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Butthead Doppelbock - Tommyknocker Brewery

Butthead DoppelbockButthead Doppelbock

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BA SCORE
83
good

531 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 531
Reviews: 372
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.79%


Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-05-2001)
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thegodfather1076

Ohio

4.11/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: Very classy looking label with an awesome looking logo and a decent color scheme with eye-catching look. Label gives web info, ABV info, IBU info, a small description of the beer, a nice back story on beer, a bit of brewery info, and states “Colorado Mountain Town Crafted Beer” and Tommy Knocker has been creating quality lagers and ales in the Rocky Mountain since 1994.”

Appearance: An aggressive pour from its 12oz brown bottle into a 14oz Pokal glass led to a 2 ½ finger tan head of medium density atop a clear deep dark amber/mahogany beer. Head retention was 4min 12sec before fading to a thick ring and coating with excellent lacing.

Smell/Aroma: Smells of dark fruit, toasted malts, and a toffee aroma with a nice alcohol bite.

Flavor/Taste: Taste is of molasses and dark fruits on the front end before a toasted toffee malt midpoint with hints of hops and alcohol. Finishes roasty with a nice toffee flavor. Roasty aftertaste.

MouthFeel/Drinkability: Thick, creamy, and full bodied with a smooth slick mouthfeel. Drinkability is medium because of the full bodied nature and higher ABV.

Overall/Comments: I really enjoyed this beer and loved how it stayed so true to the style. Excellent mouthfeel and flavor profile. This would be a perfect lat fall beer. Classifed as a Doppelbock @ 8.2% ABV. Consumed 9/22/2013.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2013 09:25:57 | More by thegodfather1076
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

3.86/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: hazy; dark amber-brown; small tan head that dissipates quickly; ok lacing for head size

Smell: thick malts; dried fruit; alcohol; smells great

Taste: thick sweet malt with little hop bite; warming alcohol right up front, but not overpowering; finishes thick and sweet, but leads to a semi sweet aftertaste; good and tasty overall

Mouthfeel: thick and creamy with good carbonation

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2013 23:38:32 | More by IchLiebeBier
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digitalflood

New York

4.51/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tommyknocker Brewery Butt Head Bock Lager (2013) - 8.2% ABV. Thick head, nice lacing. Beautiful caramel cream color. Strong fruity aroma. Underlying hop aroma as well. Some sugar scents too. Thick caramel and toffee nose. Big malty flavor. Bread and sweet sugar mid palate. Almost like some sort of strange fruity Danish. Nice roasted barley as well in the mid-palate. Finishes with a little hop by. Some fruit. Little bit of lemon grass. Just a hint of pine. Nice warming at that point from the alcohol. Full mouth feel. Maple syrup like. Crisp aftertaste. Good lager flavors. Those lager flavors dissipate to a nice roasted barley flavor. The malt notes return at this point and then fade into nothing. Very well-balanced. Very complex taste note. Full flavored. Like a roller coaster. Lots of ups and downs in the taste sensation. All of which are enjoyable and deservingly are there at the right points.
Nothing overpowers any other taste or scent note. Again very well balanced. Low alcohol taste is deceiving. All in an excellent example of the Bock style of Lager beers. A very good homage to this traditionally German Winter brew. Glad I had the air conditioning on. Lent itself to a nice crisp day albeit artificial in creation. 4.5 out of 5. Excellent. highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 01:31:30 | More by digitalflood
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BethanyB

New Jersey

3.29/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: A slightly hazy dark amber, with a tan head that was quick to dissipate. The "headlessness" was not an issue for me, since this is not abnormal for doppelbocks, but I was a bit concerned with the lack of clarity.

Smell: Dark, roasted malt led the way, with spicy hops and dark fruity esters trailing behind. A typical doppelbock bouquet, with no real standout scents.

