bhensonb (12446) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from a Frankfurt airport duty free shop. Pours dark copper with a creamy beige/tan head. Aroma is malty with a little spicy hop. Med body. It’s starting like a cola flavor - develops a slight hint of chocolate, and some bitter herb. It’s malty, but not sweet. Finishes towards dry and bitter for me. Tasty!
pcd1956 (27) - Purmerend, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2014 caramel, black, medium sweetness, medium body, oily feel, creamy, long finish, A good beer ,you can drink several bottles.It looks heavy but isn’t.
MaartenRF10 (1711) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear dark brown, beige head. Most striking in this bock is the vegetables present on its taste. Besides that some caramel roasted malts. Nice bock.
Gerbeer (2346) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown with medium head that dissipates quickly. Aromas of roasted malts, brown sugar and figs. Flavors are same but lighter and thereare additional cooked vegetable notes.
reebtogi (4808) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle pours a deep amber color with a finger and a half of off-white head that leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is dark fruits and grass with hints of caramel. Taste is a grassy hop bitterness with a fruity malt sweetness. Flavors are well balanced making this a well done brew for the style and recommended.
Kristall-König (2475) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Festival der Bierkulturen, Köln. Malzig-getreidig in der Nase. Antrunk malzig, Getreidenoten. Mittelteil schokoladig und röstig. Abgang bitter einsetzend, schokoladig. Ok.
Grima (2189) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2013 Bottle from Wasana’s, Idar-Oberstein, Germany!
Pours dark amber colored with small creamy head. Smells malty with dark fruits. Starts malty-sweer with some brown sugar and plum. The middle part is very malty-fruity with some sweet brown sugar. Goes into a sugary finish with lots of dark fruits (especially plum)! Very great dark bock!!!
Douberd (3186) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 bottle, poured into a snifter. ABV 7.2%
Deep mahogany colour with ruvy shades. Two fingers of tan head, average retention.
Aromas of caramel, coffee, roasted malts, chocolate.
Taste follows the aroma, only now the chocolate and coffee flavour are more pronounced and the caramel lingers on the background. Mildly sweet and very drinkable.
Full body, good amount of carbonation, maybe a bit light. Oily on the palate.
NIce bock, the alcohol not traceable except for the warming feeling that it gives. Nithing extra ordinary but an honest one.
vipinvelp (2827) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear dark ruby with small light brown foam head lacing to glass. Weak aroma, caramel mostly. Taste is caramel dominated with liitle barley, very little bitterness. Aftertaste is short. (Velp 201302)
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Awww yeahhhhh dunkler bock bitches. Nose of sweet brown bread light chocolate and a touch of noble hops. Pours brown with a tan head. Flavor of toasted sweet brown bread light chocolate a touch fruity and a bit of noble hops. Soft balanced sweetness with a clean finish. Nice beer that would score higher had it been an american made barrel aged sour ale or rare offering.