Wasatch The Devastator Double Bock - Utah Brewers Cooperative

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Wasatch The Devastator Double BockWasatch The Devastator Double Bock

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BA SCORE
81
good

152 Reviews
THE BROS
83
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Reviews: 152
Hads: 420
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 10
Gots: 72 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: alexgash on 12-23-2007

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Reviews by zhanson88:
Photo of zhanson88
3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this beer at the Squatters location in the SLC airport. Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Devastator Double Bock pours a clear ruby color with copper highlights. About a finger of white head forms. Lacing and retention are decent.

Smell: I get a lot of maltiness and caramel right off the bat. Also, some floral and grassy aromas and a light spiciness. Not bad.

Taste: Very similar to the aroma, only much stronger. There really is a ton of caramel in the taste, and the slight spiciness from the hops really balances it out nicely.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability: Medium bodied and smooth drinking. I really like this beer. Simple, solid flavors that are really pleasing. Definitely my favorite of the 3 beers I had while waiting for my flight. (749 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.2/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Pours a rich mahogany with a quickly dissipating head, minimal whispy lacing.
S - Has a stouts sweetness in aroma, very warm with some underlying maple notes, no alcohol presence.
T - Very light hop profile, slightly chocolate, lots of sweetness here, very mild bitterness. Medium body, decent mouthfeel, easy drinking.
O - A nice step up from Shiner Bock as far as depth of flavor and complexity is concerned. A great transitional beer for those wanting to get into craft beer.
V - Bought single, not sure of 6 pack pricing. (533 characters)

Photo of Tiernan
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tbryan5
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of SD-Alefan
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of warnerry
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From notes; best by 5/23/11, consumed 4/20/11

A - Pours amber with one finger of tan head. Head has pretty good retention.

S - Smells like bread and dried fruits, mostly raisin and plums.

T - Similar to the smell. Also getting some flavors of tea and light caramel malt. Finish has a bit of bitterness to it.

M - Medium mouthfeel, actually a bit thin. Slightly sticky but pretty clean. Finishes somewhat dry.

O - Pretty good doppelback, but doesn't really stand out. Alcohol is not apparent. Just a bit too thin. (517 characters)

Photo of Beaver13
3.46/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours light ruby brown with a medium creamy off white head that goes to a thin film and leaves a little lacing.

The aroma is toasted bready malts with a little fruit.

The flavor is sweet toasted chocolate and caramel nutty malts with some fruit and a little smokiness. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a nice doppelbock. A bit too sweet for me. (404 characters)

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of JakerLou
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Jason
3.67/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown with a freshness date.

LOOK: Dark brassy amber, sufficient head

SMELL: Broth, treacle, chicory, dark bread, clean, spicy alcohol, yeast, nutty, mineral

TASTE: Creamy, full bodied, malt sweetness, cocoa powder, bread crust, herbal hop, nutty grain, grassy, clean semi-dry finish

Tasty even if it does not show off that much depth. Very clean and almost too easy to drink for an 8.0% brew. Well done. (413 characters)

Photo of MrUse
3.94/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
3.82/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: caramel brown in color, 1/3 inch head, clear, moderate carbonation

Smell: rich and deep caramel

Taste: deep caramel, brown sugar, slight chocolate

Mouthfeel: rich and heavy bodied, low carbonation, sweet

Overall:A solid doppelbock that is dangerously drinkable. This one is good and sweet but not overly complex. I will pick this up again at some point. (370 characters)

Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a brown color with a large, off-white head. The aroma is very malt as is expected. I get some toffee and bread notes, as well as some vinous notes. The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of toffee and a little bread, as well as some grape-like fruit notes that mix very well with the malt. The alcohol is detectable but not overwhelming. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. A nice doppelbock. (417 characters)

Photo of esanchlsu
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Meyers1023
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of BigE90
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into pint glass with very light head and a moderate amber color. Light malt smell. Taste a bit sweet, light malt flavor. Before you know it you are ready for another drink because the taste is gone. Definitely a week doppel but very drinkable. No hint that it is an 8% so a positive there. Would chose another one to drink while out in a bar but I would not have to have another. (386 characters)

Photo of Hugh37
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of rhinonau
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Franziskaner
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown in color with great clarity. A fingernail of khaki colored head obverse three quarters of the top. The aroma is comprised of dark malt,chocolate,and sourdough bread. The flavor is chocolate,dark malt,with a bit of a sourdough component. The mouth is moderately carbonated and smooth. (294 characters)

Photo of doremite
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of valkyre65
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of craiglcook
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of LXIXME
3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pretty decent sized off white to light tan head leaves a milky decent sized lacing over a clear reddish caramel colored beer.

Slightly spiced sweet caramel malt aroma.

A light alcohol hint on a rich sweet caramel malt with a lightly toasted taste, with a slight hop backbone.

This medium bodied beer finishes with a light caramel light dry aftertaste.

A pretty decent beer, but slightly more of a caramel taste than I was hoping for. (438 characters)

Photo of PopGun
5/5  rDev +39.7%

Photo of RDW
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

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Wasatch The Devastator Double Bock from Utah Brewers Cooperative
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