Taste: The taste was pretty true to the smell, but with a sizable portion of brown sugar to boot. This addition made the taste much more sweet and less balanced than I was hoping for, detracting from the potential complexity by overshadowing other, once potentially distinctive flavors. There was also a bit of sourness, which I fear could have been attributed to the haze...perhaps this wasn't the freshest bottle (I had difficulty reading the date).

Mouthfeel: Medium full body. The carbonation was quite high for the style, but I appreciated the dryness it leant, because it helped to balance out the cloying sweetness.

Overall: Too cloying and sweet for my taste. I like doppelbocks to be complex, presenting more layers of flavor to you as you continue to sip. This version felt rather one-note in comparison. Nothing objectively bad about this beer, however, except for the possibility of my having a pulled a bottle that wasn't the best of the bunch (obviously, this review therefore needs to be taken with a grain of salt).

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 16:47:35 | More by BethanyB
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

3.01/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into a snifter, probably around a year old

A: Pours a slightly hazy amber/brown with a finger of off white head. Retention and lacing are poor.

S: Strong toffee flavor and burnt rye toast. An odd salty/soy sauce aroma is in the background, but takes away from the whole experience dramatically.

T: Toffee and bready flavors are quite intense and nicely balanced. Booze is quite evident. The soy sauce aroma I got in this beer is much more faint and only really in the finish.

M: Nice and thick for the style, but the carbonation is too light and not creamy enough.

O: Not bad. Not devoid from off flavors, though. Average.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 23:33:40 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

LOOK: 12oz bottle. Pours a light amber color with a light off white head and some lacework is provided. Has a chill haze, otherwise clear.

SMELL: Caramelized malt, fruity alcohol esters, dark fruits, sugar.

TASTE: Quite fruity and very big tasting. Clean flavors, and not too overpowering. A bit of lemony hop. A touch of plum, then gets more nutty and sweet. Big brown sugar and molasses notes.

FEEL: Full bodied, well carbonated. Not too hot, drinks easily and is quite agreeable. This is a solid example of a dopplebock.

OVERALL: An enjoyable brew. Has all the bench marks of the style, and honestly smelled like a fresh import in my pint glass. I would recommend this beer to any fan of big malty beers. This is a malt bomb.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 23:00:01 | More by Stinkypuss
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

2.91/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours murky brown, less than a finger of head, and next to no lacing.
S - Caramel and toffee malts, huge alcohol scents, fruit cocktail. Its weird, and I dont like it.
T - This is like a mix of every gross candy you could imagine blended with hand sanitizer. The malt and sweetness is overbearing, even for a doppelbock. There's no hop flavors, which this could really benefit from some bitterness to balance out this syrupy sweet flavor.
M - Sticky yet thin? Poorly carbonated and too sweet on the palate.
O - Go figure, another disgusting beer from Tommyknocker, this is an awful example of the style, completely unbalanced and overwhelming with thick sweet malts and artificial fruit flavors and repulsive alcohol aroma and taste.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2013 22:48:07 | More by Omnium
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keith_wayne

Ohio

4.29/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Medium to dark amber color with a 1 finger head that leaves pretty quick

S: Caramel malts , a little alcohol and hints of dark fruits

T: Caramel malts dominate. A little sweet as expected. Getting hints of tea and nuts. Alcohol is well hidden for 8.2%

M: Full bodied. Clean finish. Has the right amount of carbonation.

O: Very drinkable. I will easily keep this in my rotation.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 22:51:04 | More by keith_wayne
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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, best before 4/15/2013. Pours lightly hazy ruby red color with a 1 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of pear, apple, golden raisin, caramel, toast, molasses, brown bread, floral, light chocolate, toasted earthiness, and yeast ester fruitiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of malt and fruity ester notes. Taste of apple, pear, raisin, caramel, toast, chocolate, molasses, brown bread, floral, toasted earthiness, light nuttiness, and yeast ester fruitiness. Slightly tart fruitiness on the finish; with lingering notes of light fruits, caramel, toast, molasses, chocolate, brown bread, floral, light nuttiness, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity of dark malt and fruity esters; with a solid malt/fruity flavor balance; and zero cloying flavors present after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a creamy, slick, and lightly syrupy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a nice doppelbock. A little too fruity, but has good malt complexity; and is very smooth to sip on. A nicely enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2013 04:03:27 | More by superspak
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Mojo

