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Wolfgang Doppelbock Lager - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

391 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 391
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 26
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 stephens101:
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stephens101

Oklahoma

3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A fizzy tan head starts slow and grows to two fingers. It stays forever. Color is dark brown with ruby red hues. Smells of sweet malts, persimmon, syrup and burnt sugar. Tastes sweet, syrupy and grainy. There's some brown bread involved, and I go looking for spice, but can't find any. It's a bit sticky as it should be and the alcohol is there but not overwhelming. Creamy up front with some crisp edges. Drier than expected. A welcome end of the summer treat that I will likely revisit soon.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2012 23:29:58 | More by stephens101
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Appearance: Clear red amber with slights haze from the pour. Off-white head maybe 1/3" with a hard pour and light bubbles to its frame.

Smell: Very light maple hop scent. Comes and goes.

Taste: Can you say awesome? Very good relaxing bitterness offset with a bit of sweetness to it. Has maple syrup likeness to it that is very addicting and perfect for this weather we're having.

Mouth: Medium body, feels light with averse at best stickiness.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A - A very active pour yields just about two fingers worth of slightly late to develop rich and creamy khaki colored frothy goodness... Limited retention gives way to a full uniform slightly thick veil of creamy lacing... The color is a slightly murky medium-to-dark mahogany... Mostly still with just a stray carbonation bubble or two seen streaking at the top of the glass... A very nice looking brew and spot on for the style...

S - Malt bomb!!! Yes, please... Bursting at the seems with toffee and caramel goodness... Brown sugar... Fruit cake... Candied pecans... Some light milk chocolate notes... A very subtle smoke presence... Very enticing...

T - As expected this one is all malts through and through... Sweet rich caramel... Brown sugar... Toffee... Fruit cake... Light maple syrup... A faint woody component... There is a subtle but pleasant smoke presence that emerges and lingers on the finish...

M - Light to medium bodied... Very limited carbonation... Smooth and sleek... Perhaps a bit on the thin side of the ledger...

D - A most outstanding Doppelbock which shouldn't be a surprise coming from a fine brewery like Great Divide... The only real constructive criticism is that a bit more of a robust mouthfeel would go a long way to making this offering truly world class... With that aside, this is still an terrific well rounded lager with lots to offer to all those who encounter it...

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Wolfgang Doppelbock Lager from Great Divide Brewing Company
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