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


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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11349) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2007
Bottle, bought @ Kolding Vinhandel. Pours very ’dunkel’, dark brown with nut-brown edges. Small, creamy white head on top. Turns rather quickly into a thinish film. Aroma is rye, toffee, slightly roasted. There is some metal and a slight fruitiness as well. Rather lively mouthfeel. Flavour is not as complex as the aroma, sadly. Roasted malts, some metal, slight figs. Rather sweet, but with the roasted malts at the back, there is a good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13536) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2007
Bottled 30cl (BB 03/2008)
Dark ruby brown color, decent brownish head. Aroma of toasted rye bread, cookies, figs and iron. Sweetish caramelly flavor with dark fruits like prunes and raisins. Some roasted malty notes and touch of metal also in the flavor. This is not so much a dark bock (this is an ale), more like abbey dubbel - ok beer as such.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goozen (3244) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2007
Bottle 0,3ltr: Dark brown not so sweet bock from this tiny great brewery under the Inbev-flag.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11192) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2007
Draught at De Wildeman, Amsterdam Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Dark red-amber colour. Moderate malty and especially nice hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor, slightly roasted. Oily palate. nice Dunkelbock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabjork (674) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2007
Bottled. Dark brown in colouq. The aroma is that of burnt malt. The flavour is sweet and that of burnt malt. There is a sweet and dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - MAR 5, 2007
Nothing special. A nice Dutch beer but leaves something to be desired in the taste. Good enough for a night of drinking, but nothing to brag to your friends about.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21814) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2007
Bottled (thanks ha1ag!). Dark brown colour, with small white head. Aroma is caramel and lots of malts. Some slight sweetness in it also. The flavour is also quite the same, with alcohol a bit more present. In my opinion a very pleasant bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ha1ag (750) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2006
bottled, 30 cl. Coolor is dark rek, with thick foamy head. Basic bok with a bit of too much sweetness. It would be a great beer if that could be less.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kopestes (164) - Braine l’Alleud, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2006
Tap in Amstelveen. Dark brown-reddish color with big beige head. Malty sweet aroma with hint of hops and roast barley. Taste is sweet with clear roasted grains note. Real pleasure to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - NOV 22, 2006
Modest 6.5% for a bock and doesn’t really push thru. Quite sweet, maybe a bit too sweet, dark and after tasting most of the Hertog Jan range, identifiable as a member of the family.

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