Alabama

3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle -> Seidel mug

This beer pours up a deep deep amber with a thin head after a vigorous pour. Retention is poor and there is no lacing to speak of. The smell is kind of grassy, fresh, and boozy. Taste is very malt forward with sweet caramel and toffee notes. Finish is dry and boozy. Mouthfeel is flat and unappealing. Not my cup of tea (or beer) at all.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 03:33:30 | More by Mojo
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.1/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to drewone for sharing this one at his place.

Best by 2/4/13.

Pours a slightly hazy dark orange with a foamy tan head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, cinnamon, and some fruity aromas. Taste is much the same with fruit-flavored medicinal quality on the finish. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer with a pretty good smell but the taste is somewhat odd.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 01:49:13 | More by UCLABrewN84
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jucifer1818

Florida

2.4/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

A: very light, almost nonexistent head that quickly disappates, most likely from the bozzyness of this brew. Dark, murky amber color, with a high carbonation that slicks onto the glass
4/5

S: Dark Prickley smell. It sort of smells like a vinegary, pickled black olives. In addition to that strong smell it has a odd, off surgery sickeningly sweet aroma.
No hop scent
2.5/5

t: Their is a very light smokiness to this beer that is very detectable in the after taste. Strong sweet malty taste that bite into your tongue in a almost abrasive way. You can taste the boozyness of the this one, tho it is not nearly as bad as I've had in some bad barley-wines, but it is still VERY noticeable despite not being a true deal breaker. what does make it a dealbreaker is how unballanced its smokyness and sweetness is compared to its bitterness, which needs to be heavier
overall, I am not impressed. Hell, I straight up do NOT like it
2/5

Body: thick, malty, and syrupy. My kind of style. A bit too much on the prickly side for the carbonation, but this aids you if your eating food with this beer, as it quickly cleanses the pallet and enhances the meal quite a bit.
Overall, quite nice
4/5

Overall: I don't know about you, but I was looking forward to this one. I liked the last beer I had room this brewery, and have been waiting almost 8 days to drink this beer (post surgery), and I am not impressed.

Its a very surgery, unbalanced beer that uses smoked malt when it had no business being their, and its unbalanced nature and off malt flavors take away greatly from this brew that could had been so much better
a sad, sorry, 2/5

but for the price, if your looking for something that will get your really hammered, you could EASILY do worse
but you could also easily do better

cheers

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2012 00:25:48 | More by jucifer1818
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: cloudy mahogany. Nice messy off white swath of head and lacing.
Smell: malt and raisin. Roast and dark fruit.
Taste: just like the nose. Tasty and balanced.
Overall: good, not great doppel. Doesn't not the socks off but I'll have this again.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 01:13:17 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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KajII

North Carolina

3.1/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

[Suggested Glassware: Dimpled Mug]

The pour was a clear medium brown with some reddish highlights and an average (1-2 finger) light tan creamy head that was mostly diminishing, down to a thin film and medium collar with poor runny lacing.

The aroma was of a lightly toasted sweet grain malt and an earthy yeast with notes of caramel, toffee, chocolate and a mild fruity ester.

The taste was lightly sweet and rather malty with a hint of caramel and just a touch of chocolate form the start, then changed slightly into a bitter sweet taste with a light fruity presence and a mild alcohol finish. The flavor was short lived with just a light lingering alcohol taste left behind.

Mouthfeel was just above light in body and dry in texture with a somewhat lively carbonation.

Overall this was a decent Bock beer with a really good taste and a smooth drinkability...

