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Brewed by Kleinbrauerei Schorschbräu
Style: Eisbock
Gunzenhausen-Oberasbach, Germany

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 2.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 600   ABV: 20%
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Schorschbock ICE 20% combines the traditional brewing techniques with the refinement of the Icebock-method. After freezing down the already strong Bockbeer the frozen water (ice-cristals) is separated. What’s left is highly aromatic and very strong Icebock with 20 % Vol.


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2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, - AUG 1, 2012

Bottle 330ml. w. swing top.

Clear dark brown colour with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, caramel, alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, smoke - rubber, salty, alcohol - buzzy - alcohol warm. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20120616]


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (5374) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2014
Sehr dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig süß, fruchtig, röstmalzig, extrem alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr süß, malzig fruchtig, den Alkohol merkt man sehr deutlich.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
neur0 (815) - GERMANY - DEC 8, 2013
(Flasche) Es hat eine fast schwarze Farbe mit einer braunen, kurzlebigen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist dunkel, schwer, malzig, alkoholisch, röstig und ein klein bisschen dunkle Johannisbeere. Der Geschmack ist ähnlch wie das Aroma mit zusätzlich einer fast rauchigen Note im Abgang und einem aschigen Nachgeschmack.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10343) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 27, 2013
333 fliptop from Duty Free shop in Frankfurt Airport. The wax is strong! Pours very dark brown with ruddy glints and no head. Aroma is alcohol and a suggestion of banana. Full bodied +. Flavor is alcohol/heat, very dark malt, very dark fruit, and maybe some banana. There’s a lot of strong flavor here. An experience to be savored. To be repeated? Time will tell.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13350) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
24th February 2013
Opaque dark brown beer, no head! Nose of molasses and chocolate liqueur. Palate is soft and viscous. Very moderate carbonation. Sweet sticky malt with chocolate and molasses. Moderate spirit imparts warmth but it’s not overwhelming. Finishes semi dry. Actually, not bad!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cirrhosis (1174) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2013
You know what...... this is a 20% beer that stays drinkable thats almost enough said. Black brown body with a respectable cap given the insane alcohol. Taste and nose are basicaly the same. I ASK ASK YOU WHO GIVES A SHIT ABOUT PROPER SPELLING ANS GRAMMER???? Massive burnt brown sugar with almost a soya but not. Underlying grape juice, mild to moderate heat, kind of but not pine. Whooooohoooooo words rock!!! Watching that Oz pre-quil........ I’d nail Meg, I don’t care she’s green and jagged. Good well grafted beer that remains easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heavy (2075) - Split, CROATIA - MAY 17, 2013
15/04 A 0.1 l bottle from Ammersin liquor store, Vienna. It poured dark brown, still body with very thick and slow legs. Aroma of some dark fruits, especially dried figs. Just a light glue off-note. Sweet flavor, caramel toasty and fruity, touch of wood or nuts, and of course alcoholic. Full, sticky body. Long, slightly tingling and warming aftertaste. Totally OK for a strong eisbock, drinkable, enjoyable, alcohol bites of course but nothing unbearable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
armando629 (2381) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 6, 2013
0,33 l fliptop bottle as a gift.
Deep brown one witha minimal froathy tan head. Alcoholic, liquerice aroma, cocoa. Oily body, plum and liquer again, raisins, some dark fruits and of course alcohol.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (3766) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 15, 2013
0.1l bottle courtesy of and shared with heavy who got it in Austria. Yay, my first Schorschbräu beer. Poured a very dark brown body, didn’t let any light through, but heavy insists that it’s clear so ok. Soy sauce, raisins, salty, plastic, sweet malty nose... heck, it burns my eyes trying to sniff it in a wide glass... that’s a first. The taste is, as expected, a sweet soy sauce, bomb but with a distinct chocolatey layer that seems nearly permanent and is the redeeming force of this. Oh, sure, so strange, messy notes of glue and plastic pop through, some rotten bananas even, this is more burning than warming, and all, but it manages to be interesting in a way. Definitely close to what I expected of this, a shade better, though hardly a beer I’d return to... often or not.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reimer96 (1062) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 24, 2013
Pours a clear dark brown with no head but is very think and syrupy leaving huge legs on the glass. Aroma is intense sweet malts, alcohol, fruity esthers, dark dried fruits however it isn’t harsh or solventy. Taste is rich sweet malts balanced with the alcohol, slight chocolate and caramel with a weird sour alcohol flavor. Overall it’s a nice beer to have tried but it’s a bit too thick and syrupy and sticky on the mouth to really enjoy.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (3102) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle: Black color, no head. Aroma is very malty, sweet, alcohol, soy sauce, licorice, red wine, syrup, tobacco. Much to alcoholic. Flavor is also very oily, dense, alcoholic, sweet, sharp, alcoholic. Notes of roasted malt, hints of smoke, tabacco, sweets, soy sauce. Unbalanced.


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