Brewed by Brand Bierbrouwerij (Heineken)
Style: Doppelbock
Wijlre, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Brand Dubbelbock dankt zijn rijke en robuuste smaak aan de dubbele rijping. De bijzondere blend van gebrande moutsoorten geeft Dubbelbock een prachtige, robijnrode kleur. Brand Dubbelbock is door zijn krachtige, moutige karakter een echt herfstbier. De smaak van Brand Dubbelbock komt het beste tot zijn recht in een tulpglas.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hamirubi (578) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - MAY 26, 2016
33cl bottle at De Vlaamsche Reus, at Wageningen in the Netherlands (26 V 2016). Dark, red almost black tanned bock with reddish gloom and swift diminishing collar. The nose is malty, with some hints of hops and pelleted fodder! A not that complex bock beer with a watery body. Not quite the best Dutch dubbelbock beer, Im afraid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gangstergafje (945) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2016
The beer has a nice look, but it is s little simple compared to most bock beers. The beer pours a little amount of soft white foam. The foam collapses quickly, to leave only a thin drape. The beer has a nice ruby red color. It is quite light compared to on their beers in its class. The beer is crystal clear. The beer has a nice smell. I smell some beautiful sweet n sour red forrest fruits. This is balanced out by a nice sweet aroma of syrup and some caramel. There is also a clear aroma of licorice. The alcohol aroma fixes a nice warming touch to the smell. I also cant smell some roasty aromas. The smell is nice. So is the taste. The beer has more bitterness in the taste, giving it a little more kick than the smell. The taste has a strong and delicious almond flavor. The taste has a nice sweet caramel and syrup taste, combined with some licorice times. It is quite like the smell, but than with more almonds to it. The palate is quite nice. The beer is quite tingly. A nice bock beer, but not a top one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MelvinKalksma (1413) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2016

Malts, caramel, nuts, roasted malts and spices.

Clear/hazy amber/brown beer with a slight/medium off-white head.

Starts medium sweet with malts and caramel; ends slightly bitter and dry with nuts, roasted malts and spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
borisz (415) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2016
Beautiful beer. Head could be better. Malty aroma. Bitter chocolate, coffee and malty taste. Red-brown colour. Very nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bijl (492) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2016
Bruinrood van kleur, Schuimkraag is vrij snel weg. Geur is karamel/zoet. Smaak toffee/karamel met de bitter er achteraan. Mondgevoel is wat waterig. Niet zo zoet als veel bokken. Onder de grote Nederlandse merken de betere Bock.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
R4N5H (1069) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2016
30cl draught at De Neuwe Poort, Amsterdam Zuid on 22-Jan-2016. Mahogany brown colour with a thin tan coloured head. Aroma of caramel and sweet biscuit malt. Medium body and carbonation. Smooth creamy taste - caramel, malt, spices and hops. Sweet full finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BenWesthof (196) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2016
A decent doppelbock, but, as with the other Brand beers, nothing too special. Just enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Boxereddy (479) - BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2016
Helder kastanjebruin bier met beige schuimkraag. Aroma: karamel, geroosterde mout, fruit. Smaak: zoetig, licht bitterig. Ruim mondgevoel met weinig koolzuur. Afdronk kort.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SimonBlok (464) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2016
33 cl bottle at home. Pours clear chestnut brown with medium tan. Aroma: caramel, roasted malts, fruits. Lacks definition. Taste: medium sweetness with medium bitterness. Finish is spicy. Notes of caramel and bread. Texture is thin. Carbonation is flat. Unbalanced.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Patdelichte (202) - - DEC 30, 2015
30-12-2015 Delft Bah wat is dit vies. Na een paar slokken weggegooid. Vieze, zure smaak. Totaal geen aroma op wat donker mout na.

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