Saxonator Dunkles Doppelbock | Jack's Abby Brewing

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3.98/5
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374 Ratings
Saxonator Dunkles DoppelbockSaxonator Dunkles Doppelbock
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:
#4,793
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
374
pDev:
8.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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32
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Ratings: 374 |  Reviews: 68
Photo of liamt07
3.77/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BINGEBOT
3.12/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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

Pour is brown with a reddish tint when held up to the light. Smell is raisins and other dark fruits and caramel. Taste matches the nose, with a solid, sweet malt finish.

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Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.17/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L-A dark clear amber with a thick creamy 1 inch eggshell colored head. Lacing is moderate.
S-malt and some dark fruits
T- Taste follows the nose with some alcohol in the finish which helps dry it out some. It warms you.
F- Smooth creamy mouthfeel from light carbonation.
O- One of my favorite examples of one of my favorite styles. I recommend it if you get a chance to pick it up. It's right up there with it's more famous German counterparts.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Justin82
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500ml into a goblet
Look: Deep dark reddish- brown, a lil light gets thru along the edges. slight head that disappears quickly
Smell: Sweet, raisin, bread, slight booze
Taste: Much like the smell
Feel: Could be more full bodied. Nice low carb, fits the style
Overall: Another really great offering from jacks abby

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Photo of Patches826
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bierman9
4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a 0.5l bottle while in Vermont last week, for $4.49. Enjoying today out in The 'Zebo....

Poured into a small tulip, it is a very dark mahogany, with some ruby shining at the edges. Head is thin and wispy, light tan in color, with a touch of lacing. Smells of choco and cocoa, with some caramel thrown in. Not overly strong, though. It is very smooth, with a body in the medium to medium-plus range.

Taste leads off with lovely maltiness. Has some caramel and toasted brown bread, then layers on some raisiny action. A bit more of the cocoa character again comes into play, with a hint of brown sugar and molasses rounding things out. Very nice job, Jack's!!! Prosit!!!

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

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Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

the lager kings of the east have done it again, this time with a much more traditional type of lager. its about as much of that sweet autumnal caramelized malt as you can pack into a beer, almost transcends dopplebock into the barleywine realm in terms of the layers and the sweetness and the depth of the grain. darker than caramel in color, but well short of brown, it has an airy delicate looking head for such a big beer, and it smells really nice. toffee and bourbon notes jump right out at me, even without a barrel it has that slightly smokey thing with subtle vanilla going on, its there in the taste too. some dried fruit up front, raisin and date, with a honey and molasses sweet chewy middle. breakfast beer all the way. its pretty well suited to late fall, chilly nights and all that, less so for summer, but it tastes great if you dont mind a little residual sugar. the fact this is a lager is less apparent than in some of their other more creative beers because of all the leftover sugar, it lacks that smoothness and crispness, but i think its a well done tip of the cap to tradition, and its quite affordable if you can find it.

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Photo of Mattymystique
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of josanguapo
2.64/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From zombier. In Paulaner glass. Playing Memoria. Althought its not a style I like, i have to recognize that its good in its style because I find it drinkable

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

Photo of BMMillsy
4.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MLDucky
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oberon
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled on 2/5/15.Pours into a half liter stein a chesnut brown with a thick creamy lighter tan colored ehad.Buttery cramel notes really stand out in the nose along with some prune/raisin.Thick and lush in the mouth while staying creamy-like.Buttered rum flavors with dark fruit and cake in the finish,very rich.Seems even bigger than the 8.5%ABV it says it is,very rich and smooth.

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Photo of monkeybeerbelly
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of butters_mcgee
3.89/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sgregory
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TBonez477
4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My first doppelbock and it gives me cause to try more. Nice biscuity malts, dark fruit sweetness and smooth body. Will try more.

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Photo of DanforthPewter
4.32/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of agreenman19
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.11/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | 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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