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Maisel & Friends Marc’s Chocolate Bock

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Brewed by Brauerei Gebr. Maisel Bayreuth
Style: Dunkler Bock
Bayreuth, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
My interpretation of an Irish stout, with an extra portion of choice barley, special and aromatic malts to give the beer its distinctive full-bodied flavor. A robust beer of deep, dark color with an aroma of roasted malt combined with the taste of sweet caramel, delicious dark chocolate notes and a hint of wild berries.

Sit back and enjoy a firework of flavors and aroma.

Yours,
Marc Goebel


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skortila (4714) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2015
Bottled. 75cl sample (!) The aroma has chocolate, roast, moccha, hint of raisin. Black coloured beer with a beautiful beige, creamy head. The taste is light sweet, has little bitterness, chocolate, light roast, bread. Very easy going stout considering its ABV and creamy malty nature. I opened this bottle with my wife who doesnt like stouts so she had something else. I wasnt sure if I could fully finish it, but was disappointed when the bottle was empty. Just awesome. Bit strange is that its called a bock while the flavour text clearly states it should be an Irish stout. Guess this is probably to prevent scaring off Reinheitsgebot-dogmatic Germans.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maarten1993 (434) - - APR 5, 2015
Drank at Rik on Easter. Nice thick beer. Great body. Chocolate taste coffee aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sdg (102) - SWITZERLAND - APR 3, 2015
Dark brown color, hazy; tan head - intense aroma of toasted malt, dark chocolate, some hints of dark fruits and grassy hops - slightly sweet and medium bitter taste - full boy, thick and creamy mouthfeel, average carbonation - bitter finish with hints of toasted malt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (1786) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - APR 1, 2015
Bottle from el corte ingles, lisboa, portugal. Dark copper to brown color. Thin beige head. Medium body. Aroma is roasted, chocolate, malty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
humlelala (1074) - DENMARK - APR 1, 2015
(75 cl bottle; BBD: October 1st 2016) Poured into original Maisel glass revealing a cloudy dark brown body with tan, one-finger head. Decent retention and nice lace. Aroma is toasted malt with a slight hint of wet dog. Oily texture, medium body, soft carbonation and a toasted finish. Flavour is somewhat sweet with a complementary foastedness. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau (2441) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 29, 2015
75cl bottle from Hipercor. @home 29-03-2015.
BBD: 08-05-2016.
In short: tasty sweet dark beer.
Pours dark copper with frothy tan head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Roasty, liquorice, caramel and chocolate aromas.Medium body, average carbonation, some crispy texture. Taste is roasty, sweet, little bitterness, chocolate, milky. Smooth and viscous palate, quite enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rotaman14 (259) - Potsdam, GERMANY - MAR 18, 2015
Black body, huge and lasting brown head. Aroma of roasted malts. Bittersweet taste of bad coffee, short spicy finish. Meh.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kolymaTram (17) - brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 26, 2015
i absolutely adore this one, a very balanced stout with a classy but fine decent choc taste - a strong but perfect carbination ever present. Wow. Top beer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Werckmeister (519) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 24, 2015
bottle at 87, Stuttgart. dark brown color, light tan head. smells roasty, malty, coffee, light white chocolate. full body, creamy, alcoholic, malty, sweetness, bubbly, light bitter/sweet chocolate/cocoa finish. good smell, but taste too alcoholic and I did not like the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (3545) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s house. Appearance - opaque black with a thin crema head. Nose - toffee with a yeasty edge. Taste - light toffee, maybe butterscotch. Creamy backdrop. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy sweet texture and a fairly good finish if a little sweet. Overall - a bit too sweet for a medium body.


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