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Augustiner Bräu Maximator - Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

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BA SCORE
88
very good

497 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 497
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 30
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-25-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

archero, May 13, 2014
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discharmingly, May 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

davidwhatshisnam, May 03, 2014
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3.23/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The Maximator gets average reviews from this guy because I am not an overly huge fan of Doppels. Nevertheless the beer poured a very nice clear amber with thin slightly off white head that is not lacing. The scent is very malty and sweet. The taste is intensely malty with that belgiumy europeany sweetness. The mouthfeel is medium in body with subtle carbonation. Overall...its not bad....but its not preferred.

WoodBrew, Apr 29, 2014
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shortkut, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours clear amber, one finger white head goes fast to sticky lacing.
Smell is not so strong, but packs some decent caramel, toasted malts, toffee and very faint raisin.
Dark fruit steals the show in the taste, with sweet raisin, dark cherries, dates and dry figs, covered with caramel and very light milky chocolate. Some citrus juice and peel too. Malts are rich and go hand in hand with the warm alcohol, creating a cognac/dark rum kind of taste. German hops in the finish produce a perfectly mild bitterness that wraps up the extra bit of sweetness that tends to linger.
Light-bodied (not watery), goes from big to medium carbonation, but i expected it to be smoother. So it's actually a very refreshing doppelbock, with absolutely no cloying sweetness.
German precision. Incredibly easy to drink for its style, spot-on taste.

dcmchew, Apr 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Ciocanelu, Mar 29, 2014
Augustiner Bräu Maximator from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
88 out of 100 based on 497 ratings.