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What is a doppelbock lager?

Doppelbock is a stronger version of the German beer-style bock. The name literally means “double bock beer.” Paulaner monks in Munich wanted something boozy to consume during Lent as “liquid bread.” So, they brewed the first doppelbock, called Paulaner Salvator.

What makes a beer a doppelbock?

“Doppel” meaning “double,” this style is a bigger and stronger version of the lower-gravity German-style bock beers. Originally made by monks in Munich, the doppelbock beer style is very food-friendly and rich in melanoidins reminiscent of toasted bread. Color is copper to dark brown.

What does a doppelbock beer taste like?

Flavor: Rich, sweet & malty; Hints of chocolate, dark fruits & light toast are possible; Mild hop flavors, Noticeable alcohol warmth possible; Low to medium bitterness. Mouthfeel: Very smooth; Moderate to full body; Low carbonation; No harshness or astringency; Slight alcohol warmth possible.

Is doppelbock a wheat beer?

The world’s archetypal weizen doppelbock. The addition of chocolate malt gives this brew incredible richness that complements the traditional weizen flavors of clove & banana. This is the world’s oldest top-fermented wheat double-bock, created in 1907.

How long is a Doppelbock good for?

Plan for primary fermentation to last at least two weeks (including a diacetyl rest), followed by a long, cold lagering period of at least 4 to 6 months. The longer you wait, the better it gets.

How do you drink a Doppelbock?

Doppelbock beers are best served in either a seidel or a pilsner glass. I personally prefer a pilsner because it kind of slows down how quickly I drink them. With a rich, higher ABV, beer I like to move a bit slowly so I can really get a chance to experience it fully.

Is Doppelbock a malt liquor?

Doppelbocks are malt-dominant beers and the palate is summed up in rich maltiness with some contributing toasted and caramel aspects not unlike that of molasses.

Can you age doppelbock?

It needs a year or two of softening in the cellaring for sure. Fresh, its just too raw. But its one of the only beers of its type I would ever consider aging. Without a doubt, doppelbock only worsens if cellared.

Is doppelbock a malt liquor?

Is a Doppelbock an ale or lager?

Bock – Doppelbock. The Doppelbock is a strong, rich, and very malty German lager. Most versions are dark colored and may display the caramelizing of decoction mashing.

How long does a Doppelbock last?

Just about any malt-forward lager yeast will work well, as long as you follow a patient fermentation schedule. Plan for primary fermentation to last at least two weeks (including a diacetyl rest), followed by a long, cold lagering period of at least 4 to 6 months.

Does aging beer increase alcohol?

In a word, no. The alcohol content of beer (and wine, for that matter) is determined during the fermentation process and will not change over time. When the yeast dies, it cannot produce more alcohol [source: Wine Spectator]. So why does one type of beer have a greater alcohol content than another?