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Spaten Optimator - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,443 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 2,443
Reviews: 1,260
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 55
Gots: 115 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-06-1999)
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vdread

Texas

4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Spaten Optimator pours very dark amber, appearing black until held up to light. the tight collar winds down

smells sweet with dark fruit, dark caramel malts

tastes roasty, nutty, and sweet, dominated by dark fruits and caramel. there is a bit of pungency here that i like. it's warming and enjoyable.

mouthfeel med full, but creamy and easy going down. sweet fruit and caramel lingers.

overall a very drinkable beer, and probably one of my favorite doppelbocks i've tried to date. not overly sweet or aggressive in any way.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2010 21:38:51 | More by vdread
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Spaten Optimator from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
87 out of 100 based on 2,443 ratings.