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Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock | Tröegs Brewing Company

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3.94/5
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3,243 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,100
Reviews:
1,134
Ratings:
3,243
pDev:
11.68%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
141
Gots:
753
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 3,243 |  Reviews: 1,134
Photo of SolipsismalCat
4.27/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Clear medium brown with a two-finger, tan, creamy head that lasted a few minutes. Nice lacing.

S: Dark fruit, plums, molasses. Nice.

T: High sweetness and light bitterness. Matches the nose. Dark fruit and molasses. Delicious.

M: Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Very smooth and slightly warm going down.

O: Really good Doppelbock here.The aroma and flavor are great, and the mouthfeel is so smooth.

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Photo of BaconManic
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of jmarsh123
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear amber/brown with a small head fading quickly.

Fairly sweet aroma. Caramel and figs with a little graininess.

Sweet caramel again with figs, dates and plum. A bit on the lower end of the style for sweetness which is nice.

Medium carbonation levels and a chewy mouthfeel.

Solid dopplebock and probably better than the average, but nothing ground breaking. I enjoyed the lower malt sweetness level, but still not something I'd have more than one of.

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Photo of BeerInspector
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Tsrohnek
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Deanstreat
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of DIM
4.42/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a: This was a clear, dark brown color. It poured with a large, lightly sticky bone white cap.

s: Toasted grains, hints of fruit, light toffee, and just of touch of earthy hops.

t: Massively malty, dry and toasty though, not very sweet. I also found some toffee and fig-like fruit. The finish added light bitterness.

m: Medium body with just a little chalkiness.

o: An awesome dopplebock prduced close by at great price. This is a frequent purchase for me.

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Photo of bigdog73
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of MSDaub
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Mike925
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of WoodenLeg410
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of viverlee
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Wiki tells me that modern brewers add “-ator” to their beer names to signal the doppelbock style, with 200 registered in the German patent office. The more you know.

STYLE: Doppelbock

ABV: 8.2%

LOOK: Heavy amber and loose. The latter says “eh, I’m probably not worth it.” Pay it no heed.

NOSE: Ripe apple cider, red wine vinegar, figs, dark rum. Fall, vinous, and strong too.

MOUTH: I’m ready to be smacked upside the head – but no. It’s more delicate. If it were less well composed it would taste like one of those chucky hard ciders. It is cidery, in a good way, but it’s also fulsome, molasses and baked fruits. Don’t think I could drink more than a single pint in any one session. That would be cloying. But do try it. It will satisfy that soft, sweetlike craving.

Beeradvocate Rating: 87

Hayward Abbey Rating: 85

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Photo of stephenjmoore
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Deep amber/caramel colored body. Deep color, but great transparency. Frothy, sticky tan head.

S- Caramel malts, bread, some sweetness almost in the form of a pastry.

T- Bready, malty body, caramel, hint of dark fruit, cherry cobbler.

M- Full bodied, incredibly smooth, low-medium carbonation.

O- Very hearty, full bodied bock. Good as a sipper of a desert beer.

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Photo of mattparsons
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Gww1864
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz brown bottle into pilsener glass. Deep red color with moderate fizzy head that doesn't stick around. Smell is malty, bread and some sweetness, perhaps apple. Taste is very sweet up front, dark fruits abound...finishes with a little drying pinch of something. Very drinkable, alcohol not noticeable at all. Mouthfeel is smooth, full yet a bit watery.

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Photo of WDJersey
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of TCaldwell
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Scott1970
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of sanitarium16
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of NickyDee21
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DavidHamilton
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of RMoeNay
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Schmuckles
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is not bad. Very dark with lots of molasses aroma and taste. With a vigorous pour large head which dissipates very quickly and no lacing. A thick mouth feel that is drinkable but not is you don't like molasses which is not high on my list. Decent beer.

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Photo of Freemark
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 3,243 ratings
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