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Viborg Jule Bocken

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Brewed by Viborg Bryghus
Style: Dunkler Bock
Viborg, Denmark

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Christmas beer from Viborg Bryghus is called ”Jule Bocken”. It’s inspired by south German and Austrian wieners. It’s brewed over open fire, which gives it’s pronounced malt flavour, that together with a well balanced hopping makes Viborg Jule Bocken a beer, that can be enjoyed at all times, smooth and mild. The ABV and a strong carbonation makes it ideal for fat fish and


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zita (4664) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2013
caramel, nuts, golden, light brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, fizzy, light spicy dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20388) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2013
Bottled (backlog, bought during my cartrip to Jylland). Deep ambery brown colour with a small beige head. Aroma is sweet malts, ild toasted notes with some floral and fruity notes as well. Flavour is mild spices, some sweet malts, mild toasted and leathery notes along with some ripe fruits, plum and a bit yeasty notes as well.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Camons (6030) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2013
Bottle @ Home. Pours hazy amber with a fading offwhite head. Aroma of malt, yeast, caramel, sweet dried fruit. Flavor is malt, caramel, brown sugar, dried fruit. Medium body, rather flat carbonation. Not very good. 020113

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (5787) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours amber with a tiny off-white head. Aroma of hay, malt, fruitiness, spices and yeast. Flavor is sweet and malty with some spices, fruitiness, red fruits and caramel. Medium body, average carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (7651) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours deep amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes malt, caramel, floral and hint of alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rane (897) - Nibe, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber with brown head. Aroma malty bread notes, quite sweet. Sweet taste, malty a quite typical bock.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stefano (1876) - Esbjerg, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2010
Clear orange color. Aroma is sweet and toasty with smoke and slight sourness. Taste is sweet with soft roasted malt and caramel. Finish is a bit smooked and bittersweet.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
EHSRanders (1772) - Tjele, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2010
Bottle. Clear amber colour with medium creamy off-white mostly lasting head. Malty and hoppy aroma. Sweet spicy flavor. Watery palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hallinghansen (2053) - Odense S, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2010
Bottle. Clear amber body, with a small off-white head. Aroma is caramel, spices and malt. Flavor is caramel and dried fruits.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13608) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2009
Bottle at EsBF09. Good roasted aroma, mild but nice. Clear dark red brown colour. Small stable off-white head. The flavour is also nicely roasted, with a good malt base. It is slightly citric, I am sure unintended. A shame with the citric note.


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