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Captivator Doppelbock - Tree Brewing

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Captivator DoppelbockCaptivator Doppelbock

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BA SCORE
86
very good

90 Ratings
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tree Brewing visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Captivator has a sweet aroma, with hints of toffee, light caramel and hazelnut. A deep brown reddish hue with a clean smooth finish.

(Beer added by: bobsy on 03-29-2010)
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Reviews by wordemupg:
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

650ml bottle poured into tulip april 5 2010

A clear reddish brown with a fast falling thumbs worth of head that left a few patches of lace

S some brown sugar with a little molasses and some cola. I picked up on a little nuttiness but it wasn't until after I read the bottle that I could smell hazelnut so I thought it may be all suggestive until I tasted it

T lots of nut going here with a little chocolate on top of everything I smell, the booze is very well concealed I don't taste much of the 8% at all

M a slight silky feel until the bubbles fluff it up a bit, decent length on this beer you can taste it for a for a minute or two after its in your belly

D for a 8%alc beer it's very easy to drink, great beer for a chilly spring evening

another solid seasonal from Tree, I had no problems drinking this beer and I doubt you will either. a big thank you to Steve for giving me first crack at this one

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2010 05:16:10 | More by wordemupg
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CWVegas

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-10-2014 04:51:11 | More by CWVegas
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DannyBaldoni

Quebec (Canada)

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05-22-2014 03:37:45 | More by Exeter
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-18-2014 02:48:12 | More by schnarr84
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

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FinnHawk

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-06-2013 05:02:56 | More by FinnHawk
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-04-2013 13:56:30 | More by DamageCase76
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Jeffo

Netherlands

2.63/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Got this one at the LCBO.

From a bomber into a snifter

APPEARANCE: A clear brown pour yields a small, medium looking, fizzy, off-white head with decent retention. Transparent maroon red, very dark red, with no carbonation evident. Head fades to a ring and faint wisp. A ring remains until the end but leaves no lacing down the glass. Looks a little flat by the end of the glass.

SMELL: Caramel, toffee, some dark fruits and slightly nutty on the nose. Dates and prunes as well. Okay.

TASTE: Spicy up front with caramel, toffee sweetness through the middle into the finish. Mild and kind of unimpressive finish is slightly sweet with more toffee, some nuts and leather, with touches of bitterness as balance.

PALATE: Medium body and carbonation. A little light on the palate, goes down fine and finishes a touch sticky. A bit watery perhaps.

OVERALL: This was the least impressive of the few beers I tried. A bit watery in the flavor and too light in the feel. Not all that impressive, unfortunately. Pass.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2013 20:19:45 | More by Jeffo
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-22-2013 17:05:33 | More by yancot
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

08-27-2013 02:51:40 | More by ZachT
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to kjyost for this one.

Poured from a 650ml. bottle, no freshness info.

Appearance: Pours a brown color with the edges having the aspect caramalization, also reflected in the head with is decent but doesn't stick around too much.

Smell: Chewy nuts, brown bread, rich, caramel.

Taste: Strong & sweet maltiness, layer of chewy caramel (reminds me of caramel squares), bit bready, dried cranberries. Room temp brings some herbs in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Ultra smooth, blanket of creaminess.

Overall: A very good brew that would score higher if the appearance had been better.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 17:42:22 | More by papat444
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -28%

07-07-2013 21:10:57 | More by Cramshawbar
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Tolosa

British Columbia (Canada)

3.61/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice body color, deep amber, dark yellow head, not so lacy for such a body.
Roasted coffee and licorice, flavor is present but maybe not enough persistent.
Alcohol arrives in the aftertaste, in the throat and stomach - not in the mouth.
Good standalone beer, for aperitif or as a nightcap.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 02:27:25 | More by Tolosa
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decimator

Ontario (Canada)

3.29/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

650ml bottle poured into a goblet. ABV 8%.

A - Poured a very dark brown with a thin head, minimal lacing.

S - Roasted, toasted, toffee, earthy, hint of dried fruit, hint of booze.

T - Quite sweet, some toast, some nuttiness, a slight fruity sourness in the middle, flavour feels thin at times.

M - Medium-low carbonation, medium-heavy body, syrupy, finishes with a bit of heat.

O - Tasted like a dopplebock but overall I'm not really digging this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 02:33:51 | More by decimator
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femond

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-24-2013 17:30:02 | More by femond
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Colorado

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Ontario (Canada)

3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bomber from the Ottawa LCBO for $7 - from 2012

Appearance - Reddish brown colour with an average size fizzy/frothy beige head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, dark fruits, caramel/butterscotch

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and a light smokiness. There are also some earthy notes, dark fruits, butterscotch/caramel, and a bit of anise. It ends with a malty sweet and spicy aftertaste.

Overall - Surprisingly good. It has a pleasant taste that is flavorful yet not over powering. It might be just touch thin for the style, but it is well worth trying. I'd probably buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

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Ontario (Canada)

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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Captivator Doppelbock from Tree Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.