Generator Doppelbock - Metropolitan Brewing
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Ratings: 47 | Reviews: 15 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by KDawg:
3.9/5 rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
poured from tap into a pilsner glass. Pours a medium brown color that is see through and with a very good head
good complexity on the aromas, but they seem a bit shy. Good aromas of grains, malts and caramel.
Medium bodied with a really smooth and polished feel. Good depth with flavors of malts, caramel and some bits of cereal grains
A quality dopplebock. Very enjoyable with good malts across the board
Serving type: on-tap
02-06-2012 23:15:29 | More by KDawg
More User Reviews:
4.08/5 rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Excited to find this new addition to Metropolitan bottles. Their German-styles have been pretty spot-on to style and I have high hopes that this one will be no less.
A -- Pours a clear, deep copper color with bright garnet highlights and a dense, long-lasting, light tan head.
S -- Earthy malts and peppery alcohol. There's some vague sulfur lingering and bready yeast.
T -- Taste is a little hot from alcohol up front, but there's great dark bread crust maltiness making up a rich backbone to this beer. Spicy, rather bitter for the style -- but not overly, hops balance out in the finish, along with peppery alcohol, but the good breadiness controls the aftertaste. Some mellow, slightly tart, dark fruit characters become apparent in the aftertaste as well and balance nicely with the sweetness of the malt.
M -- Mouthfeel is soft and smooth with a dry finish and full body.
O -- Where Sprecher's Premium Reserve Doppelbock flaunted its high ABV to the point of harshness, the Generator lets you know it's around, but puts up a sweet and flavorful front that lulls you into one more taste... and another, and...
Serving type: bottle
02-27-2014 22:09:19 | More by steveh
3.51/5 rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Served in 12 oz. bottle. No date, but they just started bottling this, so it can't be that old. Poured into pint glass.
A: Pours clear, dark amber. Head is medium-hued tan, tight, dense, and two fingers thick. Head sicks around for a bit. Carbonation is pretty low.
S: Malty, grainy smell. Some dark fruits (prune, raisin, etc.) A bit of alcohol comes out of it, as well. Touch of spice is present, too.
T: Strong, bready malt up front. A bit of dark fruit after that. Noble hop presence, metallic bitterness, and graininess brings up the rear. Low bitterness at the end with a touch of alcohol.
M: Low carbonation, medium to heavy mouthfeel. Very smooth and easy to drink.
O: Not enough esters for a dopplebock, in my opinion. Still very, very good, though. Could use a bit more fruit, and it would be on par with some of the best German doppelbocks.
Serving type: bottle
01-12-2014 21:18:29 | More by TTAmod
Generator Doppelbock from Metropolitan Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.