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Dark Horse Perkulator Coffee Dopplebock - Dark Horse Brewing Company

Dark Horse Perkulator Coffee DopplebockDark Horse Perkulator Coffee Dopplebock

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BA SCORE
84
good

909 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 909
Reviews: 433
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.94%


Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 10-18-2007)
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angelmonster

Colorado

3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a murky, mahogany color in body. Head is an inch and a beige/cream color. Lacing and head retention are wonderful.

Smell is of roasted/burnt dark malts and coffee. Smoky wood or roasted chiles is also oddly detected. Sweet caramel candy/butterscotch balance the bitter coffee. Alcohol is hidden nicely.

Initially tastes more like a standard bock rather than doppelbock. Lighter in sweetness and alcohol strength. Strong, sweet fruit/prune flavors are replaced by lighter malts and a serious bitter coffee kick. Smoky/burnt mesquite wood or fire roasted chiles leave a strange aftertaste. At 7% alcohol, it is incredibly smooth.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side with lots of carbonation. Head added some texture to the beer.

Overall, I think this was a refreshing take on an old style of beer. Wouldn't say this was the best doppelbock out there but I am slightly biased towards coffee beers. Drinks easily for 7% abv, not available locally but hoping to revisit this one in the future

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2014 04:02:19 | More by angelmonster
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.05/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased at Oliver's in Albany, NY.

Pour a tawny brown, almost clear. Forms a one inch head, not much lacing.

Smells like dark roasted coffee, with some chocolate and dark fruits.

This one tastes interesting. Lots of coffee up front, that gets a little tangy as the beer warms up. The coffee takes away some of the typical dopplebock character from the beer, but the bready malt and dark fruits keep some vestige of the style. The various flavors mix together pretty well.

Medium bodied, slightly thin at times. The carbonation is good, but sometimes a little distracting from the more rich flavors of the beer.

A good, interesting effort- with some clean up- fill out the body and cut down the carbonation, and make the dopplebock aspects stronger, this could be an amazing beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2014 02:41:48 | More by GreesyFizeek
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barczar

Kentucky

3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Overflowing plume of khaki head pours into the glass, with a murky body of medium brown.

Coffee dominates the aroma. Sweet, nutty malt pales in comparison.

Sweet, nutty malt dominates the flavor, with chocolate adding complexity. There's an underlying roast coffee character that doesn't overwhelm. A metallic note surfaces in the aftertaste.

Body is a touch light, with somewhat light carbonation.

Dopplebock character surfaces far more in flavor than aroma, which pleases me. Took 5 minutes to pour the damn beer, but it was worth it. I'm not a huge coffee fan, but the sweet, nutty malt and chocolate won me over.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 20:40:56 | More by barczar
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.7/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a brown body with decent head and some lace. Aroma is coffee dominant with touches of roasted malts, caramel and bread. Beer is dry and fuller bodied, not so chewy, and while alright to drink with touches of sweetness the coffee is too dominant for my liking. This isn't a criticism of the beer as much as my personal preference since I'm not a regular coffee drinker at all. To me, at least, the balance is off as the coffee aspect of this beer overpowers all the other aspects of the beer (which is sort of the point).

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 17:27:34 | More by clayrock81
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brutusmuktuk

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours from a bottle with a light brown (almost coffee colored) color and a healthy tan foam head. Has a nice coffee aroma. Flavor is a strong coffee with some dark chocolate and toasted malts. Body has a light to medium feel, but is smooth and goes down nice. This is an excellent coffee brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 02:12:35 | More by brutusmuktuk
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into tulip. no bottled on information.

A: pours a chestnut hue. dark and muddy. very muddy. slightly off-white head has great retention and lacing. boatloads of lacing.

S: certainly smells of rich dark roast coffee. a lot of coffee, which I find very inviting. maybe some dark chocolate in there too. hard to tell past the coffee which is clearly the dominate aroma.

T: chocolate, roast, and certainly coffee all come into play here. the coffee is much more subdued while the doppelbock flavors come into play. hop flavor is non-existent to me. lingering bittersweet chocolate turns malty cloy into the finish.

M: pretty creamy for a doppel. not that I am hating it, just a little different and it actually works very well here. medium/full body.

