Wolfgang Doppelbock Lager - Great Divide Brewing Company
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Reviews by chickenflea:
4.3/5 rDev +8%
Excellent dopple! Huge, foamy, then frothy, tan head that settles after a bit and some lace. Color is an nice, clear cherry brown. Aroma is fantastic with roast, malt, fruits. Flavor’s like nose with lots more going on. True to style. Lots of depth. Plenty of malt with muscle mildly bitter perfectly balance. Body is full and generally round. Finish is like true to flavor with no unpleasant surprises.
02-07-2013 22:58:46 | More by chickenflea
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3.98/5 rDev 0%
An odd choice for a summer seasonal maybe but hey maybe not.Bottled on June 5th 2012.Poured into a 1/2 leter stein a deep amber tinged mahagony with great looking sticky off white crown atop.Alot of bready malt and molasses in the nose,a whiff of alcohol and caramel as well.Caramel and molasses flavors with a tinge of dark fruit,an underlying bready maltiness is the main component of the flavor profile.Just a tad thin in the feel but this is a real nice doppelbock,maybe not a beer I would wanna drink in the heat of summer but very good none the less.
06-20-2012 21:56:02 | More by oberon
4.24/5 rDev +6.5%
In a pilsner glass the beer was a turbid orange/brown color with a small tan head. There was a little bit of lace.
A nice aroma of dark fruit and caramel.
Great taste. Lots of toffee. Raisins and plums. Very smooth.
A rich beer, very enjoyable.
05-19-2013 19:15:05 | More by lordofthewiens
3.48/5 rDev -12.6%
22oz bottle. Pours light ruby brown with a small light tan head that quickly goes to a thin film that leaves a little lacing.
The aroma is sweet caramel / toffee and chocolate malts with a little fruit and smokiness.
The flavor is sweet nutty caramel malts with some dark fruits and some smokey alcohol in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with smooth carbonation.
Overall, a nice rich and sweet doppelbock.
07-18-2012 06:01:52 | More by Beaver13
4.14/5 rDev +4%
NYE bottle share at Proof. Pours a deep reddish amber brown with a decent amount of light tan head. Collar holds really well. Aroma is caramel, some medium roasted malt, and a little bit of dark fruits. Taste is very earthy, some caramel. Very low carbonation and medium-high body.
01-02-2014 19:33:51 | More by mverity
4.15/5 rDev +4.3%
22oz brown bomber, bottle on date on the label.
LOOK: Deep reddish brass tone, epic lacing
SMELL: Clean, floral, toasted dark bread, clean alcohol, nutty, grassy
TASTE: Creamy, smooth, mild crispness, full-ish body, loaf of bread, toasty, nutty, hay, very malty, light sweetness, herbal hops, warming clean end
This beer does not get in you face like many other American brewed versions, very well balanced and drinkable for its size. On par with its German counterparts, hunt this one down.
07-18-2012 01:29:01 | More by Jason
4.1/5 rDev +3%
Bomber bottle, Bottled on 6-14-2012, about 8 months in the bottle.
Pours a nice warm shade of darker brown, hazed, medium tan head, soft, fluffy and loose. Head stays nicely, leaves a thicker colar, and plenty of high, fine and scattered lacing.
Nose is bready, with a hint of nuttyness, and some sweet malts
Taste is full of toffee, dark breads, caramel and dark, ripe fruits. Deeply flavorful and tasty brew.
mouthfeel is soft and smooth, with carbonation on the lower side and feeling just about right.
Overall an enjoyable and worthy take on the noble style. Happy to get to try this slightly aged bottle.
02-13-2013 02:20:29 | More by Billolick
3.58/5 rDev -10.1%
The beer pours a dark brown color with an off-white head. The aroma has some roasted malt with a hint of chocolate mixed in. The flavor is very similar. There is some roasted malt and a very light hint of smoke. I also get some chocolate and some dark fruit. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
11-05-2012 01:58:18 | More by Mora2000
4.39/5 rDev +10.3%
Great to find a bottle of this I was kind of pissed when I missed it's release last summer, pours a turbid plum brandy cola tinted color with caramel beige head forming thick with large bubbles of flowing carbonation. Aromatics offer up hints of plum, raisin, dark malts over ripened fruit, beautiful beer almost cider like tartness amongst the dark roasted malts. Flavor rustic lager flavors, smoke meat, just a hint of that, with big ripe dark fruits, plum juicy raisins, and plum that dark juice you can only get from the source. A definite German style lager from Colorado, excellent take by all means I'm just so spoiled to have tried so many great doppelbocks from PA they are the kings of the German beer styles brewed in America with minor exceptions along the way. Hints of dark chocolate and toffee as I take a few more sips with the dark fruit a mesmerizing beer experience, I'm glad I'm digging in now a year later. Mouthfeel is great smooth easy going each sip easier than the next I'm glad I found it subdued and refrigerated for a year it's been truly lagered, easy going carbonation great chewy dopplebock medium to full bodied. Overall I can't stop talking about this beer, excellent stuff nails the style truly good drinking doppelbock they better still make this stuff.
06-07-2013 04:33:11 | More by WVbeergeek
4.4/5 rDev +10.6%
Bomber served cold into a goblet.
Wolfgang is a deep redish brown with good clarity seen around the edges. The head is tight and creamy. It settles slowly and leaves nice Laing behind.
Aroma is malty and sweet and that comes through in the taste as well.
Flavor has toasted malt, biscuit, rye bread, and hints of chocolate.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied with great balance and nicely carbonated.
Overall a really nice beer and perfect for the fall season. Now they just need to make it a six pack.
09-15-2012 02:35:58 | More by GilGarp
Wolfgang Doppelbock Lager from Great Divide Brewing Company
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