Doppelbock

A Bavarian specialty first brewed in Munich by the monks of St. Francis of Paula. Historical versions were less well attenuated than modern interpretations, with consequently higher sweetness and lower alcohol levels (and hence was considered "liquid bread" by the monks). The term "doppel (double) bock" was coined by Munich consumers. Many doppelbocks have names ending in "-ator," either as a tribute to the prototypical Salvator or to take advantage of the beer's popularity.

Most versions are dark colored and may display the caramelizing and melanoidin effect of decoction mashing, but excellent pale versions also exist. The pale versions will not have the same richness and darker malt flavors of the dark versions, and may be a bit drier, hoppier and more bitter. While most traditional examples are in the ranges cited, the style can be considered to have no upper limit for gravity, alcohol and bitterness (thus providing a home for very strong lagers). Any fruitiness is due to Munich and other specialty malts, not yeast-derived esters developed during fermentation.

OGFGIBUsSRMABV
1.046 - 1.052 1.016 - 1.024+ 16 - 26+ 6 - 25 7 - 10+%
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Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel
M monk   5 0 1 0

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Serving types:
  • Six-pack Bottles
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Available Year-round
 
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Augustiner-Bräu Maximator
M monk   10 0 1 0

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Serving types:
  • Bottled 500ML
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Available Year-round
 
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M monk   6 0 0 0

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Serving types:
  • 1/4BBL
  • 1/6BBL
  • Bottled 12oz
  • Six-pack Bottles
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Availability:
Holiday
 
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Indian Wells Lobotomy Bock
M monk   7 0 1 0

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Serving types:
  • Bottled 12oz
  • Six-pack Bottles
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Available Year-round
 
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Weihenstephaner Korbinian
T thecellarmonk   7 0 1 0

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Serving types:
  • On Tap
  • Bottled 330ML
Alcohol by Volume (ABV):
International Bitterness Units (IBU):
32 IBU's
Availability:
Available Year-round
 
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F friar   4 0 0 0

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Alcohol by Volume (ABV):
International Bitterness Units (IBU):
24 IBU's
Availability:
Winter
 
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