Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock | Tröegs Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
3,206 Ratings
Tröegs Troegenator Double BockTröegs Troegenator Double Bock
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,206
Reviews:
1,122
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
11.79%
 
 
Wants:
140
Gots:
730
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,206 |  Reviews: 1,122
Photo of woodchip
4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lunchboxhead
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of entenduintransit
3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrandonzBradley
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sokol_1993
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Dark black, with a good head but dissipate quite quickly.
Smell: Full of sweet molasses and malt.
Taste: Very sweet, a lot of molasses taste. Very malty. Some alcoholic taste but not that much. Some fruitiness, but not that much.
Feel: Full body. The malt sweetness lingered in the tongue for long. Also, very raisin-y aftertaste. Just simply beautiful.
An excellent brew. I'll gladly have it again.

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Photo of chinchill
4.32/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle with a BB date of 2/2017.
Pours with a beautiful, clear copper v=colored body topped by a durable beige head. Sheets of lacing upon tipping the glass.
I often find beers of this style to be too sweet or too hot (boozy) -- this excellent version has neither of these flaws. The mouthfeel is essentially perfect to boot.

Overall: excellent, world-class version of the style

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Photo of csnyder83
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oopssorryy
4.44/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Light Tan head, thick and creamy that slowly settled down to a nice thin cap. Body is a beautiful golden amber, with a bit of carbonation rising up to the top long after the pour. Excellent lacing, spider webbing it's way down the glass.. Sweet scent, floral, and fruit coming through. My god these flavors. Dark fruits dominate the beginning of the beer with a tightly controlled sweetness, balanced well with a earthy bitterness. There is some spicy qualities in the middle of the beer that helps cut the slight alcohol flavor you get in the middle. The beer finishes strong, lots of malt and a fantastic bready flavor. The beer is full bodied, and has a nice thick mouth feel. Medium carbonation, could be lighter, but overall a fantastic beer. One of my absolute favorites yet.

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Photo of theBubba
4.84/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

In a word...Wonderful. Pours with a nice head and lace that lingers til the end. Color? Burnt amber...dark copper, whatever. Doesn't matter, it looks good in your glass . Smell is that of malt, a little prune and a touch of fine Sherry. The taste mirrors the smell with perhaps a touch of toffee. Not a session beer. One would be enough for most of us. I like a second because the first is THAT good. Then maybe an American adjunct piss beer to cleanse the palate. ;-)

Only complaint? They changed the label to a cheap looking version of the original printed on el cheapo paper. This beer deserves better.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.71/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Troegenator has a thick, beige head, a hazy, caramel color, bubbles, and heavy lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of strong, slightly fruity, brown bread malts, and the taste is of intense, strong bread crust, heavy malt flavor, some syrup, plum, figs, and dates. Fairly strong hop bitterness shows up, too. Mouthfeel is syrupy and rather heavy, and Troegenator falls between wet and dry.

RJT

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Photo of mltobin
3.47/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VAbrookiechaser
4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.97/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cwalter
4.48/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dark amber in color. Aroma is rich, roasted caramel malts with hints of biscuit and toffee. Medium mouthfeel. The taste is the same as the aroma with a crisp finish.

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Photo of Johnec
4.34/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wingnut93
3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Shade1951
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Flavorful! Poured from bottle into glass with very small amount of head and not much lacing. Nice deep dark amber color. Smell seemed subdued. Some malts. After drinking mostly in-your-face ales, it's a bit hard for me to appreciate subtlety.

Taste is much more pronounced than the smell, which is a good thing. I get some notes of dry sherry, maybe a bit of prune. Has a somewhat creamy feel to it. High ABV really isn't apparent.

I'm not a big fan of lagers in any of their iterations, but this is a good one.

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Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a copper body with amber hue and lace patches down the glass. Aroma has some semblance of dark fruits thanks to raisins, prunes, along with caramel/toffee sweetness and a graininess to it as well. Caramel/toffee sweetness with slight dark fruit taste more than the typical banana/yeast taste in this style I seem to get in this style and has a dry finish. Like the balanced and malty and fruity sweetness and a really good beer.

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Photo of MMOSNN
4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Danmullens1
4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SHerninko
4.06/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skyjmpr
4.4/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chuckm
4.54/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

My friends who enjoy craft beer joke that they can tell when I think something is exceptional by the way I gift 6 packs to all of them. This is just such a beer. On the pour the color is a reddish caramel and a bit lighter than I was expecting, however the smell is intoxicating (no, that's not from the 8.2 ABV) and hints at smoked/roasted meats along with a sugary side. I suck at describing scents. However the taste is glorious, full, creamy and cloying, this is a fall night beer that deserves to be an every weekend beer. I may be in love, just hoping my Podunk Indiana source continues to carry this gift from God!

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Photo of chrisroarshack
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TomMorris
3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock from Tröegs Brewing Company
3.9 out of 5 based on 3,206 ratings.
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