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Butthead Doppelbock - Tommyknocker Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

547 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 547
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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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%
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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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%
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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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: 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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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%

06-10-2013 00:39:39 | More by billbeers
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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
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-25-2013 21:11:39 | More by Slatetank
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

2.91/5  rDev -20.5%
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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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-22-2013 16:26:29 | More by InspectorBob
Butthead Doppelbock from Tommyknocker Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 547 ratings.