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Smooth Hoperator - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

436 Ratings
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Ratings: 436
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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11-29-2013 13:26:00 | More by KolbMarley
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4/5  rDev +2%

11-11-2013 13:32:28 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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4/5  rDev +2%

11-04-2013 15:19:28 | More by ryser2k
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4/5  rDev +2%

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11-02-2013 20:50:19 | More by Trish
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

10-25-2013 14:45:14 | More by jjd315
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

10-24-2013 12:15:29 | More by Mattyb79
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clfrost

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.5%

10-23-2013 00:31:58 | More by clfrost
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brauseboof

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-20-2013 20:07:47 | More by brauseboof
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Hanselpb

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

10-14-2013 00:58:33 | More by Hanselpb
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mpenning13

Ohio

3/5  rDev -23.5%

10-06-2013 21:00:13 | More by mpenning13
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jpaulsen

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

10-01-2013 23:22:12 | More by jpaulsen
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take_it_sleazy

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4/5  rDev +2%

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HRamz3

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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.61/5  rDev -7.9%

Bottle > Alpine Spring Pint

A - Pours a nice medium amber/light brown color, nice thick two finger off white head, good lacing.
S - Big caramel malt up front, and then some earthy hop flavors.
T - Sweet malt its dominant here, then you get some pine and other earthy hop bite in the middle, finishes more on the sweet side.
M - Very chewy and sticky feeling
O - Not bad for a hoppy doppelbock, has some decent hop character, but its still over-powered by malt. It could use a bit more balance. The name is the best part of the beer.

09-02-2013 19:09:32 | More by Omnium
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JTomczak

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mntlover

Tennessee

3.23/5  rDev -17.6%

Pours a clear orange brown color with a big frothy cream colored head that falls oh so slow. Lots of sticky lace left behind.

Aroma is some sweet malty notes but lighter then a Dooplebock should be, Some light fruity notes cherry mainly with alcohol esters and a good dose of pine.

Taste is lots of malts to start caramel earthy peat notes with good fruit but then something weird happens and the pine hops creep up add there kick. First off I love hops but this just seems wrong to over hop this style. Taste is ok would almost rate it worse but guess its not bad just wrong.

Mouthfeel is solid medium carbonation seems a little too peppy for a dopplebock.

Overall heck its worth a try but for me that's all it will be. It is not bad per say just don't think everything needs to be hopped it is just wrong.

08-13-2013 01:10:43 | More by mntlover
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Smooth Hoperator from Stoudts Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 436 ratings.