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Spaten Optimator - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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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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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%

07-10-2014 10:32:26 | More by Theniz
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JosefBerger

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-10-2014 01:14:31 | More by JosefBerger
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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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OAITW

Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-07-2014 20:24:31 | More by OAITW
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-07-2014 16:40:10 | More by bismarksays
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CLanda

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-07-2014 13:56:21 | More by CLanda
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ffshore545

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

07-06-2014 23:47:10 | More by ffshore545
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-06-2014 22:30:12 | More by KAF
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speedvagen

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-06-2014 14:07:28 | More by speedvagen
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Extrajoker00

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-06-2014 02:57:23 | More by Extrajoker00
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snarygare

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-05-2014 23:10:50 | More by snarygare
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thestoebz

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-05-2014 18:30:08 | More by thestoebz
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Bluegrass49

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-05-2014 14:53:35 | More by Bluegrass49
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LaughingZebra

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-05-2014 01:46:03 | More by LaughingZebra
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-03-2014 12:31:44 | More by Griffith
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irthesteve

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-02-2014 06:20:44 | More by irthesteve
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Elise3328


4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-02-2014 04:31:35 | More by Elise3328
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mctizzz

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-01-2014 23:49:04 | More by mctizzz
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

07-01-2014 17:15:57 | More by pisano
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JDeming

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-01-2014 02:02:34 | More by JDeming
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AUGRAD06

Alabama

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-30-2014 22:02:22 | More by AUGRAD06
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RAC81

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

06-30-2014 00:41:07 | More by RAC81
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patre_tim

China

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-29-2014 22:23:42 | More by patre_tim
Spaten Optimator from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
87 out of 100 based on 2,443 ratings.