Fisherman's Navigator Doppel Bock | Cape Ann Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cape Ann Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
capeannbrewing.com

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Had been 7.5% ABV

Added by Todd on 10-20-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
140
Reviews:
82
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
11.33%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 140 |  Reviews: 82
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Drknight
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of ryan1788a5
3.51/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle poured into a lager glass.

A: Red-orange in color. Brilliant clarity. Sand colored rocky head leaves lots of clumpy lacing on the glass.

S: Bread, biscuit, thin caramel and treacle, toasted grain. Pinch of cocoa. Fig and golden raisin fruitiness. Clean. Light grassy hop.

T: Thin caramel and treacle. Grainy, toast. Vague fruitiness. Subtle hints of grassy hop. Sweet throughout. Syrupy treacle finish.

M: Thick body, mouth coating and syrupy. Low carbonation. Very mild perception of alcohol.

O: Even for the style this seems a little under attenuated. It comes off a little too sweet and syrupy. A decent stab at the style, but nothing I'd revisit.

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Abilow33
3.54/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Went to the brewery and tried this beer. Light in color and weak in smell. Color a little towards the red side. But the taste was very good. Beer from the tap always tastes much better. I also had the chilli stout which was great. The brew pub had good food and the city had a great port city feel.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of zac16125
2.34/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12oz bottle into a pilsner glass
no born on date but Ive had this in my fridge for almost a year

A: Pours a crystal clear, really pretty reddish amber with 2plus fingers width of light tan colored head, which dissipates down fairly quickly. Leaves no lacing.

S: Spicy malts and yeast aromas similar to a quad. Theres also a weird raw meat aroma thats pretty off putting. Really odd aroma, and not particularly pleasant.

T: Big malty sweetness , caramel, toffee, and a big nutty character. Even with these pleasant flavors there is something about the taste of this that I find nauseating. It taste like feet, and vomit.

M/D: Medium bodied, low carbonation, slightly syrupy.

O: Ok, so its probably not fair to this beer, cause I think its more the style in general than this one in particular. I just cant drink doppelbocks. Something about them just makes me physically ill. This is only the second drainpour of my life.

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3.97/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Orange/amber, perfectly clear with an off-white thin head.

S - Really sweet honey, viscous malt syrup. Faint sweet grains underneath all the sweetness.

T - Malty sweet all the way. Malt syrup and some caramel/brunt toffee notes. Dry grains a bitter finish.

M - Slightly viscous with decent carbonation. Sweet up front with a semi dry bitter end.

O - Hits the malt notes but seems to lack some complexity.

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3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Fisherman's Navigator Doppel Bock
Cape Ann Brewing Company
Style: Doppelbock
ABV: 7.00 %

LOOK: Amber colored brew with an off white head. Head dies down quickly, little to no lace. Looks a bit syrupy.

SMELL: Heavy on the caramel, Munich malts, and bready lager yeast. Sweet and malty aroma.

TASTE: The taste brings more caramel and an affirmation of the use of Munich malts. Small leafy hops and balancing bitterness though the finish is sweet.

FEEL: Medium bodied feel with a moderate level of carbonation. A bit chewey, with caramelized malts in the finish.

OVERALL: Very much a traditional bock made in America with a strong German influence. Fits the bill for a solid dopplebock.

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3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - This pours a nice chocolate brown. Opaque and after an agressive pour it yielded a thin lacing of creamy head.

S - Caramel, oaky, earthy, nutty - this smells wonderful.

T - A toasted and earthy grain element with nice sweet undertones of caramel.

M - Medium bodied with a crisp finish

O - This is very solid and I would try it again. I'm drinking it on a 90 degree day, but I'd rather have this brew on a fall day for some reason. Overall, very solid

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into tulip. Pours a deep red with no head or lacing. Smells of sweet malts, and some dried fruit, maybe cranberry to be specific.
Taste is mild bitter malts, some dried fruit and a bit sweet. Nice balance but a little mild in flavors. It hides the abv very well, and its easy to drink. Overall, nice brew but not my fav dopplebock.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Fisherman's Navigator Doppel Bock from Cape Ann Brewing Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 140 ratings.
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