anders37 (17904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft @ Orland Park, IL location. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with some grainy hints. Sweetish malty fruity flavor with hints of caramel and some weak hints of chocolate. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.
Travlr (13664) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 17, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Draft. Clear brown color, thin bright white edge head. Aroma of caramel and light spice. Taste is spiced caramel.
bu11zeye (11973) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught) Pours a dark amber body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, and herbs. Flavor of chocolate, caramel, nuts, toasted malt, and mild hops.
jcwattsrugger (11277) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 15, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap-pours copper with an offwhite head. Aroma is sweet medium malt-toffee/chocolate, some earthy. Taste is sweet medium malt-toffee/chocolate, some earthy hops.
Tmoney99 (11218) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2006
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at S.D. location. Clear brown color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Light toasted nutty malt aroma. Light to medium body with a smooth texture. Medium balanced bitter sweet flavor with the same medium finish of average duration.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Name: Brother Benedict’s Bock
Source: Brewpub, Madison
Appearance: clear dark amber, wispy dirty white head, streaks of lace,
Aroma: light sweet malt aroma,
Flavor: rich malt flavor, toasted malt, earthy bitterness, hint of dark caramel sweetness, something strange in the background that I can’t identify or decide if I like
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Dogbrick (8795) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at the Creve Coeur, MO brewpub. The beer is a clear brownish-amber color with a medium thin light beige head that diminishes steadily. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Sweet toffee and malt aroma. Medium body with a sweet malty character and flavors of cocoa and nuts. The finish is sweet chocolate malt with a nutty finish. Average overall.
shrubber85 (8067) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 25, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Caramel malt and very light alcohol aroma. Amber color with small head. Sweet caramel malt flavor with light astringent finish. Decent - kind of a mellower version though.
DuffMan (7138) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap @ the Granite City Food & Beer in the Indianapolis airport, concourse A. Medium old-penny brown, miniscule head. Bready malts, more nutty than chocolatey, oddly. If I were guessing, I’d peg this as a brown ale.
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 4, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the Mishawaka location 7/15/09: Pours a transparent dark copper amber with a well-lacing froth of white head. Aroma of lightly sweet toasty caramel malt and a hint of doughy yeast and some graininess. Starts with decent fullness and a touch of light fruits and grainy caramel before a drier toasty finish. A decent maibock.