downender (7140) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Ruddy brown in colour with a moderate off-white head. Bready, malty aroma with some caramel. Red fruit, dough and toffee flavour, with a sweet finish accompanied by warming alcohol. Ok.
Habanero (3339) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2009
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Pours amber with a nice off-white head. Good Lacing. Malt nose. Sweet flavour with notes of fruit and berries. Medium bodied. An all-right bock.
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
50cl bottle. Very dark reddish brown with a tiny pale head. A little gluey, alcoholic aroma, syrupy maltiness and a hint of nuts, very plain. Sweetish brewing mashy flavor, strange mediciny notes, molassy malts, hint of cherry wine, mild herbal finish. Alcoholic and sweetish palate. Quite bulky bock, a bit unpleasant even.
xibalba89 (147) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a medium brown with a good sized head. Aroma has plenty of brown malts, with caramel and hints of raisins. The flavor is somewhat reedy, reminds me of cardboard on fruit somehow. The finish is sweeter than the rest. Pretty good, especially considering the price.
ALLOVATE (2681) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, off-license from sunny Berlin, Germany.
Sparkling, fiery copper body that had fine streams of carbonation leading up to a rather dense, creamy pad of foam that grew, receded a little, held there and laced well down the stein. Treacly, sweet, savoury malt aroma borderlining on aged dark fruits (served quite cool, not cold it delivered quite well) with a depth of warm, fresh baked bread and soft caramel. In the mouth it is well charged, bouncing a little too unconvincingly across the tongue with lightning pace. Sweet, sticky but light in body, drying out before the swallow. Some toffee, good big roasted and toasted malts and a light tang across the sides show, joining forces on the palate, quite in control but not all too sufficiently to make this a good double bock. Finish has a very light bitterness from the malt before a long savoury and sweet malty swallow that just continues the palate. No depth here. Not at all complex, it was easy to drink. But, I love a Doppelbock that is difficult to skoal, easily heavy and seductive, this is not that Bock. One to taste again. (50cL, 30/04/07)
MoritzF (8862) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - APR 12, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) Clear dark copper colour with a small creamy off-white foam. Sweet toasty malty aroma with caramel and shy fruity notes in the background. Mild sweet toasty flavour, medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel; medium dry toastmalty with a touch of bittering hops and a bit of chocolate in the aftertaste. Lacks complexity but is quite enjoyable and aromatic with well-integrated alcohol.
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Bottle 50 cl) Yet another brew from the enterprising "Beliner Bürgerbräu". Dark golden, very limited head. Almost no nose. Typical notes of caramel-malt and some slightly roasted touches. Some sweetness well balanced by a late hoppiness. Very harmonious and delicate bock-beer. 191099
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Red-brown colour with a big white head. Malty aroma and a sweet malty caramel taste. Medium body and a sweet dry finish.
Ungstrup (30935) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2004
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
An amber beer with a dense off-white head. The aroma is of bacon and is sour. The flavor is dry with notes of lingonberries. A weird, but still OK Bock.
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2004
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Chestnut color with a off white head. The taste is sweet and malty with light caramel notes. Has a rather sharp finish.