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Miner's Doppelbock - Potosi Brewing Company

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Miner's Doppelbock
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84
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14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 9.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Potosi Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: WolfsbaneBloom on 10-26-2013)
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Photo of Lewdd
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Chaz
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of jwc215
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours brown with a ruby tint. A thin beige head becomes a wide island. A little lacing sticks.

The smell is of toffee, cocoa/chocolate, dried fruits, slight alcohol.

The taste is of chocolate/cocoa powder, toffee. Dried fruits and a hint of toasted dark bread mix in. Mild earthy notes are present. Sweet, but balanced enough. Some alcohol warmth shows, but doesn't interfere. Semi-sweet finish.

It hit full-body. A touch of fizz almost brought it down just a bit, but it hangs in there.

This is a nice example of a doppelbock. Not as rich as some traditional classics, but overall it's a solid interpretation of a darker doppelbock.

Photo of Soneast
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of richkrull
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Nick-K
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Jparker37
3.2/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a shaker pint.

A - Mahogany in color with good clarity. Tan head holds a smaller cap. No lacing.

S - A wealth of caramel malts. Nuttiness and more mild fruitiness.

T - Starts with some nice caramel malts. Shows a red fruit quality midway and finishes with some astringent roast malts. Mineral quality. Lacks sweetness and smoothness.

M - Medium-full body, semi-sweet but finishes a little dry, medium carbonation.

O - Leading up to the taste, all was enticing. The taste though had some strange characters that were unusual and therefor hard to detail. Maybe its a mineral quality or a carbonation bite or possibly a strange hop bitterness but in summary, it lacked drinkability. To stay positive, it has plenty of aroma dimension and looks good.

Recommendation - Support your local Wisconsin brewery and give this a try but don't go too far for it, there are many imports better.

Photo of polishkaz
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of T_Hass
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of MooseBoose
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of Sconnie
4.33/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Nice dopplebock. Great bready munich malt aroma. On the low end of alcohol for the style, warm toasty malt, smooth for the strength. Basically a perfectly executed, by the numbers doppelbock, and I love it for that. Like a fresh version of Opptimator. Good show Potosi!

Photo of tgraven
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of tourdot
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of WolfsbaneBloom
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Miner's Doppelbock from Potosi Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.