Smooth Hoperator - Stoudts Brewing Co.
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Reviews by WilliamPhilaPa:
4.22/5 rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours orange/copper with ruby hues with a nice off-white color head. Retention is decent.
On the nose a assortment of tropical fruits is gathered, peach, mango, grapefruit. Mouthfeel is chewy.
Taste: very flavorful, all of the aromatics can be found on the palate; hops, mango, peach, pears, grapefruit, pine and hints of toasted malts as well. Not sure it fits the category, but very interesting and very enjoyable!
Serving type: bottle
05-16-2008 17:33:45 | More by WilliamPhilaPa
More User Reviews:
3.95/5 rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
12oz. bottle poured into a porter glass.
A- Beautiful. A deep, translucent amber, with a dense, fluffy off white head. Laces fantastically.
S- Bready, caramel malts with an earthy hop component. The hops work surprisingly well, and make for a really tasty interplay of malt and hops.
T- A nice, bready, caramel and cracker malt bill. Big lager yeast presence, and some mild dark fruit. Closes with some earthy hops that come off almost minty. Lightly bitter on the finish.
M- pretty thick, certainly feels like a doppel. A creamy character that I find on a lot of Stoudt's brews.
O- Looks fantastic, mouthfeel is pretty great as well. Smell Falls a bit short, and I could use a bigger hop presence, but it's pretty darn tasty.
Serving type: bottle
01-17-2014 22:20:25 | More by JWU
3.84/5 rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Dark amber copper color with a thick beige head with eternal retention and leaving a wall of laces.
Sweet aroma of honey, vanilla and papaya.
Intense and predominant sweet flavor of peaches, toasted malts, herbs and spices, and bit of pine. Quite dry and bitter aftertaste.
Medium body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 7.2% abv is well hidden.
Well executed Doppelbock with an American hoppy touch, nevertheless malt still predominates here, as it should.
Serving type: on-tap
12-19-2013 13:48:16 | More by FLima
Smooth Hoperator from Stoudts Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 409 ratings.