D: a good coffee beer without a doubt. interesting use of a doppelbock as the backdrop, but I certainly dig it. the doppel is not overbearing and let's the coffee do most of the shining. give it a go if you dig the coffee brews.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 03:46:08 | More by Jimmys
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle opened and a slight bit of head protruded - uh oh. Poured into a tall pint glass, color is brown, opaque, head is big and lingers big with some lacing.

Smell is muddled, coffee is prominent, a bit harsh, malt is subtle slightly sweet, maybe a touch of chocolate.

Taste is coffee forward, somewhat harsh, slightly earthy metallic bite, malt comes through in the finish, subtle chocolate, touch of vienna or munich style flavor. I don't like the blend, the coffee flavors seems to harsh and the doppelbock backbone is overtaken by this flavor.

Mouthfeel is a bite biting, harsher flavors and presence around the mouth, flavors linger after the finish with the biting coffee upfront.

Overall, an okay brew, a bit harsh on the coffee flavor and underdone on the doppelbock backbone. Maybe the size of this doppelbock needed to be a bit higher to compensate the coffee.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2014 23:46:58 | More by mvanaskie13
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scotorum

Massachusetts

3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled 9/10/13.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Smith English tulip pint.

a: Beautiful clear dark amber with an enormous tan head which dissipated slowly and required additional pours to fill the pint glass. A thick rocky head with very dense lacing followed.

s: Curiously grassy, later more clearly coffeelike.

t: Bitter cold black coffee and smoke. Slightly metallic finish. Graasy notes later.

m: Light to moderate.

o: An unusual brew, tasty but also slightly grating at first due to the bitterness. Smooths out and is more enjoyable. odd that the aroma and taste tended to switch from grassy to coffee and vice versa. Both are pleasant enough. Appearance remains outstanding throughout.

UPDATE 3/30/14: Finally had a second bottle of this, which I am not sure is the one I bought in November when I failed to remember that I had already tried it, or the one I had bought back in May 2013.

a: In any case this one had less clarity and much less head on it,

s & t: but had a good strong coffee aroma and flavor from the gitgo.

m: A bit watery, relative to other coffee beers I have had lately, but then it is a dopplebock and not a stout. Strong carbonation tingle

o: This one was pleasing from the first sip, perhaps in part because I have been on a coffee beer kick of late and have totally gotten used to the flavors. This one is fine, and the relatively light body makes it a better warm weather beer than the stouts like Lagunitas Cappucino, Stone Espresso IRS and Founders Breakfast.

Based on this experience I am altering my ratings thus: a: 4.75-3.75; s: 3/75-4.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2014 18:30:28 | More by scotorum
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.7/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle from IAmJacksHopTongue (thanks man!). No identifiable bottle date. Served in my trusty Phish snifter.

Pours a barely transparent deep garnet hue with a finger and a half of ecrue head. Maintains a thin layer throughout and leaves small specks of lace.

Coffee dominates the nose but I also catch hints of burnt caramel, toffee and Anaheim peppers.

Coffee is the predominant note again in the taste. Much like the smell, there is lots of coffee followed by burnt caramel, subtle toffee and that strange chili pepper flavor. A nice blend. Very different than other dopplebocks.

Medium feel with plenty of carbonation. Caramel infused coffee finish.

Much more coffee than dopplebock. And it's very strange how my senses- both smell and taste- perceive Anaheim chiles in the mix. But all around enjoyable, provided you like coffee.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 16:56:36 | More by ThickNStout
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AdamMY

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance, even with a careful pour generated a massive amount of head. While the beer is light enough to be noticeably cloudy. Cloudy is not a bad thing by itself but in this case it looks almost muddy.

Smell: Massive amount of coffee, though sadly it comes across as burnt coffee. Some interesting cream and chocolate notes in there as well, so not completely lost. Also an interesting note of pumpernickel bread.

Taste: Nice and very refreshing, coffee adds a nice kick, but for the most part a plethora of hops and spiced dark bread. This beer is predominantly grains and grain sweetness, but incredibly enjoyable, like drinking a very good and hearty bread.

