Chewbacca Doppelbock | Thorn Street Brewery

BA SCORE
4.03/5
4 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thorn Street Brewery
California, United States
thornstreetbrew.com

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mactrail on 08-10-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
pDev:
1.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by the Alström Bros:

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jaydoc
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickMunford
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of mactrail
3.97/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Big foamy pour from the big take-home jug from last night. Handsome creamy head sticks to everything and lasts better than most tap-room draughts. Dark brown shading to chestnut in the flared cider glass. Tangy with a really sparkly mouthfeel. Not much aroma.

More robust and drier than most Doppelbocks I've tried. This is plenty malty, but more roasted and less sweet. The coffee flavor is a surprise. A bitter finish, but the sweet malt keeps pace with the hops. Some charred barley and burnt sugar. A hint of cloves and Milk Duds. That's what I couldn't quite place-- it's sort of a drier Milk Stout with the java edge.

I think this is one of the better Doppelbocks in my experience. This is not a beer you would expect among the hipster San Diego brewing boutiques, but it's a nice exploration of the German style.

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Photo of SDStoutly
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Chewbacca Doppelbock from Thorn Street Brewery
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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