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

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WhoU (121) - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 2, 2013
Very sweet easy drinking. Not bad enjoyable although not a purist beer Looks good. On the sweet side though

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rhyshewer (71) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2013
Aroma: Huge yeast nose with a touch of banana and biscuit. A hint of herbal hops in the background. Develops a slight soapy character. Appearance: Deep ruby with clear edges and a quickly-dissipating, small head. Taste: Clean with a developing, slight dark malt flavour. Herbal hop end twinned with a dank finish. Palate: Thin, medium carbonated. Overall: Tastes like a bland lager with a touch of bland dark malt character. Not overly exciting.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1584) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2013
Pours a dark brown colour, taste is yeasty, malty and Belgian like, I liked this beer very much

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frothmeister (633) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
30cl bottle. Pours a clear chestnut brown with a caramel coloured head, and very little visible carbonation. Aromas of dried fruit, a rusty metallic note, brown sugar, and a light earthy note. The taste is similar. Sweet, dried fruits, molasses, light alcohol, a mild Belgian note, and brown sugar. Itís a little too one sided with the sweetness. Meh.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dennis88 (7) - - OCT 18, 2013 does not count
Lekkerste bockbier wat ik tot nu toe dit jaar heb geprobeerd. Volle smaak, lekker kruidig!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bogus (97) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2013
03l bottle bought at the supermarket. Dark ruby colour. Sweet scent, little malty, not that much aroma. Nice carbonation (not too much). Creamy caramel with a slight bitterness. Ok.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricksta_p (1954) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2014 Aroma of dark fruit, caramel, brown sugar. Flavour is sugary sweetness. Itís enjoyable enough, but too sweet and Iíve had much better dunkler bocks.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonkiedeaap (428) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2013
Bought a bottle at the supermarket. The beer has a deep ruby red color, the color of autumn leaves and a nice head, CO2 level is perfect. The aroma of caramel comes directly into your nose. The taste is full and creamy with a light bitter. The finish is pleasant with a nice bitter. A nice Bock, but not the best one in Holland.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bryanvdv (613) - - OCT 5, 2013
0,3l fles donker bier met mooie schuimkraag. Geur is zoetig. De smaak is zoet met een klein zuurtje en klein bittertje.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1860) - ís-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2013
Pours a ruby clear beer with a good creamy white head. Smells gras, sweet and malts. Not very much aroma. Tastes pretty fresh and bitter for a bock. Grassy, hops and fruity. Average carbo, dry texture and a thin body. Finish sweet and bitter.


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