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Alternator Double Malt - Franconia Notch Brewing Company

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Alternator Double Malt
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 4.8
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Franconia Notch Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock | 8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: Puddleglum on 10-18-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews by Puddleglum:
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4.8/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

I was honored to get a chance to sample this cask conditioned double bock at a real bender of a private event hosted by the brewer himself. I remember it as a beautiful amber to nut brown translucent bock with a nice head for a gravity tapping system and a spectacular malt flavor that coincided quite nicely with the malty finish, not to mention the more delicate malty top notes. Did I mention the malt? Actually there were plenty of overtones of coffee, brown sugar and even molasses and honey if my memory serves me well. Yum. I would pit this heavywieght against the Celebrator and all other challengers in the doppelbock class. It's only less than perfect quality would be that it is only as drinkable as a doppelbock with this high of an ABV can be which is not too terribly drinkable. But in retrospect perhaps two imperial pints will do quite nicely.

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Alternator Double Malt from Franconia Notch Brewing Company
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