Primátor Double Bock Beer | Pivovar Náchod a.s.

Primátor Double Bock BeerPrimátor Double Bock Beer
BA SCORE
3.41/5
173 Ratings
Primátor Double Bock BeerPrimátor Double Bock Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pivovar Náchod a.s.
Czech Republic
primator.cz

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by packetknife on 12-02-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,363
Reviews:
111
Ratings:
173
pDev:
20.53%
Bros Score:
3.25
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 173 |  Reviews: 111
Photo of enelson
2.84/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of OSRAY
4.15/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of metter98
3.81/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is very dark brown to black in color when viewed from afar; upon closer inspection when held up to a bright light the bottom of the glass is crystal clear dark red in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that died down, leaving thick wispy lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of candi sugar are present in the nose along with some faint hints of underlying malts.
T: The taste has flavors of candi sugar along with notes of toffee and chestnuts. No alcohol is perceptible.
M: It feels a bit more than medium-bodied and slightly smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer isn't nearly as heavy on the palate as I would have expected from a 10.5% abv doppelbock, but although the alcohol is well hidden the sweetness can be a little cloying. It's a good choice if you like sweet beers.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of uspmdmc
3.45/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamieDuncan
3.79/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of bubseymour
3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Smells boozy and tastes boozy with a thin body. Not the best combo.

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Photo of LADaveBN
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Wow. The sweetness is overpowering. The booze is definitely noticeable. Not very balanced in flavors. Gave this one to the wife (who has a sweet-tooth). She loved it.

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Photo of bigeyedfish89
3.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChipChaight
3.81/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.51/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear super dark orange-brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, toffee, dark fruit, raisin, and earth aromas. Taste is much the same with super sweet caramel, toffee, dark fruit, raisin, earth, and toast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of toast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with very sweet sugary and dark fruit characteristics all around.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of smithj4
3.9/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MPSTARR
3.27/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Safa1
2.8/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Uneven as hell. Tastes like rotten raisins and coffee. On a cold night. Next to a fire. This might be ok. Any other time and God forbid when it's hot, and you will be in trouble. A purely cold winter night beer.

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Photo of FLima
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Black brown color with ruby highlights and a thick caramel head with decent retention and leaving a plate for some time.
Malty aroma with notes of grains, mild hay at beginning, caramels, prunes and raisins.
Sweet flavor with notes of raisins, candied fruits, some floral and herbal hops, mild booze, toasted and roasted malts, cocoa, vanilla and maple syrup.
Slightly dry aftertaste with a mild alcoholic and sweet feeling and a tamed bitterness.
Bordering full body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 10.5% abv is relatively well disguised. Sticky feeling.
It felt to me as a mix of a bitter syrupy Doppelbock and a Baltic porter. Interesting to have some fruitiness on a lager. Love or hate type of beer based on your expectations, and expect sweetness. It went well on this cold night.

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Photo of ronricorossi
3.59/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
3.17/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a very dark brown color, just a shade or two from being black, and a 1/2 inch head. Smell is sweet, dark breads, alcohol. Taste is boozy, sweet, more alcohol, some cough syrup as it warms. Feels syrupy and boozy in the mouth and overall is a mediocre beer.

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Photo of PaulWaters
1.68/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Maybe I'm in the minority, but this was so sickeningly sweet. Could not finish. I live in a town with a 25 year old German brewery so I am used to German style beers. This was maybe the least likable beer I've ever had.

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Photo of brywhite
2.84/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dmorgan310
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ronbo5421
3.77/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of avwrite
2.26/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

Great look and smooth dark color, but man, it was just not for me. Pretty high in strength without the pleasantness of the bitters that you'd expect. Almost had a sweetness to it, but overall the taste was just too strange for me.

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Photo of chinchill
3.18/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

.5L bottle served in a snifter.
Looks as expected: clear, dark red-brown with a decent light tan head. Some spotty lacing.
Sweet, malty aroma.
Flavor: too sweet, even in the finish. A bit boozy.
Feel: medium+ body; sticky and syrupy, with medium-light carbonation.

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Photo of xxxxxxxxxxxxx
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I purchased a bottle of Primator Double Bock Beer for $2.99 USD in Hollywood/California/USA.
Primator Double Bock Beer has a strong power of sweetness. Primator Double Bock Beer has a powerful power of alcohol. Primator Double Bock Beer has average amounts of carbonation bubbles. People who seek a sweet beer with a profound amount of alcohol should purchase Primator Double Bock Beer.

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Photo of SuomiHobbit
2/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is a very boozy brew.

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Photo of jooler
1.41/5  rDev -58.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

An extremely boozy taste with a hint of sweet and chocolatey taste. Very hard to finish. Like a sweeter ruinten but more alcoholic and crapier

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Primátor Double Bock Beer from Pivovar Náchod a.s.
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 173 ratings
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