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RATINGS: 540   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RONCOD (219) - Uledi, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2010
Pours a deep amber color with a thin tan head. The flavor was a sweet, caramel with some fruity finish. This is the best yet that Iíve had from Sam Adams.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jandd1983 (2572) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 29, 2011
12 ounce bottle. Pours dark copper with off white head. Aromas of caramel and biscuit malts. Toasted malt and caramel flavors. Alcohol is slightly noticeable. Medium body with moderate carbonation and a somewhat syrupy mouthfeel. Good brew.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dpento1 (236) - Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2011
Pours a clear copper, with a light tan head. Aroma is very sweet with caramel, malts, and some underlying alcohol. Flavor is sweet, with notes of caramel, dried fruits, and malts. Alcohol make its presence known as the beer warms, and by the time youíve drank the bottle, there is a warming from Double Bock. Overall, nicely put together, and a very nice offering from Sam Adams!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopBackDoc (474) - Hatboro, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Pours a clear mahogany with tan head. Nose full of doughy malts and dried fruits. Flavor was rich and complex. Lots of malts, sweet and doughy, hints of dried cherries and plums, and a hint of hops in the finish. Silky smooth and very easy drinking. Hard to tell it is a 9.5% beer. Really a delicious brew.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ericnixon (740) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Bought a four-pack of this at a new bottle shop in Northampton, MA. Malty aroma with an after-whiff of alcohol. Nice reddish brown color with a nice head that wasnít too big, nor small. Effervescent but with a high viscosity as it swiftly rolled about the tongue. Big malt taste that layered on the tongue. A minute or two the warmth spread about the body like the beer was hugging me back. Nice.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Caytinator (943) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Wow, I was blown away by this beer. 12oz bottle; lots of head, lots of aroma, lots of lacing. It has a strong but reasonable character. An easy recommendation, really. Drink this beer, and love it.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Dark amber with a thick white head. The nose and palate are loaded with caramel. Some raisin on the back of the palate adds an extra dimension which lingers through the finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a dark amber with a ruby hue and a thin ring of off-white head. Aroma is sweet and malty. Lots of caramel and sugar. Taste is medium sweet. Caramel and sugar with a bit of dark fruit. Alcohol with raisins and orange. Medium bodied with a sticky and creamy texture. Lively carbonation and a long finish. Overall, pretty good. Now Iím wishing I would have bought the whole 4-pack instead of just the single with the upcharge.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2608) - 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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RevBFG (55) - - 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.


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