drpimento (2186) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 26, 2005
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
the following are my notes in my journal from my recent visit there: "... the Bock - the verdict is just in: nice, medium dark brown, w/ hints of yellow & of course hazy; aroma: malty, toasty, roasty, clean; flavor: (wow! I’m digging this a lot sitting out here on their patio in front) negligible flavor/aroma hops, a bit roasty, toasty, something a little putrid the score 7/10"
Panzerfaust (561) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - MAY 22, 2006
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2006 Pours a deep dark mahogany color with a beautiful beige and stable head that shows good retention and leaves a nice lacing.
Excellent, delicious aroma, full of malty power with gorgeous notes of caramel, wood, butterscotch and toffee. Impressive for a beer of this region.
Flavor is sweet with caramel, smokey touches and traces of milk, honey and toffee. Good and really enjoyable with a bit of marginal bitterness. Maybe there’s a slightly unbalanced or oxidized hoppy hint but it’s barely noticeable.
Good medium body with a creamy texture that dissolves nicely in the mouth. Alcohol completely unnoticeable. Good finish but short aftertaste. A great brew from Argentina..
Thanks to <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/View-User-5855.htm> Lubiere for bringing this one from the other side of the Andes
330 ml bottle shared with <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/View-User-31163.htm&g and <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/View-User-35128.htm&g />
Cornfield (5460) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very tasty bock, pouring a deep brown body with a foamy tan head. The aroma is sweet, almost like wort, with the slightest touch of hop bitterness at the edges. This is creamy, or perhaps it just seems that way because of the rich, milk chocolate flavor that predominates. There’s a lightly roasted barley here, too, along with some coffee. It’s got a sticky sweet finish, but not cloyingly so. Why isn’t something like this imported from South America?
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William (202) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Drank this one at Cerveceria Blest in Bariloche. Apart from this being an awesome location, the beer is excellent. This negra (as it is called there) is a very rewarding beer, not sweet, good body, and refreshing.
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 8, 2007
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at the brewpub, dark brown with a tan foamy head. Light roasted malt aroma. A very nice roasted malt palate with coffee flavour in abundance. Nicely done.
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet milk chocolate creaminess is the predominant note here, with a satisfying mouthfeel, moderate hop bitterness, and palate-coating sweet finish. Very nicely done.
Lilith (242) - Santiago, CHILE - MAY 22, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mahogany brown color. Big off-white frothy head with a lacing that sticks to the walls. Malty aroma of wet wood, smokey and very smoothly alcoholic. Initially acid with a strong grain coffee taste, smooth butterscotch hints. Light to medium body, creamy texture.
<FONT SIZE=1>Thanks to <a href = http://ratebeer.com/ViewUser.asp?UserID=5855> Lubiere for this one </FONT>
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Panzerfaust and <a href = http://ratebeer.com/ViewUser.asp?UserID=35128> Nigredo </FONT>
Lubiere (9790) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 9, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy reddish brown ale with a thin off white head. Caramel aroma, with nice walnuts notes. Bery nice nutty malt in mouth, with roasted coffee notes, veering on a brown ale. Quite good. Medium bodied. On tap, May 2006.
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 9, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark burgundy with a thin, tan head. The aroma is malty and sweet, full of brown sugar, caramel and a light fruitiness. The nose on this is really nice. Fairly full body with nice development on the tongue. The flavor is on the sweet side, but not inherently sweet on its own. Nice malts and a hint of bitterness at the finish. Easily the best beer from this brewery, at least in my experience.
omhper (19237) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2007 Bottled, thanks Fukito! Dark mahogany with firm off-white head. Aroma mostly of caramelized sugar. Fairly sweet with evident caramel flavour. Medium bodied with soft mouthfeel. Thankfully the flavour of crystalized sugar does not carry over into sticky sweetness, so the beer reminds gentle and drinkable. Mildly herbal finish.