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

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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,703 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1703
Reviews: 1072
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 13.23%


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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NODAK

Tennessee

4.22/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Some aromas of dark fruit, raisins, molasses and alcohol show up on the nose of this beer. Although, it is not particularly pungent.

Pours a dark brown in the pink glass with a thin, pillowy head that dissipates pretty quickly.

Taste has huge malty sweetness on it like you'd imagine. A little dark fruit, but the tasty is predominately of a lot of caramel and brown sugar here. It's pretty thick in the mouth, but not ridiculously so. Finishes with a good dose of brown sugary sweetness, with a little astringency. No attempt to put hops in this brew. As for the alcohol, it's extremely well hidden considering the ABV. Even for style, this is a pretty boozy beer, and they manage to hide it. That could definitely be due to just how sugary this beer is.

This is definitely a tasty doppelbock. Since the label says they put enough malt in each bottle to bake a loaf of bread, I'm sure the waistline won't agree. However, I'm impressed by this beer's smoothness and sweetness without being over the top.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2010 01:57:29 | More by NODAK
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Samuel Adams Double Bock (Imperial Series) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 1,703 ratings.