Brewed by Brouwerij Het Anker
Style: Heller Bock
Mechelen, Belgium
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ansjelaah (1670) - Westelbeers, - APR 19, 2013
Gedronken bij oud brabant, oranje en niet helder, stevige schuimkraag, ruikt en smaakt beetje banaan en kruidig, ik mis smaak

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vighals (1816) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2015
Gulbrun klar med høyt offwhite skum. Kornete lukt. Skarp bitter smak, noe sukkersødme. Medium lang bitter ettersmak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (1894) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2015
bottle sample, poured a clear dark yellow to golden colour with a white head. notes of burned caramel, honey, bread malts, citrus, some herbal notes, cloves, coriander, grass, bit to sweet for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Icedwarf (612) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Helder donker geel bier met schuim. Smaak is licht bitter en zoet fruitig, banaan, en citrus. Smaak blijft lang hamgen. Erg goede lente bok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sir__v (961) - Lille, FRANCE - APR 26, 2015
Tap at Zythos Beer Festival 2015, Leuven - BE. Color: clear blond beer with medium carbonation and medium white foam. Smell: not so explicit, small malt and caramel presence. Taste: caramel and malt. Aftertaste: really sweet and caramel finish. Not so expressive, and the sweet domination destroys the malt taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (9962) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 26, 2015
Sampled @ Zythos Bierfestival 2015
Klare goldgelbe Farbe, ordentliche weiße Schaumkrone. Geruch süß malzig, getreidig, grasig. Geschmack grasig hopfig, dann wird es malzig süß, getreidig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (12187) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - APR 26, 2015
Hell herber Antrunk, wenig vergoren fruchtig. Rund hell herber Antrunk, rund. 11/11/11/11//11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34491) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 25, 2015
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and light phenolic. Bitter and herbal. Dry. Phenolic and light yeasty. Bitter and toasted to grassy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (247) - NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Honey color with large, stable foam head. Slightly murky. Aroma: fresh aroma of spring onion, cucumber, young cheese, soap, oily lacing (sardines?). Taste is a refreshing blend of grains, onion, hint of grass. A yeasty sweetness permeates. Bitter development. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (1678) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
Iets troebele gele kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt fruitig kruiden, stro en beetje citrus. Smaakt fruitig, citrus, beetje zoetig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (3019) - BELGIUM - APR 18, 2015
Top-fermented spring Bock with frothy, rocky, thickly lacing, snow white head towering over a slightly hazy, deep golden blonde, clear beer with slow sparkling. Very ’Belgian’ aroma of red apple, honey, soap, freshly cut grass, cheese spread, sweet white grapes, overripe peaches, candied apricot, banana, powder sugar, some iron, white bread. Tastes sweet and sugary at first, fortunately not cloying too much, with a moderate fruitiness of peaches, banana and overripe pears, medium carbo, smooth and lean body, bready malt sweetness, dried apricot, honeyish even; finishes in the same malty sweetness, with a subdued grassy hoppiness for balance, but the sweetness remains, without becoming too sticky. Pretty straightforward, but a nice Bock to celebrate spring. Okay for its style, sweet and soft as expected from a spring Bock, but the soapy aroma is a bit much and I did expect more from this brewery, considering the great pieces of work they have come up with so far.

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