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Brewed by Brasserie d’Achouffe (Moortgat)
Style: Dunkler Bock
Achouffe, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A brown, fruity, lightly hoppy, sparkling beer and is not pasteurized. Available from September 1st.


Huubs' rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huubs (142) - - DEC 30, 2012
Helder donker rood/bruin bier met offwhite kop die snel afneemt en een aardig laagje overlaat. Aroma: pruimen, rozijnen en caramel. Smaak: kandijsuiker, caramel, rozijnen, pruimen, beetje laurier en eindigend met een combi van kandijsuiker en metaal. Vrij veel koolzuur aanwezig dat zorgt voor een frisse, crispi start. Prima bier voor de avonden aan het einde van het jaar. Aldus Huubs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2584) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 22, 2015
Dark brown color with a light beige head with medium duration. Aroma has notes of ripe fruit, toasted malts and toffee. Flavor has notes of burnt caramel, toasted malts and notes of plumbs. Slightly sweet in the final with a creamy and smooth mouthfeel and some sweet notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PotjeBier (1935) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2015
Notes from early 90s. Bottle. Color: brown, not too dark (for a bock). Aroma’s: dark malts, caramel, sweet. Flavor is moderate sweet. Light to medium bodied. Light bitter flavor. Had this many times over the years, and it’s never been Chouffe’s best beer, or a very good bock for that matter. Decent enough though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6844) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2015
(Draught at Kafé Belgie, Utrecht, 26 Feb 2015) Dark brown colour with hints of ruby. Frothy, off-white head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of roasted malt, black rye bread and black coffee. Malty, roasted taste with caramel, black rye bread, coffee and a balanced bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Tasty and well balanced. Quite nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Inoven (10) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2015
Met de familie een fles gedeeld. Heerlijke kruidige caramel smaak, schuimkraag is vlug weg. Licht tintelend in de mond. Typisch bokbier.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (3019) - BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2015
Rating based on old notes relating to the original Achouffe version, from a 75 cl bottle; has been in existence since 1991. Was a straightforward and somewhat simple but very decent and balanced brown ale - intended as a Bock but in fact just another Belgian dubbel, if you ask me - with a malty, caramelly, yeasty flavour with some dried fruits and dryish, lightly toasted finish with lingering sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5862) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 13, 2015
Keg at Cafe Gollem. Pours light amber, aroma and taste are bitter, malty, dry toffee.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (801) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2014
33cl bottle @ home from bier-winkel.com. Body is clear dark reddish brown color Head is medium, creamy, brownish, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is floral, Aroma is caramel, honey, spice, slightly roasted malt. Taste is medium sweet, light roasty bitter, light sour. Finish is medium lasting sourish bittersweet. Medium body, sticky texture, lively carbonation. Easy, spicy bockbeer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Templeton (8) - - DEC 3, 2014 does not count
Ambrée, presque brune. Assez équilibrée, trop probablement, c’est difficile de trouver du caractère, quelque chose qui s’en dégage. Agréable cela dit.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (1081) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Clear deep amber brown, small frothy beige head, recedes after a while to a lasting creamy layer, good lacing; aroma sweet malty, roasted, dark fruits, brown sugar, caramel; taste moderate sweet and bitter, roasty; medium body, oily to watery texture, average carbonation, finish dry bittersweet, spicy notes; overall too thin and watery, I expected more from d’Achouffe.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (612) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2014
Zwart bier met schuim. Smaak is licht bitter met sporen van chokolade en caramel. Helaas wat waterig.


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