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

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20330) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2008
Bottled. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma and flavour is malty and hoppy with some hints of caramel and mild floweryness. Pleasant and refreshing, quite easy to drink bock.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (13712) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2008
Bottle at Chris_o Pre GBBF Shindig 08. Clear attractive amber colour. Lasting something, not sure what my notes say. Toasty aroma. It’s a little thin in mouth. It’s fine, if a little dull maybe.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grovlam (4154) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2008
Bottle. Huge creamy white head that mostly lasted. Good display of lacework. Amber color. Aroma of dusty grain, rye bread, toasted malt, flowers and hint of chocolate and caramel. Medium bodied with an average carbonation. Moderated sweet flavor. Lingering bread like toasted malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6680) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 29, 2008
50cl bottle. Pours ruby / copper Sweet malty / caramel aromas. Taste is about the same. Roasted and light caramel malts. I found it to be a little spicy with cinnamon and herbal and hoppy. Possibly some dark fruits.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
charlotte (4211) - rødovre, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2008
Dark brownish colour with small head.Aroma of sirup and rosted malt,sweet with nice mild mouth feels,soft and sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2008
Bottle, swing top home.
Clear medium red brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, light and dark bread. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (100508)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
estpiwo (1278) - ESTONIA - JUN 15, 2008
Bottle. Dark, with creamy head. Hoppy aroma with malty tones. Malty flavor without alcohol tones. Good!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bleeng (1523) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Thanks to kappeldave123 for this bottle at Zinisters tasting. Clear brown with no head. Malty, very sweet nose. Taste is sweet, sticky and bit alcoholic. Not a bad beer for a tasting but I could not drink an entire bottle of this.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2008
Bottle from kappeldave123. Danke!
Pours deep bown with a sweet isopryl alcohol nose. Flavor is fat molasses chocolate pudding. Full mouthfeel. Nice brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2008
Thanks to kappeldave123 for this bottle. Thin maple syrup color with a little head. Sugary sweet malts on the nose. Flavor was sweet and malty with a medicinal ending. Thin body.


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