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Brewed by Namibia Breweries
Style: Dunkler Bock
Windhoek, Namibia

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional dark beer known as ‘bock’ beer. Urbock is brewed to perfection and distinguished by its rich Munich barley malt giving it a rich malty flavour. Urbock is only brewed once per year and is therefore only available in May of each year in limited quantity.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aaron68 (608) - Oslo, - AUG 22, 2012
Bottle @ Brauhaus in Swakopmund,Namibia,August 07,2012 Nice malty aroma.Brown/copper in color.Medium carbonation. Sweet and nice beer in my opinion.


1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Travlr (19929) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle at Beerhouse in JoBurg. Clear amber color, small light tan head. Aroma of caramel bubblegum. Taste is extremely sweet caramel, subtle edge of pepper. Lots of residual sugar here.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (7668) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 25, 2015
15/XI/15 - 33cl bottle as a gift @ home - BB: X/2015 (2015-1568) Thanks to ElManana+1 for the gift!

Clear purplish brown beer, irregular beige small head. Aroma: sweet, caramel, spicy touch, cow fodder, grains, hay, bit oxidized. MF: soft carbon, medium to light body. Taste: very oxidized, card board, bit sourish, caramel, bit spicy, lots of oxidation. Aftertaste: bit spicy, oxidized, little bitter, caramel, sugary.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (4355) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2015
Clear caramel colour, white head. Malty aroma, caramel, brown sugar. Sweet flavour, caramel, sugar, malts. Finish caramel and malts.
(from 33cL bottle @ Tim’s place. Thanks for sharing, tderoeck!)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElManana (1682) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle while on holiday in Namibia. Chocolate, very malty, caramel, didn’t expect to drink a decent bock here. Nice.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
FraekkeFyr87 (267) - - MAY 3, 2015
The aroma is full of dried fruits and caramel. The color is hazy, unfiltered, redish and caramellike. The taste is full of dried fruits and caramel. A little bit too sweet for my taste.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (13616) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 20, 2014
From the file last updated in 2010. As Namibia Urbock. Pours ruddy brown. Aroma is molasses. Flavor same. Not bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 23, 2014
330ml bottle pours dark with a fine maty aroma, taste is smooth, lightly bitter, sweet & really good, full of toffee caramel fruity flavours

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3506) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2014
on holiday in Namibia dark brown colored body with an off white head and a roasted malt caramel aroma a malt caramel fruity sweet taste with an alcholic bitter finish

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ChewyBeer (235) - SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 1, 2014
One of my favourite beers. Pours dark brown with caramel head. Medium full mouthful with caramel notes and smoky flavours

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WhoU (125) - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle Cape Town. Pours autumn brown leaves clear with some red and light head and medium carbonation. Aroma is malty, sweet, caramel toffee. Taste is sweet. Overall enjoyable.


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