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Smooth Hoperator - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

429 Ratings
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Ratings: 429
Reviews: 263
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 31
Gots: 12 | 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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Reviews by CoolJosh:
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CoolJosh

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Found this at zenos and picked up a 6er. was forced to drink 3 out of the bottle, gave 2 away and I saved one for a review.

Not a looker thats for sure. Bubbly white head that disappears pretty quickly. A very thin light brown amber colored body, that initially shows a lot of carbonation which tones down at a rapid speed to display a nice still beer.

Fresh citrus hops and pine hops pop out right away. Slight touches of caramel and sweet malts matched with sweeter grapes. This smells good doppelbock, very refreshing.

Great smooth caramel right from the beginning, with a hop kick that comes right at you, and doesn't leave you alone until you finish the sip. Overwhelmingly delicious citrus hops with some pine hops mixed in the background. Fairly sweet taste with a moderate texture and one that is fitting for this beer.

I could have a few more of these with out hesitation. Great beer, I really hope I can find more of this stuff.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2009 03:54:09 | More by CoolJosh
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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.

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Smooth Hoperator from Stoudts Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 429 ratings.