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The Dominator Dopplebock | O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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The Dominator DopplebockThe Dominator Dopplebock
BA SCORE
3.88/5
Very Good
63 Ratings
The Dominator DopplebockThe Dominator Dopplebock
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
Wisconsin, United States
osobrewing.com

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cokes on 10-16-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,104
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
63
pDev:
12.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of hof_1991
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mncoinman
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a medium brown with a slight reddish hue. Aroma is of good munich malts. Some foam with head that dissipates quickly. Mild carbonation with initial indication of chocolate. Distinct peppery aftertaste (although not overwhelming). Good example of a dominate malt presence with only a mild hop indication. Not a bad dopplebock, but could use a little more bite to make this one interesting.

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Photo of WI-Beer-Man
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of horatio_cornholer
4.53/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheBrosy
3.24/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Brown, slightly opaque. Small amount off white head rapidly falls with no retention.

Smell: Nice malty smell. Can defiantly smell the caramel malt. A hint of chocolate malt as well.

Taste: No real alcohol taste, perhaps overly malty tasting. Chocolate malt flavor overpowering.

Mouthful: Seems to be over-carbonated. Body comes off very light.

Overall: Not one of the better O'So seasonal brews. Relative lack of munich-malt in taste hurts this as a doppelbock.

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Photo of drpimento
2.64/5  rDev -32%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Pours with a small thin tan head. Aroma is mainly molasses with some black patent and roasted barley. Taste is similar, but chocolate malt stands out in a weird unpleasant combo. Very slight carbonation which is not to its advantage. Kind of over heavy. Seems to be more in the direction of a messed up porter. Not too easy drinking.

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Photo of Farral
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of italianstallion
3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gotti311
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whiskeydeez
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours dark chestnut under a 2” clingy cream colored foam collar.
S: fresh bread, dark breadcrust
T: Very rich and malty with a blend of dark sugar flavors and dark bread.
F: Medium full bodied, medium low carbonation, creamy.
O: Very good but comes across as more of a Scotch Ale than a Doppelbock.

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Photo of ZEB89
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jwc215
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours brown with a creamy lasting thin tan head.

The smell is of nuts with a muted fruitiness and floral character.

The taste is of a maple-like sweetness with sourdough bread and a floral touch in the finish. Some alcohol shows.

A well-done doppelbock.

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Photo of Kurmaraja
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dchale
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TMoney2591
2.76/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Served from tap in a tumbler at Firkin.

Just what I love with my beer: S & M. And not the Rihanna song, either. Anyway, this stuff pours a clear tawny topped by a finger of off-cream foam. The nose comprises flowers, dry maple syrup, white bread, and a hint of vague fruit in the short distance. The taste mostly brings in more of the same, with more syrup and a stronger fruit character, one that leans heavily toward green apple. This fruitiness is definitely off-putting and out-of-place (even though this isn't the first doppelbock I've encountered with such an odd flavor). The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a decent d-bock that's ruined by that damn fruit character. I don't know what causes that, but it helps absolutely nothing.

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Photo of jscheuf
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of yellow_spotted
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of hansenm72
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of SkinniePost
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of warnerry
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of gtermi
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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The Dominator Dopplebock from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 63 ratings
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