Deep Water Dopplebock - Thomas Creek Brewery

Deep Water Dopplebock

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Overall: 7.18/10 by 1 dude

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Style: Doppelbock

ABV: 6.25%

IBU: 30

Season: Year Round

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  • A: 6.0 | T: 7.0 | L: 9.0 | M: 8.0 | O: 8.0
  • Color: Deep Brown
  • Pours clear as I can tell. Frothy, tightly packed foam is about 1.5 inches high and tan. Frothier as it recedes, the lacing seems to seek its level.

    Aroma is a little subdued as I would expect a bold, rich malt to shine through based on the grain bill. Instead I mostly get sweet caramel and toast. Darker, richer aromas are hit and miss and way in the back.

    Taste is sweet and soft up front followed by a rush of dark, roasted, coffee, and chocolate flavors that stick around. There is a bit of burnt caramel and toast long into the aftertaste.

    Thin for the style as I don't think I could call this medium body. If I wanted to fake it, I could agree with the site and say it is a touch cream, at times.

    I like big, bold German lagers and I was hoping I was in for a treat. This one missed a bit as it seems light on the aroma, bolder in the taste but not balanced or to character. It seems to have a lot of root in a porter. Enjoy!
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  • Reviewed: Friday, December 17, 2010 at 21:14:29
  • Tasted: Friday, December 17, 2010
  • $0.00 for 12 oz. bottle
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