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Doppel-Hirsch - Der HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss

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BA SCORE
86
very good

294 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 294
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.05%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Der HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 10-06-2001)
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Antnyd82

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

12-15-2012 05:36:55 | More by Antnyd82
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Zanico

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

11-25-2012 01:44:42 | More by Zanico
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

11-19-2012 23:27:01 | More by MacStinson
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -21.7%

11-11-2012 01:02:06 | More by cfalovo97
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DasBoot2112

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11%

11-10-2012 02:27:20 | More by DasBoot2112
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fionn13

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-22-2012 12:26:47 | More by fionn13
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pknyc

New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

09-13-2012 22:40:43 | More by pknyc
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-10-2012 22:24:15 | More by Molson2000
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e-MoNeY


4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

09-01-2012 00:11:56 | More by e-MoNeY
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Hopfenpeter

Maryland

3.55/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nice bottle. Poured a clear dark amber red, with two fingers of tan creamy head. Sticks around nicely and leaves some lacing.
Smell is of caramel, dark fruit and malt.
The tast is nicely starting out with dark fruits, being met with a good portion of malt and caramel flavors, yet balanced in the end by mild hops.
Very nice medium bodied Bockbeer, nothing outstanding , but very nice and drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2012 03:03:15 | More by Hopfenpeter
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ChrisTHE


2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

08-14-2012 20:38:39 | More by ChrisTHE
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from 9/2010 notes. Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip.Pours a dark red-orange amber. Nice tan head with slight lacing. Looks nice. Sweet malt aroma. Sweet malts, dark fruit, hint of dark malt and light caramel. Taste fades quickly. Finishes light sweet malt with a slight astringency. A good standard doppelbock with no outstanding qualities. I'd like a bit more assertiveness. Nice bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2012 20:34:38 | More by LiquidAmber
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sasmall

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +24%

07-24-2012 00:38:00 | More by sasmall
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-23-2012 03:03:01 | More by st9647v3
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samEBC

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-01-2012 16:44:28 | More by samEBC
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Long813

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2012 02:35:34 | More by Long813
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

06-20-2012 01:30:56 | More by beerhunter13
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rkcrozier

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

05-03-2012 13:52:45 | More by rkcrozier
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep amber with goo clarity. Massive and sticky off white head with a faint yellow tint. Raisin whole wheat bread on the nose along with figs and dark fruits. A rich nuttiness in the background with an overall earthiness. Some herbs and spice.

On the lighter side of being medium bodied. Surprisingly crisp and clean. Grainy bread like sweetness up front rides into a rich nuttiness that stays consistent to the finish followed by the perfect amount of dark fruit. Finish is slightly spiced and balanced by a moderate alcohol presence that warms the throat. Sweet but not cloying and is layered extremely well. The flavors get even deeper and more complex if you really want to get into them.

An extremely drinkable and well done doppelbock. So incredibly smooth with great complimentary flavors. Not one of those overbearing dark fruit bombs that some heavier malt beers can be.

Incredible subtlety, flavor, and balance.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2012 01:56:30 | More by jtierney89
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traumaqueen


4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-03-2012 04:52:51 | More by traumaqueen
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fostachild

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-02-2012 04:23:49 | More by fostachild
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SLeffler27

New York

4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear dark auburn with lots of carbonation clinging to the pilsner glass, while a dark beige head rises half an inch before quickly fading, leaving a trace of lace.

Sweet malt with notes of brandy. The background contains raisins, dates, and possibly some cherry.

Fruity and earthy with overripe cantaloupe. This one is very sweet with plums and no significant finish.

A medium body with lively carbonation and a touch of alcohol. The texture is velvety and there is a sticky, residual left on the lips.

Sit and sip while enjoying a rib-eye. This one takes me back to crisp Thanksgiving days on my Grandfather’s porch -- he with a cigar and me with a healthy piece of pumpkin pie.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2012 21:13:18 | More by SLeffler27
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edwardkersh

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +24%

03-24-2012 19:04:56 | More by edwardkersh
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark ruby red, finger of head with little retention and no lacing.

S - Rich caramel, musty malts, brown sugar, hint of molasses and some dark fruits.

T - Much like the flavour with the caramel dominating, quite bready and reminiscent of a whole wheat loaf, brown sugar and molasses linger on the palette.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and surprisingly wet.

O - A tasty doppelbock, loaded with flavours and fitting for the style. The higher ABV is well concealed and it was certainly a pleasurable able to enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2012 18:24:59 | More by andrenaline
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

3.28/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Cola brown/ruby red colour, almost 2 finger of tan head, some lace. Smell is of dark bready malt, brown sugar, chocolate and hints of roast and coffee, some darker fruits, raisins, nice yeasty presence as well. Taste is quite sweet up front and almost unpleasant, once the sweetness subsides dark fruit and bread comes through, chocolate, coffee in the finish, some astringency as well, alcohol is quite noticeable at points. Tastes better about halfway through than it did at first. Light-med carb, full body, syrupy and sticks to your palate. For a style that I have started to gain lots of appreciation for in the last little while this offering is fairly mediocre, great nose but the taste leaves lots to be desired, average drinkability but wont be seeking this out again.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2012 19:54:44 | More by peensteen
Doppel-Hirsch from Der HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss
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