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


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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
altugbeerfan (3) - - JUL 6, 2012 does not count
One of the best beer of netherlands. Taste smooth. Bobbly which means still alive :) i do enjoy all types of h. Jan they have a quality level

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 28, 2012
Schön Dunkel ist dieser Herfstbock man kann gegen das Lichtgehalten nur einen ganz schwachen Rötlichen Schimmer erkennen. Geschmacklich ist es einfach nur toll. Es ist malzig aromatisch-hopfig und hat einen, nur leichten Alkoholischen Nachgeschmack. Fazit: Einfach geiles Bier!! Test vom 5.12.2008, Gebinde: Fass Noten: 12,13,12,13,-,12 - 12,31

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (9899) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2012
Pours dark mahoganey with a small tanned head. Aroma is vinous,malty, grapefruity and orange. Taste is smooth, moderate sweet fruity, turns bitter towards the end.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
RoodMormel (48) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2012
Has a sweet and dark aroma with hints of fruit, pours a very dark brown color with a foam that doesn’t last very long. Has a taste with hings of caramel and coffee beans, an ok beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2892) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2012
Very dark brown color with lasting colored foam head. Sweet fruity taste and good alcohol content. Nice lasting sweet palete, not too sweet like some other bocks.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
GMarques (20) - - MAR 3, 2012
Hertog Jan Bockbier (Arcen, Netherlands) - Overall Score: D - Below Acceptable Standard

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (3291) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2012 I got a couple of those in a supermarket since they didn’t have anything better. Your dutch bottle of 300 ml, poured into a snifter. Smells a bit sour as I open the bottle. Once poured, it gave me a dark ruby coloured beer, with one finger of beige head, with average retention. Light lacing around the glass at first, then nothing. Some traces of foam insist during the whole drinking process. On the nose alcohol, light caramel and if you inhale deep enough, a smell of burned wood. Although subtle, it makes a difference. Oh, also some dark fruits. Taste is more sweet than bitter. Bitterness is more obvious on the back of the tongue though and for a little while lingers around the mouth. Mostly flavours of roasted malt and caramel. Nice thick body. High carbonation. Well, nothing too impressive, but with the dryness on the palate, the alcohol abscent from the taste and only present as a warming feeling, this beer has a high drinkability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 13, 2012
Pours dark brown, almost black with a small head that disappears quickly. Nose is heavy brown sugar, some caramel and some sour fruit. This is one is way to sweet, absolutely no balance whatsoever. Hard to drink in fact. Mouthfeel is crisp and fizzy, flavor lingers for a long time but again, the extreme sweetness made this beer hard to drink and I only could finish half before pouring it out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ncube (91) - - DEC 31, 2011
Head disappears relatively quickly, lacing remianing. Tastes malty, with some tannic bitterness and dark fruit tang. Not too sweet, and mildy bitter overall. Well balanced. Little to no hop flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierbeek (97) - Beek, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2011
33cl bottle. Auburn colour with rocky white head Sweet aroma containing malts and caramel. Taste is bitter, burned sweet malts, some iron. Finish is sweetbitter, dry and short. One of the better bock-beers. Not to sweet.

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