Brewed by Alfa Bierbrouwerij
Style: Dunkler Bock
Schinnen, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10420) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2008
Clear amber with medium off white head. Sweet aroma with toasted maltand toasted malt. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, caramel and fruity notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (15272) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2008
Bottle, 6.5%. Weak bready aroma. Clear dark amber colour. Very small head. The flavour is nicely malty with a little brown sugar. Good peppery notes, well-balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40454) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2008
30 cL bottle. Pours clear and dark brown and golden with a white head. Mild roasted malty and slight cornish aroma. Sweet roasted malty flavoured. Lingering sweet malty and mild spiced. Sweet finish with a nice roasted smoothness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Straling (364) - Hoensbroek, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2008
Bottle 30cl. Pours a clear deep red colour with a normal size head and loads of great carbonation. Smell is very fruity and sweet, some nuts also there. Very good taste, well balanced malts and fruits. Goes down very warm, nice and pleasantly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (12081) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2008
Bottle. [thank you, bierkoning]
Pours lovely ruby-red with a medium, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has light caramel, some citric hops with a light smoky note. Highish carbonation, fine mouthfeel. Flavour is a bit metallic, some sweet malts. Lots of dryness and a light fruitiness. Quite hoppy finish. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4708) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2008
(Bottled, drank at about 15C) Clear, dark amber with a smallish, firm head. Aroma of caramel and some roasted malt, with a hint of sourness and smoke. Sweetish-malty, caramely flavor with some alcohol presence, and dried fruit. Almost medium body with quite smooth carbonation. A simple, but smooth and reasonably balanced bock with not too much sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Borresteijn (6422) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2008
Bottle @ a tasting session. Ruby brown colour, off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts and caramel. Flavour is very metallic, roasted malts and some dark fruits. Quite bitter. Bit thin. Don’t like the metallic flavour at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7850) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2008
(Bottle, Monk’s Café, Stockholm, 1 feb 2008) Dark ruby colour with frothy, off-white head. Malty, nutty nose with chocolate and dark fruit. Malty, slightly spicy taste with notes of chocolate, hints of clove and/or nutmeg and a spicy, chocolatey finish. Overall very balanced and smooth. Nice and well made bock, without straying too far from the middle of the road.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4445) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 5, 2007
Ruby red colour, off-white head. Aroma is of sweet caramel malts. Flavour is of roasted malts and bread. Not very well.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goozen (3810) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2007
Bottle 0,3ltr: This is a well-balanced dutch bock from Limburg. Dark brown sweet and bitter taste all in one.

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