Looks the part - beautiful clear deep amber with a good finger-width off-white head.
Nose is spicy/toffee, not the rich, bready Munich malt nose I expect from a doppelbock.
Similarly, the flavor is "Belgian" - raisin, fig, spices. For any homebrewers out there, it screams "Special B" malt and very dark crystal. There's a bit of roasty bite in the background as well. Again, where's the Munich malt? Too sweet and too many spicy notes for a d-bock, which should be really clean and bready.
Overall, it's a tasty beer that falls somewhere between a Dubbel and a Belgian Strong Dark, but a doppelbock IT AIN'T.
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