Smooth Hoperator | Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
stoudtsbeer.com

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by leftmindedrighty on 05-05-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
472
Reviews:
264
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
10.66%
 
 
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31
Gots:
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Photo of cambabeer
3.43/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Yeah, I liked this, but not nearly as much as I thought I would. Somewhat watery for a dopplebock I thought. Nice earthy and hoppy flavor up in the middle however. No real hint of the alcohol and not a whole lot of nose. This came recommended from the bartender, but I just wasn't that impressed. Had some nutty and woodlike notes, but overall, just not a lot of flavor. Nothing else really bad about it, the taste that was there was good.

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Photo of VelvetExtract
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours brown with dense, cushiony, white head. Head retains very well. Random lacing.

S-Hoppy but layered in its maltiness. Hops are green and grassy and the malt is toasty and caramelly. It's smells like a hopped-out Doppelbock. Maybe it's the yeast that preserves that Doppelbock personality.

T-Hops come on quite strong on the first half my first sip. Then, the maltiness and yeast character kicks in. After the pine agp d grassy and generically bitter hops wash over, the caramel and brown maltiness and unique yeast start talking.

M-Medium bodied. Quite bitter. Medium carbonation.

O-Smooth Hoperator is a very unique brew. A hoppy Doppelbock is a neat idea. Decently entertaining label as well.

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Smooth Hoperator from Stoudts Brewing Co.
3.94 out of 5 based on 472 ratings.
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