DiamondD (38) - Sammamish, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2005
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours clear deep amber with a nice somewhat rocky, light tan head that
definitely holds its own. Rich medium malty nose. I love the smell of this beer.
Rich but not overpowering. Very complex. Extremely different flavor. I
can definitely detect the lager yeast. Almost full bodied. I havenít had a Bock
of any kind in almost a year. Iím more of an Ale guy. What is very clear to me after tasting this beer is either Lagers run over the palate differently or this is a well aged beer before bottling, cause this brew is smooth and tasty. A bit different also is the aftertaste. Intriguing. I really like this beer. At $10.00
a six-pack its worth the buy if you know
OOKPIKABLE (153) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours brown. Aroma of red licorice, brown sugar, malt, molasses: nice. Tastes of the same: smooth and sweet. Lingering bittersweet aftertaste. Flavourful yet sessionable.
trith1 (19) - - MAR 18, 2015
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
I could tell you about the aroma, the appearance the palate. But I wont waste your time: This was simply, the most delicious beer I have had the pleasure of drinking in a very, very long time. If I had the choice, I would drink nothing else. Spectacular work Rogue.
CharmCityCrab (181) - Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a caramel color. Aroma is very sweet- caramel and toffee. Taste contains more bitter or dry elements than I would expect based on the coloration and taste, and I think thatís a good thing. Hops upfront quickly melt into a Wertherís original candy type taste that is sweet, but not overly sweet. I guess Iím a little picky in some respects for a guy whoíll drink adjunct lagers when finances dictate- I enjoy some malty beers, but when they taste a little too much like candy, that can be a turn-off, and when they get a little too roasted and burnt, that can be a turn-off. This definitely is not the latter. It has some aspects of the former, but skirts the line nicely with the upfront hoppiness and not overdoing it on the backend sweetness despite the base backend flavor being similar to beers that cross the line. I would say a good beer, but not spectacular. Nicely avoids some common pitfalls, but itís aim isnít to the side of the bock equation Iíd aim for. I think I would raise my rating a lot if it were only relative to beers that smell and somewhat taste like candy. But in a world where not all beers do, just a solid beer (Which is nothing to sneeze at).
felip989 (67) - S„o Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber with a small white head. Aroma is bread, biscuit, caramel, honey, bananas, apples, oranges. Taste is malty, citric, fruity, grassy and light alcohol presence. Sweet and light alcoholic aftertaste. Warming mouthfeel.
morri (235) - NORWAY - MAR 14, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
355ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Small tan head. Hazy light amber body with quite a bit of sediments. Low carbonation. Aroma is mostly earthy yeast and marmelade. Rich malt body. Slightly bitter on the tongue at first with a sour/sweet finish. Slightly spicy.
DwarfeD (1344) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
355ml bottle at Van Zanten. Hazy amber with a medium slightly off-white head. Medium body with low carbonation. Nice sweetness with some bitter tones. Malts, caramel, honey, raisin and herbs. Quite a tasty brew.
BeerInHeaven (210) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours a light copper with a medium beige head. aroma of grass/hay and malt. Nice malty taste. Some mild hop bitter arrives in the middle and goes into a pleasant hop presence on the finish. Not syrupy like many bocks. A really good balanced beer.
tasurinchi (19) - ROMANIA - MAR 11, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours with almost no head. More on the malt (caramel, nutty feel) side but with a nice touch of extra hops in the end which is a bit unusual for this style (but expected considering it s made in USA)
Hallstein (200) - Skogn, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma is strongly malty with notes of marmelade, fruits, raisin and slight vanilla. Mouthfeel is nice and slick with a medium amount of carbonation. The flavor is definately malty, sweet and marmelade-ish with some butterscotch and vanilla. Finish has some slight spice, probably from the hops. Definately a really nice beer!
alex_leit (146) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 8, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Orange-amber color. Aroma: toffee, plum, jam, caramel a bit of marsala. Taste malty, honey, some wine, hop bitterness in finish.