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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Gessner
Style: Dunkler Bock
Sonneberg-Malmerz, Germany

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sie haben sich ein hervorragendes Bier ausgesucht! Unsere handwerkliche Brautradition geht bis in das Jahr 1622 zurck. Aus besten Rohstoffen und unter Verwendung kristallklaren Quellwassers aus eigenem Tiefbrunnen entsteht ein sffiger GESSNER BOCK.

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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (1506) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2015
This bock has roughly foamy crown, one malty aroma of caramel, hard toasted malt and fruity flavor which also characterizes a good bock. The taste is initially easy and surprisingly gentle, but after the mouth gets used a little to reveal its sweet malt notes with distinct caramel, ripe berry fruits and a hop bitterness long and persistent. The alcohol gives it a little warmth and bite, and the Bock is really tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
drmet (938) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2015
L: -pours a clear copper-ruby with a medium,foamy,beige head -medium to high carbonation visible S: -plums,raisins,dates,sweet cherries T: -bready,plums,raisins,dates,syrup F to medium carbonation -medium to full, creamy body O: Theres certainly more complex Bocks out there, but this ones strength is its incredible mouthfeel

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artemb (850) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - SEP 2, 2015
Aroma: malts, dark bread with raisins. Taste: moderate sweeteness, light to low bitterness. Flavour: malts, caramel, light roasted notes, light astringency. Plain and good.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (7706) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 6, 2015
swing top bottle 500ml. -from Galeria Kaufhof Berlin am Alexanderplatz. Clear amber coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, dryish grainy caramel nose. Toasted malt, caramel, grain, slightly metallic and nutty with touch of alcohol in rather sweet finish. Average.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (5553) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 17, 2015
Thanks Ogi! Dark red, just slightly tinged with amber, lovely. Off white thick head, medium retention. Slightly lighter than the Dunkel, but as pretty. Fine malty aroma, light bubblegum, grainy, slightly husky notes underneath, coffee and chickpeas, light. Taste... eh. The dunkel is better. Just slighty metallic/herbal. Dry, almost no alcohol presence, just slightly sweetish, slightly dry maltiness. Eh.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Buczer (378) - Łdź, POLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle, pours deep copper colour with unstable off-white head. Delicate aroma of caramel with some bready notes. In taste malty and bready notes, light sweetness, bit of alcohol noticable. Medium body. soft carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hansen (8563) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Dark amber and clear. Has an off-white head, medium duration. Sweet, malty aroma with some off, meaty notes.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zita (6293) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
sweet malty aroma,red, tan foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, flat, somthing wrong, meet tast???

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (2515) - Krakow, POLAND - JAN 8, 2015
Bottle Aroma-honey, Appearance-brown, clear, white foam, Taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Moravius (1267) - Beijing, CHINA - NOV 11, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2014 Flasche (50 cl) von Getrnke Hoffmann, Berlin. - Schwarzbraun mit rtlichem Schimmer. - In der Nase schwaches Rstmalz, Rosinen, Wein und eine muffige Hopfenextraktnote. - Im Antrunk krftiges Rstmalz mit etwas unangenehm knstlicher, malzbierartiger Se, geschickt mit fruchtiger Sure abgeschmeckt. Etwas Paranu und Milchkaffee. Mild rezent, fr ein Bockbier recht schlank, jedenfalls ohne die kernige Schwere, die man mit einem Bock verbindet. Im Abgang nur schwach bitter, etwas hart, ohne richtige Hopfenaromen. - Eigentlich eine ausgezeichnete Idee, ein Bockbier mit etwas Rstmalz sozusagen dunkelbierartig aufzuziehen, aber das Ergebnis leidet unter der Verwendung von Hopfenextrakt und vielleicht auch anderen kostensparenden Verfahren (der dnne Malzkrper deutet darauf hin). Herausgekommen ist ein recht einspuriger, etwas billig wirkender Bock. Aber das wunderbar kitschige Etikett mit dem springenden Hirsch im Wald ist eine Augenweide!


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