (143) - USA - NOV 1, 2005
A really good doppelbock. It finishes dry, not sweet....something I really like. This is not a heavy, suffocating doppelbock. rabuc (143) - carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2004
a strong beer from my favorite brewer. attractive dark brown, almost black beer with strong head. tastes very smooth and almost too sweet flavor.
vadavid (142) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 29, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2008 Poured deep red-mahogany with very thin head that rapidly dissipated. Dark fruit and light malt aroma. Very sweet, malty flavor. Seems a bit on the thin side. Easy to drink but with some alcohol burn. Nice but lacks the pizzaz of other Troegs beers. CJfromPhilly (140) - Aston, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2005
Pours a clear reddish brown/rusty color with an off white head that settles down into a minimal covering. Fairly active carbination. Aroma is of carmel & a little vanilla. Flavor is a bready maltiness, with more hints of caramel and vanilla. Little to no hops present in the flavor, this is NOT a brew for you hopheads out there. Sweetness is cut by a hint of alcohol, but it’s well hidden for a beer listed at 8.2% abv. Medium body & texture. Has a fairly clean, slightly bitter finish. Overall, one of my favorite beers, it turned me into a Doppel lover!!
rcweir (139) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 30, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2010 Dark cranberry red pour from 12 oz bottle. Thin head, nice lacing. Carmel notes dominate somewhat one dimensional taste, almost kettle caramelized.
djaquay (138) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2011
Light citrus & caramel aroma, minimal tan head, beautiful dark amber pour, nicely sweet and sticky palate. Possibly not my favorite, but still worth a six-pack. bowen008 (134) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2003
Good satisfying beer. I love the name. Beer has a nutty, yeasty malt flavor. Some caramel flavor.