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RATINGS: 560   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   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!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11459) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2009
12oz bottle. Poured a medium and clear copperish color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of roastiness, earthy, nutty, caramel, burnt, and lighter coffee. Tastes of caramel, toasty, nutty, and some coffee. Heavier alcohol burn in the finish. On the sweeter side.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2010
Name: Imperial Dopple Bock
Date: May 25, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ticker Tasting
Appearance: clear dark amber, fine beige head
Aroma: light sweet dark caramel aroma, light earthyness
Flavor: sweet hot caramel flavor, peppery alcohol, light earthyness fails to balance, touch of burnt caramel candy, light bitter finish

Name: Imperial Dopple Bock
Date: February 02, 2010
Mode: bottle
Score: 2.9 to 3.5
Words: tmac woodstock
Appearance: clear brown with ruby edges, wispy beige head, bits of drippy lace
Aroma: rich sweet dark caramel aroma, candy sweetness, light earthyness
Flavor: rich caramel flavor, touch of candy sweetness
Overall: the alcohol has faded leaving just the rich malt, age works for this one to take the edge off

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *** /4

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10859) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 28, 2009
Just realized I forgot to rate this after looking at some of my old notes from last month. Brown pour with a smallish than head. Aroma is full of malt, caramel and some fruit. Flavor is very nice. I got some caramel, light milk chocoalte tones, some vanilla, and a very light touch of hops. Of the imperial series, this is the ONLY one worth drinking.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10669) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Bottle. Raisin malt and alcohol aroma. Hazy orange-brown color with moderate head. Sweet raisin-orange bready malt and bitter herbal hops flavor. Strong alcohol finish. Very good - way better than their last effort.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10601) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Bottle... Clear, deep copper lager with a small, creamy, off-white cap. Great retention. Vinous, malty aroma of tawny port, caramel, date and a suggestion of prune. Full-bodied and thick with soft carbonation. Sweet port and caramel with just a touch of prune. Sticky, sweet finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10484) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 1, 2011
Bottle @ home. Dark red/brown appearance with fairly small tan head. Very sweet dark malty Bock aroma with a slight hint of anise. Quite sweet amber/brown malty Bock flavor, again with a licorice flavor. Very sweet finish. Too sweet for my palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10419) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 1, 2010
Clear amber with a medium beige head. Sweet and vinious aroma with toasted malt, caramel, overripe fruits and toffee. Sweet flavour with toasted malt, caramel, ripe fruits, toffee and breadish notes. Finished sweet with warming alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (10077) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
i had fundamnetal questions about this beer, one being why. why brew an imperial double bock? their seasonal release double bock, which costs less for a six-pack than this one does for 4, is a solid brew. I’d have been surprised if this imperial version was as good, let alone better, for the extra $$$, but...i tried it anyway. looks nice. deep mahagony brown, some light head. aroma is weak when the beer is chilled, but warms up nicely. sweet malt bready dominance in the nose. the body is fairly full, as was the regular release, but this one borders on sticky sweet. overkill? maybe. for a while as it warms, though, the alcohol lends a nice warming finish. this becomes cloying too, though. by the time it reaches close to room temperature, it’s a little much too. overall this was a pretty good oversweet beer that’s not quite as good as it’s cheaper cousin"

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (10002) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a medium off white head that diminishes rather quickly leaving behind good sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a bready malt with raisin and grain. Thick body with a strong smokey malt upfront with a lot of alcohol and caramel in the finish. A good doppelbock from Sam Adams.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (9997) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 16, 2011
Bottle thanks to Roonai. Pours a clear brown with a red hue and an off-white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of toffee, caramel and sweet grains and a bit of backing alcohol. Flavor is sweet with grains, toffee and caramel wit a decent amount of alcohol in the finish.


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