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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!


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3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marv3mania (176) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark brown, almost completely opaque against light, very thin white head. Rich, sweet scent of chocolate and toffee. Light carbonation with a smooth feel. Sweet tastes like toffee and dark fruits without being too sweet, distinct caramel undertones, taste becomes richer as the beer starts to warm. Very good beer, sweet and rich without being overpowering or overly bitter. One of the better beers Iíve had recently. Iíll definitely be having this again.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Espo1 (26) - - JUN 18, 2014
A - heavy malt backbone with hints of smoked wood and leather A- dark leather with a tan head M - heavy malt with light carbonation T- malty finish that is sweet and hot with the alcohol. O - fits the style and finishes on the malty style ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sinfull (781) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Rich mahogany color , with nice beige head.Aroma of malt, caramel and hint of raisins. Sweet malty taste with notes of roasted caramel and dark fruits. Full body, low carbonation. Long roasted bitterness in aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AlmostHome (17) - Gulfport, Mississippi, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Great malty beer. Nice dark color and head. Very much like a piece of dark bread. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RevBFG (52) - - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine. Pours a mahogany brown with no head. Total malt bomb. Smells of malt and tastes of malt. Has a very thick mouthfeel -- not quite beer syrup, but the consistency of NyQuil. Fun to drink and tasty if you can find it.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
coachd (84) - Missouri, USA - APR 4, 2014
Iím not a huge Sam Adams fan, but thought I would try this one on a whim. Pours a very pretty amber color with tan foam - huge bubbles at the surface. Aroma is malt and a little skunkiness from the hops, but mostly malt. Not a very complex or pleasant scent. The taste is a little better; malty, light and drinkable for 9.5% ABV. I wanted a stronger taste; this is a little weak. Palate is decent, goes down smooth but has a weird metallic aftertaste. I wonít be getting this again, perhaps itís the style but to me this is just a watered down Oktoberfest.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocJitsu (824) - Florida, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Pours a dark copper-amber color with an unboiled wort appearance. The tan head fades pretty quickly leaving a thin cap. Some lace clings to the edges. Big toffee and sorghum nose. Thicker texture, but not at all coating. Sorghum, date, toffee, and baseball card bubblegum.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hickboyg8 (9) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 10, 2014 does not count
Style: Double Bock Color: Dark Honey Taste: slightly sweet, oddly light, malty, dry finish Comment: Overall it's not a bad beer, but it is just missing something. However, in their defense I did just have the Ayinger Brewery Double Bock which is out of this world... This Bock is more like Houston, there are worse places to be but I am never sure where I am.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1464) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Hearty caramel. fruitbread and alcohol aromas. Cherrywood varnish appearance, and that is appropriate. Extreme sweetness, would be puckering if not so strong, which is its own issue. Syrupy, sludgey body, falls between the standard German doppels and their frozen counterparts.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hartung32 (206) - Indiana, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Another good beer in the Imperial Series. It's definitely a malt bomb; does for malt what a DIPA does for hops. A tad too malty for me, I'll go for a Paulaner Salvator if I want a Double Bock. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2408) - Michigan, USA - DEC 13, 2013
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 3/3/2013. Pours slightly hazy deep ruby red color with a 2 finger dense khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, raisin, plum, pear, apple, biscuit, nuttiness, herbal, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of malt and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, raisin, plum, pear, apple, biscuit, nuttiness, herbal, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, raisin, plum, pear, apple, biscuit, nuttiness, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance, complexity, and robustness of malt and yeast ester flavors; with a great malt/fruitiness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately creamy and slick mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a excellent doppelbock! All around great complexity, balance, and robustness of malt and yeast flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.


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