Tucher Bajuvator Doppelbock | Brauerei Tucher Brau

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
251 Ratings
Tucher Bajuvator DoppelbockTucher Bajuvator Doppelbock
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Tucher Brau
Germany
tucher.de

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 07-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
251
Reviews:
191
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
Wants:
60
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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Photo of putnam
4.55/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Tasted in a single-blind with Aventinus and Korbinian (qv.)
Dark brown, like Oloroso, with red and blue highlights. The head is nil.
There is a rich, steamy, moist nose of freshly sliced brown bread. Walnuts, coffee grounds, cocoa and sweet spices appear as well.
My first impression on the palate is "Barleywine" (?!) Though obviously not big enough to be considered one. Yet the balance of assertive alcohol and liquified brown sugar fit the profile. The texture is serene with tiny bubbles that come to life in the mouth making for a rich, whipped-cream texture.
The finish is quite long and features lots of burned sugar bitterness, eventually giving way for notes of bread pudding and wheat germ.

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Photo of SCproUA
4.55/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kmpitz2
4.55/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a reddish brown color with a 2 finger head that falls to a healthy coating over the beer. The nose is raisiney and bready, lacking the sweet molassesy charachter. I like that. The flavor is Right there with the nose. Good mellow dark fruit with a chewey yeasty-bready character that fits really well. The feel is thick, with a creamy character and a very moderate carbonation. I like this one. The flavors are mellow and balanced. I like the way this sits on the tongue. Very well built.

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Photo of irisier
4.51/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served from a 1 pint 1 fl oz brown bottle with freshness date on back.

Appearance: Translucent dark brown that with a fizzy tan head that leaves an ok lace.

Smell: Aromatic black treacle with dark fruit similar to prunes and raisins Some bread qualities as well.

Taste: Malty. Black treacle again along with the same bread and dark fruit qualities that were in the nose. I can't really make out much in hops except for a slight hoppy type dryness toward the end. Twang of alcoholic acridness and maybe a bit of smoke and unsweetened chocolate also on the end.

Mouthfeel: Rich. Pretty full bodied and smooth. Could be described as syrupy but not in a bad way.

Impressions: Very nice. Bold flavors and lots of them. Bit strong on the alcohol though, so be careful

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Photo of rhoadsrage
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a stemmed Pokal)

A- This beer pours a dark walnut brown clear body that is a bit dense. There is a thick light tan head that is supported by strands of tiny bubbles gliding to the surface.

S- The dry caramel notes smell like cold wort with a mellow roasted hint and a slight biscuit malt note.

T- The rich malty caramel notes is a bit sweet with a toasted flavor that dries out the finish. There is a soft green note in the finish that increase just a bit as the beer warms.

M- The medium mouthfeel has more of a fullness on the tongue when the head is full and no real alcohol heat noted.

D- This beer is delicious. There is a great rich flavor of blended malt flavors and is just sweet enough to give it depth without being sugary.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very deep mahogany body reveals ruby highlights when held to the light, and its foamy tan head holds well but eventually drops to a wide, creamy collar and whispy surface covering. The nose displays toffee-like caramelized sugars and lightly toasted bready notes. It's medium-full body and very fine carbonation lends it a velvety texture in the mouth. The flavor offers a luxurious maltiness that's fairly complex with notes of caramel, toffee, plum, honey, brandy-soaked cake, dried dark fruit, light powdered cocoa and some very subtle leafy hops. The rich, and somewhat sweet malt character is perfectly balanced by a firm bitterness that remains in the wings as it crosses the palate, but then combines with the alcohol to dry out the finish. Some malty notes of caramel and dripping dark fruit linger in the aftertaste. An classic example of the style that's quite rich and satisfying but also very drinkable!

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Photo of Riverwarrior
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

S = Semi-sweet malts, toffee, and candied fruits.

T = Sweet malts, toffee, and dark fruits mingled together. Sweet bread and warming finish.

MF = Very smooth. Full bodied and moderate carbonation.

Overall, this was a great doppelbock and seemed to become even better with each sip. One of the best doppels that I've tried.

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Photo of nocheinsbitte
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I must start (and probably end) this review as saying this is the best Tucher you can buy.
Appearance: Nice pour, 3-4 finger height head; settles well and adheres to the glass. The color is an amberish dark brown; a very good looking bier.
Smell: Very fresh smell.
Taste: A very robust and full-bodied taste.
Mouthfeel: Again, this bier does not disappoint.
Drinkability: THis bier goes down very easy; seeing that the alcohol level is a bit higher, this can be dangerous. This is a good sipping bier on a lazy afternoon while doing a lot of nothing (which I'm currently doing).
Overall, this is a wonderful bier that never disappoints. Great taste, attractive look, and just a wonderful bier.

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Photo of StevieW
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz. bottle. This beer is a beauty. Clear dark ruby-brown color, foamy, fluffy head, off-white, and inviting. A butterfly with sore feet, would even like this one. Perfectly sweet roasted carmel maltness dominate the nose. Same sweetness tasted throughout the bottle, lots of carmel malt, noticable alcohol finish. Medium body, slightly thinner than the celebrator, less bitter also. Easy to drink very nice dopplebock. IMO, I would list them 1.Celebrator 2. Tucher 3. Salvator. Delicious, sweet, and inviting.

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Photo of paperwerewolf
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of drmeto
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L:
-pours a clear dark brown with ruby tinges and a big,quickly dissipating,foamy,beige head
-high carbonation visible
S:
-plums,raisins,dates,alcohol,phenolic,brown sugar,nutty,cherries
T:
-plums,raisins,dates,toffee,bready,caramel,nutty,cherries,syrupy
-finishes bone dry
F:
-medium, soft carbonation
-medium to full body
-alcohol warmth
O:
Great Doppelbock

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Photo of vhmf1978
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of saintjulien
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of cdwil
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of phaedrusovchaos
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of CNAsbell
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Suigintou92
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of giblet
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

nice pouring with medium dark brown color. nice carbonation with one inch of smooth creamy head. smells of roasted malt. very good rich taste with nice chewy feel. this is a good doppel. i would recomend this beer to those who enjoy a full bodied dark beer.

suckem up and movem out.

giblet

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Photo of Slatetank
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of chetripley
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tucher makes an exceptional Weiss and especially a dunkel that is the most delicious of all German beers I have tried so I was open to a dopplebock, and not only for the higher alcohol count.

The dark flowing and medium carbonation of this beer lured me in and its smells included fruit, yeast, oats and grains, a little lemony hint.

The taste blew me away with an abundance of bold wheat and oats, tiny spice, very little hop, then sweetness. What a tasting experience.

Drinkable and smooth, worthy of another try, and another.

Actually I stumbled upon it and I can't find it other than one little store I was in. I have to go back and set it up for my beer club as this month's winner.

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Photo of kvnstfrd
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of crisis44
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of mrfrancis
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of superjose
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Morris729
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very dark brown copper color with a tall and creamy light tan colored head that leaves sheets of lace on the walls of the glass as it recedes. Nose is sweet malts with notes of dark fruits and candied sugar. Full bodied and very smooth despite the high ABV. Taste is complex and continues to evolve as the beer warms. There are flavors of sweet malts, buttery toffee, semi-sweet dark chocolate, hazelnut liqueur, sweet raisins, and a flavor similar to rum cake. Very tasty. This is a great doppelbock. I’m just sad that I don’t have another bottle of this in the fridge.

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Tucher Bajuvator Doppelbock from Brauerei Tucher Brau
4.11 out of 5 based on 251 ratings.
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