JanEric (830) - Meppel, - NOV 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 75cl. Red brown, dense off white head. Aroma has malts, caramel, slightly malty hints, a bit rusty. Fizzling taste, full bodied, bitter, not that smooth as a lot of other bocks, some rawness on the tongue. Long finish, with malts and again caramel. Decent bock.
Friendly_Rob (24) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Big bottle @ home from Mitra. It is snowing outside, time for a Bok ! Probably the best Bok I had this season. Roasted malts, just a little sweetness, but also bitter after taste. Great while cooking on a Sunday afternoon!
Benzai (4344) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
75cl bottle @ home shared with a friend. Hazy dark red-brown color with a deep dark red glare coming through. Smell malts, roasted malts, slightly coffee and leaves. Taste malts, roasted malts, slightly hops, lightly bitter. Medium body, medium carbonation.
thanatosti (586) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
75 cl. bottle @ my parents, shared with my father, bought @ Mitra. Dark brown with a big beige head. Powerfull roasted malts aroma with lots of hops, pepper and dried fruits. Upon tasting some chocolate notes are apparant and a good bitter hop presence. Great aftertaste, great beer. Probably the best bok I tasted this year.
Vaiz (2681) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Brown pour, huge foamy off-white head. Aroma is fruity, roasty, some floral hops, caramel and sugars. Flavor is bitter roasted, caramel sweet and some fruity hops. Nice balance. Well drinkable.
Countbeer (2852) - Best of Eindhoven ohne Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big vast but also a bit airy creamy light tan colored head on top of a hazy dark red ish ruby colored beer.
Smell red fruit, roasted barley malts, spices, brown sugars, darker herbs, dusty, darker fruits, lovely smell but not really strong.
Taste roasted barleys, toast, darker herbs and fruits, very fine and balanced autumnal toasted herbs, toasted chalk, roasted wood, hops and grass, light grapefruit, nice bitterness. Very well balanced!
Aftertaste roasted barleys, herbs and grass, bitters and toasted herbal spices.
Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, good medium body and a creamy texture.
Very good beer. Not complex but tasty and very well balanced.
kermis (2484) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at In De Wildeman. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of raisins, dark fruits, caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation.
kiwianer (2314) - Mönchengladbach, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
The head is medium, the body redbrown. It smells sweet, caramel. The taste is sweet a bit sugary, easy to drink, fresh, malty, less hoppy. First it was nice but just some minuits later it seems to become a little bit scarf. 10/10/10/10/-/10
mike_77 (1960) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown colour. Flavour has some caramel sweetness and a more bitter roasted malt finish with some cocoa.
borisz (358) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cloudy deep amber colour with a beige head. malty, caramel and dark fruity sweet aroma with spicy notes. malty, dark fruit sweet flavor with anise spicy notes.