Samichlaus Classic Bier - Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg

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rAvg: 4
pDev: 17%
Wants: 130
Gots: 241 | FT: 12
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Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
The once strongest beer in the world is back! Brewed only once a year on December 6. Samichlaus is aged for 10 months before bottling. This beer is perhaps the rarest in the world. Samichlaus may be aged for many years to come. Older vintages become more complex with a creamy warming finish. Serve with hardy robust dishes and desserts, particulary with chocolates, or as an after dinner drink by itself. Brewed under the exclusive licence of Feldschlösschen-Hürlimann-Holding, Switzerland.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottled in 2010.

Poured into a glass mug. Pours clear caramel brown with no head and plenty of rising tiny bubbles. The beer smells very sweet almost like honey. Like the Samichlaus Helles, it almost reminds me of the scent of mead. I pick up the chocolate notes that I would expect from a darker doppelbock. The alcohol is also detectable in the nose. The taste is very sweet, almost like a sweet mead. The slight chocolate notes from the malt I detected in the nose are also there. The alcohol heat is much better concealed than in was in the Samichlaus Helles. The body is medium to full with moderate carbonation. The finish is very smooth. For a sipper, this is very easy to sip. This is a most excellent beer. It's a world class doppelbock.

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Samichlaus Classic Bier from Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
90 out of 100 based on 1,717 ratings.