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Seeyoulator Doppelbock - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

198 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 15
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
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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jampics2

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The fourth beer in our "Super Boulevard Beer Tasting" for the Saints world championship victory!

Appearance isn't the best of the series, but that's OK - it's still better than many beers out there. Not as dark as I would have thought. No head. Small ring that almost disappears by the time I go to sip.

Smell is good. Plum, raisins, fresh baked bread crust. German yeast esters - banana, clove, etc.

Taste is also a pleasant experience but nothing off the charts. Malty and delicious, caramel, sugar smacks but kindof muted behind an average dark malt. The cedar doesn't really shine. Good idea, could have been executed a bit better in the flavor department.

Mouthfeel is creamy with a nice body. Not syrupy. Nice low carb adds to the effect.

Overall, this was a good beer. I drank my share quickly but it didn't stand out compared to the rest of the Smokestack series and certainly compared to the classic dopplebocks. Too muted, take a stance with the flavor guys and run with it.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2010 19:42:36 | More by jampics2
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Seeyoulator Doppelbock from Boulevard Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.