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Lake Huron Smoked Dopplebock | Fitger's Brewhouse

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Brewed by:
Fitger's Brewhouse
Minnesota, United States | website

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by FightingEntropy on 11-20-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.3/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Not much information on the website for this one, but listed as #2 in the Great Lakes series and that the wood used for the smoke was cherrywood. I don't know anymore about the background of the beer, but it was pleasant to have on draft when there recently. I listed it as a one off, though that's an assumption based on it be in a series.

Served in a small glass, which is always a good sign for a big beer like this. Not in a snifter, but a mini English point glass. Dark brown but not opaque beer with crimson highlights. Almost white head that fell quickly to a thin film. Smokey nose, as advertised, on top of a caramel and thick malt. Little alcohol in the nose. Charcoal at the back of the tongue. Dangerously smooth. Sweet middle that like overripe figs or old raisins--dark cherry in the middle of the beer. Definitely try this smooth lager if you're in the pub.

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Lake Huron Smoked Dopplebock from Fitger's Brewhouse
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