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Thomas Creek Deep Water Dopplebock - Thomas Creek Brewery

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182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 16.43%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Thomas Creek Brewery visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
30 IBU

(Beer added by: aracauna on 10-26-2002)
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bierman2000

Pennsylvania

2.4/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This beer is so thick and the alcohol is right in your throat at all times. It is only 7 % and is so chewy, sweet, molasses, etc that being a Doppelbock lover I can only drink 1 of these beers.
I won't go out on a limb but I think the South makes a totally different Doppelbock from the North.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2012 23:31:49 | More by bierman2000
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Slightly oxidized maltinesd with brown bread kilning, sourdough crusts, Scotch ale meatiness, and a depth of sweetness reminiscent of raisin.

Failed. Overly oxidized and cardboard-like. Malts tried to stay intact, with rickety foundation. Chewed over by apparent time. Dark fruits almost gone. Tinny flavor and aged hop rot preside.

MAYBE YOU SHOULD USE BOTTLE DATING!!

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Tsk tsk, TC. This totally should have been called radpidator or paddlator or some other made up word with ator at the end.

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Thomas Creek Deep Water Dopplebock from Thomas Creek Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.