Brewed by Alfa Bierbrouwerij
Style: Dunkler Bock
Schinnen, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
This ruby red beer is brewed in limited quantities in the autumn for the winter months. Specially selected malt varieties give Alfa Bokbier its strong taste. The alcohol percentage is 6.5% by volume. Alfa Bokbier is best enjoyed at a temperature of 9/10°C.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thanatosti (1185) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2012
30 .cl bottle @ home, bought @ Albert Heijn. Clear ruby brown with a thin off-white head. A bit of a swampy aroma with some malts, not really that good. Taste is soft, unoffensive and a bit boring. Some roasted malts, some hops but nothing exciting. Bit of a letdown because I highly appreciate their pilsener.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogreface (1390) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 18, 2012
Világosabb árnyalatú, vörösesbarna színnel rendelkezik, amin csak egy vékony hablepedő fekszik. Egészen édeskés kandiscukros, aszalt gyümölcsös, fűszeres illata van, mint valami karácsonyi italnak. Ezeket hozza az íze is, valami kis gumicukros beütés is. Közepesen testes és nem túl szénsavas sör, aminek az utóíze keserédes és kissé cukros. Nem rossz bak sör, de teljesen más világ, mint például a német unokatestvérei.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vaiz (3867) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle at home. Clear amber pour, thin off-white head. Aroma is sugary malty, slightly spicy, grainy and a bit roasted. Flavor is very sweet and decently spiced. A bit dusty and with some cardboard. Slightly alcoholic. Intense, but out of balance.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dEnk (4199) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2012
Bottle @ home. Aroma is red forest fruits, swampy caramel malt. Meh. Flavour is dusty malt, some red fruits. Meh again.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
OllieBBommel (1269) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2014 Bottle@home Cream colored head, shrinking. Colour: bright red copper. Aroma: smoked malt. Taste: alcohol, sweets. Palate: some CO2, silken. Overall: German style bock, good. *** 2014 edition *** Sugarwater. DtD

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ekstedt (6025) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle (33 cl) from The Cracked Kettle. Clear copper, medium off-white head. Nutty aroma with some notes of compost. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, low to medium bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
_angst_ (3638) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Ekstedt shared @ Ekstedts bock-tasting. Pours clear copper with a small off-white head that quickly dissipates while leaving some lacing on the glass. Smell is sweet, metallic, floral and rather subtle with caramel, fudge and hints of grass. Taste is sweet, tiny bitter and metallic with bread, caramel and dried, almost dusty, dark fruits. Mouthfeel is tiny sticky sweet and thin to medium bodied. Finish is sweet, slightly bitter and metallic with mostly caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (8793) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2012
30 cl bottle thanks to ekstedt!
Sampled on March 24, 2012, BB Oct .12
Clear copper color, small off-white head. Sweet, alcohol, grainy scent. Sweet, mineral, metallic, cream taste. Bitter grainy aftertaste. Moussy mouthfeel, medium bitterness to the dry side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (5148) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle shared thx to Ekstedt cons 2013-03-25 Ar: caramel, malt, dust Ap: dark copper, frothy white head F: watery, caramel, almond nutty, dry, medium bitterness and carbonation

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (3283) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2012
basement aromas, skunky, golden, brown, clear, minimal head, medium bitterness, salty, average carbonation, bitter, thin feel, oily feel,

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