PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - JAN 9, 2009
Tap at Barcade: Headless brown pour with an orange hue. Smells of sweet malts, maple, toasted, and a raisin note. Slick, thin texture, a bit attenuated. Sweet flavor as well with maple/brown sugar notes and only mild toasted qualities. Not much depth, and nearly no bitterness. Lacking balance.
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - MAR 18, 2009
Pours a really nice looking ruby red color with a thin off white head. Aroma is malt and sawdust, something very dry in there. Flavor is underwhelming to say the least. A little sweet, a little roast malt but overall, there’s not much happening here. Definitely better doppelbocks to be found. jmm635 (1009) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2010
Poured a deep amber with reddish hues. Big tan head that faded immediately. Typical German malts, grainy cereal aroma. Taste shows a lot more caramel. Body is too light - kind of like a watered down version of a real German doppelbock. EricE (1367) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 27, 2010
Red brown pour with little carbonation or head. Honey malt and grain aroma. Slight sweetness with lots of caramel. Overall flat and watery. Not bad but nothing too special. BroSpud (2188) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAR 24, 2010
12oz bottle. Pours a bright red (hold this one up to the light) with a head that quickly disappeared. Lots of carbonation. Found it to be malty sweet with some fruit taste. Overall wasn’t really that into this one.
AskForJenny (1086) - Ontario, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2010
12oz - Woody nose and some sweet malt extract too. First impression of flavor was corn flakes, followed by a hint of chocolate syrup. Sweetness hid the booze. Good but forgettable. pjk33 (390) - Sligo - Curllsville Heights, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2005
Bottle. Enjoy by August 1, 2005. Ok, if you insist. Pours a red copper color with no head to speak of, but I can see active carbonation. Nose is sweet malt, roasted malt actually there along with nothing else. No hop aroma at all. Sweet malty taste with hints of hop bitterness and alcohol that really climb out and say "hello" as the beer flows to the back of the tongue and goes down the throat. Medium palate with very little carbonation, but the carb has very fine bubbles like a Belgian yeast creates. Not a bad beer, but I don’t think a top notch Victory brew. I have made better Doppelbocks than this one. LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2005
very thin look to it, virtually no head and muddy water colored. sugary scent and almost like opening a bag of pet food.. hmmm... syrupy. Tatses of syrup and licorice... Ratman197 (14830) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2007
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of molasses, dark fruit, sweet malt and a hint of spice. Palate was medium bodied and smooth.Flavors of sweet malt, brown sugar and spice with a smooth lingering bittersweet finish. Not bad but a big dissappointment for the price. bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2007
this beer is high in alc. and big with the belgian style. I’m not a fan, it’s got a flavor thats tilted in the wrong direction of a doublebock.