Mouthfeel is almost effervescent, incredibly refreshing and popping the whole time.

Overall a very enjoyable beer, just wish the smell had less burnt coffee and poured with less head. The head has an incredibly burnt coffee taste.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 03:37:02 | More by AdamMY
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CFHMagnet

Ohio

3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes taken 1/5/14.

The beer was a murky brown. I poured it to 2 fingers of head. It had good retention with a thick froth and good lace.

Malt and java were the aromas I captured.

I tasted rich malt with a hint of caramel. And java. Java out the wazoo.

The mouthfeel was smooth and medium bodied. Carbonation was just right, a slight bite.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 02:56:34 | More by CFHMagnet
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cwguy5

North Carolina

3.66/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

ruddy reddish brown with a gigantic, foamy almost yellow head that filled the glass on a fairly conservative pour. some sediment left in bottle and some poured into beer unintentionally.

nose is basically coffee grounds with some light toffee and toast in the background.

lots of coffee flavor. very roasty with some hop bitterness as well i think. dry overall.

over-carbonated as head suggested. way too prickly to the point of interfering with flavor. by the time the fizz subsides you are left with a bitterness that is vague in nature. lots of coffee breath after an long coffee linger.

funny that the name is Perkulator because this beer tastes just like my mom's coffee that she made and still makes in her 60's percolator. i really want to like this beer. i think it is probably a good recipe but the carbonation is an issue. hopefully it was just my bottle or my batch and not how the beer is intended. without the fizz it would be a really nice coffee beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 22:11:09 | More by cwguy5
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mntlover

Tennessee

3.63/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour, be careful with this one foam everywhere so pour gentle. Murky brown color with a hug foamy light tan head that falls really slow with gobs of lace.

Aroma is coffee but lighter type of coffee then i drink, some good brown sugary malt notes with light nut aroma mingle through out.

Taste is dominated by the coffee, big coffee on a brown sugar malt base that tries to sneak out from the coffee notes. Finish is lingering astringent coffee notes along with some nut hints. Taste is not as good as nose little one sided to the coffee.

Mouthfeel is little light for the style which may be due to the carbonation that's little to peppy for me.

Overall might be hard to improve on a great style like a dopplebock, though it did smell pretty nice.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 20:47:36 | More by mntlover
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boilermakerbrew

Missouri

3.89/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Pours a deep amber to medium brown in color with a very large, dense head. Retention is very good, as is the lacing. The head is so dense that it looks like it could have been on nitro. Translucent when held to light despite the darker color.

S- This beer smells almost entirely of cold coffee. Just a hint of dark and biscuity malts make it through the coffee. Coffee scent isn't of a terribly dark roast, but rather a light to medium coffee.

T- Starts with a big dose of coffee that doesn't go away anytime soon. There is just a little bit of biscuity malts under the coffee, mainly detectable with just a bit of a metallic taste. This beer's flavor is fairly one dimensional in the coffee department, with just the smallest amount of brown malts.

M- Rather light in body for a dopplebock and a medium level of carbonation. Alcohol is undetectable and coffee isn't overwhelming, so this is rather easy to drink. The dense, frothy head smooths this one out a little bit, would just like this one to be a little thicker.

Overall, this is a coffee lover's beer. You can drink this repeatedly and get a steady dose of coffee flavor that is usually reserved for breakfast and coffee stouts, and best of all, you get it with only 7% ABV.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2013 00:20:53 | More by boilermakerbrew
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a brown ale base to a dopplebock lager with a boatload of coffee flavor, how can you go wrong? on tap at j ryans in at least a partial dark horse tap takeover, this was one of my favorite beers from them. pale caramel brown color with a bit of yeast in suspension and an inch of cream foam. the nose is coffee heavy, with some darker german malts and chocolate malts, smells like a brown ale more than a dopplebock, but its a good fusion on the malt front. the coffee isn't a dominant flavor, while its prominent, its also in balance with the sweeter grain bill and with the other elements at work here, which are earthy and dusty and wintery, all feelings more than flavors, but present to varying degrees as clear as day. no acidity at all form the coffee, plenty of cocoa notes in the finish too, a great combination of flavors a little more nuanced than a lot of coffee beers. a little sweet, and a little too much body to be all day drinkable, but I really like whats going on here.

