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Seeyoulator Doppelbock - Boulevard Brewing Co.

Seeyoulator DoppelbockSeeyoulator Doppelbock

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BA SCORE
88
very good

194 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 194
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%


Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Doppelbock was first brewed in Munich around 1700 by the monks of Saint Francis of Paula, to sustain them through the Lenten fast. They called their full-bodied brew “Salvator.” Today it is customary to pay homage to the good brothers by giving doppelbocks names ending in “-ator.” Our version bids a fond aufwiedersehen to tradition, charting a flight path into bold new territory. Medium amber in color, it offers a heady, estery banana aroma. Rich maltiness predominates, with cedar aging lending just a hint of spice to the finish.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 09-05-2009)
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FernMaster

Missouri

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a Boulevard Tulip.

After fighting through the cork like it was a Victorian era skirt I unveiled the succulent details hidden inside the Seeyoulator Dopplebock bottle from Boulevard's newest addition to the Smokestack Series. Seeyoulator pours excellently, almost picturesque, into the glass. I commented to my roommate that the pour would be something you see in a commercial, it was that good. He then joked that it wasn't triple-hopped brewed and we made several jokes that killed us a little on the inside. The head came to about a full hand size and it gently laced the glass as I continued to drink. Unlike those rough lacing beers, jeez I hate those... If you hold Seeyoulator up to the light it shines a beautiful reddish hue and in normal light it's a brownish color that's very reminiscent of any other dopplebock. The smell is actually one of the weakest categories of this beer. It's good and has a bit of bite, but it's too faint. I feel like I have to inhale from the back of my head to get a whiff of this beer, it's a little annoying. However that does not deter from the taste. The taste is like L.A. Confidential, brilliantly executed, well acted and moderately complex. I would say more but I love that analogy to much. If you live in K.C. and you like Boulevard or Dopplebock's, try this freaking beer! I really really mean it. If you live outside K.C. and can't get this and want to trade hit me up. Dopplebock's I find are a very easily accessible and drinkable beer, one of my favorite styles and Boulevards inclusion with the cedar barrels I find impressive.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2009 02:38:26 | More by FernMaster
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Seeyoulator Doppelbock from Boulevard Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.