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Oleator Dopplebock

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Sand Creek Brewing Co.
Black River Falls, WI

Style: Doppelbock

Baby-Boy’s Rating:
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Dopplebock—I’m not sure of the literal translation, but in my dictionary, it usually means “a fine beer.” That is the case with Sand Creek’s Oleator.

The beer has a rich, brown color and medium head that dissipates fairly quickly.

The scent is malty, almost like molasses. But the beer itself is not overly sweet.

It is heavy, but not thick, and it has a nice, drinkable feel. So the overall effect is a smooth drinking beer that has a even, malty coat with hints of the floral flavor from hops. There is not much bitterness for the hopheads, but that suits me just fine.

Reviewed by Baby-Boy Jackson on January 14, 2009.
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