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Amstel Bock | Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
Netherlands
amstel.com

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Has changed names a number of times in the past:
1983 - Amstel Bockbier
1996 - Amstel Herfstbock
2003 - Amstel Bock

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,187
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
45
pDev:
15.15%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
7
Trade:
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1.25/5  rDev -62.1%

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2.36/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.66/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Had this one on tap in the Groene Engel in my hometown...and was the only bock available.

A: Brown/red with a minimal lightbrown head.

S: Some roasted malts and a sign to expect an overpowering sweetness.

T: Exactly, SUGARS upfront. Roasted malts and that's about it.

M: Medium carbonation and a very light body.

D: I'll pass on the 2009 edition! But will try again in some years. These seasonal bock beers keep changing taste.

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2.67/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Very deep, dark red. Big brown head with average retention.
Smell: Not much expect for some boiled cabbage-like smell (not very pleasant!).
Taste: Definitely malty character balanced by some bitterness. Light notes of roasting also present but overall, all flavors feel somehow subdued.
Mouthfeel: Full body, perhaps a bit too full, with a sticky feel that I don’t like. Very low carbonation.
Drinkability: Not for me. Something with the stickiness, something with the absence of (pleasant) smells, I just wouldn’t want another one

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2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of JosLutz
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured it from a 33 cl. bottle into a glass on a sunny autumn afternoon, sitting on my neighbours 1900 barge. Ideal circumstances, hence.

The colour was very dark brown, ruby when held against the light. It had little foam.

The taste was a little flat, with a remote hint of spices and smoked wood.
Somewhat cowardish in the beginning, slightly bitter at the end.

Well balanced between yeast and sweet.

A fine Bock, nothing more nothing less.

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.29/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Apearance: A ruby red color, with a little head, depending how the beer is poured in the glass.

Smell: The smell is malty bitter.

Taste: The taste is malty with a nice hint of chocolate malt and some hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: The beer has a little body and is a bit dry.

Drinkability: The beer is good to drink, but has a bit dry aftertaste.

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Amstel Bock from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
Beer rating: 3.3 out of 5 with 45 ratings
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