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Dark Star / Saltaire Bock

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Brewed by Dark Star
Style: Dunkler Bock
Horsham, England

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
cask, special
Available February 2014
Rich dark brown beer


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Dark Star / Saltaire Bock ].
Clear medium brown color with a small to average, open and frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, dark malt, sugary, pepper - black pepper notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, brown sugar, dark malt, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery and sticky, carbonation is soft. [20140705]

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3994) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle. Black with a small head. Slightly fruity with a small head. Medium body but not quite what I had expected. Interesting but not very exciting example of this style.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1401) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
500ml bottle from Beer Central, Sheffield - Dark ruby-brown with a medium sized tan head that quickly recedes to a thin film. Fantastic aroma of malt, toffee, dark fruit, and a hint of spice. Full bodied without being sticky or cloying, very nice. Lovely, complex flavour - malt, caramel, brown sugar, dark dried fruit, toasted nuts - and a warm, lingering finish. Very good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7069) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle at home. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing off-white head. Very dark red brown body. Sweet roasted malt caramel cocoa aroma. Sweet roasted malt caramel toffee flavor with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a short finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9362) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 19, 2014
500ml bottle (Birofilia2014, Zywiec)
Brown, brief head. Rich malts, some soy, some chocolate. Flatish palate. Roast is simple in the mouth, tasty for sure. Attenuation good. Spicy forect mushrooms in the finish. Light feel - refreshing. Pretty nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (2749) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 11, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear dark copper color. Tiny to almost no head. Sweet, caramel, candy, alcohol in aroma. Candy, wood, whisky, sweet, caramel in taste. Caramel candy in aftertaste. Sweet and sticky body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Enjoyit (3462) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
Reddish brown of color with an off white. An aroma of toffee, dark malt, prunes and black pepper. A flavor of raisins, dark malt, black pepper and a malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11173) - DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle, 5.6%. Clear dark brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, little chocolate and a littlebread. Flavour is malt, caramel, chocolate, little nut, sweet, little sticky, little bread and a little bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14056) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are caramel, nuts, roast malt and has semi dry bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11250) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear dark brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, light nutty and light chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 050714


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