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Saxonator Dunkles Doppelbock | Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.98/5
Very Good
374 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
jacksabbybrewing.com

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
A dark strong interpretation of a double bock. Full bodied with a raisiny, dark fruit, slightly roasted and chewy malt character. Lagered for two months, a smooth malt character balances the high ABV of this strong beer.

25 IBU

Added by taez555 on 12-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,735
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
374
pDev:
8.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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32
Gots:
41
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 374 |  Reviews: 68
Photo of Dmbphoenix
3.82/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GuitarIPA
3.82/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap 3/11/2016 at Doherty’s Ale House in Warwick, RI, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a large beige head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains dark fruit, licorice, chocolate, lager yeast and roasted malts.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of chocolate, dark fruit and licorice. Then a strong breadiness comes in from a hearty roasted malt character and lager yeast. There’s a touch of smokiness in the background. The hops presence is very mild but complementary and provides a very good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean for the style.

O: Very tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, very good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

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Photo of wattersmike90
3.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SABERG
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle 1-22-15 into the modified tulip glass.
A - Gorgeous dark ruby hue, lager streaming carbonation supports a brite cap.
Lacing clings with each pull.
S - Roast malts, caramel, a bit of smoke, and hints from noble hops.
T - A bit of dark spice, anise, roast meat, dark brown sugar.
M - Medium in body, well carbonated, with a quick clean up.
O - A nice example of the style, a touch of sweetness but not out of balance.
Cheers

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Photo of WoostaBia
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tb4475
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of direwolf00
4.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crossfit_lunatic
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great doppelbock!

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Photo of Brew_42
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid doppelbock. Pours Amber with a fluffy head. Smells of malts and molasses and the taste follows the nose. Very bready. Medium to heavy body. Really solid beer.

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Photo of rallyr32
3.69/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stephenlee
4.45/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GrimGuzzler
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DMcGirr
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Flounder57
4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle was poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is an amber copper color with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Super frothy lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Malty, toasted, biscuity, nutty, caramel, lager yeast, and grassy Noble hops.

Taste: Liquid bread baby. Just like the German breweries. Chewy notes and bitterness in there too.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium to full bodied, lager yeast, a little chewy, some sweetness, light bitterness, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Got to admit that this doppelbock is growing on me. I dig it a lot. I look forward to revisiting this one again in the future.

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Photo of frekky
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Blksab99
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Sheppard
4.47/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep brown with light tan head. Not bursting with aroma, but some nutty chocolate and dried fruits. Starts with a lot of sweet chocolate, cashews, and roast. Some molasses in there as well. The finish is clean and dry. I really enjoy this beer. Great for winter.

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Photo of jzik
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sulty
4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ian_B
4.42/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of outoffocus
4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thinwhiteduke
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Le_C
4.11/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cvengeance
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Saxonator Dunkles Doppelbock from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 374 ratings
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