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Samuel Adams Double Bock (Imperial Series) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Double Bock (Imperial Series)Samuel Adams Double Bock (Imperial Series)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,748 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,748
Reviews: 1,075
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 65
Gots: 66 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-07-2009)
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Baileyuk

Michigan

4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Sam Adams Glass with a decent head, faded fast but a light rim was present throughout. Lacing was present but nothing spectacular. As the bottle says it is a mahogany color.

Smells like a lot of Malt, not surprising as it says it uses a pound per bottle. The alcohol also is present behind the malt.

Tastes good, strong malt characteristics that fall somewhere between roasted and caramelized, more towards the roasted for sure though but with a sweetness added. The alcohol was present also, almost like a faint barrel aging taste with some oak flavors (maybe coming from the roasted malts)

Carbonation is perfect, feels perfect on the tongue. Balanced throughout the mouth, definitely for the alcohol content this is made to be as easy as possible to drink. That said by half way through the bottle the alcohol is definitely becoming more prominent in the taste. Just because of this its drinkability is limited, but really this is not meant to be drank in bulk, much more for savoring. Definitely a good beer, and one that I will definitely have again should nothing new be available.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2009 17:32:35 | More by Baileyuk
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Samuel Adams Double Bock (Imperial Series) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 1,748 ratings.