Miksu (4731) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 21, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0,5 l bottle, thanks Timo A! Dark amber. Sweetish, raisiny and bready aroma. Sweet, raisiny, nutty and bready flavor. Somewhat simple flavor.
TBone (11182) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 16, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled (Pikkulintu, BB 06/2009).
Deep copper color, small off-white head. Bready aroma, iron, grassy hops. Bready malty, sweet molasses, grassy hops. Quite standard, although sweet bock.
jfb (3149) - GERMANY - DEC 30, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(bottle) pours a clear dark ruby colour with a fluffy off-white head. aroma of roasted malts and coffee with lightly fruity herbal hops. flavour is also mostly roasted malts and coffee, with some pleasantly butterish notes and herbal hops thrown in. medium body and carbonation.
MiP (12839) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 7.0%. Cloudy dark red brown colour. Very small tan head. The flavour is slightly sweet with some roasted and salty notes. Finishes with a slightly rough malt bitterness.
Geiserich (2900) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 8, 2008
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled: Ruby red to brown color. Aroma is very malty, sweet, chocolate cake and bitter chocolate. Flavor has first a very balanced sweet/sourly mixture, then raisins, rumplums and lots of dark chocolate. Intensive roasted malt flavor, roasted malt bitterness, chocolate beans, hops and some coffee notes in a bitter balanced finish. Good one.
downender (5610) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Landbierparadies, Nurnberg. Ruby-red with a moderate off-white head. Subtle aroma of caramel and dark fruit. Flavour of plain chocolate and raisins. A dry finish with some warming alcohol. Very enjoyable.
MoritzF (8056) - Bochum, GERMANY - APR 9, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle) Clear, chestnut-brown colour with a medium-sized foamy off-white head. Slightly sweet dark malty, slightly roasty aroma with caramel and a shy hoppy note. Sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Strong malty, slightly roasted taste with light notes of caramel; sweet-bitter finish with a delicate herbal hoppy blend. Another good Bock from Franconia.
pivnizub (8361) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Chestnut coloured, medium-sized off-white lacing head; moderate sweet, dark- and toasted-malty nose; robust sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied, very soft MF; light notes of alcohol in the sweet-malty, later a bit hoppier finish. A fine, easy-drinkable franconian Bock.......
fonefan (31713) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Cloudy medium amber color with a average good lacing off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, braed, earth, light alcoholic. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft.
bierkoning (9554) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Chocolate cake in the aroma. Malty sweet flavor with caramel and chcolate. medium bodied. Lovely bock, with a flowery aftertaste.