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Great Lakes The Doppelrock - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

403 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 403
Reviews: 213
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 21
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: alleykatking on 11-16-2010)
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EORS

Maryland

3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tall hefeweizen glass.

Appearance: Dark brown with hints of red. Fine tan head, with very little carbonation in the beer. Head retains well - up to the end of the glass.

Smell: Roasted malt, caramel, might even be a little bit of a smoky smell at the end.

Taste: Crisp and malty, with plenty of mellow biscuit flavor up front and gradually some more chocolate/coffee notes throughout. Finish is dry, alcohol really comes through, along with a hint of bitterness from the hops.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and well-bodied, probably the fullest of the Great Lakes beers I've tried.

Overall: A very well-balanced, enjoyable beer, but nothing that strikes me as outstanding. It delivers plenty of malt character, some of which I probably don't appreciate. At $3 for a 12-oz bottle, I probably won't buy it again, but am glad I tried it.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2011 02:24:01 | More by EORS
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Great Lakes The Doppelrock from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 403 ratings.