Salvator Doppel Bock | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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Salvator Doppel BockSalvator Doppel Bock
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
paulaner.de

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,720
Reviews:
1,371
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.99%
 
 
Wants:
83
Gots:
398
For Trade:
1
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy, amber brown. Big fluffy off-white head forms, and stays.
Very little, to no lacing.

Smells of sweet malts, licorice, some hints of clove, and hints of cola and maybe just a subtle hint of coffee. Not overpowering at all.

Sweet malt taste, some spice hints, alcohol, perhaps some hints of cola in the aftertaste. . There is some caramel sweetness upfront.

Mouthfeel is a little creamy, but not mush. Medium bodied, with a warm alcohol finish. Not much carbonation.

A good example of this style, but there are better.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at The Alibi Room in Vancouver.

A: 1/4" off white head over orangey amber liquid with excellent clarity.

S: Yeasty and sweet malt.

T: Sweet malt with some citrus taste. Not as rich as expected.

M: Medium viscosity and carbonation.

O: Decent, but not nearly as good as Celebrator. But then again, not many are.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Kate for bringing me this one!

A: Deep caramel color. There is a little bit of a haziness to it. The head is a little thin, but what is there is light tan in color.

S: There is a big malt flavor, it smells thick and syrupy. Caramel with light vanilla and possibly a hint of oak. The finish has a nice bready aroma.

T: Big malty flavor, there is a caramel sweetness that I like a lot. Bready flavors, and a slight hit from some earthy hops finishes it out. A touch of alcohol, and perhaps a woody flavor in the finish.

M: Medium in body, slightly syrupy feeling, with fine carbonation.

O: Overall I really like this beer. It's got the sweet malt flavor I expect from the style, and is packed full of flavor. Meal in a glass indeed.

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Salvator Doppel Bock from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
3.92 out of 5 based on 2,720 ratings.
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