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


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RATINGS: 261   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
A brown, fruity, lightly hoppy, sparkling beer and is not pasteurized. Available from September 1st.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cranesareflying (50) - Evanston, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2002
Drinking this beer reminds me of the Standells song, “Dirty Water,” “Oh I love that dirty water…” featuring the fabulous line, “I’d like to say time for my baby to walk around…” anyway, this IS like drinking muddy water, as the golden brown color is very cloudy and dirty looking, with a malty perfumed aroma, a beer that by all accounts is subtle and complex, slightly sweet, slightly fruity, perhaps a dried fruit, like apple, raisin or prune, a unique bock flavor which I liked better initially, but not so much with each successive sip, ends with a kind of dry coffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sjorsvdg (221) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2015
Dit bokbier is niet heel bijzonder t.o.v. sommige soortgenoten. Geur is licht koffieachtig. Smaak: koffie, tarwe en rijpe vruchten. Niet heel vol van smaak, maar goed te drinken.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruuurd (173) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2015
Maybe I'm to much of a Chouffe fan, but this is delicious! Brown, dark, sweet, spicy yet refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimonBlok (68) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours redish brown with medium, tan head. Aroma: malty, banana, grape, hay, molasses. Taste: Miedium sweetness with low bitterness. Finish has notes of coriander. Texture is thin. Carbonation is average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (6195) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2015
750 ml. bottle split by 2 @ ’t Antwaerps Bierhuyske. BBF 09/2014 – quite an old bottle. Very dark brown, ruby, solid tanned head. Nose is metallic with heavy sugary cough syrup & herbs. Taste is metallic herbal syrup, metallic, thinned, sugar, nuts, banana,… Body is thinned, bit metallic. Light odd notes seemingly caused by age. This one is a bit ravaged but still nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillemG (105) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2015
08-10-2015. 33cl bottle at home. Appearance is dark brown with a medium head. Aroma is fruit, malt. Taste is slightly burned, medium sweet. Finish is medium sweet, slightly bitter. Overall a pretty nice beer, but not necessarily a bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SkillsFactory (280) - ITALY - SEP 5, 2015
Color mogano scuro con riflessi color caramello, schiuma beige di persistenza medio-bassa. Aroma tostato che ricorda le nocciole, Esteri fruttati: uva passa, prugna, leggera banana matura, leggermente erbacea. Al palato stesse caratteristiche con le note tostate più in evidenza, nota amaricante data dai malti tostati sul finale. Corpo tra il medio ed il medio-leggero, poco carbonata, un po' acquosa, forse sotto tono perché scaduta a Settembre 2014.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamaty (1547) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 7, 2015
Marrón oscura, rojiza al trasluz. Clara. Un dedo de espuma que cae con efervescencia, dejando luego una final película. Aroma escaso, malteado y ligeramente frutal. Bastante gaseosa como principal característica, envolviendo un sabor agradablemente malteado, tostado con tono frutal (principalmente cereza). Final tirando a dulce. Bastante rica, la verdad. Una Chouffe es una Chouffe...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (579) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2015
0,33 l bottle bought in either Zwolle or Hattem, NL, best before end 8/2015. Clear, dark red with a huge, foamy, stable, tan head. Weak, sweetish aroma of nuts and caramel. Sweetish taste of nuts, caramel, and hints of dark chocolate. followed by a medium long, slightly bitter, satisfying finish. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel, average to lively carbonation. Looks great and is easy to drink, quite what I expected. Decent. A bit shy, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2932) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PotjeBier (2170) - 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.

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