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Smooth Hoperator - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

427 Ratings
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Ratings: 427
Reviews: 263
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 31
Gots: 10 | 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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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

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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.
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Smooth Hoperator from Stoudts Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 427 ratings.