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Intimidator Dopplebock - Straight To Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

13 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RoninTK3 on 02-09-2013)
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Lare453

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

06-09-2014 12:16:47 | More by Lare453
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-27-2013 01:45:16 | More by thegerm87
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kaufmaal

Alabama

3.71/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bomber, on the discount table. This one poured a tea-color with some ruby highlights, a bit opaque. The head was a nice tan color, and it hung around, but nothing substantial. Sour cherries on the nose, some malty sweetness, toffee, some booze. This one has a sour kick to it - maybe the bottle was getting on the old side - tart cherries, concentrated orange juice, wood, dry grains. The sweetness is very muted and not up-front. There's no booze flavor, which is a nice surprise. The carbonation is subtle and toned down.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 03:23:45 | More by kaufmaal
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle, no dating on the bottle, poured into a snifter

A- pours a dark brown with some ruby hues showing up when held to the light, small fizzy off-white head reduces quickly, leaving nothing behind

S- strangely enough, this smells like its barrel aged, but I'm pretty sure it isn't. There are lots of dark fruit aromas with an emphasis on raisin, dates and fig. Super sweet malty aroma of caramel, brown sugar and cola. Also picking up an artificial grape-medicinal aroma

T- sweet caramel malt with notes of dark fruit and some medicinal flavor, grape skin with other fruit flavors, slight underlying vinous tartness leads to a toffee and nutty finish

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a slightly foamy mouthfeel and a smooth finish, high drinkability, but would like a little thicker moouthfeel to hold up to the big malty sweetness

O- a little rough around the edges at times, the fruity tartness is different from most of the style. Still a good sipper for fans of the malt bombs

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 03:32:01 | More by Treyliff
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cheefdaddy1

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

03-15-2013 07:44:19 | More by cheefdaddy1
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Justinbshelton

Alabama

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-09-2014 18:40:23 | More by Justinbshelton
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GPHarris

Alabama

4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a one finger thick tan head into a willi becher tumbler that left a thin thing throughout. the body was brown with red edges.
s - sweet and toffee.
t - toffee and malty.
m - medium and creamy, coating.
o - solid offering and a good dopplebock.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 15:33:53 | More by GPHarris
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richj1970

Alabama

4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 22 oz bomber into goblet.

A: Poured dark amber with a nice reddish tint. Very little head that disappeared almost immediately.

S: Sweet malts and caramel mixed with plum and dates. A bit of the alcohol is apparent in the nose.

T: A nice sweetness with fruity notes including plum, date, raisins. It's a bit boozy but in a nice way.

M: Medium body with a tendency towards syrupy. Very little carbonation.

O: Enjoyable. Fairly nice representation of style. Another solid choice from Straight to Ale.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2013 00:22:04 | More by richj1970
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I have no love for doppelbocks. So it has to be good or I'm going to get unhappy real quick.

Pours a very dark and clouded brown. Thick head at first, off a vigorous pour, but not much showing after that. Nose is thickly malty sweet. Flavor is the same. Approaches being too sweet, but it works out well. I like it. Nice drinker. Could probably age this for some time. Glad I picked it up.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2014 03:41:12 | More by RblWthACoz
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RoninTK3

New Hampshire

4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A - Dark amber with a lot of head that quickly melts away

S - Caramel, sweet malts, and a bit of alcohol. Smells very sweet.

T - Sweet and malty with notes of caramel and vanilla. This one is pretty boozy too and the 9% ABV shines through.

M - Medium bodied and syrupy with very little carbonation. Goes down nice and warm, but a bit more syrupy than I'd like.

This was a nice surprise from a locals trade. I love the style and this is a very good example of a dopplebock. The booziness suits this beer well. Perfect drink after shoveling a couple feet of snow from Nemo.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 18:46:28 | More by RoninTK3
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Brinks

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

03-14-2014 12:30:42 | More by Brinks
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docnose

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

02-11-2013 05:28:37 | More by docnose
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JayS2629

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

02-17-2013 05:47:46 | More by JayS2629
Intimidator Dopplebock from Straight To Ale
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