Salvator Doppel Bock | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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Salvator Doppel BockSalvator Doppel Bock

Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This unfiltered bottom fermented double bock beer has been brewed for over 375 years--always adhering to the original recipe. The taste is unmistakable, with its smooth chocolate flavor, robust dark caramel maltiness and a light note of hops--providing a nice intensity on the palate.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-23-2001

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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Murky brownish orange color with a head the disappears almost immediately.

S- I could hardly smell anything. Maybe a little malt and diacetyl but it isn't potent.

T- I like the flavor. The alcohol content comes through in a pleasant warming way. The caramel malt is present. Not much for hops, but there is something subtle there.

M- It's a wash, just the way I like my lagers. Easy to kick down, carbonated as hell, and dry finish.

O- It's a good beer. It'd buy it again in a mix-your-own 6 pack, but i don't think i could commit to a full 6 pack of it.

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12 0z bottle poured into a Mug.

A- Dark with very nice head.
S- Light hop, malty, brown sugar.
T- sweet with toffee, licorice, and dark fruit. Some bitterness.
M-Creamy and thick. Medium body.
O-Good doppelbock, on the lighter side, but wasn't bad. Would get again.

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Poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a light caramel/amber, with a medium creme head that dissipates quickly. Leaves moderate lacing. This is a bit lighter than most popular doppelbocks, but looks aren't everything. It still looks appetizing.

The nose is gifted with caramel malt, pale malt, some dark fruit, and a touch of fudgy chocolate. Less chocolate than most doppelbocks, with more dark rye bread.

The flavors are similar. Less chocolatey than other doppelbocks. More figs and raisin, and alcohol is well hidden.

This is a good doppel, however I prefer the fudgy ones more.

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P: Vivacious copper orange body with small layer of creamy tan head.

S: Huge aroma of Whoppers chocolate malt balls, roasted toffee, salted caramel apples, prunes, milk chocolate and barley.

T/M: Hard apple cider soaked prunes, toffee, and finishes with dry salted caramel covered apples. Mouthfeel is actively carbonated and a creamy medium body.

O: A good beer that has great availability. It's s solid competitor for a go to dopple bock. The aroma when cold was awesome cause I was over whelmed by Whoppers and I love Whoppers. Anyone who doesn't really doesn't exist and I would rather not ever see them. Anyways this is a definite have to try. Cheers!

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