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RATINGS: 405   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2006
Bottle. Orange colour with a off-white head. Malty, grassy aroma and a sweet caramel malty taste. Medium body with a sweet light dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HogTownHarry (6201) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 6, 2006
Bottle (12oz). Thanks to my Summer06 SecretSanta!. Bottle best before July ... something, but what do they know? Poured clear amber with reddish tinges at the top, a small off-white foamy head. Decent aroma - bready yeast, lightly toasted cereal grain malt, a hint of alcohol and light citrus hops, maybe a hint of sulfur on warming. Tastes like a bock - bitter herbal hops, grainy toasted malt, hint of citrus and alcohol, a little floral sweetness balanced the medium bitter finish. Average boday, astringent, a little stickiness on the tongue - pretty solid, really, defnitely over 3 and one of their better offerings IMO.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
frankenkitty (1981) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2006
Served a highly carbonated amber with a cream colored skin & thick halo. Apple juice aroma underscored by cabbage and yeast. Well-hopped and spicy flavor with a sharp mouthfeel contradicting a smooth body. Touches of fruit and honey.

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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (2898) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2006
Taster at the <a href=/events-detail.asp?eventID=3891>Balmoral Brewhaha. Got to this pretty late in the evening, while I was pouring. So my notes are a bit sketchy. Couldn’t gather too much of the smell, only that it was a fine "beer" character. Taste turned out to be rather yeasty, surprising for a beer that I would presume to have been pasteurized and carbonated… or is it? Still, some fine dark roasty malts and a contrasting German hop profile make this a solid example of the style.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LAboozehound (47) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - MAY 28, 2006
Classic bock, excellent sweet flavor with a light flavor. Clear, golden color.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (30239) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2006
An orange beer with a beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of caramel and alcohol. The flavor is primarily sweet malty with some notes of caramel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Pours a clear, amber golden with an off-white head. Malty, lightly caramelish nose. Medium-bodied with malty, lightly caramelish notes. Dry, light bitter finish. A rather classical Bock - true to style. 050506

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (23360) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2006
Bottle. Clear yellow coloured with a white head. Sweet aroma of malts, caramel and fruits. Sweet flavour of malts and caramel.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (11813) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2006
Bottle from Jungle Jim’s. Poured dark amber with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate malty tart fruit aroma. Medium body. Moderate sweet tart flavor with a small bitter finish of average duration.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Strykzone (5501) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2006
This bock pours a medium brown color with almost no foam. Nor is there any carbonation visible. The aroma is not very pleasant. It has hints of a stagnant fish pond. Flavor is much better than the aroma. There is a nice mix of malt and hop as well as sweet and bitter. It also offers a nice tartness. Despite the aroma I liked this beer.


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