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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: 199
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 16.05%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | 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 ejohnson654
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

ejohnson654, Oct 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

aztraz, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of BradShook
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

BradShook, Sep 26, 2013
Photo of lockewoodfin
3/5  rDev -14%

lockewoodfin, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of Jeffdoghead
3.86/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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
Photo of cleve00
2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

cleve00, Aug 19, 2013
Photo of CalbeDacks
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

CalbeDacks, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of SC_Beer_Drinker
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

SC_Beer_Drinker, Jul 27, 2013
2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

WOLFGANG, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of kots84
3.55/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Dark ruby red with a off white head.

Smell - Chocolate and malt.

Taste - More with the chocolate and malt.A little coffee as it warms.

Mouthfeel - A nice carbonation. A little thick.

Overall - Its a good beer but not all that impress. A once in a while type of beer

kots84, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of kristougher
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

kristougher, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of jzlyo
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

jzlyo, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of hellhammermario
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

hellhammermario, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of superspak
3.8/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 2/3/2012. Pours fairly clear dark reddish brown color with a 2 finger dense khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass; with moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, raisin, prune, toast, toffee, chocolate, molasses, floral, dark bread, light roast, light nuttiness, and yeast earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark malt notes with yeast fruitiness; with good strength. Taste of caramel, toast, dark bread, raisin, prune, toffee, molasses, chocolate, roast, light nuttiness, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, chocolate, molasses, dark bread, raisin, prune, roast, light nuttiness, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of dark and roasted malt flavors with a light-moderate fruitiness; with nice robustness and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and fairly slick mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with no warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very good doppelbock! Nice balance, robustness, and complexity of dark malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Jul 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

ADTaber, Jun 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

ROGUE16, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of FUwolfpacker
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

FUwolfpacker, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of Bear1964
3.13/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a chilled glass, nice dark brown almost black color with a 3 fingered creamy tan head that stayed for a while, laced well on the glass. Aroma held roasted malts and chocolate hints, taste went the same way with some coffee in the back ground as well. With a medium mouthfeel it goes well with dinner as it drinks like a food course, rich and full flavored for sure. Overall a nice brew and I would try others from this brand, if you like Stouts and Porters you'll enjoy this for what it is.

Bear1964, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of Mojo
3.48/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> Samuel Adams Perfect Pint

This beer pours up an absolutely beautiful obsidian black with a lucious 2 finger foamy caramel colored head, great retention, and awesome lacing. And right there the awesomeness ends. The nose, especially as it warms is malt and alcohol. At 6.25%, the odor of alcohol just shouldn't be present. Taste is more like a porter with some roasted nut notes and malt. The finish is a sort of burnt coffee flavor. Mouthfeel is sort of thin, but there is a decent amount of carbonation. I wouldn't refuse one of these, but neither would I search one out.

Mojo, May 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Mantooth, May 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +36.1%

MadWolf, May 24, 2013
Photo of Arithmeticus
3.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured chilled in hotel glass in Greenville, SC

A: very buoyant head with mixed size of bubbles; solid black; good carbonation
S: strong, persistent bock/malt aroma
T: dry, straightforward; medium bitterness; strong charred malt taste, with dashes of aniseed; I feel the alcohol (7%) is meshed nicely in this flavor profile

Good solid beer.

Arithmeticus, May 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Buck6196, Mar 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

xShoWTeKx, Feb 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

demogorgon, Jan 25, 2013
Thomas Creek Deep Water Dopplebock from Thomas Creek Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 199 ratings.