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Atwater Voodoovator - Atwater Brewery

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335 Ratings
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Ratings: 335
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.9%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jasonm on 10-18-2006)
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barczar

Kentucky

3.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear deep brown with garnet highlights and a modest tan head that dissipates to a thin foam layer.

Aroma is toasted malt, nutty, with a sweet caramel component. There's a hint of dark fruit character.

Flavor is malt dominant, of course, but a touch scorched initially. Fairly sweet, the alcohol is potent and counters the overly toasted malt. The dark fruit is subtle, and sherry-like. Cardboard surfaces late.

Body is fairly full, with minimal carbonation and noted alcohol warmth.

The charred and fruity characters are offputting. Either this beer has changed or my palate has. Used to really like it. Seems oxidized.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 22:24:22 | More by barczar
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JosephRAD

Michigan

4/5  rDev +15.6%

04-17-2014 21:23:13 | More by JosephRAD
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nookiebrown

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +15.6%

04-05-2014 16:07:02 | More by nookiebrown
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

2/5  rDev -42.2%

03-21-2014 11:30:30 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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RusImpStoLuv

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

03-06-2014 19:10:15 | More by RusImpStoLuv
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

03-06-2014 05:30:57 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Jonny41

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

03-02-2014 13:15:36 | More by Jonny41
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

02-28-2014 01:33:12 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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_phil_d

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-23-2014 05:09:14 | More by _phil_d
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-23-2014 00:05:30 | More by dmorgan310
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a sam adams custom glass: color dark brown, near black; head is tan, presents dense and thick at near 1 inch, it then dissipates to a ring and bubbles, good lacing on the glass.

Smell is subdued for a beer of this strength, some light roast and then some light chocolate, touch of earthy hops. Raisins and maybe plum notes develop as it warms.

Taste has a heavier roast presence than most doppelbocks, its not overpowering but it is noted and the forward malt. Other malt flavors are a subtle chocolate, light toast and maybe some caramel. Raisin like flavors are starting to develop. Hop bitterness and flavor is clean and complementary, not overpowering

Mouthfeel is a crisp, but maybe this beer is a bit young and the carb level a touch higher.

Overall, a solid brew - it needs to warm to acceptable tasting levels to get the full experience as some of the flavors are tamed by the colder temps. A touch more roast presence than other doppelbocks

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2014 00:13:36 | More by mvanaskie13
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jeffwright

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-15-2014 02:40:26 | More by jeffwright
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-10-2014 16:47:45 | More by Burkbom23
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Giggy

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-09-2014 02:18:27 | More by Giggy
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magnumpoppy

Maryland

1/5  rDev -71.1%

02-03-2014 03:00:40 | More by magnumpoppy
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-19-2014 02:02:01 | More by RyanAU
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Weeble0907

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +44.5%

01-14-2014 00:59:27 | More by Weeble0907
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krykel

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

01-08-2014 17:15:09 | More by krykel
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Astrojack

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

01-02-2014 19:59:14 | More by Astrojack
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MgoJohnStamos

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

12-29-2013 01:16:16 | More by MgoJohnStamos
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

12-15-2013 15:27:54 | More by BillRoth
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leadahmer

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

12-07-2013 01:07:10 | More by leadahmer
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Morakaton

Michigan

3/5  rDev -13.3%

12-07-2013 01:05:53 | More by Morakaton
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.59/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Two and a half fingers of tan head with some big coarse bubbles on top that need scraped off. Retains phenomenally anyway. Almost opaque red-black color. Laces okay, too. 4.25

Smells richly malty. A little rum raisin, some dark roastiness, heavy toffee goo, medicinal notes, and a kiss of tobacco. A little chocolate, a little cherry. Somewhat on the sweet side, but it delivers.

Richness is compromised only slightly due to some bigger bitterness. Stale chocolate, big roast, fermented dark grain, hints of black cherry and blackberry, and caramelized sugars make up a busy flavor. A little coffee in the flavor. Not bad.

Body has some richness, but it's still relatively easy to drink. Some booze in the feel, but the carbonation is appealingly obvious.

A good doppelbock. I'm still a sucker for the Germans.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 23:18:35 | More by thecheapies
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Dr_Bahmbay13

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

10-23-2013 01:43:50 | More by Dr_Bahmbay13
Atwater Voodoovator from Atwater Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.