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Spaten Optimator - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,435 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 2,435
Reviews: 1,260
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 55
Gots: 114 | 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.

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2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

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Louisiana

5/5  rDev +28.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-15-2014 00:23:46 | More by okeemahn
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ThaJokerWild

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-14-2014 23:24:53 | More by ThaJokerWild
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-14-2014 23:22:11 | More by drwatson32
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cole

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-14-2014 21:56:26 | More by cole
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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-14-2014 18:59:01 | More by atlbravsrno1
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adam5454

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-13-2014 15:24:38 | More by adam5454
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zachpaschal

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-13-2014 08:12:19 | More by zachpaschal
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LADYBEAST

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-13-2014 06:53:17 | More by LADYBEAST
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SJbigtuna

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-13-2014 04:30:21 | More by SJbigtuna
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Texas

5/5  rDev +28.5%

07-12-2014 23:22:46 | More by Ftvigil
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-12-2014 18:57:30 | More by DallasRaider
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BeeSquared

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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SuperMario

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-12-2014 01:47:56 | More by SuperMario
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Dief88

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

07-11-2014 21:35:27 | More by Dief88
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Bushwacker393

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-11-2014 21:04:45 | More by Bushwacker393
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konisko

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-11-2014 01:43:31 | More by konisko
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Mgm54

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-10-2014 14:05:50 | More by Mgm54
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Theniz

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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JosefBerger

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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BucannonXC5

California

4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Half-pint glass
From: My wife’s dad
Price: N/A
Purchased: July 4, 2014
Consumed: July 6, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Poured a dark mahogany, almost brown color with one finger of tan head. No lacing along the sides of the glass. No retention on the top.

Smelled that 7.60% ABV right away. Also got caramel, toffee, plum, amber malts, light raspberry, light cherry and purple grapes.

Tasted a bit darker than the nose. Still that berry - raspberry, cherry and juniper - caramel and plum.

Medium body. Oily texture. Soft carbonation. Long finish.

Really liked this one. Wouldn’t hesitate to try it again later.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 06:04:12 | More by BucannonXC5
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Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-07-2014 13:56:21 | More by CLanda
Spaten Optimator from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
87 out of 100 based on 2,435 ratings.