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Batemans/Brouwerij 't Ij Ijbok - George Bateman and Son Ltd. / Batemans Brewery

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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 4.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
George Bateman and Son Ltd. / Batemans Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Bock |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 11-02-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-29-2012 14:39:38 | More by mullenite
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-27-2013 17:34:16 | More by vinicole
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United Kingdom (England)

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

here is the official blurb: Patrick Hendrikse and Bart Obertop have travelled to Batemans Brewery, in Lincolnshire, to collaborate in brewing this beer especially for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival. This ruby-coloured ‘bock bier’ contains highlights of maltiness and a touch of roast in the flavour, while the German hops combine to provide a smooth bitterness. Hops used: Hallertauer Tradition, Northern Brewer.

My review:

Hand-pulled pint on 26th Oct 2012 in a Wetherspoons pub at Bridgnorth, Shropshire.

Dark amber with reddy hues to the body with a full and lasting crown of cream coloured foam.

The nose was sweet malty molasses: toffee and caramel.

Taste wise it was also on the sweet side: again caramel and toffee flavours, but with a redeeming hop presence after the initial molasses rush which helped the beer balance it's self out a little. I would have had another but there wasn't the time!

Almost smooth and rich, but a very pleasant beer indeed.

Serving type: cask

11-02-2012 10:33:49 | More by BlackHaddock
Batemans/Brouwerij 't Ij Ijbok from George Bateman and Son Ltd. / Batemans Brewery
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