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Leinenkugel's Big Butt Doppelbock - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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261 Ratings
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 19.63%
Wants: 4
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-05-2002

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Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.26/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a dimpled mug.

Look: Very dark mahogany, ruby hue through the light. Cream colored head, an even film after recession. Little or no lacing.

Taste: Very metallic, yet dark roasted malts, breadiness, and sweet caramel are present.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light in body.

Overall: Without that metallic mass-produced thing about it, it's at the very least drinkable.

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Leinenkugel’s Big Butt Doppelbock has a thick, beige head, a brown, fairly clear, appearance, and some lacing splotches left on the glass. The aroma is faint, but one can, with deep inhalations, pick up some slight bready sweetness. Taste is of sweet brown bread, a touch of syrup, and very low, almost unnoticed, hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Leinenkugel’s Big Butt Doppelbock finishes crisp, clean, and refreshing.

RJT

Photo of BrownAleBollocks
3.3/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark brown with cream colored head that is small. Aroma is malty and bready with some toffee notes. Taste follows with some dark fruit, toffee and a hint of chocolate. Overall not bad, not quite a dopplebock strength wise but most other characteristcs fit, and it's an easy drinking lager.

Photo of DavoleBomb
3.15/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a snifter.

2.5 A: Deep brown color. Two fingers of foamy tan head. Retention is below average and just a wisp or two of lacing is left.

3.5 S: Surprisingly roasty with chocolate. Dry overall, like a schwarzbier. Simple, but surprisingly adequate.

3.0 T: It also tastes like a schwarzbier. Dry roastiness, light neutral maltiness. Hints of chocolate and caramel. Not a lot of flavor overall though.

3.25 M: Light to lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Fairly smooth. Decent here.

3.25 D: It really isn't too bad. Definitely better than most of the Leiny lineup.

Photo of Pens1967
3.4/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DuffDaddy
5/5  rDev +55.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Six pack from Legoland Publix.

Photo of ChrisShep
4.33/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer just pops. It's crisp, smooth, and has a great malty secondary (aftertaste)

Photo of Tee76
2.45/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Like everything else from this brewer, this beer was light,watery, and lacked flavor.

Photo of bplabernie
3.7/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A pleasant surprise. Didn't expect this from a Leinenkugel's. Avery enjoyable doppel bock. Could easily be a great session neer

Photo of MidwestBA
3.66/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thehooksman
3.86/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A session doppelbock? Yes, please. Lighter than a traditional doppelbock (like Celebrator) for instance, this is a little darker than a regular bock with twice the flavor. This is my new favorite Leinie.

Photo of Alehorn
4.28/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pretty tasty beer, few days late on the review, but I would recommend this for sure.

Photo of B_G
3.26/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of richkrull
3.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of BlackhammerOhio
3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.11/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beerma
3.59/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Vogt52
3.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of guzzleacoldone
3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of runwild99
3.15/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hopnado
3.04/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mongo_only_pawn
3.6/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of robebo44
3.11/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cmwilliq
3.34/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AdmiralOzone
3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Leinenkugel's Big Butt Doppelbock from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.