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Style: Dunkler Bock
Manchester, England

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Bottle conditioned; Special.
German-style dark wheat beer


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3623) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2012
500ml bottle. Clear dark brown colour with average, firm, frothy to creamy, minimally lacing, off-white head. Slightly grassy, relative intensely yeasty aroma, reminding of a Saison, hard to discover dark malty notes. Complex taste has a minimally sweet, dark malty basis, slightly grassy, wheaty and yeasty overtones, lasting dry finish with hints of grass and leather. Kinda really unique, too dark for a Saison though somewhat near in aroma and taste, too less malty for a Dunkler Bock, too less wheaty for a typical Weizen of any kind. In the end not bad, but also not really awe-inspiring.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rune (7775) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 19, 2012
500ml bottle at the brewpub, shared with Elisabeth and Stefan. Dark brown pour, patches at the surface. Sediments to the last pour. Dark fruity aroma. Flavoured with red oranges, dark malts and dark spices. Rather tart on the swallow. Unusual for a German dunkler bock. Just alright, if not convincing (Manchester, 05.07.2012).

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3198) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2012
Bottle from Nina’s Mini Market. Hazy dark brown colour, not much head. Sour complex spicy grassy malt aroma. Dry caramel malt flavour, sweet aftertaste. Complex & unusual. Not my sort of beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma. Sweetish wheat malty spicy caramel and dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish fruity malty spicy weak sour caramel and dark fruit finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2012
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear dark brown - white head. Sweetness, sweet malty, roasted, light candy, nutty, ok hoppy, berries, wheaty, licorice notes, citrus, ok.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Clear orange-brown coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, bread, hops and pine needles. Sweet flavour of caramel, hops and grass with notes of citrus. Hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10727) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2012
cloudy dark brown, almost no head. mild roasted aroma. flavor is roasted malts, booze, faint berryish note.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30746) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2012
50 cl bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and light toasted malty. Smooth fruity, light hoppy. Lingering fruity and light lingering smooth. Fruity smooth far finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29134) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2012
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and citrusy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, citrusy hops, over ripe fruits, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish. Not to style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JanLaursen (3025) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2012
Bottle, 50 cl, at Papsø’s. Dark amber with a small beige aroma. very special aroma for a Dunkel: Tart, phenollic and rather subdued malts. Some yeast. Taste is sweet and tart, some caramel, crisp yet oily, with an alcoholic finish - not bad but a Dunkler Bock?


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