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Brewed by Brouwerij Het Anker
Style: Dunkler Bock
Mechelen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2010
From the tap a dark brown colored beer with a white head aroma roasted malts spices and fruits taste roasted malts spices fruits some caramel and hops

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (4539) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2010
Draught: Small of white head on top of a clear amber brown beer. Smell lots of honey as well as some spices and dried fruits. Taste is again honey with spices dark and dried fruits and toasted malts.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Noudsch (69) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2010
Sour fruity smell. Dark amber color. Beige compact head. Fruite sour taste. Bitter sour aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kerolasa (409) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2010
Really dark. Great head. Sweet and herb like smell. Warm aroma with after taste of bananas which I did not anticipate. I welcome this beer again to my glass.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
BelgBeerGeek (1298) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUN 30, 2010
head: stirdy and foamy
colour: redish/caramel , deep brown
smel: sweet , candy sugar , sweet red fruits ( like black cherry’s , strawberry’s , red berry .. ) , malts , bit smokey
taste: fruity and malty start , some alcohol , pepper , anis , almunds , roasty/smokeyness, oily end

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ha1ag (733) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2010
On draught. Very dark ruby brown color, with thin slightly off-white head. Caramel nose. Aroma is roasted malts and caramel. Complex finish with malts, caramel, hops and hints of alcohol. Excellent!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeinDahlem (1329) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2009
Rich, dark brown beer with a lush and frothy beige head. Licorice whip and sweet coffee in the nose, notes of tootsie-roll and sasparilla. Well-rounded sweetness and clean bitterness, pretty well balanced with good body and somewhat chocolatey backdrop. Soft carbonation and a creamy impression, with tinges of roast coffee and anise, finishing with a bit of alcohol warmth. Tasty and easily likable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaxiDriver (1472) - Stadland, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2009
Bottle. A light alcoholic aroma, nice dark malt, brown sugar and a soft touch of fruit. The head is medium large, beige and creamy-foamy with a long duration. The body is dark red. The taste is quite bitter and very mouth filling. The body is very creamy, rather heavy and with a flat carbonation. The finish is a little bit like medicine because of the bitter touch in the end. A nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2009
[Bottle @ RBESG 2009] . New Oxford. Manchester. Red/brown color, small beige head.Very sweet malty, caramel, brown sugar, lots of honey and some chocolate. A bit oversweet for my likings.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
asheft (2544) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2009
[bottle @ RBESG 2009] Brown sugar and sour chocolate aroma. Dark milk chocolate appearance with a lasting, thin, off-white flannel blanket. Brown sugar flavour with some gentle bitterness. Thin and mineral watery. Light body, moderately bitter finish, moderate carbonation.


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