anders37 (15299) - 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.
bu11zeye (11760) - 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 (10903) - 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.
kp (10886) - 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
Travlr (9999) - 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.
Tmoney99 (9965) - 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.
CaptainCougar (7129) - 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.
Dogbrick (7095) - 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 (6803) - 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.
Ernest (6011) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 3, 2005
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught, GABF 2003.
Body is medium amber.
Aroma is lightly malty (cookie, caramel), lightly hoppy (herbs), with light notes of smoke and alcohol.
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.