Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe
Style: Doppelbock
Weißenohe, Germany


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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Flüssiges bricht Fasten nicht – war eine Fastenregel zu den Zeiten der Benediktinermönche in Weissenohe. Dieser verdanken wir heutzutage den Spiegelkarpfen als Fastenspeise und den kräftigen Doppelbock als flüssige Nahrung in dieser kargen Zeit. Wir haben für Sie, in dieser Tradition, unseren kräftigen Bonator als dunklen Doppelbock eingebraut, zur körperlichen und geistigen Stärkung in der „staaden“ Zeit. Ein dunkler Doppelbock, würzig und kräftig wie es die Tradition verlangt. Passend zu : Gulasch, Schäuferle, Krustenbraten, deftigen Brotzeiten und kräftigen Wildgerichten

Liquid does not break the Fast - was a rule of fasting at the times of the Benedictine monks in Weissenohe. For this, now we owe the Mirror Carp as Fasting food and the strong Doppelbock for liquid intake during this barren time. In this tradition, we have brewed for you our strong Bonator the dark Doppelbock, physically and spiritually strengthening during the "staaden" time. A dark Doppelbock, spicy and strong as the tradition requires. Suitable for: goulash, pork shoulder, roasted meat, hearty snacks and strong game dishes

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2383) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Hazy copper brown pour with a 1 finger, creamy beige head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, yeasty, crusty bread, brown sugar, and some planty, herbal hops. Flavor is caramel, toffee, butterscotch, light sweet corn, toast, doughy yeast, autolyzed yeast, bread crust, caramelized brown sugar, light earthy, planty hops and dull, spicy hops to the finish. Medium body, slightly chalky, creamy and chewy feel and moderate carbonation. Its a strange Doppelbock with tons of yeast character, but I liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (3350) - DENMARK - MAY 25, 2017
Bottle. Clear amber with a large tan head with good retention, lace and regeneration. Herbs, dry green plants and brown sugar in the nose. Filling and soft mouthfeel with initial sweetness is followed by flavours of brown sugar, herbs, dry green plants, hay and dry grass. Mild sweet finish with honey, herbs and dry green plants. Ok balance for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
phfyysik (1229) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 16, 2017
Pours caramel brown with medium thick off-white head. Aroma is raisin, fruitcake, toffee, caramel, roasted meat in honey sauce, dried dark berries, some sugar, caramel candies. Taste is oily, roast, plums, candies, some sugar, caramel, a lot of caramel cream with vanilla ice-cream, toffee, some light coffee notes, vanilla-apple cake, a bit alcohol. Superb beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (8225) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2017
Bottle from Arden WInes, week 19 2016. Pale chestnut with a beige cap quickly shrinking to a halo. Aroma of cherry Tunes and blossom; rust, raspberry boiled sweets, muscovado and sesame. Malt loaf dunked in cough medicine, flowering shrub, perfumed cherry fruit, oily sesame taste. Freshness and balance. Baltic saline splashes. Praline and liqueur. Substantial with a delicate touch. A silken gloved cruiserweight. A quality, delicately perfumed punch in the face.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fules (1152) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - APR 19, 2017
Rezes árnyalatú barna szín, közepes, tartós hab. Gyümölcsös, szilvás, karamelles illat. Enyhén édeskés, karamelles, csokis ízek, szilvás, aszaltgyümölcsös aromákkal, enyhe fűszeres beütéssel. Közepesen testes, erősen szénsavas, enyhén keserű. Tisztességesen összerakott, finom sör.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (2626) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 24, 2017
crystal clear amber colour, one inch, dense bright amber-ish-yellowish head; aroma of burnt sugar, herbal and roasted nutty notes, hints of dark chocolate and hints of dried plum; taste of caramel, burnt-bitterish plum jam, roasted sunflower seed, syrupy sweetness, herbal notes and some dark chocolate, as well as spicy alcoholic aftertaste; good doppelbock

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
DraftGuide30 (8) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 14, 2017 does not count
Nothing else to add, it is the best Doppelbock on earth. Take care my friends The beer lover

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Choos (753) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - FEB 11, 2017
Aroma: caramel, hint of banana App: clear amber, tan head, sudsy lacing Flavour: big toffee sweetness balanced by a good hop profile Palate: long toffee malt and hop finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tarmok (1406) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 10, 2017
Clear brownish liquid with yellowish head. Aroma of caramel, bread. Tastes same, medium+ sweet, medium bitter, light sour. Medium body, creamy feel, average carb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
indrekr (518) - ESTONIA - FEB 10, 2017
Appearance: amber, red, clear, white foam, rocky head, vanishes fast. Aroma: bread, caramel. Taste: lightly bitter, medium sweetness. Palate: oily feel, creamy, medium body, lively, astringent, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AaronTDubs (487) - - FEB 7, 2017
Clear, light copper colored. Has a rich rye-like aroma, dark breads, tiniest amount of fruitiness, plums, but a dry roasted aroma cuts through everything. Has a rich, malty flavor with chocolate notes, a bit fruity, more roasted than the typical sweet malty doppelbock. Has a good balance with the herbal hops. Lacks the malty depth of the best of the style and a bit drier too. Overall though, this is a damn good beer! Though I do love the style.

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