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Gänstaller Bräu B&H MeGa Dark Bock

Gänstaller Bräu B&H MeGa Dark Bock
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Brewed by Gänstaller Bräu
Style: Baltic Porter
Hallerndorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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a.k.a. Baltic Porter. 22.4 Plato. American and New Zealand hops. Brewed in collaboration with Narke (Sweden) and De Molen (Netherlands).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stecken (174) - SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2013
Sample at Smöf 2013. Dark brown with small light brown head. Sweet and fruity with notes of caramel, raisins, grass, roasted malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyrmir (2758) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2013
Sample from bottle @smöf13. Black with small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, vinous, nuts, grass, metal, flowers and alcohol. Taste is a bit metallic, roasted malt, alcohol, grass, hay and earthy notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frovigalning (2691) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
Sample at SMÖF 2013. Sweet and fruity with dried fruits. Malty, roasted sugar. Very tasty beer, they did an awsome job with Elevator and this is almost as good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (9371) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle at SMÖF 2013. Black beer with a nice beige head. Nutty malty aroma, caramel, grassy, floral, roasted, chocolate. Malty roasted flavor, caramel, hay, licorice, earthy notes, cocoa, caramel, grapes, some nuts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (3896) - SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle at SMÖF 2013. Pours clear dark mahogany with a nice bubbly tanned head. Aroma is sweet malty fruity. Flavor is very malty rich bready bitter nutty a bit fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dazz3 (1476) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
Bottled. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Smells nutty malty, figs. Tastes roasted malt, dry, abit chocolate, nuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (1870) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle @ Tre Små Rum. Dark brown with a small tan head. malty and fruity tones. malt, fruit, licorice and hops. Full body with a bitter after taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7415) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2013
Bottled at 3 Små Rum, Göteborg, on September 24, 2013.
As "Gänstaller Närke & De Molen B&H MeGa Schwarzer Bock".
Clear dark red to black color, brown head. Sweet, lactic, somewhat smoked, malty scent. Sweet, fudge, caramel, grainy taste. Fudge, roasted, dry aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2013

Draught @ Zoiglstube Gänstaller Drei Kronen Straßgiech, Drosendorfer Straße 24, Schesslitz-Strassgiech, Bavaria Germany 96110.

[ As Gänstaller-Bräu / De Molen / Närke B&H MeGa Dark Bock ].
[ Courtesy of Andreas ]. Clear dark black brown colour with a large, creamy, good to excellent lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, moderate hoppy, grass, licorice. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long long duration, licorice, chocolate, hoppy, dry. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Wow what a nice beer almost like a good black ipa with all that hops .. VERY VERY nice Andreas :D [20130510]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernest (6031) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Draft in Strassgiech. Body is dark brown to black. Aroma is moderately to heavily malty (dark chocolate, roasted grain/nuts), lightly hoppy (flowers, herbs), with notes of vanilla and magic. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium to full body, velvety texture, lively carbonation. Another one of those experiences where I couldn’t quite come up with ample words. A restrained but very elegant example. On the sweet side but not at all syrupy or fatiguing. A "grower"...one where I originally just muttered "nice" in light of Andy’s mid/high-4 quality "shower" beers being already out on the table, but then found myself being more attracted to as I returned to the glass each time.

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