Batemans/Brouwerij 't Ij Ijbok | George Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery

BA SCORE
3.52/5
4 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
George Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery
England, United Kingdom
bateman.co.uk

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BlackHaddock on 11-02-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by mullenite:
Photo of mullenite
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

More User Reviews:
Photo of BlackHaddock
3.85/5  rDev +9.4%
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.

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Photo of vinicole
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of JavierGC
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Batemans/Brouwerij 't Ij Ijbok from George Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery
Beer rating: 3.52 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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