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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Gessner
Style: Dunkler Bock
Sonneberg-Malmerz, Germany

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (9295) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2012
Brown colour. The aroma is toasty and bready. Sweet, mixing sugar and nutty accents. Smooth and sweet, with toasty notes towards the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14486) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2012
Bottle @ Bierzwerg.de. Pours dark amber with a small white head on top. It’s very bready and grainy. A layer of dust and caramel beneath. Medium bodied. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
back (1569) - Holstebro, DENMARK - APR 20, 2012
Rødbrun klar skum mørk hvid kort Brød malt blomme gær Sød moderat bitter lidt Blød sirup @home flaske ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (5842) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle (50 cl swing-top) from bierzwerg.de. Clear deep chestnut, medium beige head. Caramelly, nutty and slightly chocolatey aroma. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, light to medium bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (3349) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Ekstedt shared @ Ekstedts bock-tasting. Pours mahogany with a small off-white head that doesn’t leave much trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sweet, tiny sour and malty with dark bread, caraway, orange peal and plums. Taste is sweet with bread, wood, golden syrup, prunes, raisins and nuts. Mouthfeel is round and medium bodied. Finish sweet and slightly bitter with bread and orange zest.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (8203) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2012
50 cl bottle thanks to ekstedt! Sampled on March 24, 2012
BB 26.07.12
Clear dark brown color, smallish tan head. Weird, pheonlic, smoke, grainy scent. Berry, sweet, dry, alcohol taste. Dry grainy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, dry grainy aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (4800) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle shared thx to Ekstedt cons 2013-03-25 Ar: dry caramel, bitter Ap: deep mahoghny, wee head creme beige head F: peppery, caramel, nutty, almondy creme

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (4537) - Freising, GERMANY - FEB 21, 2012
(bottle) pours a ruby colour with a light copper tinge and a frothy off-white head. aroma of vanilla, coconut and grass, almost like a bourbon, though with more woody spiciness, hints of dark fruit and some excessive grain. flavour is toasted malts, light coffee, herbal hops and brown sugar, with a slightly dry, lingering smoky finish. medium to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cuso (5690) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 17, 2012
Swing top bottle from bierzwerg.de web shop. Dark reddish brown color with medium white head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, honey, hints of dark fruit.Taste, milk chocolate, coffee, light bitterness in background. Bittersweet finish. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (13700) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2011
Swing top bottle 500ml (BZ, BB 07/2012)
Deep ruby color, small beige head. Aroma of caramel, toasted malts and some kind of dusty tobacco. Medium-bodied. A bit dry, coffeish bock, some woody, cellary notes. Later when warms up, more sweet and caramelly. Oily palate. Quickly vanishing flavors, otherwise ok, so far the best Gessner I’ve had.


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