Brewed by Benelux Brasserie Artisanale
Style: Dunkler Bock
Montreal, Canada


on tap


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gramity (1638) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 14, 2016
Hazy dark brown hue, with a small beige head, nice toasted and dark dried fruit nose, of dates, raisins, plums, hint of yeastiness, faint toffeeish accent in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a crisp toasted malt and fruit character, with a note of roastiness malt, hints of black coffee and dark bitter chocolate, with a subtle earthy smokiness, leading towards a toasty, fruity,hops bittering finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Whatup14 (1915) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2016
En ft au Benelux Sherbrooke. Couleur acajou laissant filtrer la lumire, mousse beige laissant un anneau sur les parois du verre. Arme de malt grill, noisette. Got de malt grill, lgre amertume, houblon herbal. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (8895) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 7, 2016
on tap on the premises. unclear medium dark copper pour, red tint, with a very nice light beige cap, good retention and lacing. meaty berries - cherries mostly, sweet fruity melanoidin and other specialty maltiness, layers of red caramel, noble grass, some sweetness - berry jam; clean german yeast, salt. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily; semi-sweet berry-grassy finish. like a tasty multi-layered caramel atop a cherry. for those with a sugary tooth, this is a pretty solid red bock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Viper666 (3283) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 22, 2011
Dguste en ft sur place sous le nom Benelux Bock. De couleur brune-ambre fonce et semi-voile. Nez de malt moyennement rti aux petites notes terreuses, lger-moyen fruit (lger de raisins, notes de prunes et dagrumes), lger de houblon herbeux aux petites notes citriques avec des notes de noix et de caramel. Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un ptillement moyen-fort et une texture lgrement crmeuse et aux petites notes huileuses. Lger got fruit (notes de raisins, de prunes et dagrumes) avec des petites notes pices (poivre doux) lors de lentre en bouche auquel se rajoute un got de grains de malt moyennement rti aux petites notes terreuses et un moyen-lger got de caramel toffee puis en finale lon retrouve une moyenne-lgre amertume de houblon herbeux aux notes citriques et terreuses ainsi quun lger got de noix. Post-got moyen et aux notes sches, moyennement amer de rti, de houblon herbeux aux faibles notes citriques ainsi quun lger got de noix et des notes fruites (zest dagrumes). (hiver 2006-07)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (9765) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2010
My Bottom Line:
Caramel-topped cookies and the subtle dried fruitiness of Munich malts sculpt an intricate and delicate flavor profile for this Dunkler Bock, as lengthy earthy and herbal hop bitterness rises seamlessly.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A creamy sheet of foam covers the orange-lined mahogany.
-The cushy effervescence makes for a pillowy body.
-Dextrins could be a tad firmer in mouth if more authenticity is desired.
-The aroma beautifully announces what is to come in the flavor profile.

On tap at the brewpub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PWheatley (119) - , Quebec, CANADA - MAR 12, 2010
on tap @ benelux: Pours dark brown with a nice little head. The aroma...well, I did not smell much. No hops nothing. The taste was very nice, to me indistinct but easy to drink. As a bock it does not fit, but as a blind taste, not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rastacouere (6177) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2010
A clearish copper bock with a fine smoky, almondy perfume. They did not go for authenticity with this one, but in terms of taste and drinkability, it is astounding. Its engaging carbonation compensates for its relative chewy bulk. Displaying only minimal caramelly hints, it instead focuses on toasty fruitiness and an eclectic, fragrant hoppiness. Deeply earthy, agreeably citrusy, its flavours dance on the tongue and leave a lingering impression of contrasts between the hops bitterness, the cerealic roastiness and the layered malts. Lager lovers of which I am may not find much lager character in here, but it does not mean it aint lovely. I repeat myself, but this is a pint I drank in less than 10 minutes and Id gladly have gotten another had I had no meeting. Arriving home that evening, I was browsing through the cellar and nothing seemed as interesting as that original bock I had just abandonned.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 21, 2010
Aroma:caramel,fruity... Appearance:Orange,light head... Flavor:sweet,caramel,fruity,light bitterness..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 13, 2010
Pours a clear brownish ruby color with a thin offwhite head.Nice aroma of toasted malt, fruits and caramel. Good flavor of toasted malt, caramel and fruits, theres a weird bitterness in the end. The body is light to mdium with soft carbonation. Imtereting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LadySusan (766) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 24, 2007
Dark red color with a beige head. It has a nutty aroma and taste You can realy feel the malt in this beer, just a bit of fruit. As for bitterness well just a small amount. On tap at Benelux.

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