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Chewbacca Doppelbock - Thorn Street Brewery

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Chewbacca Doppelbock
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 4
Avg: 3.99
pDev: 1.75%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: mactrail on 08-10-2013

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 4
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3.97/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Big foamy pour from the big take-home jug from last night. Handsome creamy head sticks to everything and lasts better than most tap-room draughts. Dark brown shading to chestnut in the flared cider glass. Tangy with a really sparkly mouthfeel. Not much aroma.

More robust and drier than most Doppelbocks I've tried. This is plenty malty, but more roasted and less sweet. The coffee flavor is a surprise. A bitter finish, but the sweet malt keeps pace with the hops. Some charred barley and burnt sugar. A hint of cloves and Milk Duds. That's what I couldn't quite place-- it's sort of a drier Milk Stout with the java edge.

I think this is one of the better Doppelbocks in my experience. This is not a beer you would expect among the hipster San Diego brewing boutiques, but it's a nice exploration of the German style.

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Chewbacca Doppelbock from Thorn Street Brewery
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