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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

1,745 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,745
Reviews: 1,075
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 65
Gots: 64 | 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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Reviews by markaberrant:
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markaberrant

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - light red with copper highlights, dense tan head, brilliant clarity. Leaves sheets of lace down the glass.

S - clean rich malt, doughy... but there is something just a little off, a few reviewers down mentioned metallic, might be correct, at least it doesn't carry over into the flavour.

T - more rich dense malt, well attenuated, sweet, but not cloying. Hop flavour is absent, but there is enough bitterness, carbonation and alcohol in the finish to dry things up nicely. Aftertaste is more of that malt, deeply satisfying.

M - med thick body, medium carbonation keeps it from getting syrupy, noticable alcohol warmth, but it's clean and smooth

D - a very fine interpretation of a Doppelbock, simple, but full of depth

This beer just screams "MALTY!!!" It doesn't have a caramel or tofee sweetness (which bocks shouldn't really have), it doesn't even have a toasty, bready, nutty and/or chocolate character (which bocks often have), it's just malty.

Wonderful, wonderful stuff. The best Sam Adams I've tasted.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2008 22:11:24 | More by markaberrant
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Samuel Adams Double Bock (Imperial Series) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 1,745 ratings.