Full Review
Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams
Double Bock

Category: Doppelbock

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 9.5%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Samuel Adams
Double Bock

Category: Doppelbock

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 9.5%
Dark maroon color. Roasted aromas and flavors of caramelized nuts and dried fruits and buttery chocolate brownie with a chewy, vibrant, finely carbonated, fruity medium-full body and a warming, engaging, long dark roasted nuts, rye toast, orange marmalade, and peppered arugula finish. A robust, flavor packed doppelbock with a warm satisfying finish.
Tasting Info
Beer Glass Style: Malty & Rich & Heavy
Aroma Aroma: caramelized nuts and dried fruits and buttery chocolate brownie
Taste Flavor: dark roasted nuts, rye toast, orange marmalade, and peppered arugula
Bitterness Bitterness: Low
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Weiner-Schnitzel, Ribs, Limburger
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A robust, flavor packed doppelbock with a warm satisfying finish.
The Producer

The Boston Beer Co. Brewery

The Producer
30 Germania St.
Boston, MA 02130
USA
1 617-368-5000
Doppelbock
Beer Glass Pokal Dark.jpg
Serve in a Pokal
Doppelbocks vary from amber to dark brown in color and range in alcohol from 7.5-9.5%. This is a sub-category of the bock style. These beers are extra strong, rich and weighty lagers characterized by an intense malty sweetness, with a note of hop bitterness to balance the flavor. Doppelbocks were first brewed by the Paulaner monks in Munich. At the time, it was intended to be consumed as "liquid bread" during Lent. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock, Paulaner Salvator Doppel Bock and Capital Autumnal Fire.
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