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Brewed by Arcense Bierbrouwerij (InBev)
Style: Dunkler Bock
Arcen, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
De gisting van ons Bockbier vindt plaats bij hoge temperaturen, deze traditionele gistingsmethode wordt daarom hoge- of bovengisting genoemd. Het levert een uitgesproken koppig bier op met een volle, romige smaak, waarin een vleugje karamel valt te ontdekken. Een bitterzoet herfstbier dat door velen zeer gewaardeerd wordt.


3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMR (398) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2011
Pours dark brown with a redish glow and small foam head. Has a typical aroma of Hertog Jan with most notably caramel and toast. Strong bitter-sweet and a real Bock-treat.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (3972) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - OCT 5, 2011
Dark brown with some red glow and with a small tan head. Deep malty aroma with toast, raisin, croissant and maybe some cacao. Aroma misses complexity but is decent enough with a solid light fruity sweetness while maintaining the malty focus. Mouthfeel is smooth. Ends quickly though, maybe needs some more hops. Nothing wrong with this. (33cl bottle)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (9359) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2011
Bottle @ home. Pretty nice for a bockbier, normally I don’t really like this style but this beer is pretty decent. (Note: old rating, so maybe a re-rate would have a different outcome)

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaxiDriver (1473) - Stadland, GERMANY - JUL 15, 2011
Bottle, A nice malty smell of chocolate. The large beige creamy head has a long duration, the body is black. The taste is also quite malty with a lot of chocolate in it. The body is medium strong and creamy, light oily with a normal carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (4423) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2011
Okay bockbeer. Don’t really like the style since most of the time it’s too sweet for me. Colour is lovely, exactly like it should be in this style. Could use a bit less-sweetness and a bit more body.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (11537) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 21, 2011
Süßer, ansonsten recht trockener Malzantrunk, der schnell erheblich nachlässt. Es bleibt ein trockener und ausgedünnt wirkender Malzton, der im Mittelteil wirklich nichts zu bieten hat. Hintergründig etwas bananig, was wohl vom hier spürbaren Alkohol kommt. Im Abgang immerhin etwas röstig, dennoch recht schwach. Das Bier wird hier noch trockener, was sich keiensfalls positiv auswirkt. 11/7/8/7/9/8

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (8338) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2011
bottle, courtesy of Bierkoning. Brown colour, mid-sized beige head. Malty, roasetd malts, raisins. Nothing exceptional, but quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
abemorsten (3014) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2011 Clear deep amber with a light brown, creamy head leaving a fair lacing. Dark syrup and molasses aroma. Sweet, light roasted flavors with notes of liqorice and nuts. Dry mouth. Medium body. Gentle carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fugitive (1492) - Athens, GREECE - APR 17, 2011
Bottle. Color dark brown with small head. Aroma caramel, sweet, roasted. Taste sweet, caramel, nuts, syrop.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Despotis (222) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - JAN 28, 2011
Dark brown beer with ok head.Smell Sweet,caramel,wood,tobbaco,roasted malts,berries.Taste sweet,caramell,dark bread,syrop,dusty,light coffee,wood,nuts.


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