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Smooth Hoperator - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

439 Ratings
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Ratings: 439
Reviews: 264
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 32
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: leftmindedrighty on 05-05-2007)
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Great balance of dark malts and hops, and a nice THICK frothy head, with great retention.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Yeah, I liked this, but not nearly as much as I thought I would. Somewhat watery for a dopplebock I thought. Nice earthy and hoppy flavor up in the middle however. No real hint of the alcohol and not a whole lot of nose. This came recommended from the bartender, but I just wasn't that impressed. Had some nutty and woodlike notes, but overall, just not a lot of flavor. Nothing else really bad about it, the taste that was there was good.

cambabeer, Jun 21, 2014
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours brown with dense, cushiony, white head. Head retains very well. Random lacing.

S-Hoppy but layered in its maltiness. Hops are green and grassy and the malt is toasty and caramelly. It's smells like a hopped-out Doppelbock. Maybe it's the yeast that preserves that Doppelbock personality.

T-Hops come on quite strong on the first half my first sip. Then, the maltiness and yeast character kicks in. After the pine agp d grassy and generically bitter hops wash over, the caramel and brown maltiness and unique yeast start talking.

M-Medium bodied. Quite bitter. Medium carbonation.

O-Smooth Hoperator is a very unique brew. A hoppy Doppelbock is a neat idea. Decently entertaining label as well.

VelvetExtract, Jun 06, 2014
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Smooth Hoperator from Stoudts Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 439 ratings.