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Troegenator Double Bock brewed by Tröegs Brewing - Hershey, PA


Troegenator Double Bock brewed by Tröegs Brewing Company - Hershey, Pennsylvania 

The Troegenator Double Bock, is a dark, strong lager (8.2% abv). It pours into a glass with a bronze to brown color, fluffy white head and bready malt aroma. The Troegenator leaves a rich, warming feeling and subtle spicy flavors. The style, Double Bock, dates back a century or so ago. During periods of fasting without solid foods, the Monastic brewers relied on the double bock; a stronger, richer beer to fulfill their basic nutritional needs. Known to them as "liquid bread," a double bock has a strong malt aroma and chewy rich body. Traditionally these brewers ended the name of their double bock with the suffix "ator", ex. Celabrator, Illuminator, Subliminator... In the spirit of the tradition we give you the Troegenator to provide warmth and richness through the early spring months. A double bock of epic proportions, beware, the Troegenator is deceiving smooth and delicious.
     

    
Food Pairings
Since Troegenator is a big beer, it is perfect with big beef—like grilled steaks and stews. It can also serve as a nice compliment to sweet, non-chocolate based desserts.
 


Beer Statistics:
Alcohol by Volume: 8.2%
Hop Bitterness (IBUs): 25
Color (SRM): Bronze
Availability: Year Round
Malts: Pilsner, Munich, Chocolate
Hops: Hallertau, Saaz
Yeast: Lager

   Troegenator 6 packTroeg Beer Bottle
 
Beer Review by Beer Advocate
Clear, dark and tawny ... inviting if you are into strong dark lagers. Patchy lacing on the glass, a treat to watch it cling after each sip. Very clean malt aroma of lightly toasted Portuguese sweet bread with a ghost of browned apple within. Creaminess is dominant in the mouthfeel with a pinch of crispness, full bodied. The taste buds have a massive, dry malt wall of deep toasted grain to climb with each sip. Hops are on the side with some bitterness to move everything along. Suggestions of peppercorn and dried figs in the backdrop. Maltiness still sticks with the drying finish for the most part, even after the first initial wave of sweetness, which is great to experience compared to some of the other overly sweet bocks brewed in the US.

Believe the hype. This beer has garnered a cult status over the years, and it's a delicious beer that easily ranks within our top Doppelbocks worldwide.
 
      TroegBreweryPlans.jpg (325×250)Troegs Brewery in Hershey Pennsylvania

Tröegs Brewing Company
Tröegs Brewing Company was founded by Chris and John Trogner. Since 1997, the brothers have been handcrafting world-class beers that combine traditional English brewing techniques with the eclecticism of new American brewing. While only available in the Mid-Atlantic region, Tröegs Brewery is known nationwide for their award-winning Troegenator Double Bock, highly-desirable seasonal releases like Nugget Nectar and The Mad Elf, and brewery-only beers like the Scratch and Splinter series. Tröegs Brewery in Hershey, Pennsylvania provides guests with a complete brewing experience. The brewhouse is located in a 5,000 square foot tasting room that opens onto a beer garden. Visitors are able to observe the brewing process firsthand, and take a self-guided tour along a window-lined hallway for a close-up view of the entire brewery.

 

 

                                              
                                                
 

 

 





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