Brewed by The Cayman Islands Brewery Ltd.
Style: Dunkler Bock
George Town, Cayman Islands


on tap


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
The beer is brewed using the same malt used for Caybrew and CayLight, but three speciality malts are added – a Munich malt, crystal malt and black malt. The Munich malt and crystal malt add flavour, while the black malt gives the beer its unique dark colour, as well as adding a roasted flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1641) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2016
Toffee malt, caramel, some fruit, noticeable alcohol. Nice enough, the best I tried on the island anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoNm (2201) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - FEB 22, 2016
Thanks Grumbo for this new country. Pours a clear coppery color, topped with a small and quickly settling white head. Caramel and biscuity malt aroma, pleasant and not too hidden. Taste is malty, sweet, caramel presence with some alcohol presence - warming. Some grassy presence in the finish, mild bittery feel. Medium light, nicely drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Iphonephan (5832) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2015
From a bottle at the RB DC tasting September 6. Pours a murky brown with a feint off white head. Total drain pour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Evolutionary (454) - Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Several times during our two visits here. Drinkable but not as good as the shark beer - different style but much better. This is a nondescript beer but meatier than their caybrew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SpringsLicker (3386) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Can purchased 1/15 in Grand Cayman. Best by Jul 15 15. Pours clear medium amber with reddish tones that puts up a fleeting off-white head. The aroma is sweet malt and caramel. The flavor is lightly sweet. I don’t pick up any roasty or deep malty or nutty flavors. A bit thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (7058) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Where and how: bottle 330 ml at Tasting
Aromawelcomed solid malt up front. Milder nose, hinted with caramel and whisk of alcohol heat.
Appearance :
Top: beige fizzy top.
Base: clear, dark amber.
Palate : clean, mid bodied, average carbonation.
Taste: proper malty character of bock beers. Slight alcohol burn at finish.
other notes solid mid level offering.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (10789) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
Drinkable bock. Hits the style. Some hop in the finish.Caramel. very drinkable.a little overcarbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4001) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 23, 2014
12 oz can with a BB date stamp of May 2015 purchased and consumed near the brewery on GCI. Clear brown with a decent light brown head that leaves some lacing on the glass. Visible carbonation is very fine-grained. Pleasing simple aroma of caramel malts with just a faint hint of spicy hops and little sign of the 7% ABV. Flavor: hops, some darker malts, and alcohol esters are more obvious in tasting. Feel: Smooth but with some alcohol warming; medium carbonation. O: A mild bock with pretty good balance and partly hidden alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (8384) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2014 [6110-20131219] Tap. Toasted brown sugar bread aroma. Clear, brown amber body with a quick foamy white head. Bready toasted grains flavour has a lingering toast aftertaste. Medium body. Interesting. (6/3/7/3/13) 3.2
(@ brewery, George Town, Cayman Islands)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Goodgrief (1973) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Brown pour with tan head, some lacing. Aroma of nuts and caramel malt. Sweet bock-like honey flavors with a lot of nutty malts. Not cloying. Drinkable. I thought this was better than others rated it.

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