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Brewed by Private Landbrauerei Schönram
Style: Heller Bock
Petting/Schönram, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Die unschuldige helle Farbe täuscht. Das intensive Sudverfahren resultiert in einem sehr hohen Alkoholgehalt, der aber durch unvorstellbare Mengen der Hallertauer Aromahopfensorte SAPHIR dezent verschleiert wird. Schönramer Saphir Bock ist daher einer der süffigsten und außergewöhnlichsten Vertreter seiner Gattung. Stark - Stärker - Schönramer Saphir Bock


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11131) - Kolding, - SEP 26, 2012
Bottle, bought @ YNWA Beershop, Kolding.
Pours clear pale golden with a medium, frothy, white head. Aroma has doughy malts, apples, light vinious. Medium carbonation, fine dryish and light oily mouthfeel. Flavour has sweet malts, light grassy, vinious, a bit of pine. Kinda dry finish even if the alcohol is a bit rough.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (2933) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Luppolo 12, Rome.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Citrus, grass, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, fruit, grass, some alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (287) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle from Hopfen & Malz, Berlin. Clear, bright gold pour with a thin foam head, aroma is earthy, lychee. Taste is initial sweetness set back by earthy hops notes, malty finish, some fruity elements coming and going. Enjoyable

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (5603) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle. Ight hazy golden, white head..grassy and fruity nose. Fullbodied sweet typical maibockish base, sparkly grassy and ciric hop counterpoint which breaks it open nicely. Orange, lemongrass, lime aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (4633) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle: The aroma consists of honey, cereal/grain, apple, yeast, and faint straw notes. It pours a mostly transparent golden-orange with a touch of haze. It has a large creamy white head that has very good retention. There is a lot of soapy lacing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a honey and a touch of apple. The finish has light-moderate straw with some faint cereal notes and a hint of spice. It’s medium bodied with mild carbonation and a somewhat soft mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (3663) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Skunky hay nose, mint and lemon zest also present. Milky yellow, slight greenish hue, thick head. Medium body, mint and lemon, grass. Alcohol slightly noticeable. A bock with flavor and character, not necessarily my favorite hop bill, but enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SperkeleForce (516) - FINLAND - JUN 20, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2014 Bottle 33 CL. Pours light gold with small lacing head. Notes of citrus, grass, malts. Nice suprise for an bock. Tastes like a pils.

- beerbasher

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (1993) - - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle. Pale yellow. Hoppy nose, sort of noble fine citrus, greens, malty. Full med bodied, pretty good hoppy flavour, slight sweet pale malty. Round. Nicely bittered. Sort of imperial hoppy pilsey.

-- bb

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Alerich (24) - Dresden, Saxony-Anhalt, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2014
Golden like a Pilsener. Intense malt and hops flavors with an appropriate sweetness. The 8% alcohol are hidden very well. Bitter finish. Excellent Bock!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (3752) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle 33cl, A clear yellow beer with low head. Nose is malty, toasted malt and sweet notes. Aroma is malty, grassy hops, green hops notes, quite bitter, spicy, biscuit notes, alcohol notes, ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (2991) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle @ Das Meisterstück, Berlin. Pours slightly hazy light amber with airy but stable white head. Clear aroma of malt and yeast, with notes of hops and alcohol. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with sweet touches of malt and notes of yeast. Bittersweet finish. Warming alcohol presence. OK for the style.


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