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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!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
luv2brew (196) - Chesterfield, Virginia, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Pours a deep mahogany with a nice foamy head. Nose is of nothing but a very sweet malt. Very mallty with a large amount of nuttiness. It does have a mild burntness to it. Almost a brown sugar molasses type of sweetness with a littel bitterness at the end Overall not much to this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2009
Garnet-brown body with scant tan head. Aroma is hot, sweet, with some caramel and rum, but not particularly appealing. Palate is pretty sticky and thin. Tastes better than it smells. The bready malts come out but are easily overshadowed by booze and sugary sweetness. Was expecting much better.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (13065) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 29, 2009
Beautiful bright mahogany. Not much head. Syrupy and vaguely nutty aroma. Sweet and simplistic, with only hints of brown bread buried under a relatively caramelly body. Probably a bit too sticky for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Blake (396) - Orange, California, USA - AUG 4, 2010
Had from 12oz bottle. Pours dark brown with slight tan head and good lacing. Aroma is heavy smoked malts, some coffee, and alcohol. Taste is alcohol, lots of malts, and a nice hop bite at the finish. A bit disappointing, had expected something a bit more complex and less medicinal.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
HughConway (826) - Washington, USA - MAR 18, 2011
Bottle. Pours haxy brown, thin white head. Not much of an aroma, thick sweet malt on the tongue. Oddly put together version of the style, same as the stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - APR 14, 2009
Pours a clear, coppery-amber with a one-finger tall, off-white head. Spotty flecks of lacing. The initial aroma is coconut and malt. As it opens up I get some toast and some light perfumy notes. Maybe some strawberry? Weird. Flavor has a medicinal, cough syrup quality to it. Light caramel too. Mouthfeel was thin yet oily and somehow it finished super dry. This thing was a mess.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pistolpete (203) - USA - MAY 21, 2009
12 oz bottle...nice pour dark brown pour... super sweet and a little too much in that area.... the whole series seems a little too sweet.... dissapointing

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
mesperon (205) - Hillsdale, New Jersey, USA - JUN 16, 2009
Clear dark copper - almost ruby, with bubbly head that dissipates. Weak aroma f malt, slightly sweet, a little caramel, some ripe fruit/raisin. Medium bidy with medium fluffy carbonation. Salty on the tip of the tongue, which carries through the palate. A little bit of sweetness of ripe fruit and raisin again, alcohol is very evident and reminiscent of rum. Somewhat one-dimensional, too salty, and alcohol is a little overwhelming. Leaves a puckering on the back of the tongue like tart red wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcr (2263) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - OCT 22, 2009
Bottle. Deep amber body, clear. Short off-white head, mostly diminishing. Thick malty aroma of caramel, molasses, bread, vanilla. The flavor is heavily sweet, lightly bitter and lightly acidic. It finishes moderately to heavily sweet, lightly bitter and boozy. Medium to full body, chewy texture, moderately carbonation. This is a malt bomb without much finesse or balance. Cloyingly sweet with a chalky mouthfeel in the finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
coachd (194) - 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.

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