Brewed by Crailsheimer Engelbräu
Style: Dunkler Bock
Crailsheim, Germany


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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Colour: Nice dark Smell: Pure, mild, maltish, light bitter Taste: Balanced, maltish, light bitter, strong Proof: 16 % Type: Bottom fermented Malt: A mixture of light and dark special malt Hop: Cultivation area Hallertau, a mixture of bitter hop and aroma hop Packaging: Barrel and environment friendly, returnable bottle 0,5 ltr. with screw cap

BeerViking's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3379) - Brentford, Greater London, - NOV 11, 2012
Dark chestnut brown with thin beige head, caramel, touches of peach and coffee and a hint of banana on the nose. Roasty rich body with a good balance of crisp earthy bitterness and dark fruit. A nice strong Franconian dunkel .

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TorbenJensen (1334) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2015
The aroma is caramel malt abundant and an almost sticky sweetness that fortunately short-lived and not too sickly. It is a very beautiful and hearty bock where hops bitterness only just chipping in with a slight tint. As bock I will probably think that it is too sweet, but I have almost learned that in the old days sweetened its bock with powdered sugar, and with that knowledge in mind, I would still say that this bock is a good and kind right bid for a bock of the old-fashioned kind.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Juggernaut84 (35) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 5, 2015
Nanu... Wo ist denn der Schaum... Naja ok.. Die Farbe ist rotbraun. Das Aroma hat malzige Züge und Milchchokolade. Cremig-rezentes Mundgefühl. Malziger Antrunk. Süßer Abgang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (3414) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 8, 2015
.5l bottle at Foraperfora in Trieste. Twist top like cola, odd. Light cola pour, small tan head. Slightly smoky, dark woody grain. Quite tasty. A bit banana sweet. Solid, tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (4457) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle from my father who bought it in Germany. Fruity and dark malty smell with some caramel. Malty taste with caramel. Alright but a bit onesided.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fugitive (1715) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle. Color amber with small brown head. Aroma sweet, caramel, malt, alcohol. Taste sweet, roasted, malt, caramel, alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Calisky (1867) - ALSACE, FRANCE - APR 9, 2015
Couleur brune sombre, très légère mousse. Nez fruité (pomme banane) et caramel. Gout fruité pareil, avec caramel, pain toasté et grain, assez sucré. Bon corps. Fin de caramel fruité assez rapide.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mariuszek (621) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 1, 2015
Amber color, medium head. Aroma and taste of caramel, malt, some roasted malt and fruity notes, nice bitter sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (23262) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2015
Bottled. Deep reddish brown colour with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel malts, some alcohol, ripe fruits and earth. Flavour is ripe fruits, alcohol, some caramel malts, mild syrupy notes as well as quite much bitterness compared to a "typical" German Bock.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kerenmk (3414) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle. Murky coke brown. Burnt caramel and a little earth and cherry in the nose, burnt caramel sweetness in the mouth. Medium body, soft fizz and that caramel aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Lele (264) - Padova, ITALY - NOV 3, 2014
ASPETTO: marrone coca-cola un po’ più chiaro, limpido. Schiuma non molto fine, scarsa e poco persistente. AROMA: lievi toni maltati. GUSTO: appena messa in bocca, si avverte un’abbondante carbonizzazione. Si avverte anche l’amaro, ma non abbondantemente. Nella parte finale della bevuta, emerge un tenore maltato, che ci ricorda che abbiamo a che fare con una bock. Retrogusto amarognolo. Sapori non accentuati. Birra che presenta solo due sapori, e anche lievi e disomogenei. Non si fa ricordare.

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