Serving type: on-tap

12-20-2013 17:30:04 | More by StonedTrippin
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lakeviewmike

Wisconsin

1.78/5  rDev -52.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

This is the worst coffee flavored beer I have ever had. It was over-carbonated. You could tell as soon as the cap came off. It produced a too large head. I love good rich, roasty coffee. The coffee flavor and aroma in this beer was like the stuff at the office that was bad coffee to begin with and then has been sitting on the warming pad too long. Was this awful flavor covering up a good malty doppelbock? Who could tell?

Horrible. I did not finish the bottle. Unfortunately I have another bottle that I bought at Woodman's in the $1 per bottle mix six-pack pile. Hopefully it is from a better batch.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2013 01:30:42 | More by lakeviewmike
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cavedave

New York

3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Very thick looking brown pour topped with a tall hat of light tan foam, that pretty well settles in, and takes minutes to fully recede. Nice look in the pint glass for sure.

Coffee the main attraction, neutral sweet the supporting cast, with some other aromas I swear reminded me of a bit of cream, and bitter chocolate in that coffee. Really nice, just wanna leave my nose near rim and enjoy.

Woaahh, wish I knew my coffees well enough to describe the roast of this flavor, leave it to say it is even more prevalent in the taste. Neutral sweet with lightest caramel try to balance, admirably. There are some other roasty notes in there, from the malt, I believe, maybe hops? They come out as the sip ends, but make no mistake this is all about the coffee, and riffing on a theme with the other flavors.

Medium body, carb. a touch high , with a finish that is extremely strong, not always as clean as possible. Beer's worst feature.

Not traditional by any stretch, but an easy recommend for the strong coffee stout lover. If you like 'em to be all about the coffee, as do I, you will love this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 18:03:16 | More by cavedave
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Brenden

Ohio

3.84/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer has a medium brown color, a bit thick so as to give it a somewhat murky look, with a red tint in it. The head, a lighter tan shade, is neither impressive nor unimpressive in stature or composition, though the quantity and heaviness of the lacing is fairly impressive.
Malts hold a good structure, caramel and toast, with coffee grounds pulling in. Underneath is a bit of char and something like baked sugar (?), and there's just a ghost of something like grains. it's on the unusual side, Americanized in its own way. Coffee is pretty fresh, though not as much as in the flavor
A bit more hops come through with a grassy note on the tongue, but there remains a very malty base to this beer. It's a bit breadier, toasty really, with coffee coming in at moderate strength. Dark fruits make their way in, eventually more like tart apple flesh, under a slight heat.
I like the body to be bigger in a doppel, but it holds its own. Ultimately, it's about medium in strength, fairly dry, not overly crisp but slightly more than it is smooth.

Serving type: on-tap

12-16-2013 20:36:42 | More by Brenden
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dasenebler

Maine

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

12/8/13
Dark Horse Perkulator
1L Growler

Pours a hazy, deep ruby hue. Great color. Head retention and lacing are minimal. (3.5)

Aroma is malty, has some coffee and a hint of DMS. Good specialty malt aroma of biscuit and chocolate. (3.5)

Flavor is malty and rich, with a strong coffee component coming through. The more I drink, the more I realize that the coffee flavor is too strong, manifesting itself as a cheap, stale coffee flavor rather than something more nuanced. At least it's not too sweet. Moutfheel is full-bodied and slick. (2.5, 3.5)

Decent Doppelbock that is ruined by the coffee gimmick. Some breweries just don't get it. Don't mess with classic styles. The Doppelbock style is about MALT, not added spices and flavorings. At least don't try to call it a Doppelbock if you're going to brew something as mediocre as this beer. (2)

Serving type: growler

12-08-2013 23:35:47 | More by dasenebler
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roadhouse

Florida

4.73/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance is a mostly clear reddish brown. Seems a bit too carbonated, had to give it a slow pour.

Aroma is exploding with wonderful smells of coffee. It's hard to get much more since the coffee is so dominant but there's charred wood and I think I might be picking up some slight caramel notes way beneath the coffee.

