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Fat Kid - Burley Oak Brewery

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18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 15.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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Burley Oak Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

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Beer added by: Gatordaddy on 03-09-2014

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 18 | Reviews: 4
Reviews by larryi86:
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3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into a snifter

A- A clear deep reddish brown with a two finger light tan head.

S- Toasted malts, caramel malts, some brown sugar, some earthy spices.

T- Caramel malts, some raisins , hint of brown sugar, some toasted malts, earthy spices.

M- Smooth, medium body.

O- Nice doppelbock, very enjoyable. Excited to try more stuff from Burley Oak.

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Photo of gillagorilla
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sample on tap at Smaltimore (3/11/14)

A: Dark, dark brown. Collar head with slight lacing. Slightly transparent.

S: Sweet malts. Candi sugar. Plus all of the characteristic Belgian notes.

T: Tastes Belgian. Sweet malts. Caramel. Raisins. Fruit cake and figs.

M: Slight carbonation coarseness.

O: Haven't had too many Doppelbocks but this was a decent version.

Photo of fourstringer
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a capped 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. No identifiable date on the bottle, I'm assuming it's from 2014.

A: Hazy to cloudy, chestnut brown body. 1 finger of tan head with good retention. Light lacing.

S: Lightly roasted malt notes with nuts, brown sugar. Raisin. Some dark chocolate and cacao. Faint cherry. Coffee. Touch of floral, maybe even piney, hops in the background.

T: Sweet, roasted malts open. A swell of nuttiness and chocolate before a mild hop bitterness closes things out semi-dry. Alcohol is consistent with 8% ABV and nicely warming.

M: Moderate carbonation with a medium body. A touch too much effervescence out of the gates, but smooths out nicely.

O: Solid doppelbock and one of the better I've had brewed stateside. Well balanced, not at all cloying. Very nice outing.

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Photo of confer
3.91/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark brown with not much of a head.
Smell is toasted Carmel malts. A bit boozy in the smell as well.
Tastes more Smokey than the usual doppelbock, but thick and cream
Good version of a great style. Nick got two bottles, we'll try it in a few months.

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Fat Kid from Burley Oak Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.