Phillips Twisted Oak Rye Barrel-Aged Bock

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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Doppelbock
Victoria, Canada

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cfrancis (3259) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 28, 2015
Pours clear amber brown with a small off white ring. Aroma is rye spice, with light alcohol. Taste is a little light bodied, sweet caramel and rye spice with some alcohol burn.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rodenbach99 (4374) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
Bouteille de 341ml. Bire brune translucide avec une mousse paisse. Un nez de noix grill et bois. Une bouche simple, mince avec des notes de noix et de bois. Trop mince et manque de caractre.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maley1 (1204) - Calgary, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
Clear mohagny pour with large off white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, yeast, bready and faint hops. Taste of bready malts, caramel, yeast, slight butterscotch. Medium bodied, nice carbonation, very faint barrel notes, a little more barrel notes would greatly improve my rating.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (2343) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2014
65 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada via Coop. Clear iced tea appearance, thin off white head. Strong vanilla aroma. More vanilla on first sip, quite smooth, faint sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (2362) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 23, 2013
Rating #843 - December 18, 2013 - Beer 18 in the Phillips Snowcase. Dark brown pour with a tan head that fades fairly slowly. Mild-medium carbonation. Aroma is Jack Daniels Old No. 7 - Im not joking, i honestly thought it was tennessee sour mash with head. Taste is oaky, vanilla whisky sweetness with light hopping and some boozy notes. Cant get over the carbonated JD drink-a-like. So weird. But so good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RumRunner101 (918) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2013
Brown pour with a red tinge. Aromas of vanilla, coconut, caramel and whiskey. Barrels bring forward spicy, sweet whiskey notes. Slightly thin with caramel and bready malt flavours. Good, but lacks body and complexity to be a doppelbock. Id say more of a traditional bock. Lingering whiskey notes and alcohol sweetness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alanthebeerguy (213) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 30, 2013
Pours dark orange/red. Smaller head. Smells of vanilla, rye and molasses. Taste is combination of malt, warming sweet molasses and finishing with a rye whiskey glow. Not that familiar with Bock style, but this is a nice cool fall evening beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (9747) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle. Darker amber than expected. Sweet barrel-dominant nose, oaky vanilla and rye. On the palate the malt stands up very nicely, balancing the barrel very well. Chocolate is very evident here, quite a surprise. Much tastier than I thought it would be! Really enjoyed this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnsense (1481) - - NOV 3, 2013
Orange/brown pour. Small head. Aroma of vanilla, a bit of molasses, roast and a bit of oak. Taste of chocolate, a bit of rye and oak. Not much of the roast in the aroma detected here.... Quite muted actually. Medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (3352) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 30, 2013
650ml brown bottle. Orange coloured with decent white foam. Nose has some toast and chocolate notes with light wood. Taste has chocolate malt, toasty malt, wood, caramel. Bit of vanilla at the end with rye and barrel notes. Pleasant but feels a bit restrained at the same time.


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