O-Bräu Winterbock (Kaiserhof)

O-Bräu Winterbock is brewed by Thomas Kaiser at the mother Kaiserhof brewery. It's heading into Doppelbock territory at 7.8%. While not prominent, the alcohol is obvious in both the honey tinged nose and richly malty palate. The O refers to the brewer's cat, Oskar.

Hütten Bock

Hütten Bock is a richly malty heady golden brew at 7.2%. There' some honey in both the nose and plate before the lingering semi-dry finish.

Nothhaft Antonius Starkbier Hell

Nothhaft Antonius Starkbier Hell is a potent Heller Doppelbock at 7.5% with a richly malty palate and lingering semi-dry bittersweet finish.

Kesselring Urfränkisches Doppelbock

Kesselring Urfränkisches Doppelbock is uncharacteristically deep golden but a wonderful mix of rich malt and underlying hops. It's got some honey in the nose and the palate is fruity and surprisingly dry for 7.5%.

Dorn-Bräu Doppelbock bottle

Dorn-Bräu Doppelbock is a richly malty Hallerbock with some grain in the mix before the hops dry things out in the lingering semi-dry finish. Dangerously drinkable at 7.5%

Heller Doppelbock

Bamberg and Franconian beer styles explained in simple terms which are listed alphabetically

Meinel-Bräu Heller Doppelbock

Meinel-Bräu Heller Doppelbock is richly malty rare Heller Doppelbock with some biscuit and caramel in the 8% package.

Hönicka Bräu Wunsiedler Hönickator

Hönicka Bräu Wunsiedler Hönickator is a dangerous 7.4% Hellerbock with a rich malt palate and touch of honey. Fair underlying hops make for a lingering, semi-dry finish.