Bavarian-Styled Doppel Weizen | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Bavarian-Styled Doppel WeizenBavarian-Styled Doppel Weizen
BA SCORE
65.9%
Liked This Beer
3.82 w/ 721 ratings
Bavarian-Styled Doppel WeizenBavarian-Styled Doppel Weizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This special brew was designed with the help of our Freistaat Bayern brothers who also built the brewhouse upon which we brewed it. It's a new twist on an old tradition!

Added by goodbyeohio on 09-14-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,297
Reviews:
347
Ratings:
721
Liked:
475
Avg:
3.82/5
pDev:
13.35%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
65
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 721 |  Reviews: 347
Photo of DaveBlack
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ledouge
3.4/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VABA
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Patches826
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter.
Pours with a slightly hazy orange-copper body with a short, and short-lived head. Minimal spotty lacing.
Aroma: sweet; a bit boozy but otherwise this drinks like about 8% ABV at most.
Flavor: lightly sweet with some caramel and light but spicy hops. Little wheat.
Feel: partially hidden alcohol in a medium body with medium-light carbonation.

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Photo of MadeInOregon
4.53/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Can_has_beer
2.68/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Label this a barleywine, and I would give it higher marks. However, this is not what I think of when I think of weizenbock. It smells, tastes and feels more like a barleywine.

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Photo of Musineer
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Schimms
4.52/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Poured into a tulip glass from a bomber. Pours cloudy orange with fluffy, off-white head ~ 2 inches.

S: Orangy sour.

T: Interesting combo of citrus with wheat.

F: Light carbonation, slightly dry.

O: Very interesting beer.

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Photo of crow
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wasatch
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. Bomber

Poured into a tulip a pretty nice slightly hazy golden yellow/orange color, pretty nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy one-finger white head, which leaves some pretty nice creamy sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, yeasty, slight hop, some citrus. The taste is malty, yeasty, citrusy, kinda hoppy, some spices. Medium body, ABV hidden fairly well. Overall, a tasty brew.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rossracing
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StArnoldFan
3.15/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Tastes like tropical fruit. Much diff from any weizenbock I've ever had and I don't like it. Missing the banana and clove flavors I like in a good weizen

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Photo of madelf66
3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mvanaskie13
2.69/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a chalice: color is slightly hazy gold to copper, head is white, small bubbles, head presents 1 inch thick then dissipates to a thin top.

Smell - um, did I just pour a NEIPA? fruity, citrus hops, no real off yeast flavors, no banana, no clove. aroma is good, but not too style and I'll review components to style but give an overall rating that benefits the good flavor.

Taste is similar to the aroma - fruity, citrus hops, not much wheat, definitely more hops and cleaner fermented fruit esters. Fairly sweet, but not real doppelbock, weizen, weizenbock type flavors or components.

Mouthfeel is sharply bitter, a little sweet, but still way bitter than any other weizenbock.

Overall - not a weizenbock, but interesting flavors still - way hoppier than i'd expect i see the wheat but don't really taste it, and I don't get any weizen yeast which defines any weizen style.

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Photo of Kahlerbock
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of deldad
1.44/5  rDev -62.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 1

Wow. If it had "all day ipa" on the label I would rate it higher. So far off style no comment needed.

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Photo of SilvertinSlurp
3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

this beer is pretty good typical double wheat beer. abv is ok, slight alchol taste. need to review further with beer in front of me to do through review. i will review again soon. monkey brew 4 lyfe

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Photo of scratch69
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a cloudy light amber with a three finger foamy white head. The head recedes quickly leaving tons of sticky lacing.

S - Aroma is banana, lemon, clove, yeasty esters and sweet malts.

T - The taste is sweet bready malts, lemon zest, grapefruit, clove with a light bitter finish.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Chewy mouthfeel with a soft dry finish.

O - Not your typical Weizenbock. The flavors are sweeter than usual with a good amount of citrus. Still worth checking out at $4.25 a bomber.

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Photo of ruzzal
4.16/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bavarian-Styled Doppel Weizen from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 65.9% out of 100 with 721 ratings
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