Bock Damm | Damm S. A.

Bock DammBock Damm
BA SCORE
23.2%
Liked This Beer
3.39 w/ 56 ratings
Bock DammBock Damm
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by nekronos on 11-02-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,720
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
56
Liked:
13
Avg:
3.39/5
pDev:
14.45%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
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Photo of kojevergas
2.14/5  rDev -36.9%
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 dmorgan310
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -11.5%

Photo of dcmchew
3.8/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vfgccp
3.59/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +18%

Photo of StJamesGate
3.11/5  rDev -8.3%
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 FLima
3/5  rDev -11.5%
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 Marius
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of josanguapo
4.04/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

From Carrefour. Can. In Ikea's pint glass. Playing Electronic Super Joy. Sweet roasted malts with a strong grassy finish and a smooth body. Much better than expected. Misleading name as it isnt a bock but a dunkel

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Photo of patre_tim
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Beginner2
3.35/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

listed on the "1001."

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Photo of flyingpig
2.8/5  rDev -17.4%
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 safaricook
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of byronic
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of FreshHawk
3.34/5  rDev -1.5%
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 GoHabsGo
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Poupae
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
2.83/5  rDev -16.5%
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 BrazilianAussie
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.33/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mytu420
3.37/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of janubio
3/5  rDev -11.5%
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 BucBasil
2.99/5  rDev -11.8%
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 endless1408
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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Bock Damm from Damm S. A.
Beer rating: 23.2% out of 100 with 56 ratings
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