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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

98 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 98
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.33%
Wants: 31
Gots: 33 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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.
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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.

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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.

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philbe311

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4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Just shy of two finger's worth of crisp audibly fizzy medium khaki colored froth that quickly away... There is also no lacing left, just a small splotch in the center of the glass and an uber thin collar... The beer is largely still with a few stray carbonation bubbles and small streaks here and there... The color is a warm medium brown with a faint ruby hue...

S - The bourbon barrel aging notes are at the forefront... Vanilla... Some light caramel notes... Some faint banana notes mixed in as well... The original troeganator goodness is a bit obscured, but it lingers beneath the surface... Quite intoxicating...

T - A slight booze presence to start... Next up is a subtle mix of caramel and vanilla... The lite banana notes detected on the nose are also present on the palate... There is also a strong malt base that lies beneath it all... A slight warmth / burn of the bourbon barrel aging lingers in the back of the throat for a bit...

M - On the lighter side of full bodied... Loaded with prickly carbonation... A bit chewy, a bit syrupy and a bit sticky... Fills the mouth completely...

D - I've got mixed feelings on this creation... On one hand it's a rock solid highly enjoyable bourbon barrel aged beer... On the other hand the greatness that is the tried and true troeganator is a bit missing in action... Perhaps some more time in the cellar will see this one develop a bit more... Still highly enjoyable and recommended...

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04-27-2014 02:03:49 | More by philbe311
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Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Tröegs Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.