Christpuncher (1395) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A very bold beer with a bitter finish Pours a deep red almost brown in color. Slightly hoppy and smells malty. Had at O'Hare.
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leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, Flowerpot, Derby. Red with no head. Aromas are berry fruit with sweet malts. Flavours are sweet malts with red wine. Some toffee with yeast. Malty and OK.
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A Sim rate (cask at Chelmsford BF): Smells very wheaty, but not great. Like bread on the verge of going off. Tastes similar. Aftertaste of olive oil.
Fin (7692) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Merton Summer Beer Festival 06-07-07. Poured copper in colour and with a slight sulphur nose. This had a strange taste a tiny edge of smokiness was there as was a very thin almost nothing taste for a bit, I’m not familiar with this style at all but will go with what Glen say’s that this isn’t really a true Bock, in truth it wasn’t really making an impact with me whatever box it needed to sit in, as it tasted far too shallow for my liking.
imdownthepub (10653) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask conditioned at Merton beer Festival ’07. Copper colour with thin head. Dry, quite chalky, powdery malty body with a definite alcohol note despite the lowish ABV. I really tried to fit it into a Bock category, but failed, not really a bitter either but it had to go somewhere. Not much finish to it for me, obviosly too delicate for my palate, ho hum.