MatthijsE (879) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ home. Pours amber with a medium off white head. The aroma is bit roasted with dark fruity notes. The flavour is bit roasted with some toasted caramel and nuts.
Gerardgathier (458) - - DEC 30, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Currently I am updating my ratebeer with al the beers I drank but was too lazy to rate at the time. I give the scores I gave back than. If I drink the beers again I might re-rate them.
mjik83 (734) - - DEC 4, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Niet mijn smaak
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
DutchMark (197) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very nice. The last one of 7 seasonal Dutch bocks I got at my supermarket and one of the best. La Trappe and Jopen are less general available and maybe more original. This one by a Heineken subsidiary is quite good. Not too sweet, well balanced, just enough roasted malts, nice bitter hops, some licorice and a long dry bitter finish. Good to know that large scale brewers can produce such a good brew.
TheFoamhead (124) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
At the Dutch Bockbeer Festival in Amsterdam, this beer was awarded best Bock Beer 2014. And it’s truely a very good beer and a true Bock. The taste is complex - astonishing for a big brewing company. Sure, there are Bock’s I like more - but that’s my personnal taste. This beer is good - point.
sic1314 (3880) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured deep reddish brown with a dense tan head. Aroma of sweet berries and toasted malt. Medium body, quite smooth and roasted, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter.
lux_edwards (155) - - NOV 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl. Pours a ruby red with no head. Aroma of espresso and chocolate. Taste is slightly bitter and hoppy. Palate is flat and would benefit from more carbonation. Overall good beer.
TtV (133) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 30cl. Deep brown, reddish with a tiny off white head. Sweet aromas with some hops. Taste is not very complex, but easily drinkable. Bitterness wins over sweetness.
ippers (19) - - OCT 30, 2014
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Mooie donkere herfst bock kleur, de geur is ook uitnodigend. Smaak valt tegen, niet het typische zoete karakter wat een herfst bock altijd heeft, en een hoop bitter.
Kenter (2) - Den Burg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2014 does not count
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A slighty bitter bockbier with an absence of sweetness. For a big brewery I think it is a reasonble tasty beer.