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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Dunkler Bock
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised. Keg: Filtered.
Available in the Netherlands as Tarwebok, and in the USA as Special Dark.
Ingredients: Water, barley, wheat and hops.
"Traditionally brewed and drunk in autumn, this aromatic, strong beer has a full-bodied, spicy taste derived from unique malts made with roasted spring barley and wheat."


Bullit's rating

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bullit (4025) - Burgos, - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle from AH. Clear brown colour, tan head. Nose is caramel, toffee, some toastiness. Flavour is toffee, caramel, bready. Fairly sweet.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gijssie (1) - Alkmaar, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2014 does not count
2014. Waterig met vrij scherpe anijs of pepermuntachtige smaak. Wel zoet maar geen bitter

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franksv6 (215) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
Dark brown beer with a white head. Tastes like yeast, wheat, sugar and. Aftertaste is way too sweet. Easy to drink.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jeroenhensen (214) - Dongen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2014
Voor een Heineken een prima biertje. Helaas blijft dit biertje redelijk oppervlakkig. Te zoet ook

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kita (1120) - Koper, SLOVENIA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle, 0.33l. Clear ruby brown color with medium tan-like creamy head and average sparkling appearance. Aroma of herbs, caramel, roasted malt and dark fruits. Taste starts with very sweet caramel, toffee and notes of burnt sugar, follows by some fruity acidity, mild spicy mouthfeel and light hoppy finish. Medium body, oily texture and soft carbonation in palate. Sweet as a hell, on the other hand first good Heineken beer...

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (2076) - BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2014
Industrial example of Dutch Dunkelbock, launched every year in october like the tradition prescribes. Beige, delicate, sticky head, deep copper red colour; caramelly aroma, wheat, banana, plums. Velvety soft palate, somewhat sugary but at first subtle sweetness, sourihs hint, chocolate touch; sweet and somewhat cloying finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Headbanger (3325) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle (Old Notes-Label says Tarwebok)-Pours a dark brown with a nice beige head. Aroma of sweetness, malt, caramel, and fruits. Taste of the same with some banana and clove coming thru as well. This medium bodied brew is not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DJoer (723) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2014
Medium brown mokka head, black with red glow clearish colour, sweet caramel malty smell, sweet caramel malty taste a bit glucose medium bitter and carbonation liquorise taste

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (7856) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch nach Malz, Karamell, rote Früchte. Geschmack süß röstmalzig, rote Früchte, leicht würzig.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarcoDL (2268) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2014
It’s not very good, but thanks to the wheat it’s at least drinkable. That’s something.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (3257) - Radom, POLAND - DEC 25, 2013
sredniej jakosci piwo z mnostwem karmelowej slodyczy troche wanilli i nawet piana spora. Kolo brazowy ale niezbyt gesty, przepuszcza swiatlo i to mocno. Finisz niestety krotki, brak owocowosci i troche wytrawnosci dla kontrastu bo nieco zbyt karmelowe mi sie wydawalo.


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