Brouwerij De Witte Leeuw
Brewed at Scheldebrouwerij

Style: Dunkler Bock
Wezep, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Oktober23 is een stormachtig herfstbier met een romige smaak. Zijn diepe herfstbruinekleur dankt hij aan de donkergebrande mout. Vanillie en cognac tonen geven dit bier een warme sfeer. Geselecteerde hopsoorten en granen maken dit bier een lekker volmoutigbier. Te degusteren bij een haardvuur.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (7518) - Shropshire, - NOV 15, 2012
21 Oct 2012 in Valkenburg, Holland: Cafe De Grendelpoort is having a Bockfest and this was one of the brews on-tap. Dark reby red in colour with a tan foaming head. Sweet malty molasses rule the taste and smell as most Bocks do, this was slightly sweeter than most though and a bit thicker and stickier in the body. The beer becomes more interesting as it warms a little, dark fruit notes appear in the aroma and taste, caramel becomes detatched from the other malt flavours and a mild hoppiness pops up at the end of each sip. I think I tried all the Bocks during the weekend and I enjoyed this one about the best.

Wim (4119) - Weelde, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2016
Along with Yves at his home brown colored body with a off white head and a spicy malt hops aroma a spicy malt hops herby sweet bitter taste with a bitter finish

Yves (3097) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - NOV 20, 2016
Shared with wim at his home. Brown colored beer with small off-white head and no carbonation. Full sparkling palate. Finish is sweet sugar malty.

TtV (464) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Dark brown with a tiny off white head. Little aroma, some malts. The taste has grain and gets more bitter in the aftertaste. Nothing special, but not bad.

blackisle (2708) - Amsterdam IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Poured into a teku glass. Dark amber brown, small frothy beige head, mostly diminishing, minimal lacing; aroma roasted malts, burnt caramel, ripe dark fruits (berries, cherries), spicy notes; taste light heavy sweet and medium bitter, roasted malts, caramelized fruits, sugary, with a long duration, sweetbitter malty finish with cocoa and alcohol notes; medium body, oily texture, average carbonation; though a bit harsh on the palate a decent bock.

AndySnow (7933) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: From a shop in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Appearance: Light brown colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Caramel, bread, fruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, some liquorice, malt, bread.

Daanminator (476) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2015
Zwarte kleur zoals je van een bock gewend bent. Flinke romige schuimkraag erop. Bier is zacht van smaak maar wat waterig in de nasmaak.

rlgk (18851) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2015
Buttle thanks to Andreas and Suntiha. Clear dark amber beer with a decent beige head. Malty caramel aroma, bready, biscuits, some fruits. Bready flavor, caramel, dark bread, some warming alcohol.

TrefwoordPunk (1281) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2015
Bottle 33 cl, bottled sept 2012, small gusher. Pours a dark purplish brown without a head and with an aroma of roasted malts, toffee, brown sugar, gingerbread, milk chocolate and nuts. The taste is medium sweet, carbonation is almost gone, maybe this one is a bit over it’s best date.

teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - DEC 29, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle at Caspar tasting at Chriso’s, London. It pours a brown color with a small tan head. Aroma is malty and sweet, with notes of caramel, spices, cocoa. Taste is sweet, with notes of candy sugar, licorice, spices. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, ok

mjik83 (1615) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2014
33cl flesje via 8 Zaligheden, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 6,7% Uitgeschonken in La Trappe glas Uiterlijk: koperkleurig met redelijk schuimkraagje Aroma en smaak: Belgisch gist, fruitig als abrikoos, gistig, kandijsuiker, bittertje Conclusie: lekker najaarsbier, smakelijkste tot nu toe die ik heb gedronken van deze brouwerij ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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