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Pontificator - Karbach Brewing Co.

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Pontificator
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85
very good

81 Ratings
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Ratings: 81
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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mothman

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3.74/5  rDev -1.6%

Dark copper in color. Beige tan head.

A lot of smoked malts. Bacon flavors. Chocolate and roast. Some molasses flavors. Very rich. Dark fruits muddled in.

Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. A nice texture.

Very non traditional dopple, but I enjoyed it. Pretty heavy.

01-12-2013 20:45:01 | More by mothman
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Pontificator from Karbach Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.