Bièropholie Bock Émissaire

Formerly brewed at Bièropholie
, Canada
6% Dunkler Bock | 118 Ratings | Winter Seasonal |
"An "EinsundHälfteBock". According to us, more than a regular Bock and, according to those who have decided to put beers in tight, little categories, it is not quite strong enough to really be called a doppelbock. Brown beer of German inspiration. A 6% abv lager. A full-bodied personality with dominant and complex malt flavors and, oh!, a hop presence which is...um...not quite shy! We broke the style mold for the great pleasure of hop heads. This is Bièropholie!

Last batch brewed in december 2004 and bottled in january 2005. Next batch will be in january 2008.

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Beer Rating Assistance


Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
pale golden amber orange red brown black

Liquid
clear hazy cloudy sparkling

Head
rocky frothy minimal white tan brown
Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
light medium heavy

Bitter
light medium heavy

Sour
light medium heavy

Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
light medium full

Texture
thin oily creamy sticky slick thick

Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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