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Serving type: bottle

12-04-2012 17:23:58 | More by KajII
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Baguio


2.73/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

ST: Bottle in LG Merlot Glass
A: Hazzy Brown (for me good for PA or IPA but not appreciative in Bock)
S: Horrid brown sugar glad I don't have diabetes, worst aspect of this beer IMO
T: Good, not as sweet as the smell but unfortunately the brwon sugar/molasses sweetness lingers.
M: Very nice thickness and coating, makes you feel your money was not watered away
O: I'm left confused, I will buy again, it packs a bit of a punch (which I respect) but I think the sugars are way high! I feel like this is a beer lollipop!

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2012 22:19:35 | More by Baguio
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

3.83/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter

A: A rich copper amber. Not much head with a bubble ring. Slight lacing

S: Bring on the malts. Leather, smokey, cherries.

T: Cherries enter with a strong bourbon base. Caramel malts. A bit smokey. Some cinnamon and chocolate in the mix. Slight hop bitterness near the end, but not overt. Robust, rich.

M: Medium with medium carbonation. Creamy but a bit oily.

O: A great sipper. A good companion to their Imperial Nut Brown. I'll be enjoying this Butthead again. "Are you threatening me?" "Shut, up, dillweed!"

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2012 17:24:33 | More by brewskifan55
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a standard pint glass.

The beer is a dark ruby red or mahogany color. A foamy, creamy head slowly recedes to a wisp. Lacing is decent.

The beer smells malty, sweet caramelish, and not that alcoholic.

The taste is really heavily malted. There's a slight burnt malt taste with a faint hop finish.

Mouthfeel is somewhat dry.

Overall, a bit too heavy for my taste. But decent malty, nutty notes.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2012 03:14:28 | More by JuicesFlowing
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.83/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into plastic cup (hotel room).
Bottle says best by May 12, 2012; so its "expired" but with an ABV over 8%, im sure its fine.

Pours a deep brown with a good amount of head. Caramel malt and slightly nutty aromas. Nice and mild, but full of character. Taste is nice caramel malts blended nicely with earthy/woody flavors. Very subtle low alpha hops mix nice with the caramel malty flavors.
Overall, a nice brew. Not amazing, but very good brew for the style. Even better, I bought it on sale for $0.99 at a local liquor store!

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2012 00:38:27 | More by DrinkSlurm
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mwilbur

Minnesota

4.38/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into shaker pint glass. Bottle dated Jan. 3, 2011 (this one has held up well...see below).
A: Pours a fairly dark and muddy brown with a fair amount of sediment. Murky. Essentially no head...too low on the carbonation.
S: Quite nice and strong roasted caramel malt notes. Hints of candi sugar, black pepper, toffee, and sweet alcohol.
T: Strong and fresh roasted caramel malt up front. Sweet banana-caramel and toffee notes back that up. Hints of spice and pepper. Mild hop element lingers in the background.
M: Smooth with slightly oily and sticky sweet feel. Medium body, but surprisingly rich and full presence. Very mild hop bitterness to balance a bit.
D: This brew was a pleasant surprise and very nice, especially for style. Definitely seek this one out! Good session brew; ABV is very well hidden (but will eventually catch up with you!).
Thanks to my father-in-law for picking this one up!

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2012 04:40:31 | More by mwilbur
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metter98

New York

3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is very hazy amber brown in color and has some clumps of yeast visible near the bottom of the glass. It poured with a thin beige head that quickly faded away, leaving some lacing on the surface and a thin collar of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light to moderately strong aromas of prunes and raisins in the nose along with notes of brown sugar and caramel.
T: The flavors are similar to the smell and also have some hints of alcohol, although this doesn’t detract from the taste. There are also some hints of malty sweetness.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied and a bit chewy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. There is a bit of warming from the alcohol.
O: This beer isn’t phenomenal, but it grows on you and makes for a pleasant beer to sip.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 12:19:14 | More by metter98
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from session notes.

