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Double Skull Doppelbock Lager - Epic Brewing Company

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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Originally brewed as liquid bread by fasting monks this Doppelbock is rich and filling. Crisp and delicious for the winter months.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 12-31-2011)
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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Epic Brewing Double Skull Dopplebock Lager.

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a perfect pint glass. Served lightly chilled.

A) Copper colored brew with a full finger of cream colored head. The head slowly settles to a wispy dusting. Nice lacing too...

S) Malty sweetness... Caramel, a little butterscotch. Earthy hops, whiff of grass. Alcohol as it warms.

T) Follows the nose... Malty, buttery toast, caramel, earthy hops, and some spice on the backend. The alcohol stays pretty well hidden, but it's worth noting. Decent aftertaste...

M) Solid medium body with pretty soft carbonation. Goes down smooth enough. Bitter finish with a little booze.

O) I enjoyed this beer. I'd say a bit more at a colder temp. I'd rather drink a Celebrator or Korbinian, but this was a nice dinner beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 00:44:34 | More by RoamingGnome
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Appearance: a solid brown color that hints towards black depending on the light. a finger of a white head that leaves behind a bit of a lacing. almost opaque but lets just a little bit of light through.

Smell: sweet. maybe some brown sugar, breadiness, chocolate and earthiness.

Taste: opens up with chocolate tending towards roasty malts. overtaking by a huge earthiness, mixing with bread. very weird balance too it, which i have a difficulty explaining.

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Double Skull Doppelbock Lager from Epic Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.