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Samichlaus Classic Bier - Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,671 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,671
Reviews: 1,006
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 17.04%
Wants: 131
Gots: 229 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg visit their website
Austria

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.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 02-25-2001)
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4.2/5  rDev +5.3%

May not be everyone's cup of Joe, but the sweetness and high alcohol just mean it's a sipper. Classic holiday beer.

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Brief write-up of a 2013 vintage. Perhaps as expected, it was an up-and-down drinking experience. At first, the flavor finishes with too much leather/booze. But after a few sips, the general flavor profile balances the alcohol better, at the cost of coming across too sweet at times. Having said that, it was surprisingly easy to drink for a 14% beer.

3.4/5: Up-and-down, but still a fun drink

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The look: dark but not stout dark but doublebock dark.
The smell: it smells how a doublebock should smell kind of carmelly with a honey smell.
Taste: the taste of plums and apricots with a hint of ginger and spice.
The feel: like a good nights sleep after warming numbing a wonderful doublebock.
The overall: just one of the finest doublebocks you will ever enjoy.

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Samichlaus Classic Bier from Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
90 out of 100 based on 1,671 ratings.