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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Dunkler Bock
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Extra strong ruby-red Amstel Bock beer has a fine bitterness and a sweet, full taste.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berlinmany (224) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
Hue appearance and a coarse light brown scum collar. I have drunk the beer from the bottle and it had a lot of carbonic acid.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adamnowek (136) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2014
Pours a nice ruby brown colour. Smooth in texture and lightly carbonated. An appropriate autumn beer.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MonsterMagnet (253) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2014
Tap. Pours ruby brown with an off white head. Aroma: caramel, metallic. Taste: raisins, figues, caramel, nuts. Quite tasty but very sweet. Too sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franksv6 (215) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
Dark brown / red beer with a white head. Tastes like caramel, bitter, sweet. Easy drinking, nothing speciaal.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZodiacM (85) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
Voor ik serieuzer de echte bieren ingedoken ben vond ik dit de lekkerste bokbier van de grote brouwerijen. En dat vind ik nog steeds. Mooi donkerrood-bruin bier met cremekleurige schuimkraag. Geur van mout en caramel, gedroogd fruit. Smaak van gebrand mout, caramel en gedroogd fruit (hoe verrassend). Ietwat vlak van body, beetje waterig, geen complex bier wat smaak betreft. De nasmaak is lichtbitter en een beetje zoet, niet onprettig. Er zijn lekkerder bokbieren, maar voor een grote brouwerij is dit geen slechte.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Mainuh_man (169) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2014
0.33L bottle. Pours clear red-brown with a frothy, light tan head. Fruity aromas of bubblegum, coughdrop. Beer goes almost immediately to roasted malt and herby hop bitterness, with little hint of the malt character that makes this variety nice. Very mild hints of cherry and some cereal grain. Full body witih a creamy mouthfeel and average carbonation. Overall, a poor version of bock beer. Some ok aromas, but otherwise, really pretty poor.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
angel77 (1016) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 27, 2014
Botella de 33 cl de el c. Ingles. Tomada en julio de 2000 (con fecha de consumo pref para 24-10-2001 lote 10248 BY). sabores maltosos ligeramente tostados y con buena sensación alcohólica con sus 7 vol. Buena.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2060) - BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2014
Industrial representative of the Dutch top-fermented autumn bocks. Yellowish, irregular, sticky foam, colour a dark mahogany brown with ruby hue, cristal clear. Caramelly nose with fruits (pear, cherry) and a perfumed, flowery accent, not unappealing for such a (comparatively) mass produced brew. Taste a caramelly malty, soft, rounded and sweet, with hints of nuts and coffee grounds and some leafy hops in the finish. Nothing too complex but enjoyable, like most top-fermented Dutch bock beers.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Senka (502) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 6, 2014
33cl bottle. Had this during my vocation in Greece. Malty and grassy beer. Enjoyable when served extra cold. Do not drink this above 10degC.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHult (289) - SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2014
Burk på Kreta. Ser ut precis som en Cola. Doftar sött och gott med inslag av kaffe och choklad. Söt maltig smak som är Välbalanserad. Riktigt god.


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