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Doppelbock - 4th Street Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 3.12
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
4th Street Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock | 10.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: RedDiamond on 07-23-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
Reviews by RedDiamond:
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3.12/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This doppelbock was the strongest beer on 4th Street's menu and an unlikely choice for me during a heat wave in July. But the question of whether 4th St. could brew a strong lager loomed large. In this case, the answer is that they can brew a strong lager and serve it in July. But not one of particular note.

The beer is given no proper name, let alone one with the traditional "-ator" suffix. It is deep brown with ruby highlights and no suds, and carries a slight bitter chocolate aroma and taste. Alcohol thins the body a bit and intrudes somewhat in the taste. There were also a few medicinal off-notes at first, though these receded momentarily.

At 30 IBU, this doppelbock is over-bittered. It is also sullen and lacks polish. But a few notes of chocolate arrive late to enhance the finish.

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Doppelbock from 4th Street Brewing Co.
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