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The ice bock, also known as "Bayrisch Gefrorns", owes its discovery to a coincidence. According to the chronicles of the Kulmbacher brewery, some time around 1900 an apprentice forgot on a cold winter day to carry two barrels of bock beer into the brewery cellar. The barrels stayed outside, were covered by ice and snow and weren’t discovered until the following spring. The barrels had burst and the apprentice was reprimanded. But the carelessness was a stroke of luck because under the thick ice coat, a bock beer extract remained, strong tasting and high in alcoholic content.
Even if the dark, tasty speciality is not produced in this spectacular way anymore, the chance that gave birth to this beer became a tradition. Today this beer rarity is brewed in a modern brewing and freezing process, but the incomparable taste is still the same and can always be enjoyed in winter months.

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tryeverything (45) - - SEP 17, 2020
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2020 Fabulous! Dark, not overly sweet or overbearing in any way. Great sipping beer on a cool day. 

melush (9316) - SPAIN - JUL 16, 2020
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2020 33cl Bottle @ Saveur-Biere, Fretin, France. Brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma is malt, grain, dried fruits. Taste is malt, sweet, bread, prunes, hints of toffee. Medium body, average carbonation.

elosop (957) - Mölnlycke, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2020
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2020 Oklar mörk mahogny med tunt beige skum. Doftar sirap, melass, torkad frukt, lite svamp. Smaken fyllig och söt, kola och toffé. Eftersmaken lång, söt, sirap, lite lakrits.

wojanex (2351) - warszawa, POLAND - JUN 5, 2020
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2020 Klasyk gatunku, obowiązkowe repetytorium dla birofila, grzeje w przełyku i nie mdli jak poślednie boczki. Raz do roku wypada sobie strzelić eisbocka.

aoiioushi (55) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 29, 2020
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2020 Very good yeast, best part of beer. Slightly spiced, remains on back of tounge. Full flavored but crisp mouthfeel. Good drinking co!d, intense at warmer temperatures.

unclefrito62 (1257) - Stow, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2020
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2020 11.2 ounce bottle at The Winking Lizard in Copley, Ohio. Brown in color with off white head. Smell malty. Taste malty with alcohol notes. Medium bodied with slight alcohol burn at the finish. Interesting beer for the style. Cheers!

kwik-lime (3651) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2020
UPDATED: APR 6, 2020 Bottle from Beers of Europe. Cola colour pour with no head. Rich malt, chocolate, Christmas cake, prunes. Heavy body. Satisfying.

alesnake22 (90) - Oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 29, 2020
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2020 Aromas a malta, cereales, fruta madura y final acaramelado. En boca la fruta, el caramelo y las maltas tostadas se equilibran con un placentero elemento licoroso.

fombe89 (7252) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAR 15, 2020
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2020 Botella de @Saveur Biere, Online. 15/03/2020 Color marrón oscuro corona de espuma blanca aromas cereal, caramelo, sabor maltosa, notas dulces, caramelo, cuerpo denso.

Pimot (1032) - Castelló de la Plana, SPAIN - FEB 4, 2020
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2020 Color caoba oscuro con espuma media beige de retención media y residuo escaso. Aroma a maltas tostadas, pan integral, frutos secos y licor con notas a madera, ligera vainilla y toffee. Sabor similar, maltas tostadas dulces, pan integral, vainilla, frutos secos y licor con notas a toffee, galleta, frutas oscuras y especias. Dulzor maltoso alto, amargor ligero, alcohol notable y regusto medio-largo. Textura oleosa, cuerpo medio y carbonatación baja. Una Eisbock dulzona y alcohólica que destaca por su carácter maltoso y toque de vainilla. Bastante sabor mantecoso y galleta también, dejando un regusto cálido y especiado.

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