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Thomas Creek Deep Water Dopplebock - Thomas Creek Brewery

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Thomas Creek Deep Water DopplebockThomas Creek Deep Water Dopplebock

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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.8%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | 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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Photo of Zach136
3.83/5  rDev +10.1%

Bottled January 23 2014

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

Pours a deep black with a deep tan head. OK lacing. Bonus points there, too many "dopplebocks" are too light in color IMO. Nose is toffee with hints of caramel and coffee. Taste is roasted coffee forward, and really seems to miss the dopplebock sweetness. Mouth feel is spot on though, super crisp and refreshing.

Overall, a fine beer, but the lack of sweetness on the palate with refreshing quality pushes it more towards the taste profile of a porter than a dopplebock to me.

Zach136, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of Falcone
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Falcone, Jan 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

StevenH, Jan 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

BeerForMuscle, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of tard24
4/5  rDev +14.9%

tard24, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of jmdrpi
3.79/5  rDev +8.9%

12 oz bottle.

pours a very dark brown, almost black. nice pleasant rich malt aroma, a bit nutty. same with the taste. smooth and nice flavor, but one-note, not overly complex. easy to drink for a stronger beer. on the thicker side, low to medium carbonation level.

jmdrpi, Dec 30, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21%

RyanAU, Dec 29, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21%

AlexFields, Dec 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Pog-Mo-Thoin, Dec 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

JMS1512, Dec 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

BeerGod27, Dec 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

BillRoth, Dec 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

RochefortChris, Dec 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

BlackBeerDown, Dec 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Vylo, Nov 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

hAle2theWort, Nov 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

OhNo789, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of DrDemento456
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

A - So far so good a deep shade of ruby red brown with a nice 1/4 inch of mocha head.
S - Not much caramel or biscuit malt. In a way stout like with chocolate and brown malts.
T - Really all over the place chocolate, roast, coffee, brown malts, molasses, and a slight sweet caramel finish.
M - Fairly smooth its big ABV is masked well. Easily the best part of the beer.

Overall it kind of tasted like the porter I had from them but it should have been a bock. Lower score since it's no on par with the style.

DrDemento456, Nov 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

ejohnson654, Oct 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

aztraz, Oct 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

BradShook, Sep 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

lockewoodfin, Sep 22, 2013
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3.86/5  rDev +10.9%

I know this beer strays from typical Dopplebock and leans on the porter side. But as a beer goes without trying to compare what it should be the flavor is tasty and probably my faviorate beer from Thomas Creek. Definitly one I will go back to and reccomend for more open minded less cynical beer drinkers :-}

Jeffdoghead, Sep 14, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

cleve00, Aug 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

CalbeDacks, Aug 08, 2013
Thomas Creek Deep Water Dopplebock from Thomas Creek Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.