Hancock Old Gambrinus Beer Dark | Hancock Bryggerierne

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Hancock Old Gambrinus Beer DarkHancock Old Gambrinus Beer Dark

Brewed by:
Hancock Bryggerierne

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-12-2003

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 5
Reviews by sfprint:
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3.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

purchased at 1000fryd in aalborg.

A: just very very dark but reddish through the light. no head.

S: alcohol, fruit and heaviness. nothing strong.

T: intense, heavy with alcohol, somewhat sweet and carries the body of chocolate.

M: smooth, with an edge of sparkle.

O: Like a very heavy porter. good, pleasant although quite heavy.

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Photo of rastaman
1.62/5  rDev -47.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

I had heard good things about this beer before buying it in Denmark. I don't know, maybe i missed something, but mine was horribly sweet and kind of had an extremely thick, sweet, syruppy mollasses like malt flavour, not really my kind of beer at all. A bit unbalanced and one dimensional IMHO, actually more than "a bit", extremely unbalanved and one dimensional.

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Photo of DrunkMcDermott
3.48/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

We sampled this at my homebrew club meeting, so I only had a taster-sized sample. Dark brown color under a thin head. Taste is more light a lighter Belgian than a bock to me. Alcohol and sugar taste are apparent in a touch of rum. Not much to make it stand out, but enjoyable nonetheless.

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Photo of smcreator
3.44/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown-red in apperance with a 1 cm head and no lacing.
S: Smells of malt but mainly of alcohol.
T: Tastes surprisingly sweet. It does not really taste much of alcohol.
M: Light body with very fine light carbonation. I like my beers with a thicker body, but this one is not bad for its style.
D: Tastes better than expected with such a high ABV.

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Photo of jtslay
3.73/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a darker amber. The head is thick and stays around for a while while lacing. The head is a tan color. The aroma is sweet. The taste is very light on the tongue and dry due to the high alcohol content. I would have expected this beer to have a more malty taste, but it doesn't.

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Hancock Old Gambrinus Beer Dark from Hancock Bryggerierne
3.1 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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