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


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
solidfunk (3671) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Not sure what they mean by bock but this is like fake lager. Amber pour. Some barley. Tastes like stowed away cash on foreign bank accounts - aka dirty. Bottle thanks to Travlr.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Can courtesy of SHIG, arrived in the mail from Alaska just ten minutes before a tasting - thank you sir! Clear light golden amber color, white head. Aroma of slightly vegetal caramel. Taste is similar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (9454) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Can. Pours clear dark amber to brown with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt, dates and figs with light earthy hops. Flavor is sweet malt, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drsordr (1005) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 6, 2014
First sample was a bottle pour on the beach in Cayman, then several cans throughout the week. Brownish amber with thin disappearing head. Nose sweet and toffee malt, some minerality. Taste mild sweet, similar to nose. Minimal off flavors. Mineral finish. Not too bad for a Caribbean beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
terrybail (570) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2014
12 oz bottle from Steve that he pickup for me on one of his families many cruises:) Much nicer then I was expecting lots of sweet malt and dried fruit flavor’s really quite good

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
blankboy (5971) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 20, 2014
[Can (12oz) shared with HogTownHarry & biegaman -- c/o j&m] Pours a golden-amber with a small lasting fizzy off-white head. O.K. aroma of brown sugar, toasted malt and maybe some fruit. Flavour is malty along with some light hops. Long light bitter finish. Average bodied. One of the better beers by these guys, overall it’s O.K.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HogTownHarry (6063) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2014
It’s a bock and it doesn’t suck - amber, no head, grassy yet sweet - meh. Oh - need to pad this out, apparently. Does not deserve more characters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (1483) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAR 1, 2014
Pours a clear amber color light tan head. The smell is caramel, some fruit...fairly sweet. The taste is similar to the nose with a hint of alcohol and a crisp ending. Medium body with a a tick above carbonation that provides a tickle. Pretty decent though not complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
2013-12-19. Crisp dark amber brown body with a small off white head. 3+ Aroma is mild, sweet malt character. Flavour is malty, light sugar notes and dark malt. Lingering sweet dark malt and light balancing bitterness. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. A bit light and thin for the style but enjoyable. Deceptively strong in alcohol given the mild nature of the alcohol on the palate. One of their best. On tap at the brewery, Grand Cayman

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (1808) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Drank this from the can at the Sting Ray Farm on Grand Cayman. Served way too cold. Malty sweet nose. Non descript sweet malt flavor up front. Not very complex. Some fruity esters. Complimentary. Semisweet finish. Hardly any bitterness. Not a bad beer for boosting while on vacation. And I got to play with the turtles.

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