Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
Ranked #50
Ranked #13,502
3.95 | pDev: 11.65%
Mar 10, 2023
Feb 12, 2003
Very Good
Notes: Monks had fasting figured out. No food? No problem. Just drink a Double Bock. Thick and chewy with intense notes of caramel, chocolate and dried stone fruit, ‘Nator (as we call him) serves as a tribute to this liquid bread style.
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Rated: 4 by seakayak from Massachusetts

Mar 10, 2023
Rated: 5 by PositivePest from New York

Feb 25, 2023
Rated: 3.75 by HobbitHops from South Carolina

Feb 12, 2023
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Rated by vwforest from Pennsylvania

4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Dark brown with a bready aroma. Taste hints of caramel, pumpernickel. Good balance as it warms.
Jan 23, 2023
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Rated by izraelc from New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a deep amber. No foam. Stone fruit aroma. Sour fruit body. Nutty finish. Tastes like a fruitcake. Not really my style.
Jan 22, 2023
Rated: 4 by BuxMontBeerLover from Pennsylvania

Jan 15, 2023
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Reviewed by Hobbs87 from New York

4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Awesome beer for the winter season although I have easily enjoyed one (or two) during summer. I prefer IPA’s but this is a really good double bock. Very rich and heavy. Not for amateurs ;0)
Jan 09, 2023
Rated: 4 by carolinabeerguy from North Carolina

Jan 04, 2023
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
"Freshest by 3/29/23"; drank 12/23/22 @ Pokemon Communion.

Semi-opaque brown/purple appearance.

Nice khaki head; decent lace.

Plum, caramel & leather notes in the nose.

Medium thick mouthfeel.

Plum, leather & caramel flavors up front; mild booze heat & faint banana notes on the finish.

Sweet, but easy drink & quite enjoyable.
Dec 28, 2022
Rated: 3.73 by EMH73 from New York

Dec 27, 2022
Rated: 4 by mpenske from California

Dec 23, 2022
Rated: 4 by doctorgary from New York

Dec 11, 2022
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12oz bottle. Label is marked for 'FRESHEST BY 013123 220803'.
Clear, medium amber colored body. Brief off white head, leads to a ring and a few islands. No lacing.
Aroma is roasted malt, sweet caramel, and green apple/dark fruit (raisins, prunes).
Taste is very rich, and has the flavors of sweet dark caramel and sweet dark fruit (prunes, raisins). Has tang and spice. All work together into the aftertaste.
Letting the beer warm, the mouth feel gets medium to full. Coats the mouth. Supportive carbonation.
A very flavorful malty brew that includes dark fruit, overall kind of sweet. I get the root beer reference.
Nov 13, 2022
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Reviewed by SWOhio-aquifer from Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Dam good malty beer that is on style. LAGER yeast, good feel. ABv is sneaky. Wishes I could have a couple but not with 8% ABV. Bordering on great balance. One Taste is like maybe use some more hops next taste may say okay it's just fine it Teeter toters back and forth I think maybe another dimension of this beer is some unique profile more hops Maybe. Backing off the malts Maybe. IT's damn good but not perfect. Enjoy!
Nov 01, 2022
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Reviewed by RozzieBoy from Rhode Island

4.44/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Freshest by 2/25/23.
Not doing my typical L,S,T,F,O review on this because it wouldn’t do it justice. This was such a good beer. Looked great, tasted great. Just wow. Love it!
Oct 25, 2022
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Reviewed by KomodoDragon from Virginia

3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Looks and smells the like what one would want from a dopplebock... dark dark malt, ruby highlights, and you can smell the sweet caramel malts. Little off white head that disappeared rather quickly.

