Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Eisbock
Purmerend, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
IJsbok is een levend, niet gepasteuriseerd, bovengistend bier. Inspiratiebron voor dit in Europa unieke bier is het Nova Zembla reisverslag ’Om de Noord’ van Gerrit de Veer uit 1597. Het verslag beschrijft hoe de scheepsbemanning tot hun verbazing ontdekte dat diep in een bevroren bierfust een vloeistof was achtergebleven, die uitstekend smaakte en waarbij ’alle kracht van het bier in dat kleine beetje nog vloeibare bier zat’. SNAB is erin geslaagd om met haar "IJSBOK" het proces na te bootsen waardoor een voor de bierliefhebber zeer bijzonder bier beschikbaar is gekomen. Water, Pils-, Münchener-, Kristal- en Chocolademout, Hallertau Hersbrücker hop en bovengist.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omikr0n (871) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark amber to brown color with nice tan head. Aroma is lots of caramel, chocolate, spices, fruits, hint of licorice and coffee. Flavor is sweet, alcoholic, malty, fruity and spicy. Chocolate and coffee aftertaste. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17806) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2012
Hazy reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dark fruit and alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily. 300912

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (15519) - DENMARK - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle, 9%. Hazy dark amber/brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, dark fruits and caramel. Flavour is malt, dark fruits, oak, medium sweet, caramel, little toffee, little chocolate and a little bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (16973) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are fruits, yeast, soy, burnt caramel, alcohol, malt and notes of hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (8436) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012
Dark brown coloured, almost black. Has an off-white head, mostly lasting. Malty, sweet aroma, roasted notes too. Flavor is starting heavy sweet, then alcohol, soy-sauce and a moderate bitter finish. Creamy, dry texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zita (6136) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012
light soya and alcoholic aroma,black, light brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, bitter, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beastiefan2k (3590) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - AUG 10, 2012
33cL stubby bottle I brought back from Amsterdam, finally getting to drink this. Poured into a HofD long stem tasting glass (a gift from John, awesome). Date is worn out on the back label but I think its is best before 01/08/12. It pours with a hairline lacing and a dark copper brown color. Too dark to see through, a bit thick looking but filtered clean at the bottom of the bottle. Aroma is filtered barleywine-like with sweet malts, alcohol, and age creeping in. Flavor is very empty, just empty alcoholic malts. Hmmm, empty tasting is the best way I can describe this. Undescript, sugary malts with a filtered, hollow character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
OllieBBommel (1464) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2012 Bottle@tasting (2004), 33cl. Head: beige colored foam. Color: ruby brown. Aroma: malt, laurel. Taste: chocolate, laurel, bitter. Palate: dry, bitter, lasting. Overall: very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (4556) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Ekstedt shared @ Ekstedts bock-tasting. Pours very dark reddish brown with a very small white head that’s gone in a second without leaving any trace. Smell is sweet and syrupy with prunes, dates, wood, toasted pecans, hazelnuts, cloves and hints of bread. Taste is very sweet with dark bread, wood, prunes, golden syrup, hazelnuts and hints of wet earth and moss. Mouthfeel is sticky sweet, tiny tart and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet with bread, honey and nuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (6528) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle (33 cl) from The Cracked Kettle. CLear copper, medium off-white head. Caramelly, nutty, slightly alcoholic aroma with some herbal hops. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Semi dry, low to medium bitterness.

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