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Brauerei zur Sonne Sonnen Bock
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Brewed by Brauerei zur Sonne
Style: Heller Bock
Bischberg, Germany
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (38082) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
[ As Brauerei zur Sonne Sonnen Bockbier ]. Clear medium to dark yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay, toasted, light moderate hoppy, herbs - spicy, citrus notes, sugar notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091221]

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (22073) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2007
Bottled. Golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is malts, some alcohol and nice grassyness. Flavourwise it’s quite the same, which makes a very drinkable bockbier.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (13700) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 20, 2007
Bottled, Privatbrauerei Schuhmann Bischberg Sonnen Bock, alc. 6.8 %
Golden color, steady white head. Nicely hoppy, grassy aroma. Sweetish, malty, some grassy hops. Quite tasty. Grassy, bitterish finish. After sampling some 15 German bocks in two days, this one is quite good one among them. Very balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13271) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 6, 2011
Pale with a thick head. The aroma is somewhat bready. Firm and dry with some vaguely doughy pale malt character. Good bock.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (12171) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JAN 15, 2015
Heller, herb malziger Antrunk. Dabei ist der Alkoholgehalt erkennbar aber nicht störend. Im Mittelteil herber, weiter hell malzig, würzig, rund. Spritzig. 11/10/11/10/8/10

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
FatPhil (10259) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 10, 2007
Bottle (Helsinki Beer Festival 2007, Helsinki). Unsophisticated sticky rubbish which doesn’t hide the alcohol. Yuk. Didn’t want a second sip. (Given that I normally agree with oh6gdx and tbone_, I can only assume I had a duff bottle.)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (9939) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 27, 2015
Klare goldgelbe Farbe, ordentliche weiße Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, getreidig. Geschmack scharf malzig, getreidig, leicht süß, würzig.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (9282) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2015
Golden color with medium white head. Aroma of grain, malty. Bittersweet taste. Bittersweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9166) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2008
Bottle (purchased at the Brauereigasthof): Big creamy, lasting white head, lively carbonation, golden coloured, malty-bisquity nose with a firm hayish-hoppy background; solid sweet-bitter flavour, soft MF, medium bodied; robust, lingering hoppy-bisquity finish with a tinge of alcohol in the bitter aftertaste. Good, hoppy franconian stuff..........

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MoritzF (8676) - GERMANY - DEC 24, 2007
(bottle) Clear, golden colour with a beautiful, slowly lacing blond foamy head. Citrus-fruity and slightly herbal hoppy nose with moderately sweet strawy malt and a tinge of honey. Sweet-bitter flavour, medium to full bodied with a smooth carbonation. Solid, a bit honey-fruity malty base with a balanced bitter hoppy and herbal touch from the beginning; well-rounded sweet-bitter and quite lasting finish with aromatic herbal hoppy accents. Quaffable pale Bock.


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