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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Weizen Bock
Ashford in the Water, England

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aromas are a great combination of bananas, bubblegum and cloves with a slight hint of liquorice. Full bodied and chewy with a warming smooth finish.

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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackafholmes (1007) - - APR 27, 2014
Keg from greystones, Sheffield. Lovely aroma of banana, chocolate and cloves. Chocolate and banana flavour with a perfect smooth palate. Good stuff.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theprof (769) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2017
Tap. If you like ripe banana and caramel then the smell alone will entice you. Pour ruby brown with tan top and broken lacing. The taste is wine gum fruity with toffee malts as well. Im surprised more reviewers havent reacted negatively to the sweetness but I can also see why. In a measure befitting its octane (8%) its fun. No sane person would want gallons of this at one time but it pleases well along the way.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (47135) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017

Draught @ Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell, 82 Leather Lane, Farringdon, Greater London, England EC1N 7TR.

[ As Thornbridge Otto ].
Unclear dark red brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, sugary, moderate yeasty, weizen yeast, banana. Flavor is moderate sweet with a long duration, banana, caramel, sweet yeast - fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150810]
6-3-6-3-13

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
birocotsios (171) - - JAN 14, 2017
Draught. Dark red brown with cream top. Light sweet aroma of blackurant withe sweet taste and extra notes of other dark fruits, sugar and a slight sour touch of sourberrys.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fombe89 (2893) - Asturias, SPAIN - JAN 3, 2017
on tap @El Lpulo Feroz, Oviedo 02/01/2017 Color marrn, Aroma aroma dulce, sabor caramelo, dulce, empalagosa,cuerpo alto

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nikokaoja (153) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - JAN 2, 2017
13. 12. 2016, Ljubljana, Ico's place. Bottled. Does not feel like a wheat beer. Strong taste and pleasant aromas, will have to taste it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GhostS (207) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - DEC 22, 2016
medium aroma - malt, tart wheat malt, caramel, corn juice, tart yellow fruits juice, black berries with alcohol, wooden cask notes. medium to strong taste - caramel, burnt brown sugar, black berries with alcohol, green walnut jam, wheat malt with a moderate sourness, tart yellow fruits, fresh white bread, notes of red wine with yeasts, a bit of bitterness in the background. very good!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (4618) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 4, 2016
Bottle from The Bottle Shop Druid Rd. Aroma and taste are spot on, but body is a bit thin. Nice nutty, pit fruit flavors, sweet aroma. Holds its weight well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (8358) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 28, 2016
Excellently executed like Michael Jackson moonwalk. A hint of florals, light banana, some roast barley. Dark brown pour with great head and some lacing. Some caramel. Light sweet but clean finish. Tap at Smokehouse.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (3860) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2016
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Hazy amber/brown body with a beige head that holds well. Good lacing. Aroma of caramel, bubblegum, spices and banana bread. Flavour of caramel, figs, nuts, brown bread and white pepper. Medium body with a frothy mouthfeel. Soft fizz. This reminded me of Westmalle Dubbel. Im surprised this hasnt scored higher than it has - its a lovely beer with lots going on.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alebarasi (77) - Dobrova, SLOVENIA - OCT 19, 2016
Hazy dark red-brown color with a medium fluffy beige head. Full body, medium carbonisation, almost no lacing. Smell of malts, wheat, bruised banana, pear, esters, nutmeg, toffee, fruity bubblegum and cloves. Wheaty and spicy taste with hints of caramel, molasses, (maybe) plums and dry/dark fruits. Dry beginning and sweet finish, but calm aftertaste. Notable sweetness on the palate and alcoholic warmth. Resembles a Belgian-style tripel. Enjoyable and interesting beer.


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