Bock Damm | Damm S. A.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Damm S. A.
Spain
estrelladamm.com

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by nekronos on 11-02-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
55
Reviews:
20
Avg:
3.34
pDev:
14.07%
 
 
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4
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Photo of kojevergas
2.14/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Can served into an Estrella Damm goblet in Ibiza, Spain. Reviewed from notes. Expectations were very low.

A: Pours a far better head than the bottled version: three to four fingers with nice cream and thickness. Retention is decent; about 2.5 minutes. Black/dark amber in colour.

Sm: Smells worse than the bottled version, mainly because it's so light. Lightly hopped barley and nutty notes.

T: Tastes considerably worse than the bottled version. There's more cream but less overall flavour. Just one act of cream, barley, slight malt, and dry nuts. Too simple. Built crappily for the style. Imbalanced.

Mf: Coarse and dry, especially on the finish. Dries out the tongue. Bleh.

Dr: Well priced but poorly made. Get the bottled version if you're going to try this; it's far better.

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Photo of jonmikel
2.25/5  rDev -32.6%

Photo of Jungleyors
2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

Photo of AlexLMS
2.79/5  rDev -16.5%
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 flyingpig
2.8/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

500ml keg from Cerveceria Canarias, Barcelona (€4.60):
Quite a basic dark beer that wasn't quite as strong or as pronounced as I'd been expected with the majority of the taste coming through the roasted malts & faint caramel that featured throughout. There was no sign of any bitterness or hops to the beer which sadly made it seem quite bland & basic but the light sweetness off the back of the caramel was at least somewhat enjoyable. It's definitely not a beer to go hunting for but it's always nice to check another beer off the 1001 list even if it's not a great one.

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Photo of GONZALOYANNA
2.83/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

330ml can. Served at cool temperature .Pokal glass. Review on jan´12.Enjoyed many times both on-tap & bottle/can. Dark amber in color, deep ruby to the light. Off-white creamy, medium size bubbled, crown. Nice lacing on sides. Roasted malts with chocolate hints to the nose. Toasted malt upfront, dry bitterness in mouth. Velvet palate but unfortunately quite fizzy sensation. Medium body, heavy carbonation. Subtle herbal finish. Wide availability –many supermarkets & non specialized snack-bars- represents its most important danger. Watch up correct temperature & bottle/service conditions before enjoyed it . Actually a lot of gallons show lackness of proper transport & service requeriments.

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Photo of schavuytje
2.98/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

A delicious full dark lager with subtle pleasant tones of chocolate, coffee and cream of toffee, light edge burnt bitter.very dark almost a naughty, half-liter

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Photo of BucBasil
2.99/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the 33cL can into a pint glass.

S: Some burned sugar and toast. Caramel malt backbone and some dark malts. OK but not very strong.

T: Almost as easy drinking as cola - which was the first flavor that sprang to mind when drinking this beer. It's basically cola, right down to the carbonation level and mouthfeel. There is also some richer malt in the back there, but overall cola with a hint of caramel and bread. Instersting.

Overall very very drinkable, although it doesn't drink at all like a beer. This is oddly enough a dark beer that could be refreshing on a hot day. A strange beer for sure, but ok I guess. Different from the style, but not too too bad.

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Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of Dinkel
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of janubio
3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

250 ml. bottle. Dark brown colour with red reflections when watched to the light. Small beige head, fades soon, no lace. Smell of dark fruits, caramel, damp earth and burnt wood. A bit watery in the palate, taste of molasses, dark fruits, caramel, Earthy finish.

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Photo of FLima
3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Black reddish color with a thin beige head with short retention.
Light aroma of yeast, faint chocolate and caramel.
Flavor of cola, faint toasted and caramel malts and some nuts. Practically no hops.
Light body with good carbonation, slightly tart.
A bit dull taste, far from especial, but not really unpleasant. Just that taste is too simple, basically cola and caramel, but you could say this is a Munich Dunkel.

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Photo of Campodog
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of FZR23
3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of batty
3.03/5  rDev -9.3%
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 StJamesGate
3.11/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Deep garnet verging on brown with beige lumpy head that laces well.
Malt syrup and maybe berry jam on the nose – cloys some - with a bit of toasted granola.
Some hazelnut, some dark toast, some blueberry skins but mostly just treacly malts over light hay hops.
Sticky toffee pudding and salted caramel linger. Light-medium, crisp, soft but a bit sticky.

“Negra Munich” on the can, so is this a bock or a Munich Dark lager? Lines up better as the later – more color than flavor. But not even really a good lager underneath. A lobotomized version of the style.

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Photo of Marius
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jayschool
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of patre_tim
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of byronic
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of endless1408
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of SVD
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Jayamefu
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Poupae
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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