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RATINGS: 419   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Abita Bock is brewed with Perle hops and British pale and caramel malts. Our Bock is similar to a German Maibock in its high malt content, full body and slightly higher alcohol content. Available January-March.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (5147) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2008
Off aroma. Strong taste and orangish color. Some creamy carbonation. A little too strong for my liking. Seems to be much higher than the 6% listed here. leaves a lingering malty alky bitterness on the finish that does not go away soon and makes it difficult to enjoy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BuckeyeBoy (5480) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 12, 2008
On tap New Orleans Pours out a copper gold topped with a small white head. A nice aroma of light malts. Tast picked up some very good spices and some sweetness. Not to bad.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bleeng (1652) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - JAN 5, 2008
12 oz bottle. Pours light gold with a very small white head. Nice malty spicy nose. Taste is malty, caramel, spicy, with a small hop profile. Thin body. Not a "full" beer in taste though-it leaves you wishing for more.Very Octoberish. Almost a session bock-which is not what I want in my bock. Not Abitaís best effort. Iíve got 5 more if anyone wants one-Iíll trade this and the Jockamo for any regional/mainstream beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skyview (5464) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2007
One of the 12-oz bottles sampled from the Abita Party Pack, acquired from Cellarís Wine & Spirits in St Paul, MN. Pours a clear light amber brew with a thin and fast dissolving off-white head that dissipates to a fine white ring and no lacing. Aroma of light caramel malt and some grassy hops. Taste is light to medium bodied, well-carbonated with some caramel malt and citrus zest. Finish is watery, with a semi-sweet caramel malt aftertaste. One of the lightest bock beers I have tried.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vadavid (142) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 29, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2008 Mardis Gras BockPours a orangish gold color. Thick head on the pour that quickly dissipated. The smell is weak with a faint toffee smell. The flavor isnít bad, but nothing exceptional. A sweet malt flavor up front with faint hop bite at the end. Not a bad bock, just nothing outstanding about it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2007
(Bottle) Pours an amber color with a small white head. Sweet aroma, with a nice malty taste. Some grain in the taste as well. High carbonation, yet decent mouthfeel. Pretty ordinary, nothing really stands out in this beer. I like it better than many of their brews though.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wshores (58) - Saltillo, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2007
Abita seems good a brewing down the middle brews. Most are drinkable but none excell in their respective styles.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 03/06/1997

clear amber, sweet malty aroma, sweet malty tangy (carbonation) flavor, slight hop character,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
shigadeyo (3608) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 28, 2007
Abita Mardi Gras Bock

Date: 4/25/2007
Event: Junedale Beer Klub - April Beer Tasting (Maibocks)
Serving: 12 oz bottles shared by __?__.

Tasting Notes
Aroma: Light malts with some vanilla and cream.
Appearance: Clear amber/brown color with a diminishing off-white head. Mild level of carbonation and some lacing is also present.
Flavor: Grainy malts, vanilla/cream, slightly buttery as well.
Palate: Soft, mellow, smooth, and clean.
Overall: Many Abita brews seem to have a similar "grainy" quality to them as well. This beer is drinkable, but seems to be lacking somewhat.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pojo41 (315) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - APR 30, 2007
Draft at Abita Brew Pub. Nice dark brown color. Malty smell and taste. Decent head. Canít really give itís outstanding characteristics but, just a very good tasting bock.


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