Wolfgang Doppelbock Lager - Great Divide Brewing Company
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4.23/5 rDev +6.3%
A - Pours a dark ruby-brown with a finger of frothy tanish head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lacing.
S - Aroma is a mix of toasted caramel malts, bready and chocolate malts, some smoke and a touch of dark fruit, coffee, and lager esters.
T - Starts out with some toasted caramel malts, with some chocolate and dark fruit notes. Through the middle, some bready malts come through with some smoke and coffee. The finish is a mix of roasted caramel and chocolate malts, some smoke and dark fruit, and a hint of coffee and booze.
M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet, roasted, and lightly warming finish.
D - Very drinkable. Nice malty backbone with some good roast and body to balance.
09-14-2012 05:57:39 | More by ngeunit1
4.23/5 rDev +6.3%
Poured from tap at the brewery. Pours an amber maple syrup color. Really sweet english malt aromas. Taste is super mellow english malts, some caramel sweetness, a bit of vanilla, and mild mild hop. Its super smooth and really well balanced and super well hidden for 8%abv. Really nice brew! and great dopplebock...a must try for the approaching fall season.
08-17-2012 21:41:22 | More by DrinkSlurm
4.23/5 rDev +6.3%
Came with a creamy, fine-bubbled head of a luscious tan color. An aroma of sweet milk chocolate and cold hot cocoa.
The flavor matched the aroma in many ways, but with some additional nutty notes and marshmallow. It is a jaunty beer that steps lightly despite it's 8% ABV. The creaminess of the head, although it did not retain thickly, settling rather quickly into a film with some fluff around the edges, played well with the flavors.
08-29-2012 15:37:47 | More by beerpadawan
4.38/5 rDev +10.1%
A: mahogany w/cardinal shimmer, finger khaki head,
S: biscuit, malt, toffee, nutty
T: caramel, toffee, nutty, big malt, ripe fig,
mild roasted biscuit finish
M: med/heavy body, creamy/smooth mouth
O: WOW! Love this brewery and style, BUT
this is one of the best doppelbocks
I have ever enjoyed. So complex and delightful.
Will seek out more bottles and highly recommend.
AMAZING, MUST TRY!
08-20-2012 16:37:54 | More by BeerLover99
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
3.93/5 rDev -1.3%
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...
03-23-2014 01:10:05 | More by philbe311
Wolfgang Doppelbock Lager from Great Divide Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.