chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, - JUN 24, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
From bottle at the Brickskeller, Washington DC in July 2006. I noted this as 4.5% but I may have got that wrong (or the abv has changed since I had it). Fairly dark mahogany colour. Some chocolate in the aroma and flavour. Also caramel on the palate. A little sweet but not too sticky. Mouthfeel is soft tending towards flabby. All in all no world beater but quite acceptable & drinkable. Not particularly bock-like though.
trapped (2120) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 28, 2016
1.7 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle. Murky dark brown with medium sized foamy beige head, faint malt aroma, high carbonation, very little caramelized malt taste, thin body, abrupt finish with lightly bitter aftertaste. Except for the color, no evidence of being a bock.
edbast (38) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 6, 2016
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Better than other Guat lagers, which isn’t saying much. Darker, drinkable.
JorgeLee (1698) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle for lunch in Antigua. Deepish red brown colour, thick head, looks surprisingly ok. Sweet, malty and sugary, could use a bit more complete fermentation and more bitterness (less adjunct?) Actually wasn’t unpleasant, some caramel and muscovado sugar there.
HampshirePhil (240) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
350 ml bottle, Guatemala - dark brown strong carbonation with light head. Strong caramel flavours. Weak palate disappears quickly
Izio (86) - GERMANY - OCT 8, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Color oscuro, poca espuma. Aroma a malta tostada, cafe. Sabor a malta tostada. Dulce. Acidez ageadable. Amargo bajo y poco remanente. Buena carbonatacion. Nota a metalico fuerte. Draft @ hardrock cafe, guatemala
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2014
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
350ml bottle. Pours a caramel/ light brown colour with thin head. Aroma is of malts, caramel, nuts and a little yeast. Tastes slightly bitter. Nutty and yeasty with quite strong malts and the end. Quite good.
PhillyBeer2112 (2740) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Drinking this lightly sweet caramelized light bodied beer while listening to 80’s music is a bit like being in a movie. I’m pretty sure its an obscure Russian snuff film.
Foffern (1623) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours a clear deep reddish brown colour with a big, beige and creamy head. Has a malty aroma with wood, leather and some caramel and licorice. The flavour is a light version of the same and is a bit sweet and has some brown sugar. The mouth feel is watery and slick, and has a light bitterness. A balanced bock but is pretty light though.
fonefan (43244) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 350ml. @ PBF2012.
Clear medium to dark amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, brown sugar, light chocolate. Flavour is moderate sweet and light light bitter with a average to long duration, dark malt, sugary. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.