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Wolfgang Doppelbock Lager - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

397 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 27
Gots: 23 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 06-20-2012)
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Reviews by WastingFreetime:
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes.

Pours out a clear, deep reddish mahogany color with a single finger of sand colored head that lasts for several minutes and leaves fairly decent loops of lacing behind on the glass. Lighter side of medium body and carbonation levels.

Smells of chocolate and yeasty bread with just the right amount of herbal and earthy hopping to accent the sweet aroma. Taste is centered around toasted bread in front with medium amounts of nuttiness and lesser quantities of chocolate and yeastiness in the background. As the glass warms, the herbal and earthy hopping aspects gain enough volume to make one of the more strikingly dry finishes I've ever tasted in a Doppelbock. In fact, overall this beer seems to be balanced more towards being savory and bready than being about caramel and toffee, and I'm totally OK with that. However, on the other hand, there is only the merest ghost of a presence of dark fruits in either nose or flavor, which could stand to be somewhat bigger relative to all the other elements.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 21:57:43 | More by WastingFreetime
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Wolfgang Doppelbock Lager from Great Divide Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.