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Chewbacca Doppelbock - Thorn Street Brewery

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Chewbacca Doppelbock
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4
pDev: 0.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | 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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01-25-2014 02:12:58 | More by djaeon
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3.99/5  rDev -0.2%

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.

08-10-2013 06:34:18 | More by mactrail
Chewbacca Doppelbock from Thorn Street Brewery
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