Taste the part too... really on style. rich malt, maybe a bot of root beer flavor, including the sugary sweetness. But full maltiness, and even some alcohol presence - which approached overpowering as it warmed. Low carbonation and full smooth mouthfeel. Lingering dry finish

Dopplebock personified. Well done.
Oct 14, 2022
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Reviewed by TBoneJones from Texas

3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Headless brown pour.
Smells inviting, nutty with molasses and caramel notes mixed with darker fruits, certainly cherries.
Taste is almost sharing all notes of the aroma, except it’s a barrier of dryness and some mineral notes, and I wish there was a bit more from the malts and overall sweetness. But still, tasty in itself, it still hits a spot.
Feels very creamy, medium-bodied with very low carbonation.
I usually like their brews and I can only get them when visiting NJ family. I could see this working better with a meal, maybe pork shank.
Aug 10, 2022
Rated: 3.63 by sbradley41 from Pennsylvania

Aug 03, 2022
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Reviewed by KenjiN from Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This beer boasts a beautiful mahogany color and a fast-fading off-white head. Nose exudes malty richness and is reminiscent of brown sugar. It is medium-bodied with a perfect-for-the-style carbonation level. Sweet, bready, toasty . Long, sweet barley candy finish. This has long been one of my favorite US-brewed doppelbocks. However, it is very straightforward and I wish it offered a twist of some sort -- say a note of smoke or bitter chocolate.
Jun 29, 2022
Rated: 4.05 by kp7 from Massachusetts

Jun 06, 2022
Rated: 4.4 by beerrat from Virginia

May 29, 2022
Rated: 3.73 by eluvah from New York

May 27, 2022
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Reviewed by BloodSoakedAleMug from New York

3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Look: Pours a tawny shade of light brown with a one finger, khaki head of foam. Translucent with average head retention and a below average level of lacing.

Aroma: Mild notes of plums and sweet raisins, followed by some notes of toffee and molasses. A touch of irish soda bread.

Taste: The flavor is predominantly malty, balanced out by notes of dried fruit and hints of chocolate. Initially the first thing I notice are notes of toffee and caramel followed by the taste of dried cherry, raisin and apples. A brief sourdough pretzel flavor lingers midpalate, before transitioning back to flavors of bittersweet chocolate and candied toffee. Some booziness in the form of a warming alcoholic bite on the tail end of the experience.

Feel: Refreshing. Alcohol profile is in check, but somewhat noticeable. Moderate carbonation. Relatively light body for an 8%'er.

Overall: I love dopplelbocks, this is basic but very nice. This is sessionable and full of flavor. Not the most impressive doppelbock in the world but a good American interpretation that doesn't get lost in the weeds. I would happily drink this, anytime.
Apr 30, 2022
Rated: 4.44 by Icemann383 from New York

Apr 21, 2022
Rated: 4.19 by travelguy from Ohio

Apr 20, 2022
Rated: 3.84 by drews240 from Rhode Island

Apr 18, 2022
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Reviewed by BitteNochEinWeissbier from Pennsylvania

3.66/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
12 oz bottles
Freshest By: 051722 => 17 May, 2022
Glass: 0.5L Hand Mug/Stange
Temp at Pour: 48-50 F

Pours a clear mahogany that leans more towards the red side than the brown. The initial pour yielded up a huge 3+ finger beige head that took several minutes to collapse. After the final part of the pour, the head was about 2 inches and khaki colored. This dissipates to a 1/4" consistent cover with very good lacing.

Toasted grains with hints of caramel and toffee. I can detect notes of cocoa and faint chocolate.

Follows the nose. Toasted grains with toasted caramel and toffee. The cocoa notes flit in the background. There is also a slight earthy and woody note in there. Also some walnuts and maybe pecans. Very light hints of anise. No detectable hops. The woody and cocoa notes continue through the finish. The doppelbock dries somewhat towards the end but finishes on sweeter (ie, maltier) side of things.

Smooth and rich; perhaps a tad syrupy. Medium body.

This is an easy-drinking doppelbock. Definitely a malt-bomb with some but not overmuch complexity.
Apr 01, 2022
Rated: 3.71 by Humanusfermentum from Virginia

Mar 18, 2022
Rated: 3.88 by KT3418 from Colorado

Mar 07, 2022
Rated: 4.05 by cabsandking from Ohio

Jan 18, 2022
Rated: 3.94 by Taenim from New Jersey

Jan 10, 2022
Rated: 3.81 by Babydave from New York

Jan 03, 2022
Rated: 4.06 by Rub_This_BBQ from Massachusetts

Dec 30, 2021
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Rated by 2market from Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
One of Troegs outstanding staple offerings. A go to!
Dec 29, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by redfox405 from Virginia

Dec 26, 2021
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