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Average Review High Score Low Score Reviews Tried Consumed
85 88 82 2 11 6
Bock Beer by Anchor Brewing Company
Bock
5.50 % ABV


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Review by tavernjef on 09/02/10  
 
Score Appearance Smell Taste Mouthfeel Overall Impression Year
82 3 9 16 5 8 2010
Clearish mahogany with a densely setting foam of tan creamyness about a pinky high. The capping keeps its weight very well present as it loosens itself just a bit while its consumed to let lay a lacing of inky thick patches across the glass.

Aroma is mild of molasses and mildly roasted grains with hints to vanilla, cocoa, and maple. Gains more stature as it warms, gaining a slight pull into some dark fruityness.

Taste is mildy thick with an easy going melange of red and black malt sweetness thats tamed down very nicely letting in some nice little tones of cocoa, vanilla, and creamed whole milk. Very light and floating dryness of grassy spice fades into the finish as it drys off slowly with a simple yet favorable alure to cocoa and grains.

Nicely balanced and nearly full in body for a Bock beer. More porter-esk and stout-like naturalness with its thicker, creamy, milken body that holds a very nice tone the whole way through. It finishes well with a drying complexity, that again speaks more to stouts and porters. So as a Bock, its quite impressionable.

A very well made Bock beer here by Anchor. Quite drinkable and at 5.5% makes for a few to be easily opened and quaffed.

Served In: Pint Glass

Review by Surly Duff on 04/02/10  
 
Score Appearance Smell Taste Mouthfeel Overall Impression Year
88 3 9 19 4 9 2010
Pours a deep brown and allows some light to penetrate. Foamy thick medium brown head settles over time and leaves a good 1/4in of foam atop the brew and a bit running up the walls of the glass although no real lacing.

Deep roasty malts with a nice sweetness. Touch of caramel and bread. Just a slight hint of spice. Touch of light almond and a hint of coffee.

Smooth roasty malty body. Light toffee and more roast. Very small hint of light chocolate and almond. Slight bit of biscuit. Light carbonation.

This one hits it right on what a bock should be. Nicely done.

Price: $1.00 Served In: Pint Glass

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