Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 14, 2004
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Murky orange brown with an offf-white head and tons of yeast chunks. Sweet yeasty roasted aroma with a bit of bread character. Full bodied with a fizzy, but nice feel. Ends slightly sweet with a light spicy. Very complex for a lager (if it really is one),
rauchbier (3610) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2003
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg, Arendsnest Oct 2003. Chestnut, good white head and moderate condition. Slight hoppy spiciness in the nose with hints of caramel. Soft and malty in the mouth with some caramel and a tangy fruitiness that becomes noticably apple in the finish but still with hint of caramel, almost toffee apple.
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 7, 2003
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Murky brown with chunks and a huge beige head. Sourdough and caramel aromas. Quite spritzy and light. Orange zest and pith dryness. Light sourness keeps this light even with all the malt. Interesting, very interesting.
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - NOV 4, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a cloudy amber. Very carbonated. Thick lastin head. Malty aroma. Malty flavor and almost Belgian-like. Tasted somewhat like homebrew.
beerslayer (753) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not a bad bock drinkable. Fruity, earthy, and malt flavor. Finishes clean and crisp.
jerohen (1995) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2002
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brown and cloudy. Nice hoppy/spicy aroma. This one of the few Dutch autumn bocks that actually has substantial complexity. Not very sweet compared to the other bocks, more sour. Watery and a bit bitter finish.
caesar (5123) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2002
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled at Utrechts Bokbierfestival: Nut-brown color. Spicy, grainy aroma. Bit sour, spicy taste. Refreshing, long lingering palate. Excellent bock!
skortila (4505) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2002
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown, cloudy colour. sweet/spicy aroma. taste is spicy and a bit sour. For an autumn beer this one’s refreshing; more suitable for the summer. Lovely soft palate.
bierkoning (10206) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2002
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2011 2001 version, brewed by Van Steenberghe. Aroma has orange, hops and a bit of soapiness. Herbal taste with yeast, tropical fruit and licorice.
(5 3 6 2 11 = 2.7)
2010 version, brewed by Proef: Bottle. Dark brown color. Malt, caramel and cardemom in the aroma. malty sweet caramelly flavor, almost sugary with hints of spices. Sweet, simple straightforward bock.
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 26, 2002
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Muddy brown; fruity (plum, apple), malty, some candyish notes. Slight wood and heavy yeast. Very odd bock.