The taste is again dominated by the coffee. However I am now definitely picking up some caramel notes and a bit of dark fruit hidden in the back. Coffee lasts throughout into the linger where some of the more subtle notes make themselves known.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, pretty clean, and somewhat creamy. Pretty easy to drink, but you have to like coffee.

As a traditional Doppelbock this was not even close but as a coffee beer this stuff is the tops. If you are into coffee beers this is a must.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2013 20:33:48 | More by roadhouse
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Pencible

Virginia

2.2/5  rDev -41%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A: This poured a nearly opaque mahogany with fluffy light tan head.
S: It smelled like jalapeno peppers and tobacco ash, with a little coffee grounds and earthy nuts and rusty copper.
T: It tasted like jalapeno peppers and tobacco ash, with a little copper hops and nutty malt. It had a dirty aftertaste.
M: It was somewhat thick with a little carbonation. Ok body.
D: This was gross. Not sure if it was just a bad bottle or if this beer is always nasty. But I didn't like anything about the scent or taste or body. Tough to choke this down, might be a drain pour.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 16:44:50 | More by Pencible
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mc4z

California

3.99/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

One of a few random Dark Horse bottles that I picked up without having tried before. Served in a Pilsener glass. Pours a medium-dark brown color with an opaque body. There was a crazy amount of head development as I poured, but that dissipated after about 10 minutes and there wound up being not much lacing. The smell is mild, with the coffee and malt coming through in equal proportions. The taste leans heavily to the coffee - and I really enjoy that aspect. It's not terribly complex but it doesn't need to be. The mouthfeel is a little odd, but it's hard to put my finger on the reason. Overall I really enjoyed this beer. Dopplebocks can be rather unassuming, but I think the coffee addition makes this beer stand out.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2013 20:36:37 | More by mc4z
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A: clear light brown, decent sustaining creamy head
S: absolutely like brewing coffee. Obviously that's probably not typical of the general doppelbock style, but considering it's a coffee beer, it nails it
T: tastes like a weak coffee, or maybe even a little bit like an old-time coffee house (including the cigarettes). That probably sounds worse than I mean it, because it is very interesting. I assume it's an attempt to be a coffee-stoudt equivalent in lager form. Tall order, but not badly done, in my opinion.
M: not much here, there is a lingering bitterness, coffee-twinged but I can sense some earthy hops as well. Better than expected, but weak in the grand scheme.
O: I liked this beer as a novelty. Even though it's listed as a doppelbock, I'm not sure it really belongs there given its characteristics. Then again, I'm not sure what it would fit into.

Serving type: on-tap

11-26-2013 23:23:42 | More by cjgiant
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Billolick

New York

3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, w/o freshness/bottling date info.

Pours dark muddy brown, under a long lasting and frothy mocha head. Head leaves low sheeting and decent bands of lace.

Dark malts and just a hint of chocolate on the nose.

Malty and sweet , with notes of milk chocolate and cafe au lait on the palate.

Decent, but there is something about the mouthfeel that is holding me back from rating this one higher.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 02:17:31 | More by Billolick
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lurpy1

Minnesota

4.13/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've long been afraid of bocks. Considered them the bitter German dregs of already bitter German beer. Basically the beer equivalent of marijuana resin....er, so I hear. Despite mild intrigued, I've passed this by in the store many times. After seeing on tap at Dusty's and giving a 1/2 oz pour a test drive, hey, this ain't so bad! Let's try it.

Coffee bomb. If you don't like coffee, or don't like it in your beer, this is not the drink for you. Fortunately I love coffee in nearly everything. The small is Folger's or something. Malt and grains follow meekly in the background. For me, this is a good thing. Goes down dangerously easy. But is also very sweet. I suspect that might contribute to the drinkability and get tiresome after a while.

I have been down on Dark Horse lately. I've sent some bottles out in trades to people who expressed mild disappointment in them, and while I like PT5 and BBPT5, I don't like them as much as the masses and don't see what the fuss is all about. I really enjoyed this beer, though and it has me reconsidering DH as an upper-echelon brewery.

Serving type: on-tap

11-19-2013 15:26:22 | More by lurpy1
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Dark Horse Perkulator Coffee Dopplebock from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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