Wasatch The Devastator Double Bock | Utah Brewers Cooperative

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82
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511 Ratings
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Wasatch The Devastator Double BockWasatch The Devastator Double Bock
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Utah Brewers Cooperative

utahbeers.com

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by alexgash on 12-23-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
511
Reviews:
176
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
13.81%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
113
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 511 |  Reviews: 176
Photo of rspauldi
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Qsnow
4.02/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AdamMac
4.49/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I have returned several times for more of the Devastator. I really enjoyed this beer. I like a good dark, full bodied taste, and this beer did not disappoint.

Color is nice and dark. Pours with simplicity, almost chocolaty.

Smell is full bodied, with several aromas. I could certainly get a hint of chocolate.

Smooth to drink, easy to sip, with a full swell of taste without the lasting after tastes of some.

Much recommended.

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Photo of pjcheatham
4.04/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Fastwalker19
3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tone77
3.56/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of sweet malts. Taste is malts, dark breads, a touch of sweetness at the finish. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

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Photo of Lavonnq
3.42/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cochan
1.99/5  rDev -45%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.75

Wasatch The Devastator Double Bock,not a fan, no thank you

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Photo of marieli
3.86/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Draft. Good looking medium to dark brown with a touch of mahogany; minimal head that didn't last. Not much of a smell, but predominantly sweet--couldn't say specifics. Taste is a bit on sweet side, too. Clean, smooth, tasty, decent texture. Alcohol wasn't present much in taste. I enjoyed it and would drink it again; in fact, I did order a second and my friend had three! I would drink this as an easy social beer or in a restaurant with my meal instead of a Shiner or dark Vienna Lager.

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Photo of Johncnh
1.83/5  rDev -49.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Must have been a bad batch. Did not taste good. Drain pour.

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Photo of holder1422
2.41/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Was not a fan. First the smell reminded me of the smell of throwup at a college party. And the taste got worse with each sip

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Photo of Cramerican
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ATLBravesGuy10
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jsteez
3.93/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Poopoctopus
1.48/5  rDev -59.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Was not a fan. May have been the batch, but smelled and tasted unbelievably funky

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Photo of MFMB
3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had one a piper down a few weeks ago and enjoyed it. Rich and smooth

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Photo of ruzzal
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.2/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Pours a rich mahogany with a quickly dissipating head, minimal whispy lacing.
S - Has a stouts sweetness in aroma, very warm with some underlying maple notes, no alcohol presence.
T - Very light hop profile, slightly chocolate, lots of sweetness here, very mild bitterness. Medium body, decent mouthfeel, easy drinking.
O - A nice step up from Shiner Bock as far as depth of flavor and complexity is concerned. A great transitional beer for those wanting to get into craft beer.
V - Bought single, not sure of 6 pack pricing.

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Photo of donspublic
3.37/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of outdoor7or24
3.92/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of allforbetterbeer
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz from a six pack. Poured into a goblet.

Pours with a crystal clear russet ruby body under a fluffy one finger head. Looks compelling.

Bock-like malts greet the nose, with some nice red fruit and warm bread. Minimal noble hops. Nice.

The flavor is simple and straightforward. Rich and layered malts with a nice and slightly sweet hop note to accompany. Very much within the style, and without any craziness or distractions. No flaws apparent. Little aftertaste. Nice balance.

The feel is on the sweeter side, with medium body. Clean.

Conclusion: A very nice American double bock. True to style, and doesn't get off track or flavorless like some American interpretations do. Harder to pull off, and earns my respect. Could be more complex, but I would much rather it taste good and simple like this, than compromise true flavors for increased "complexity". The original and classic German versions are better (than pretty much any American versions), but this is worthy of respect and I would drink it all the time.

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Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4.47/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap. Chocolate malt leads a malty bomb of goodness.

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Photo of Tibbs
4.67/5  rDev +29%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Utah native.. My go to

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Photo of BenBull3030
4.18/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wasatch The Devastator Double Bock from Utah Brewers Cooperative
3.62 out of 5 based on 511 ratings.
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