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Brooklyner Weissbock

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Brooklyner Weissbock
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Formerly brewed at Brooklyn Brewery
Style: Weizen Bock
Brooklyn, New York USA

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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The first beer of the Brewmaster’s Reserve line, this beer was brewed from a completely different set of malts than our other two weissebeers. Weyermann Pilsner and Munich malts from Germany were blended with malted wheat to create a beer with a slightly sweet, almost candied center, backed up by toffee and bread. The aroma is full of banana with a touch of cloves and malt. Technically, this beer is a "weissedoppelbock"; large amounts of malt were used, bringing its strength up to 8.2% by volume. After a warm fermentation, the beer was cooled and held in conditioning for five weeks to round it out to a fine smoothness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2008
On Draft @ Capones with Mad_indian. Pours cloudy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma of bananas, spices, and citrus. Flavor is slightly sweet, banana, spices, and toffee. Decent body, alcohol is well hidden, good brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ty5592 (1018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 29, 2008
Draft. Clear amber color with malty bread like aroma with banana, toffee, and spicey notes. The taste was the same with chewy malty mouthful. This was pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBendo (1064) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2008
On tap at Capone’s. Clear orange color with a small but creamy head. Aroma of banana yeast, wheat and light flavored fruit; pears and apricot. I didn’t sense the alcohol at all.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadIndian (2434) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2008
On tap at Capones with Stegosaurus. Cloudy popur with definite wheat/banana aromas. Wheat flavor with toffee and sweet malty notes. Very easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Amber-brown color with a medium whitish head. Aroma dominated by wheat and lots of sugar plus a bit of banana, citrus, and wheat. Flavor has a nice wheat/brown sugar thing going on overall, but a tad thin and boring. Not a bad brew - quite tasty in fact, but I would expect a more adventurous flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9189) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2008
On tap. Pured a medium and hazy amber color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of wheat, light bananas, bread, and light spices. Tastes of bananas, spices, some bread, and had a candi sugar sweetness. Alcohol content well hidden with the body on the thinner side.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4546) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 21, 2008
On tap at Capones. Pours a hazy amber with a medium creamy/bubbly off white head that left lacing. Aroma of toasted cereal grains, banana, clove and Munich malt. Flavor of some wheat, banana, clove, Munich malt, bready and light smoke.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BEERGUY007 (206) - Scotia, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2008
This is an interesting one. Not really a fan of weissedoppelbocks, but this one was pretty good. It was sweet but not overly so. I did get the bready taste like with the pennant ale. It’s different, worth the try.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pamoja (57) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Not a very drinkable beer. Strong aroma. Golden with white head. Citrus banana with nutty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Weissbock
Date: 05/20/2005
Mode: Draft
Source: Summits - Cumming

hazy orange, thin white head, rich sweet banana aroma, rich malt flavor, lots of chocolate covered banana, just the right amount of sweetness, light clove character starts to work its way through and begins to take over

Aroma: 9/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Score: **+/4
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