MrRain (472) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 9, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle poured into a lager glass. HG looks like a good bock, being brown with a tint of red. The head is a little thin though. The aroma is nicely sweet with floral touches, raisins and alcohol. Umm bock! It has that dark fruit and alcohol flavor so inherent to the style. The body is a tad thin but not detrimentaly so. The finish is a sweet and syrupy.
sir__v (1939) - Lille, FRANCE - JUL 16, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Deconinck, Vichte - BE. Color: clear dark brown beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: caramel malt, toffee nose. Small wood finish. Taste: medium body with high caramel malt taste. Very caramel and toffee notes. Good attenuation, quiet drinkable. Aftertaste: caramel and toffee. Caramel malt. Sweet. Good attenuation, small watery finish.
WillemsUrenkel (1396) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUN 29, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,33 l bottle purchased at Hof Luckmann, Bissendorf. A darkest unclear amber in the glass with an one finger beige fomy head. Nearly oily. Malt and dark berries on the nose. Taste has malt and some licorice. Also some metallic hints or is this the granit? Caramell, fresh hop and increasing sweetness in the middle part. Decent present alcoholic sharpness. Low carbonation. Interesting stuff, enjoyed it.
alex_leit (1946) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUN 17, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Brownish amber color. Aroma: caramel, candy, malt, honey sweet. Taste: pleasant, very malty, caramel.
tderoeck (7901) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 22, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
14/IV/16 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home - BB: 4/II/19 (2016-362)
Clear amber beer, small irregular beige to yellow head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: overripe banana, lots of it, yeasty, sweet, quite some caramel. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: lots of yeast, sweet, banana, malty, caramel, pretty bitter, bit of a smoky touch. Aftertaste: ashes, yeast, more banana, caramel, banana peel, pretty bitter still, roasted, charcoal. Nice one!
77ships (7448) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 15, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Thank you tderoeck for this very interesting treat. Here is an article about what makes this beer so interesting (in my opinion): http://www.bunitedint.com/information/brands/deScr 330 ml. bottle shared with tderoeck & kraddel. BBF 04.02.19. Deep red amber, little tanned head. Nose is strange sweet cough syrup, herbal, leaves, syrup, sweet very caramelized, very thick cough syrup. Taste is cough drops, cough syrup, black licorice, very sweet licorice candy, allmsot touch medicinal, very sweet herbal,.. Thick, very dry. Took some getting use but the more I drank it , the more I started to enjoy it. I think I would convert to this one if I were to drink it a few times. An acquired but very interesting taste. Neat.
kraddel (5871) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - APR 14, 2016
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thnx to Tderoeck. Pours clear amberred. Smell is sweet, thick. Taste is sharp, sweet, rich, thick, Sugar, bit caramel.
dresden (1383) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 13, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Swingtop bottle from Duffman. Clearish brown/red with big vinous aroma, white bread and caramel. Is good.
blackisle (1926) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 33cl. Poured into a tumbler. Clear medium to dark amber, good two finger frothy beige head, receding slowly, fair lacing; aroma bit shy, malty, light roast, caramel, yeast, hay; taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, toffee, bread, average duration, sweetbitter aftertaste, bit thin, roasty and herbal notes; medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation; lacks body, all in all just decent.
JefVerstraete (2817) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JAN 7, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Geiserich. Many thanks. Dark brown colour, beige foam. Sweet nose of caramel, iron, bitter hops. Rather thin and easy drinkable. Good.
anstei (1016) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JAN 2, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, courtesy of SinH4. A pretty average but still nice Doppelbock. Mostly on the caramel side of the spectrum. Thus pretty sweet, actually rather a bit too much.