goozen (3294) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 0.,3ltr: Dark red Bock from Limburg, made from ingredients from the region. Roasty taste and some hints of some other spices.
yespr (34433) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
30 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a diminished white head. Sharp aroma with a distinct spice note. Smooth roasted malty with a light spice note. Lingering malty and slight spiced into a medium dry finish.
sunevdj (3440) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amsterdam 08. On tap. Pours a dark red with off-white lacings. Sweet and quite dry. Some residual sugars. Aromas of caramel malts. Hint of nuts and a tiny hint of diacetyl. Medium bodied. Low carbonation. Bitter finish.
Borresteijn (5247) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ home. Dark brown/ruby colour, off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and dark fruits, a bit of earth. Taste is soft, dark chocolate, some roasted malts and a bit of raisins. Slightly bitter finish. Very nice bock.
Maria (10187) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark brown with a red hue and a huge, nice head. The aroma is sweet and malty with hints of dark fruit. The flavour has sweetness, caramel, malt, candy sugar, a bit of figs and light citrus. It’s nice, but not outstanding.
Svesse (6854) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle, Monk’s Café, Stockholm) Dark brown colour with ruby hints, frothy pale brown head. Malty, slightly closed, nose with notes of dark fruit, chocolate and slight hints of cellar. Malty taste with dark fruit, ginger biscuits, toasty malt and spicy hops in a balanced finish. Tasty and balanced beer.
Lunkie (1539) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 4, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet hop malt aroma. Clear brown colour with good head and lacing. Smooth sweet malt flavour. Smooth palate.
TBone (13710) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 29, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled (BB 01/2009)
Clear dark nut brown color, small beige head. Toasted malty aroma. Grassy toasted malty flavor, some alcohol in the finish. Some sweetness. Standard bock in a good and in a bad.
oh6gdx (22101) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 29, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Very deep amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is sweet malts, some alcohol and mild metal. Flavour is caramel malts and some mild notes of grass and spicyness. Quite watery feeling over it.
Bullit (4122) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 8, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Red-brown colour, off-white head. Aroma is sweet and malty. Flavour is of malts, sweet and caramel. Sweet and dry aftertaste. One-dimensional. People at Gulpener just don’t know how to brew a decent beer.