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Chew Bocka - Confluence Brewing Company

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Chew Bocka
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BA SCORE
85
very good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Confluence Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: Herky21 on 03-25-2013

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Ratings: 12 | Reviews: 3
Photo of NickTheGreat
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L (4.25) - Nice dark color, with a light tan head on top. Takes a bit for it to come down, but reasonable.
S (3.75) - Not a whole lot of aromas here. A little roast or nutty smell. Very little hop or anything else. But this style isn't supposed to be much in that way.
T (4.25) - This beer has a good taste. Good dark-roasted tastes and aftertastes. Not too bitter. Not much hop presence. Not much alcohol taste either.
F (4) - Decent enough mouthfeel. Good carb, fairly smooth drinking.
O (4) - This is a good honest doppelbock. It comes in a quart bottle, so you're in it for the evening, and that's okay. I would drink again, for sure.

Photo of megamick
4.34/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Gaslamp - very authentic dopplebock & great way to warm up a cold Febrewary Friday night w/ a couple of these. Very dark, rich, thick & satisfying. Recommended!

Photo of Herky21
3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Dark, amber to dark amber. There is a little bit of the roasted color from some highly kilned malts, but not enough to make it totally dark.

Smell - Nutty with slight hop aroma. The bread undertone is nice too.

Taste - They say there is a lot of Munich in the description and it certainly comes through. Very clean, bread, nut, slight hint of almond. This was nicely lagered and the malt comes thorugh cleanly.

Mouthfeel- has a hint of the flowery feel from lagering, but that is overpowered by the beer's heavy body.

Overall - a nice winter warmer. It is obviously a German lagered beer, and has a familiar simplicity that dopplebocks normally have. I'd have to say, though, that it is a little too simple and could use just a little something extra to make it special. Good brew overall though.

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Chew Bocka from Confluence Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.