Augustiner Bräu Maximator | Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

Augustiner Bräu MaximatorAugustiner Bräu Maximator
632 Ratings
Augustiner Bräu MaximatorAugustiner Bräu Maximator

Brewed by:
Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-25-2002

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of DerAtomsmasher
3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A fine, traditional take on the style if nothing too extraordinary.

Pours a dark, tawny brown with a fair amount of effervescence.

Mainly a toffee or slight molasses aroma.

Heavy on the dark fruit - think dried dates more than raisins - with a bit of a syrupy aftertaste.

That aftertaste does stick around a little. Not refreshing & crisp necessarily but that's not exactly what the style's for.

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Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of IronLover
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Deep ruby red in color with excellent clarity. Poured with a short beige foam that quickly reduced to a rich cap. Toasted and caramel malt aromas with mellow sweet ripe fruit. Medium bodied with a delicate, rich, velvety smoothness. Caramel malt and ripe fruit sweetness up front. Floral hops through the middle and toward the end. Finished with a sugary, sticky sweet malty finish with a hint of dark fruit and floral hops.

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Photo of lafunguspore
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of DmanGTR
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of hackmann
3.4/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: clear mahogany body with a little beige head and no lacing

Aroma: rich sweet malty tones

Flavors: rich malty notes, caramel, lightly toasted toffee, dark sugar, dark fruits,

Mouthfeel: moderate carbonation, semi-thick feel, the rich malty notes cling to the palate,

To the Point: I can only drink one of these. Too rich and the dark sugary profile makes it a one and done for me. It is an okay to midland as far as Doppelbocks go.

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Photo of Koralin
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of sDon
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of mattsdenney
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 ounce bottle into a NB globe glass.

Pours thick and cloudy; dark amber brown in color. A thin light brown head appears but recedes pretty quickly to nearly nothing. The beer smells boozy, like burnt caramel, dried fruit, and licorice. It's definitely got that euro yeasty essence; looking forward to the first sip.

A great tasting doppelbock here, tastes of salty caramel, dark berries, with a nice warming alcohol level. The mouthfeel is light, and thin, not overbearing or heavy. Overall a nice tasting beer that makes me want to branch out a little more with beers from outside of the states.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of jmathis
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of Ry1975
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of zenithberwyn
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of ikantspel
3.56/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

11.2 oz bottle into a chalice

pours a chestnut brown with a small beady head that leaves almost no lacing

roasty malts, toffee, lemon peel, and vanilla

sweet and malty to start off, then nutty and dark druits, finishes kinda dry

overall a very good beer and a good value ($3.49)

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of mwar
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of weonfire
4/5  rDev +2%

Augustiner Bräu Maximator from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 632 ratings
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