Brewed by Dockside Brewing Co. (BC)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Vancouver, Canada


on tap


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.5/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gnoff (10152) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2015
On June 19, 2015. At Dockside Brewing Co., in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Clear brown color, yellow to teal head. Malty, a bit fruity taste. Fruity aftertaste. Medium to fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness. Light fruity and some cheese scent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (14809) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 29, 2015
Draft - Light chocolate malts. Maroon with a white head. Light sweet and bitterness with a toffee note.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mcberko (16954) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
On tap at Dockside, pours a hazy dark amber brown with a small off-white head. Aroma brings out notes of toasted nuts and light cocoa. Flavour brings out bitter cocoa powder and stale toasted nuts. It’s got that stale quality that they all have had so far. Not offensive but pretty weak and amateurish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4739) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2012
[email protected] Brewery and Restaurant. Brown beer with a reasonable head. The aroma is yeasty malty and oaty. The flavour is malty with some oatyness and bitterness. Overall a reasonable oaty and yeasty malty beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (6205) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 17, 2012
Pint on tap at the brewpub pours dark brown in color with a small off-white head which leaves some thin lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malts and light chocolate. Taste is mild chocolate malt sweetness with some roasted grain and hop bitterness. Medium body with nice carbonation leaving a decent sensation on the palate. Much better than I was expecting and recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wanja (771) - GERMANY - AUG 6, 2012
Very nice deep dark appearance. Tastes like real English style ale with few aromas of chocolate....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (17309) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2011
[email protected], Vancouver
Dark nut brown color, mostly vanishing beige head. Slightly toasted aroma of malts. Light to medium bodied. Earthy, dusty hoppyness like in the most Dockside beers. Not much caramel for being a brown ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beershine (5224) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2010
Hand pour, special procurement. Coppery red with thin tan head. Caramel aroma is slightly metallic. This leads to a surprisingly well-hopped palate. Tastes much better than it smells. Good malt husks. Metallic bitter finish. Rough around the edges but ok.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
22415brewery (379) - Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2009
On draft, this dark-amber brown ale pours with little to no head. Un-exciting and uninspired, an insipidly hollow example of a brewpub-production brown ale. A little over-attenuated, this brown ale misses the mark on mouthfeel or malt flavor. An overly light body is followed by an odd astringency and slight sulfur aroma derived most notably from either sloppy brewing processes or a lack of a clean beer line. This has been my second tasting attempt at Dockside, even though the location can’t be beat the beers fail miserably to impress. This is an example of a brewpub that has a great location, makes great food, and also happens to brew beer to keep the "brewery" designation. When you enter a brewpub and more than half of the patrons are drinking wine, that should really tell you something.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GRM (3985) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 5, 2009
Glass, 6 ounces, draught, at the pub, savoured on May 1 2009; eye: amber, clear, no effervescence, tiny ring of tan head, slight lacing; nose: hops, light malt, light grapefruit, light pine; mouth: hops, light malt, light grapefruit, slight pine, dry finale in hops with presence of malt, light-medium body, average carbonation, lightly bitter, grainy texture; overall: ordinary FRANÇAIS Verre, 6 onces, en fût, bue sur place, savourée le 1er mai 2009; œil : ambrée, claire, pas d’effervescence, petit anneau de mousse fauve, très légère dentelle; nez : houblon, léger malt, léger pamplemousse, léger pin; bouche : houblon, léger malt, pamplemousse, très léger pin, finale sèche en houblon avec présence de malt, corps léger-moyen, carbonatation moyenne, légèrement amère, texture rugueuse; en résumé : ordinaire

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