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Butthead Doppelbock - Tommyknocker Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

550 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 550
Reviews: 375
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.48%
Wants: 22
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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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Hugh37

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-17-2013 00:41:42 | More by Hugh37
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ramblinwreck101

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-16-2013 01:18:47 | More by ramblinwreck101
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

08-14-2013 16:01:16 | More by JTomczak
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Zach136

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-10-2013 18:25:00 | More by Zach136
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PGVG

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-08-2013 02:03:05 | More by PGVG
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

08-06-2013 20:13:13 | More by mpalestino
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-31-2013 20:57:58 | More by Eric908
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-30-2013 11:01:21 | More by Cynic-ale
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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-28-2013 00:05:06 | More by OgreSanchez
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-27-2013 17:27:20 | More by WOLFGANG
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-26-2013 14:42:24 | More by dgherm
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-17-2013 20:20:11 | More by gpblackgt
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CMOrak

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-16-2013 04:37:31 | More by CMOrak
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BethanyB

New Jersey

3.29/5  rDev -10.1%

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).

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

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-05-2013 00:32:52 | More by jzlyo
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-25-2013 00:43:42 | More by sgttibbs
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-24-2013 08:56:20 | More by jaxon53
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

3.01/5  rDev -17.8%

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.

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-16-2013 02:35:22 | More by Lagerquestrian
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

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.

06-15-2013 23:00:01 | More by Stinkypuss
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Brew33

Ohio

3/5  rDev -18%

06-12-2013 16:32:51 | More by Brew33
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billbeers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

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Flyboyman

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-09-2013 03:46:17 | More by Flyboyman
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deac83

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-28-2013 02:31:48 | More by deac83
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timontheroad

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-26-2013 18:24:34 | More by timontheroad
Butthead Doppelbock from Tommyknocker Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 550 ratings.