Great Lakes The Doppelrock | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes The DoppelrockGreat Lakes The Doppelrock

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Spring

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Added by alleykatking on 11-16-2010

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Ratings: 420 |  Reviews: 213
Photo of cynical1027
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Blueribbon666
4.35/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Review from notes. Very much looking forward to trying a Doppelbock from Great Lakes Brewing. Pours a dark amber color with zero head into Great Lakes pint glass. Smells of malt and sweet bread and a bit of fruit that I can't quite place. A nice little bite on the lips in the front end that gives way to a nice rich malty mouthfeel that finishes clean. A nice example of the style and there's a decent bit of carbonation that mixes with the malt to keep it from being too rich, thick or alcohol heavy. Another solid offering from Great Lakes.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Best by 6/1/11 and tasted on 3/12/11

Aroma - Delicious malt lagerness. Deep malts not roasty just sweet.

Appearance - Dark golden amber light tan head that quickly dissipated leaving just a collar.

Taste - Malty goodness smooth not a lot of detectable hop flavor.

Notes - Despite the good words I put into the taste section of my notes I gave this beer and overall B and I didn't write a lot of words in the review so I guess this was just an OK Doppelbock.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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Great Lakes The Doppelrock from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.85 out of 5 based on 420 ratings.
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