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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!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimmiec (122) - Louisiana, USA - MAR 5, 2010
12-oz bottle Marcello’s Lafayette, LA - Aroma: sweet, malty, toaty; Appearance: clear, brown color, tan head, some laces; Flavor: sweet, salty, toast, slight harsh; Mouthfeel: Full bodied, creamy texture, average to lively carbonation; Overall: a dark and very strong alcohol, malty, and rich beer. However, there is some harshness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MissouriBrent (122) - Missouri, USA - NOV 9, 2010
Sweet malt aroma. Hints of melanoidins. Pours red-brown with a moderate cream colored head that quickly dissipates. Rich and malty with alcoholic aftertaste. Some date-like flavors. While I repect the 9.5% abv, this is not on par with good traditional dopplebocks from Germany. It lacks the complexity and richness of those. Decent enough, but not great.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tekstr1der (120) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Amber pour with thin tan head - doesn’t look as appealing as it’s about to be... aromas of bread and caramel. Much the same comes across the tongue. A sweet finish makes this just right.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm5561 (118) - Kansas City, Alabama, USA - DEC 3, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2012 Brown with off white head. Light malt aroma. Roasted malt flavor with good balance. A little more carbonation than I prefer in a strong "sipping" brew. A good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eyes_wide_shut (107) - Haifa, ISRAEL - DEC 12, 2010
At the Doppelbock Width Tasting in Shachar’s house, thanks Oren, bottle, cloudy, fruity, pours dark amber almost without head, smoked aroma, and overall a good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UriahHeep (105) - Georgia, USA - AUG 11, 2009
Pretty dark red-copper pour without much head. Quite an attractive appearance matched by an intoxicating roasted aroma of caramel, fine two-row barley, chewy toffee, chocolate and also some smokiness. Body has a beautiful malted barley presence and great backbone. Syrupy mouth. Distinct flavors such as coffee, chocolate, caramel and pepper. Sweet brown sugar notes. A bit of alcohol harshness surfaces at times but then is drowned beneath the tidal wave of roasted malt. Medium-length finish, warming from the high ABV. Still contains some Noble hop spiciness, but you’ll barely notice that in this brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VAAC (86) - Middlebury, Indiana, USA - AUG 24, 2010
Aroma of caramel, beautiful reddish brown color. I didn’t pour much head, so not much to say on that end. Tastes of fruit, figs to be exact, with little malt and a touch of caramel. A tad syrupy, with an incredibly long lasting finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ludhaber (85) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 25, 2012
As promised, this beer is very malty. Huge body and decent hop balance. A little more complexity in the malt would make this beer really high on my list.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mouse725 (83) - Albany, New York, USA - APR 5, 2009
Bottle pour. It says on the back of the bottle that a 1/2 pound of yeast goes into each bottle of this beer- and boy, does that flavour come through! Lots of yeast, lots of malt, a very "heavy in the belly" beer. Not worth the price, but glad I tried it once.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AnokaBrewer (81) - Anoka, Minnesota, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Brown in color. Malty aroma and flavor. Kind of a browned\burnt sugar flavor as it warms. Very little head and very light carbonation. Sweet, slightly bitter finish.


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