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Carlsberg Carls Bock

Brewed by Carlsberg Brewery
Style: Dunkler Bock
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Testøl # 2. Maj 2011. Number two out of three new test beers available for a limited time on the Danish market. The beer with the most votes will continue on a regular basis.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Desverger (5068) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle from Brugsen, Copenhagen - dark amber pour with off white to beige head. Aroma and taste is bready malty, with some caramel, fudge, pretty sweet some grassy hoppy backing. ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DraftDodger (628) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2015
Copenhagen 16/10 2015. 50 cl bottle from SuperBrugsen. Pours clear reddish dark brown with small white head. Settles as thin layer of foam. Sweetish aroma. A little caramel and blackcurrant. Medium carbonation and oily palate. Taste is sweet caramel and raisins followed by a quite bitter aftertaste with something burnt mixing in. You can taste the alcohol as well with a metallic tang. Not a bad extension of the Carl's product line.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenJensen (1396) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2015
Carls bock smells only of little caramel malt, but the taste is really quite good. Slightly burnt caramel notes like exactly the malt sweetness as bocks must have, and a moderate hoppy bitterness makes the sweetness not too violent. Small spicy shades are also included in the taste. Carls bock’s quality is consistent with price.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2012 280112: sweet and malty beer with alcohol character. not as strong as the typical German bocks. a burnt caramel flavors emerge as it warms. it becomes a bit more interesting by over 10 degrees..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
argento (191) - DENMARK - JAN 25, 2012
hældes i stor glas..næsten ingen krone, men en behagelig smag af den lette karamel malt, farve mørk brun... let prikkende. med ok smag af træet.meget let sødlig smag..ok..fået af papsoe..øh glas var dimpled mug...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NosirIwont (2186) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear, golden amber with a diminishing beige/yellowish head. Sweet, malty aroma; dark fruits and a slight cereal overtone. Dusty notes as it warms. Pretty decent, but a bit cloying. Flavour is sweet and malty as well, with a plastic overtone and a bitterness lurking in the back. Feels a bit watery. As it warms, a distinct metallic note appears, as well as alcohol and cereals, bordering on the grainy. Malty and sweet liquorice finish with lingering tart and cereal notes, and a whiff of alcohol. Overall not bad, but nothing special either. 31.12.11.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (14785) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 17, 2011
Bottled 330ml (Testöl #2, BB 02/2012)
Deep amber, small off-white head. Caramelly, a bit grassy and papery aroma. Medium-bodied. Caramelly, grassy flavor, toasted malty backbone. Slightly too industrial flavor, although clean product.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23682) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 17, 2011
Bottled (thanks Papsoe!). Deep amber, close to copper colour, with a small slightly off-white head. Aroma is bready and caramel malty with some mild crystal notes as well. Slight wooden and not-too-sweet syrupy notes as well. Flavour is nutty, wooden, caramel malty with some quite bitter wooden and resiny notes as well. Rather nicely balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2011
Pours brown with no head. Sweet, hvidtøl-like aroma which reappears in the flavour. This is unashamedly sweetened, and not in a good way. Has absolutely nothing to do with a real bock; this is just a lager beer with added colour and sugar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Borup (8980) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops and caramel.

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