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

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sie haben sich ein hervorragendes Bier ausgesucht! Unsere handwerkliche Brautradition geht bis in das Jahr 1622 zurück. Aus besten Rohstoffen und unter Verwendung kristallklaren Quellwassers aus eigenem Tiefbrunnen entsteht ein süffiger GESSNER BOCK.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (10838) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2010
500ml swingtop bottle bought at Bier Spezialität Laden, Berlin. Decent beige head atop of a deep mahogany body. Smell of sweet earthy malts. Roasted, mid-sweet malts, including grainy chocolate, to the taste buds. Finish with a dry, malt-fruity touch. So and so (shared with Finn, Tromsø 26.05.2010).

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (12578) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2009
Amber with a small white head. Aroma of grain, straw and a littl caramel. Sweet grainy malt flavour

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (22307) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2009
Bottle @ chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2008. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty bready caramel aroma. Sweetishh malty fruity bready caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty fruity caramel finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 9, 2008
Bottle courtesy of kappldav123. Pours ruby red with a thin tan head. Smells earthy with some spicy hints. Tastes earthy and sugary with a bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2008
Bottle @ PLan B. Depp amber coloured with a medium sized creamy and off-white head. Quite malty with notes of bread, plums, caramel, grain and a slight grassy hops feel. Nice mouthfeel.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thewolf (11931) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2008
Bottle @ Plan B Cph.
Pours a deep red with a small, creamy, off-white head on top. Aroma has lots of rye bread some plums and doughiness. Low carbonation, fair mouthfeel - slightly creamy. Flavour starts off a bit metallic, lots of rye bread again and is pretty sweet. Very little chocolate, but there are plums and coconut (?). A bit of hoppiness at the far end. Not my thing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22902) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2008 Bottled. Clear dark amber, small head. From nose to finish licorice molasses and bread dominates. It’s sweet and dense, fruity and salty with solid body and fairly soft mouthfeel. Finishes with medium bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DonMagi (5594) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2008
Bottle at chris_o’s take my thong off your head tasting. Alround tasting: Typical bready malty sweet bock, raw grainy bready yeasty character.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1121) - FINLAND - SEP 2, 2008
Bottle. Copper colour with a beige head. Sweet and malty nose. Tastes sweet, malty and slightly bitter with notes of fruits. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. Could be a little bit stronger in taste but on overall it was quite good.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5522) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2008
Chris_o’s GBBF Shindig August 08. Sweet and strong with a lingering bitterness. Like a strong dark tea with sugar.


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