fidelis83 (2045) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - FEB 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy copper brown pour with a 1 finger, creamy beige head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, yeasty, crusty bread, brown sugar, and some planty, herbal hops. Flavor is caramel, toffee, butterscotch, light sweet corn, toast, doughy yeast, autolyzed yeast, bread crust, caramelized brown sugar, light earthy, planty hops and dull, spicy hops to the finish. Medium body, slightly chalky, creamy and chewy feel and moderate carbonation. Its a strange Doppelbock with tons of yeast character, but I liked it.
PapaSkeetSkeet (918) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - JAN 10, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy light brown with 2 mm of fine dusty tan head that fades at a moderate-to-quick rate. Aroma is lot’s of medium-darkness caramel with a light sap and hint of earth. Bread, raisin. Body is medium, oily, fine and light carbonation with little burn. Flavor is caramel, some grass and sap, oat cookie, light bitterness. A decent doppelbock. No complaints, maybe not up to par with the exceptional melanoidin component of the Korbinian, but a notch below with now flaws.
zvikar (3881) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Vova. Pours brown clear with a beige head, aroma of chocolate, caramel, nuts, toffee, flavor of chocolate, malt, dark bread, slightly sour, medium bodied.
alkolord (134) - - DEC 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Braun klar im Glas, schokoladig malzig in der Nase, leicht im Antrunk für einen Bock, ziemlich süßlich
kerenmk (2678) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Vova. Clear dark bronze-brown. A little dry fruit, prune aroma, vinous, sweet and rich taste. Silky, full body, soft fizz.
DSG (6470) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Vova. Clear deep reddish amber with a beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, toast, nuts and some bread. Sweet malty flavor with caramel, nuts and a bit of toast. Rounded mouthfeel.
Borresteijn (5003) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl Bottle at Brecht. Clear deep amber colour, white head. Aroma of toffee, alcohol, dried fruits, light spicy. Flavour is likewise, quite sweet, light alcoholic, grassy bitter finish. Medium-bodied. OK.
goozen (3118) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 0,5ltr at Café Brecht, Amsterdam: Dark brown/red colored brew with an sweet bitter taste and good hints of caramel, roasted malts and some banana.
Benzai (9143) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Café Brecht. Clear dark amber to red-brown color, full sized white to off-white head. Smell and taste malts, caramel, brown sugar, softly sweet. Decent body and carbonation.
JulienHuxley (3543) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Cafe Brecht. Clear deep copper red pour with small foamy head. Aroma is quite boozy, lots of dried fruit, light toast, clean. Taste is a bit boozy and a bit thin, slightly watery, dried fruit, light spice. Palate is too thin, quite warming.
sic1314 (3880) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured medium to dark amber with a dense beige head. Aroma of sweet berries, nuts and caramel malt. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, nice and nutty.