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Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock (Bourbon Barrel Aged) - Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock (Bourbon Barrel Aged)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

104 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 104
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 31
Gots: 32 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Troegenator has awoken! After hibernating for six months in bourbon barrels, we’re excited to report that Bourbon Barrel-Aged Troegenator is ready for release today at 11am. The barrel-aging process has transformed Troegenator into a lush Double Bock with undertones of vanilla, oak, and toasted coconut amid a warm blanket of tangy bourbon notes.

(Beer added by: FletcherC on 02-06-2014)
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-26-2014 21:29:07 | More by zekeman17
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-26-2014 16:56:45 | More by Houser
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

08-25-2014 03:09:51 | More by tommyguz
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northstar23

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

08-20-2014 02:25:24 | More by northstar23
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev -1.2%

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass at a tasting. Big thanks to K!

Deep chestnut body brown, a bit clear, but with a nice whispy top. Good tan ring with some nice golden yellow hues.

What a fantastic nose on this. Great hazelnut aromas and toast. Creamy vanilla and good controlled warmth and head. Nice amounts of wood and oak, just overall very impressive, with a great nutty angle.

Palate tones things down a bit to bring you back to earth, giving some slightly less impressions. Matching nutty quality with caramel and toffee thick. An interesting palate feel that's lighter and less bold than the nose expects, crisp slightly but still very chewy almost like wheat. Mouthfeel comes interestingly prickly but smooth as well on the finish.

It's overall real impressive, and a neat experiment for a doppel, but it comes out wonderfully.

08-11-2014 23:01:46 | More by smakawhat
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GameOfBeers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-08-2014 16:41:43 | More by GameOfBeers
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-28-2014 03:49:57 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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jbdpsu82

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-25-2014 13:38:04 | More by jbdpsu82
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JWallace1013

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-23-2014 20:41:44 | More by JWallace1013
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greyghost86

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-20-2014 00:44:22 | More by greyghost86
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -14.4%

Pour is a hazed copper brown with ruby edges and a small amount of tan head. Nose has a fair bit of bourbon up front, very sweet malts of caramel and dark berry, and hints of boozy. Taste is similar, a bit less bourbon, still very sweet. Sticky caramel and lots of sweet berry malt with a touch of root beer. Medium body, smooth and soft, assertive carbonation.

07-19-2014 22:56:42 | More by cpetrone84
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xdtfx

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-16-2014 04:13:21 | More by xdtfx
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Kuoinetown

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-06-2014 02:02:06 | More by Kuoinetown
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AleShark

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-02-2014 02:35:05 | More by AleShark
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Mholmes


4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-28-2014 03:38:52 | More by Mholmes
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Piels25

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

06-17-2014 21:59:10 | More by Piels25
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mltobin

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-17-2014 02:22:29 | More by mltobin
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

06-15-2014 15:48:42 | More by acurtis
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Abbbp

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

06-11-2014 21:18:15 | More by Abbbp
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

06-07-2014 03:30:56 | More by jim_carignan
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.86/5  rDev +16.3%

Sampling a cellar temp 750 ml corked and caged bottle poured into a snifter. The beer is a gift from my brother Brian, thank you!
The beer pours a deep mahogany color with some rich garnet highlights. A fizzy beige head of .5 cm foams up and fades away rapidly after the pour leaving only the thinnest of an edge layer.
Aroma is rich with bourbon, vanilla and molasses. I also get some brown sugar and a bit of plum or other dark fruit.
Very appealing nose, that predicts a big malty brew. I dont have any sense of the booze from the aroma, which is good and potentially dangerous.
First sip reveals a smooth textured body with very fine and spacious carbonation. Each sip leaves a little sticky residue on my lips.
Flavor is what is expected from the nose with sweet malt through and through. I get bourbon and vanilla hits with some brown sugar and just the faintest hint of warm booze after each swallow.
The beer is still very drinkable for 11.5%.
This is a malt lovers beer and probably better to split with a friend, but I am enjoying it a lot and dont have anywhere to go after finishing it so I continue on with this tasty treat.

06-01-2014 02:05:50 | More by sulldaddy
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Rado

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-26-2014 00:38:00 | More by Rado
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drewone

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-26-2014 00:34:54 | More by drewone
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Wowcoolman

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-26-2014 00:33:14 | More by Wowcoolman
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inlimbo77

Delaware

3.55/5  rDev -15.1%

750ml, Dec 2013
Un marked Tulip

A: Deep orange amber color. Fairly still. Slight head on it. Alcohol feet on the glass.

S: Honestly, don't remember much here but know that I wasn't blown away by the nose. Got some bourbon booze heat. Some vanilla notes as well. Wasn't as malty as I was expecting. Been a while since Troeganator.

T: Much like nose...

M: Big medium.

05-08-2014 17:25:44 | More by inlimbo77
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Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Tröegs Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.