Filed under: Doppelbock (mug, stein, stem glass), Smuttynose | Tags: citrus, dry, high malt, high quality, iced tea, interesting packaging, intricate lace, longer drying finish, maple, medium high strength, medium hops, mold, nice, off white long lasting head, reddish brown, rose, scratchy, slightly hazy, spicy, syrup, well balanced
ABV, Volume & Calories: 8.5% in 22 fl oz. estimated at 400 C
Purchased at: Canal’s Lawrenceville, NJ for $5.89
Aroma: nice, syrup, maple, mold, rose, citrus.
Visuals: interesting packaging, iced tea, reddish brown, slightly hazy, off white long lasting head, intricate lace.
Taste: well balanced, high malt, medium hops, medium high strength.
Palate: high quality, spicy, scratchy, dry, longer drying finish.
Overall: A very well done beer, and one of the few doppelbocks I’ve truly enjoyed. If they were all like this, I might like the style more. I’d have this again, though it’s not what I’d call a favorite. High value for a well crafted brew.
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