Salvator Doppel Bock - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
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Reviews by MJR:
4.6/5 rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Appearance: Pours a regal-looking reddish-amber with crystal clarity. A light tan head starts strong, goes down quite a bit, but comes back easy with a simple swirl of the glass.
Smell: Sweet caramel, toffee, and a touch of smoke. Great aroma on this brew...very intoxicating.
Taste: Complex with flavors of toffee and caramel coming through the strongest. Very powerful malt backbone, with only a touch of hops, which show up on the tail-end. As with the smell, there's a faint smoky flavor that accentuates the malt very well.
Mouthfeel: Medium thickness, with an oily, slick mouthfeel. Very warming and comforting...really opens up as it warms.
Drinkability: Good for a 7.5%abv brew. This is the kind of beer I buy by the bottle, as a six-pack would be overkill. In front of a roaring fireplace is where this beer shines. Doppelbocks are supposed to be spring beers, but I think they are more suited to winter weather.
A true classic, and the world's first doppelbock. If you want to learn about them and how they should taste, you should start here and then move on to others. A consistently fantastic beer.
Serving type: bottle
12-10-2002 14:04:09 | More by MJR
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4.01/5 rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Appearance- Dark caramel with a slight red hue. Almost no head produced.
Aroma- Big whiff of sweet toasty malts.
Taste- Malt dominates this one with big caramel flavors and dark fruit like raisins and plum.
Feel- For such a malt bomb this is very clean and very drinkable.
Overall- Great beer and while heavy on the malt it works perfectly. Incredibly drinkable especially at 8%, which could make this a little dangerous. Definitely worth a try, and I know Ill be getting this again.
Serving type: bottle
07-27-2014 03:12:02 | More by CTbrew32
Salvator Doppel Bock from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
88 out of 100 based on 2,110 ratings.