Islandator Doppelbock | Offshore Ale Company

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Brewed by:
Offshore Ale Company
Massachusetts, United States
offshoreale.com

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-29-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings:
3
Reviews:
3
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
1.49%
 
 
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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by meathookjones:
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4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fairly clear brownish amber with a tall tan head that drops pretty quickly, leaving some scattered lacing. Aroma is thick with fruit and caramel sweetness. Maybe some faint hints of chocolate. Plenty of dark ripe fruit notes mixed with some caramel malt. Not really cloying though sweetness was its main attribute but nice and fruity. Finishes as expected with some smooth sweet fruit. Thick enough body and plenty drinkable. Solid all around Doppelbock.

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Photo of ppoitras
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler filled at the brewery.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 1/2" tan head over a clear dark copper brew. Head fades down to a swirly layer of small bubbles, with plentiful sticky lacing. Aroma is fruity sweet malts. Taste is quick grain sweet upfront, with a cherry fruitiness dominating the middle, and a lightly alcohol close. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is nice for the style as well. Could use a bit more carbonation perhaps, but we'll chalk that up to my presentation. Nice Dbock here.

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Photo of MarineHokie
4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Clear deep copper. A 2F off-white head fades to a thin foam layer.

S - Fresh baked bread with hints of sweetness and alcohol.

T - Substantial maltiness spreads across the palate, subtle notes of apple skins followed by round dark malt flavors.

M - Medium heavy mouthfeel smooth, smooth, smooth. with a soft light stickiness.

D - Please sir, may I have another?

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Islandator Doppelbock from Offshore Ale Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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