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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Specht
Style: Heller Bock
Ehrenfriedersdorf, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Stammwürze: 16% wohlbekömmlich, ausgeprägt malzig und süffig, abgerundet mild im Geschmack
Schonend und nach einer überlieferten Rezeptur saisonal von September - April gebraut steht unser helles Bock seit jeher als Inbegriff eines sehr guten und traditionellen Heimatbieres.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Shaney (2428) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - OCT 22, 2012
#797 Der Schwarze Specht ist dunkelbraun mit zu wenig standhaftem Schaum. Das Aroma ist leicht rezent. Der Geschmack ist dann ziemlich malzlastig, zuwenig Würze für meinen Geschmack, eher nach Süßholz abklingend. Der Alkohol meldet sich leicht sprittig im Abgang wieder. Insgesamt deutlich zu süß und der Alk.-Gehalt drückt auf die Süffigkeit. Test vom 9.9.2010, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,9,8,8,8,9 - 8,55

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10476) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2012
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. MOderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Some licorice notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. NIce heller bock.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (7775) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 1, 2012
A amber colored beer with a white head. Aroma malts sweetness and fruits. Flavor malts sweetness fruits some spicy and hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (6453) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 8, 2012
bottle, although mine came in a bottle with a red label. same abv and no mai or weihnachts or anything before the bock on the label. anyways, a generic but decent bock - copperish with no real head; aroma of pear schapps; some tinned fruit and red berry. purchased at pivoteka in pilsen

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (10435) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 7, 2011
Frischer, aber schwerer Geruch, der ins metallerne übergeht. Sehr süßer Antrunk mit Malaromen, die Dank der Süße einfach nur störend wirken. Im Mittelteil verstärkt sich das Ganze einfach, der hinzukommende hopfige Teil wird ebenfalls von der Süße erschlagen. Der Nachgeschmack bietet kaum etwas anderes, erst wenn die Süße abflacht erkennt man, dass das Bier durchaus Potenzial hat, die würzigen Teile in Verbindung mit der nun nicht mehr störenden Hopfigkeit haben ihren Reiz. Das wars dann aber auch schon. Die Süße ist in diesem Bier überproportioniert, auch wenn sie eher durch ihre Klebrigkeit als durch ihre Stärke stört. Test vom 20.3.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 11,8,7,8,8,8 - 8,15

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Miksu (4946) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 6, 2011
0.5 l bottle. Copper color. Sweet, toffeish and honeyish some warming alcohol and beetroot. Sweet toffeish and honeish, with some tropical fruits and some musty notes of root vegetables. Full body. Not my kind of bock.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EvilBuddha (69) - SLOVENIA - DEC 19, 2010
500 ml, BB date reads 21. April 2011, into tulip. Pours light amber body with good clarity topped by medium, frothy white head with good retention and stickage to the walls. The nose is moderate maltiness with light toasty notes, evident spiciness from the noble hops used and noticeable alcohol. Moderate pale malt flavor with light toasty qualities, peppery spiciness originating from from noble hops and/or alcohol, some hoppy bitterness lending dry finish. Very clean. Light to medium bodied and moderately carbonated. In short: a clean Heller Bock with evident noble-hop spiciness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (4894) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2010
50cl bottle. Pours a clear dark copper body with a small one finger fizzy white head that left some heavy lacing. The nose is all malt with some light honey and a touch of caramel. The flavor is sweet with some light caramel and a nice vienna maltiness. Minimal to no hops. Medium bodied with soft light carbonation. A touch sticky on the finish. Not bad, fairly well clean fermented and lagered.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2009
Bottle many thanks to kappl, had at home. Alround rating: Sweet pale malt, herbal german hop is restrained slightly, carbonation is decent, its still fairly clean and drinkable for it being a bock. Decent show.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12538) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 3, 2009
Bottled (BB 01/2010)
Thanks Björn!
Golden color, small white head. Very cardboardish aroma. Very sweet, malty, almost honeyish-sugary flavor. Some alcohol in the finish.


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