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Instigator Doppelbock - Mad Fox Brewing Company

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Instigator Doppelbock
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mad Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Chaney on 04-29-2013)
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

KevMo84, Jun 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

nmann08, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.19/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Supposed to be a collaboration with Bluejacket. On tap at Church Key in Washington, DC. Big carbonation and a nice head in what they call a "pokal"-- a tall, straight tulip.

What is that weird flavor? Horehound candy? some kind of candy along with the scorched barley. Burnt sugar with a fruity aroma. A little winey with a sugary undertone. That perfumey taste is intriguing but reminds me too much of canned fruit cocktail.

This is a nice mouthful of suds, but a little too prickly for this malty style. A definite oddity but not my idea of a good Doppelbock.

mactrail, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Boone757, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of droomyster
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy copper brownish body with champagne-like carbonation and good head retention. Aromas are very sweet and brown sugary, with big notes of candy and flower bouquets. Tastes like a sweet version of Irish soda bread, with a candyish finish. Delightful stuff.

droomyster, May 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Rhettroactive, May 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

bum732, May 10, 2013
Photo of Chaney
4.31/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Mad Fox.

A: Very murky, maroon, almost purple color, with a nice frothy, slightly off-white head that stuck around for a bit.

S: Very bready and toasty, without the in-your-face sugar bill that commonly plagues this style to my mind. Subtle, yet effective.

T: Like the nose only more intense. Think melted lollipop, very malt and grain forward, with a crisp clean finish that was to die for.

M: Like I stated before, you won't get a sugar rush from this, perfect in the body category, and very "light" on the palate overall. The ABV is dangerously well hidden.

O: This particular style is a tough sell for me, but this is one of the best I've had in a while. Mad Fox, you single-handedly re-invigorated my curiosity towards this style. Kudos!

Chaney, Apr 29, 2013
Instigator Doppelbock from Mad Fox Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.