Impact Crater
Gneiss Brewing Company

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Bock - Doppelbock
Ranked #115
Ranked #25,640
3.89 | pDev: 8.48%
Gneiss Brewing Company
Maine, United States
Very Good
Notes: Weizen Doppelbock - 7.5% - 29 IBU - Impact Crater is our take on a weizen doppelbock. Rich and smooth with loads of esters from our house hefeweizen yeast and a mouthfeel to die for.
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jlindros from Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Pours a big foamy bubbly off-white head with good retention, fair soapy lacing, semi hazy auburn almost chestnut brown color

Nose sweet biscuity toffee and caramel, a bit syrupy, light butterscotch, caramelized wheat toffee, little dark fruit fig raisiny like, malt derived as much as yeast derived fruity esters, hint pomme fruits and maybe caramelized banana candy

Taste brings more big toffee and caramel, biscuity caramelized wheat, creamy wheat, then big fruity esters, both malt and yeast derived with a little raisin prune, but also plenty of banana and a little pear, a hint of perfumey alcohol and hints at wanting to get solventy but doesn't, medium bitterness with spicy hop notes, a bit of a syrupy finish with bit spicy bitter hops, and some diacetyl butter notes

Mouth is med bodied but a bit syrupy, higher fizzy carbonation

Overall not bad, pretty nicely done, although the spicy hops get a little aggressive late, and the light diacetyl gets a little much for the style, otherwise most of the characters are there

Jun 13, 2019
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mmorris15 from Maine

4.07/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a murky light brown. Not very attractive looking. Aroma and taste of hefeweizen yeast, clove, banana, bread, dark fruit, and nuts. Smooth feel. Overall, another really nice (pun intended) beer from these guys.

Mar 09, 2017
Impact Crater from Gneiss Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 11 ratings