51. German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock



51-A. German-Style Doppelbock

German Doppelbocks are copper to dark brown. Appearance should be clear. Chill haze is not acceptable. Fruity esters are commonly present at low to moderate levels. Hop aroma should not be present. Hop flavor and bitterness are low. Dominant malt aromas are of toasted malted barley. Some caramel and toffee character can contribute to complexity in a secondary role. Malty sweetness is pronounced but should not be cloying. There should be no astringency from roasted malts. Alcoholic strength is high. Diacetyl should not be present. Body is full.

  • Original Gravity (°Plato) : 1.074-1.080 (18.0-19.3 °Plato)
  • Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (°Plato) : 1.014-1.020 (3.6-5.1 °Plato)
  • Alcohol by Weight (Volume) : 5.2%-6.2% (6.5%-7.8%)
  • Bitterness (IBU) : 17-27
  • Color SRM (EBC) : 12-30 (24-60 EBC)



  • 初期比重 (プラート度):1.074-1.080 (18.0-19.3)
  • 最終比重 (プラート度):1.014-1.020 (3.6-5.1)
  • アルコール度数 :6.5-7.8% ABV
  • ビタネス・ユニット:17-27 IBU
  • 色度数:12-30 SRM (24-60 EBC)

51-B. German-Style Eisbock

German Eisbocks are light brown to black. Appearance should be clear. Chill haze is not acceptable. Alcoholic strength is very high and may be present in aroma. Fruity esters may be evident, but not overpowering. Hop aroma and flavor should not be presnt. Hop bitterness is very low to low. Sweet malt character is very high. This is a stronger version of Doppelbock. Traditionally, these beers were created by freezing a Doppelbock and removing the ice, thus concentrating the alcohol. Diacetyl should not be present. Body is very full.

  • Original Gravity (°Plato) : 1.074-1.116 (18.0-27.6 °Plato)
  • Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (°Plato) : N/A
  • Alcohol by Weight (Volume) : 6.8%-11.3% (8.5%-14.2%)
  • Bitterness (IBU) : 26-33
  • Color SRM (EBC) : 15-50 (30-100 EBC)



  • 初期比重 (プラート度):1.074-1.116 (18.0-27.6)
  • 最終比重 (プラート度):N/A
  • アルコール度数 :8.5-14.2% ABV
  • ビタネス・ユニット:26-33 IBU
  • 色度数:15-50 SRM (30-100 EBC)