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Pontificator - Karbach Brewing Co.

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Pontificator
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BA SCORE
85
very good

82 Ratings
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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 02-18-2012)
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A - Pours a dark brown / mahogany with hints of dark ruby. There is a substantial creamy light brown head, about 2-3 fingers.

S - Smells like caramel, smoke, and bready malt.

T - Just what I've come to love about doppelbocks. This is full of sweet caramel, thick smoke, biscuit, molasses, and sweet bread. The sweetness is tempered by the smokiness and the combo is just right.

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Pontificator from Karbach Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.