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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

1,761 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,761
Reviews: 1,077
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 67
Gots: 73 | 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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Ratings: 1,761 | Reviews: 1,077 | Display Reviews Only:
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-21-2014 12:46:03 | More by mklisz
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-20-2014 08:58:19 | More by zestar
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NikD

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-15-2014 01:01:18 | More by NikD
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benloho

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-11-2014 20:07:44 | More by benloho
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WOSean

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

05-03-2014 14:56:17 | More by WOSean
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Jen-P

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-02-2014 01:53:24 | More by Jen-P
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-23-2014 23:13:45 | More by Durandal_777
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.41/5  rDev -13.2%

Poured from a bottle into a glass stein.

A - Pours a murky copper color with a foamy, three-finger, khaki-colored head. Nice retention. Spider web like lacing.

S - Big caramel aroma, with hints of prune and date as well.

T - Matches the nose, with candy sweet caramel malts forward. Esters of prune, baked apple, grape, and a good amount of fusel alcohol. Slightly spicy hop kick in the finish. Doesn't hide it's ABV particularly well. Very rich. Becomes quite cloying after a while.

M - EXTREMELY viscous and full-bodied, to the point of distraction. Somewhat creamy. Medium carbonation, but not enough to eliminate excessive syrupiness.

O - Some definite flaws here. Slightly too thick and too boozy to be considered a great brew, and not a match for most European versions. Not a repeat buy, as better Dopples are easily obtained almost anywhere.

04-23-2014 02:16:32 | More by TempeBeerMan
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-18-2014 12:59:04 | More by KevinGordon
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Rhf9120

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-15-2014 13:01:13 | More by Rhf9120
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

04-13-2014 19:59:45 | More by marmstrong1212
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Big_Jeckt

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-12-2014 18:23:03 | More by Big_Jeckt
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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-12-2014 11:55:36 | More by BigFatOgre
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jwps214

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-11-2014 12:20:53 | More by jwps214
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Rhody1

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-10-2014 00:29:33 | More by Rhody1
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-08-2014 02:26:02 | More by DaftPatrick
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RDW

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-06-2014 14:22:50 | More by RDW
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JasonTaverner

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-05-2014 21:37:42 | More by JasonTaverner
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barczar

Kentucky

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%

Pours a medium brown with caramel highlights and minimal cream head that dissipates to almost nothing.

Deep caramelization, melanoidins. Toasted, nutty malt.

Lots of kettle caramelization, slightly sweet melanoidin character. Enough toasted malt to counter the sweetness and nuttiness to finish things out. Slightly bitter finish. A touch of roast and dark cherries.

Body is fairly full with minimal carbonation and substantial alcohol warmth.

Nice melanoidin character, not cloyingly sweet, but a bit hot.

04-03-2014 23:19:11 | More by barczar
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BigGold

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-03-2014 01:06:52 | More by BigGold
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

03-30-2014 19:25:48 | More by LXIXME
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ZOSO2192

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-30-2014 18:53:04 | More by ZOSO2192
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-26-2014 23:36:51 | More by DaveMiller
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spartan1979

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -30%

03-26-2014 03:21:31 | More by spartan1979
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torimattschriver

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +27.2%

03-23-2014 20:13:00 | More by torimattschriver
Samuel Adams Double Bock (Imperial Series) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 1,761 ratings.