Brewed by Pfungstädter Brauerei Hildebrand
Style: Dunkler Bock
Pfungstadt, Germany


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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Bock drauf! In tiefem samtbraun steht diese Bierspezialität im Glas. Das dunkle Röstmalz erzeugt Aromen von Trockenobst, Früchtebrot und Zartbitterschokolade. Ein sanfter, winterlicher Aroma-Riese!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (3114) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Dark and strong, nice rich roast grain flavor. Dark brown in color with fast disappearing head. Good all-around, but lacking that something extra to put it over the top.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RuneStumo (2474) - Haugesund, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2014
18.09.2014. 0,355l Can. Eckernförde, Germany. Dark brown colour with white head. Aroma of sweet malts and rather lively carbonated. Almost kind of burnt aroma. Burnt caramel or dark brown candy sugar? Focus on malt with soft tender hopping. That leaves good flavours of malts! Aftertaste is kind of short with little bitterness, but it leaves a pretty sharp malt flavour combined with a pretty good alcohol percentage. Its strong with pure malt flavours. Good bock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerbarella (348) - - APR 10, 2014
355 ml can. Pours clear dark brown with a high brownish head. Roasty caramel aroma and taste. Rather bitter palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beeracoon (451) - - APR 10, 2014
Huge brownish head. Clear light-brown colour. Sweet, roasty honey aroma. Very bitter taste and palate. Reminds me of the notorious Elephant Beer. Okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (12282) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 4, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, etwas würzig. Geschmack röstmalzig, schokoladig, leicht würzig.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
teddybeer (2930) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 3, 2014
[Thanks to kevnic2008]. Bottle. Brown colour with an off-white head that quickly diminishes. Aroma is slightly toasted malts with light caramel. Flavor has notes of light toffee, moderate bittery. Mild bittery in the final with a dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
budedou (623) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - DEC 9, 2013
I drink it this week end at a party with friend but I don’t like it much. The taste isn’t mine...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dexcansino (518) - Andalucía, SPAIN - DEC 8, 2013
Una cerveza de navidad muy corriente. Parece una duppel bock. Acaramelada, toffe, algo a café tostado y sin presencia alcohólica. Creo que no la repetiré.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1807) - PORTUGAL - NOV 6, 2013
Shared a 50cl bottle. Pours a dark amber colour with a thin tan head. Aroma is malty and light spicy. Medium carbonation and medium body. Flavour is quite flat with some alcohol and bitter end. Overall, a nice beer for a cold day waiting for the presents...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (6242) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 28, 2013
Das Bier ist schön dunkelbraun, der Schaum wenig standhaft. Der Geruch ist süßlich-herb-würzig, aber insgesamt ziemlich schwach. Der Antrunk des St. Nikolaus ist vollmundig-scharf-stark. Das Bier ist süßlich-malzig, aber auch im Hauptteil hab’ ich eine alkoholische Schärfe auf der Zunge. Der Nachgeschmack ist malzig-trocken-süßlich, die alkoholische Schärfe hält penetrant an. Sehr süffig für ein Bockbier, aber für meinen Geschmack überdeckt die alkoholische Schärfe die schönen malzigen, vielleicht auch ins röstmalzig gehenden Aromen. Schade! (Test vom 14.7.2008) --> 12,10,11,10,12,10 - 10,45

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (2085) - Alabama, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown with a medium-sized beige head. Aroma is grass, surprisingly light malts, grain, some dark bread. Taste is a lot of dark bread, light caraway, even marzipan. Herbal finish. Good and interesting. Forgot to check if there are spices (probably not considering it is German), but the flavor was really good and the spice notes subtle yet noticeable. Palate is medium, quite carbonated.

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