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RATINGS: 537   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Samuel Adams Double Bock is brewed with a half pound of malt in each bottle, almost enough for a loaf of bread. This rich intense, lager reveals a deep mahogany color and velvety smooth flavor. Samuel Adams Double Bock is one of our most sought after brews. Enjoy!


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - MAY 27, 2013
12 oz bottle from Wilbur’s. Deep reddish brown and clear with a small, light tan head and patchy lacing. The aroma and flavor is rich with bready malts, caramel, chocolate, nutty, light vanilla, earthy and light bitterness. Pretty sweet and malty with a touch of dark fruit. Medium body with a thick syrupy feel.and a warming finish. Their original double bock was my first "big beer" (8.8%) so it was interesting to revisit this after 8 years or so.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sfontain (792) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Rating #666. 12 oz bottle, Andersons, $2.99. Lighter garnet; frothy light brown head dissipates fairly quickly but can be slightly revived with swirling. Malty, vinous, fruity esters, toast, caramel, nutty, bubble gum. Flavor is slightly flat but similar to aroma; alcohol warmth in the exhale is shy of astringent but not by much (not bad for 9.5% abv). Oily, full, coating texture; medium carbonation is bubbly but granular. Tasty stuff. Good to see such a mass market brand producing high-tier stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mtwhitney (168) - Maui, Hawaii, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Lots of malt. They claim "subtle" hops. A little too subtle; needs a tad more to balance out the sweetness. I even tasted a hint of bourbon; probably because of the high alcohol content.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chudwick (1972) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 14, 2013
12oz bottle - pours amber brown with ivory head and good lacing. Nose is caramel. Flavor adds molasses or some sort of natural sugars, and alcohol.very sweet. light to medium body. I think I will add this to styles I don’t get overall.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adeishaqra (40) - - APR 13, 2013
This is a "big" lager indeed. The malt really gives this beer that sweet edge. The German hops add a nice citrus character. A subtle aroma and lingering sweetness in the palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (1834) - Silver Spring, USA - APR 10, 2013
Poured from 12 oz. bottle. Hazy, dark rusty brown with a pastel yellow-gold head and excellent lacing. Aroma of raisins, sweet roasted malt, caramel, dark fruit and banana. Taste of raisins, dark fruit, sweet roasted malt, caramel, light molasses and brown sugar. Full body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (1794) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle. This is a nice smooth Bock with lots of malty sweetness. Great fall beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JuliusCaesar (162) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Good beer. Caramel sweetness dominates along with a lot of alcohol on the finish. Would have liked more complexity and depth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 18, 2013
A - Pours a dark amber. A yellowish brown 2 finger head with good retention. Spotted lines of lacing left behind. S - Roasted crystal malt. Earthy bread covered in maple syrup. Cherry alcohol. T - Wow. Much more going on with the flavor. Chocolate and dark fruits-cherry and plum, rich caramel, and molasses. This one packs a punch in every category. The flavors are elevated and adventurous. A bold and complex Dopplebock that is challenging to pick apart. I thoroughly enjoyed drinking this. For some reason I’ve passed this up so many times. I had no idea it would be this good. Don’t pass this one up! We need more Dopplebocks like this in the States. Serving type: bottle 09-29-2010

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrnkMcDermott (2776) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2013
12 oz. bottle from Jewel, Lisle, April ’12. Big malt nose right out of the bottle. Pours a light brown color, though I believe it’s just right for a bock, and a thick head. From the glass, the nose remains malty, sweet, a bit alcoholic, and grainy. Taste carries that nose right on through, with subtle notes of cherry, hazelnut and banana. My bottle’s pretty cold, so the alcohol doesn’t feel that warming. But I suspect I’ll feel its effects before I finish this bottle.


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