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Brewed by Einbecker Brauhaus
Style: Dunkler Bock
Einbeck, Germany

bottled
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RATINGS: 517   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Einbecker Ur-Bock dark – brewed from dark malt – is characterized by a strong, robust taste.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
edgallow (1938) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 14, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2012 Pours a chestnut brown with a bit of dark red. Aromas of malt, dry hops; bittersweet; reminds me of an IPA mixed with an American adjunct. Taste of sweet roasted malt mixed with bitter hops.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OllieBBommel (1055) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle@home Appearance: clear, ruby with beige head. Aroma: roasted malt Taste: medium bitter-sweet Palate: mild, bitter-sweet finish, low CO2 Overall: nice

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cmacklin (228) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a clear amber colour with a small off-white head. Sweet aroma of caramel malt, alcohol, fruit and a hint of roast. Sweet flavour of caramel malt, alcohol, fruit and a bitter finish. Medium body with a sticky, oily texture and soft carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Roser (21) - Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Appearance- clear. Amber, copper. Good amount of bubbles. Small bone white head that lasted a bit. Not much lacing. Smell- clean, malty. Not a whole lot going on here. Taste- malt and cola. Sweet. Bready aftertaste. Subtle bitterness. Mouthfeel- light body. Light carbonation. Creamy. Overall- just OK (for me). Might be that I’m just not a bock guy. Won’t be having again. Cheers!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kdm1984 (633) - Missouri, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Finally get to try the dunkel bock category after over two years on RB and five years as a beer geek! Excited! Pour: amazing head on this one. More than a finger length, and the retention and lacing are amazing to behold. Copper color with ruby hints underneath. 5 on appearance. Aroma, unfortunately, is heavily skunked by the green bottling. Beyond the skunk, I smell the dark malts, but it’s just too overpowered by the skunk overall. Taste: malt-forward, slight booze, yet feeling somehow crisp and light at the same time. Whenever beer rookies make the mistake of thinking dark=heavy (due to the influence of stouts), or that craft rookies make the mistake of thinking lager=lack of flavor, this would be a good beer to show them. Hope to find more in this style in the future.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
borre_m (238) - NORWAY - MAY 31, 2014
pours a very clear amber with a very slightly tan head. Aroma has nobel hops, i was expecting more malt.Taste is full bodied, malty.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (1982) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle from Yamaichi. Medium-sharp malty nose, with raisins, grain, and light cola. Deep copper/brown. Sweet raisins, dates, harsh edge in mid from hopping, goes flat, and then a bit of sugary sweetness in final. Some alc. warmth. Medium body. Nose is promising, but flavors don’t develop very well.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thebullshornbar (72) - Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2014
A clean honey like sweetness. It comes off almost too sweet but then abruptly becomes bitter and quite floral. It’s ok

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
angel77 (800) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 14, 2014
Botella de 33 cl de el c. Ingles. Tomada en enero de 2000 con fecha de consumo pref para 07-06-2000. cuerpo medio con 6.5 vol. Se podría tomar de nuevo.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jimthechap (1570) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 26, 2014
Thanks to Cantabrian. It was perfect amber with a good cream coloured head. The aroma was a good showcase of German malts. Perfumy and sweet. The body was sweet with a malt extract type texture and flavour. This dries to become tart with flavours of mandarin and tangerine. This was intensely flavoured and long finishing.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Case (216) - GERMANY - APR 23, 2014
Pours clear copper bronze with medium white head. Aroma of dark malts and biscuits. Taste is huge caramel sweetness that meets very bitter grassy herbal hops. Dry finish. The bold flavors are so exquisitely balanced that it drives drinkability through the roof. I can drink this all night. This is the original Bock beer from the North that gave the style its name. A personal favorite.


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