Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Weizen Bock
Bakewell, England


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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Aromas are a great combination of bananas, bubblegum and cloves with a slight hint of liquorice. Full bodied and chewy with a warming smooth finish.

jackafholmes' rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackafholmes (1000) - - APR 27, 2014
Keg from greystones, Sheffield. Lovely aroma of banana, chocolate and cloves. Chocolate and banana flavour with a perfect smooth palate. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25841) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2016
Draught at Taphouse. Hazy ruby colored with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and licorice with notes of bananas. Fruity flavor of caramel, dried fruits, licorice, bananas and alcohol. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (7994) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2016
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen - brown pour with white head. Sweet malty and fruity, some notes of banana, straw, hay, fruity hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (11318) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2016
From tap at Taphouse. Brownish colour with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, spice and yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34246) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2016
Draft. An unclear brown beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of bananas, esters, caramel, and wheat. The flavor is sweet with notes of wheat, caramel, bananas, and cloves, leading to a sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (1353) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 6, 2016
500ml bottle served in a snifter glass. Pours a cloudy dark amber color forming a medium to small creamy tan head with good retention and some lacings formed and left in the top. Nose is very sweet. Strong notes of caramel malts and bubblegum. Notes of banana and cloves. Alcohol. Sweet taste, from the beginning til the end. Notes of bubblegum, banana, cloves and lots of caramel malts. Medium to low bitterness. Heavy body. Low carbonation. Caramel in the aftertaste. Medium drinkability. Not my style of beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1936) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - AUG 1, 2016
Appearance: Dark brown, hint of red. Some light tan head.
Aroma: Dark fruits, perfume, sweetness.
Taste: Sweet, dark fruits, perfume, light malt. Pretty good.
Bought: Craft Gallery, 500 ml, CHF 7.50
Info: 30/7-2016, BB: 21/8-2016

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
artemb (630) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 31, 2016
Look: brown-red, cludy, sweet crème brûlée head, not very strong. Aroma: sweet dried banans, pruned, caramel, some spicy ethers, light fusels. Taste: sweet with light spicy and alcohol bitterness and light fruit tartness. Flavour: prunes macerated in alcohol, dried bananas. Warming alchohol finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maersk (137) - MOLDOVA - JUL 28, 2016
Dark brown, medium head. Smells candy, burberry, perfume. Medium body, sourness of the wheat beer, good balance and sweet banana aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (5001) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 22, 2016
bottle at home from thornbridge online
Opaque dark ruby brown with fluffy dark tan head with tonnes of banana and a savoury undertone. head collapses to a few mm pretty quickly, spiky carbonation, full bodied, lots of carbonation, banana dominant flavour, heavy, rich, boozy and warming quite sweet, not getting much of the cloves but slight peppery notes in finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (8934) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle at home shared with Sarah, picked up from beer gonzo. A hazed reddy amber blood orange coloured pour with a lively frothy beige head. Aroma is nice gooey banana bread, dried fruits, toffee, banoffee pie. Flavour is composed of sweet toffee, nutty tangy dried fruits, earthy woodland fruits. Palate is medium sweet, medium bodied, grain tannin, moderate carbonation. Little alcohol presence in the finish. Good.

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