Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Dunkler Bock
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Extra strong ruby-red Amstel Bock beer has a fine bitterness and a sweet, full taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MelvinKalksma (311) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2015

Malts, caramel, brown sugar, bread.

Amber/ruby beer with a small off-white head.

Starts sweet, then gets flatter and flatter before ending with light bread.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FrankZappa7 (104) - GERMANY - NOV 22, 2015
21.11.15-0,33 Flasche-Bocksampling mit Ricardo + Verena. Hellbraun, gute beige Krone, feines Lacing.Aroma Malzbombe, Rosine, Antrunk röstig, säuerlich, Rosine, leicht sprittig. Hat , wenn auch etwas eigenartig, Charakter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maakun (2056) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2015
Tap at Lokaal Vredebreuk. Dark reddish brown with small off white head that leaves a creamy film. Dark brown bread, lots of caramel, light roasted notes, some chocolate and toffee. Medium sweet with slightly vegetal bitter finish. Medium bodied with slick and creamy feel. Quite light in the taste and the finish is slightly unpleasant, but overall not that bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SimonBlok (68) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2015
33 cl bottle at home. Pours red brown with low, of white head. Aroma: malty, roasted nuts, red fruits. Taste: medium to high sweetness with low bitterness. Roasty notes, hint of yeast and a note of red fruits. Texture is thin and a little sticky. Carbonation is low.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (579) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2015
0.3 l bottle from local AH, bottled in September 2015. Clear, reddish amber with a medium large, frothy, slowly diminishing, tan head. Faint, sweetish-malty aroma of caramel, nuts, maybe raisins and some coffee. Sweetish-malty aroma of caramel, nuts, coffee and brown sugar, followed by a medium long, slightly roasty and medium bitter finish. Medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft to average carbonation. Not very special but rather well-balanced and highly drinkable. Not as sweet as expected, instead with a remarkably roasty-bitter finish. Nice!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (1104) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2015
30cl flesje via Jumbo, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 7% Uitgeschonken in Brand Dubbelbock glas Uiterlijk: roodbruin met kleine schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: caramel, rijp fruit, kandijsuiker, zoetig Conclusie: lekker bockbiertje, maar niet veel aparts ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gangstergafje (369) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2015
The beer has a reddish brown color. The beer is quite clear. The beer pours a little amount of brownish foam. The foam is rough and collapses very quick. Only a little bit of foam remains. The beer has a nice smell. The smell is sweet and has a aroma of cherries. There is also a bitter roast aroma. Especially the red fruit aroma is nice. Unfortunately the taste is less nice. The beer has a dry mouth sensation. There is a nice bitterness, but it has something unpleasant. There is also a little fruitiness. But the dry bitter nasty little flavor makes it difficult to really distinguish all tastes. A pity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gyhallmanti (80) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2015
30cl bottle at home. Pours a ruby red colour with a decent frothy tan head which leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma’s of malt and caramel. Taste is bittersweet with notes of malt, caramel, burned sugar. A bit of an oily texture with average to low carbonation. Not an exciting bock but still a fine one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillemG (105) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2015
08-10-2015. 30cl bottle at home. Appearance is amber, clear, disappearing head. Aroma is malt, caramel. Taste is bittersweet, nicely balanced. Finish is first sweet then bitter, but pretty short. Overall this is not really a beer to get excited about, although it is a well made bock.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
kurczako (137) - POLAND - SEP 24, 2015
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