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Bock Damm - Damm S. A.

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17 Reviews
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Reviews: 17
Hads: 46
Avg: 3.35
pDev: 23.58%
Wants: 3
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: nekronos on 11-02-2005

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Reviews: 17 | Hads: 46
Photo of FreshHawk
3.34/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Dark cola brown with slight ruby-brown hues. Average sized foamy beige head that had pretty good retention and left a nice thin lacing.

S - Not much aroma comes out. Some toasted/slightly roasted dark malt. Maybe a touch of caramel/sweetness, but it is pretty thin.

T - The slightly roasted malt is upfront with a good dose of caramel malt. Sweet but not overpowering and a nice slight bitter touch. Malts had a fairly grainy taste to them.

M - Medium to light body with average carbonation. Pretty smooth and a touch watery.

D - Very drinkable beer. Provides some sweetness and some bitterness (although pretty minimal hop taste). On the lighter side for a bock, but it went down easy.

Notes: Had this in a bar in Barcelona while watching a game. It isn't quite a bock, or at least what I think as a bock, but rather blurs the lines with a schwartzbier. Maybe due to the weather in Barcelona, the bocks are lighter and more lager-like. Anyway, nice fairly tasty beer that was better than what I was potentially expecting in Spain.

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Photo of kikobcn
3.7/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Apperance : dark caramel light cola-like color. almost red....

Smell: not strong

Taste: simple dark roasted malts, bitter lingers in the mouth only a bit.

Mouthfeel: but very smooth and plesant

Drinkability: very drinkable, very good on table alongside eggs and wurstels

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 07-12-2009 20:30

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Photo of batty
3.03/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

A: dark but not opaque- light behind shows a dark brown cola-like color. Very little to no head that fades to a lace, which stays.

S: not strong, a bit of malt but i'm not gettting anything else.

T: simple dark roasted malts, with light citrusy hops on the end. bitter lingers in the mouth a bit.

M: a little watery, but very smooth.

D: definitely very drinkable, could contiune for quite some time, though the end bitterness tends to build up if you're drinking it solo. Would be better to drink along side some quality spanish tapas.

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Photo of AlexLMS
2.79/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: light black with some garnet highlights. Clear despite the colour. The head disappeared as the beer was being poured. As there was almost no head, there was no head retention.
Aroma: roasted aroma of sweet malts and a touch of candy.
Taste: roasted malts and caramel balanced by herbal hops.
Mouthfeel: smooth, not so strong carbonation, low alcoholic strength and medium to light body.
Finish: medium length bitter aftertaste.

Overall: definitely not a Bockbier. The taste is acceptable although not great. Very disappointed appearance.

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Photo of Scoats
4.42/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Easily the best beer I had while in Barcelona. And the most elusive, none of the markets had it. Had to find it at a bar.

It´s not really a bock, more of a schwartzbier. Damm likes to confuse their styles.

The first thing you notice is the wonderful seductive aroma. The beer is a really solid black lager. Roasty and malty. The hops aren´t too assertive but it works.

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Photo of Andreji
3.6/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I was received at Barcelona's pratt airport after customs by a friend with one of these at hand.

I was actually impressed with the reception I got, considering you couldn't expect much from spanish beer from the start. but this was actually a decent-tasting beer.

The pour was perfectly black although not too opaque and against the light it reflected a bit of an amber tone. The head was medium sized but actually quite lasting, with a tan/brown appearance.

The smell was smokey and malty, a perfectly inviting bock IMO.

The taste was actually very good, because it doesn't allow the malt to overwhelm with sweetness. instead, it's got a really consistent grain flavour coming from the malt and hiding soon after behind a delicate but perceivable amount of bitterness.

Definetly Damm's best offering, and a very decent mass-produced beer.

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Photo of nekronos
4.1/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Smoky, but just a little, is not a great Bock but is not bad at all, good with fruit cake, I guess, toasted barley is used appareanlty, and the coour reminds you a little cocacola, but better, and the foam is there to help, good one, not yellow as most of bocks, and not solid alike like theirs.

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Bock Damm from Damm S. A.
79 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.