Mahogany in color with a surprisingly yellowish-white foam head that presents with two fingers for about a minute and a half before pulling back to a collar with minimal lacing left behind. Smells and tastes toasty and delicious, but also sweet and somewhat boozey at times, but also has a raisin bread-like quality lurking around the edges at all times. Body is only medium thick and carbonation is rather slow at times, but other than these points of deviation it is a rather by-the-book old-school doppelbock.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2012 17:41:50 | More by WastingFreetime
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.83/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

more like a barleywine to me. this beer pours a clear and surprisingly light shade of orange, crystal clear, with a lazy tan head. smells like german malts, caramel, and booze. there is some more hops in the flavor, and im surprised that this isnt over the top malty. there are notes of honey and oak in the flavor as well. feel is a little thin on the body for this style, it feels a tad watered down and the carbonation is too mellow to bring it back to life at all. its not bad, and is in fact rather drinkable, but it could be bolstered by a fuller body. aftertaste is nice too, and lasts awhile. overall a solid big bock, and worth a try at the brewpub.

Serving type: on-tap

04-30-2012 17:09:59 | More by StonedTrippin
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

well it's still quite fresh being May 23rd 2012 expired

A - Unexpectedly fizzy for a dopplebock with a 1/4 inch of mocha head quickly turning to a lace ring. Color is a deep amber brown, clear but still dark.

S - Smells good with mild lager yeasts, some dark fruits and well hidden ABV. Smells fruity.

T - Definitely tastes German since it has a fruity yeast aspect. Well hidden ABV and a caramel finish. Not that great could use more body.

M - Medium and fizzy kind of boring.

Overall I have had better examples of this style and it's definelty too fizzy, hoppy, and thin to be great.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2012 05:21:42 | More by DrDemento456
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ksimons

New York

3.38/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-a dark ruby brown with a small amount of light tan head that leaves a ring around the top

S-lots of rich malt in this one! Also a bit of raisin, caramel, and alcohol.

T-Rich malt, raisins, caramel and toffee, and bit of roastedness comes out. Not bad, but not as rich and big as other dopplebocks I have tried.

M-medium body, wish there was a little more carbonation in this one, tastes like it is going flat. Checked the best by date, June 2012 so it hasn't gone bad.

Overall I was a little disappointed. I wish the body had been fuller and the carbonation a bit stronger.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 22:53:25 | More by ksimons
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StoneTSR

Colorado

4.2/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

APPEARANCE: Deep, dark brown and completely transparent with a slight red tint all underneath a fluffy, off-white head. The robust pour out of my growler led to a reasonably thick head with moderate retention. The lacing was outstanding.

SMELL: When the growler was first popped the aroma was quite strong, but it faded over time. Nuttiness with a mild milk chocolate backbone dominates and a slight grassy, hoppy aroma lingers behind it along with a touch of caramel.

TASTE: The caramel from the nose moved from the background to the main stage in the taste. There was also a ton of malt here which provided a sweet (and ever so slightly smoky) raison and fig flavor. Nuts and fruits also danced around and helped to mute the little hop flavor that tried to push through.

MOUTHFEEL: The Butt Head was creamy and smooth with a nice sweet feel. It dried as it went down, but the sweetness dominated. Rich and luxurious, but not as full-bodied as might be expected from the sweet, sugary richness.

OVERALL: Prior to our trip to the Tommyknocker Brewpub last night my experience with them had been limited. The bar I work at served their Cocoa Porter (which I liked quite a bit) and the Amber Lager (which was fine, but nothing terribly special). I didn’t really know what to expect when we sat down, but Sean, our bartender, was very friendly and informative. The flight he poured also impressed me. They did a lot of styles very well that I don’t normally love (like the Maple Nut Brown and Imperial Brown) and they had some styles not seen as often in the American Craft seen (like a Rye Porter and the Doppelbock) that were done very well. It isn’t easy to find a great Doppelbock in the U.S. and this was an impressively strong example. After sampling 14 different beers this was what we chose to bring home.

Serving type: growler

04-02-2012 05:34:33 | More by StoneTSR
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Butthead Doppelbock from Tommyknocker Brewery
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