RateBeer
overall
35
33
style
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Share this beer with friends!
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.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5340) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 2, 2005
12 oz bottle - Central Market - Austin, Tx. Pours a dark orange with little to no head - what is there is snow white. Aroma is pretty much non-dememo - pick up some fresh lake water accents, a faint whisp of caramel. Flavor has some of those same malty caramel notes with a bit of cotton candy sweetness. Mouthfeel is thick and slightly syrupy - highlight of this one. A very decent bock- especially from the south. Enjoyed

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4028) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 22, 2005
On tap. Oaky dark gold, clingy head. Light, pruney-floral aroma. Well-hopped with traditional lager hops, biscuity, not sweet, ABV noticable. Finishes with a long grainy bitterness and moderate astringency. Medium body, finish goes yeasty. A good beer with food, especially on a nippy winter day in Dixie. Spectacular with the gyros at the brewpub.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2005
I’ve traded this beer away about six times and never got around to trying it...pour golden with a thin khaki head...smell is sweet with lemons and a little grainy...taste is sweet with a strange wheat thing going on toward the finish...a little bitter toward the finish...not great at all...

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguzzler (31) - Louisiana, USA - JAN 1, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2005 dark amber in color with a fruity - carmel aroma to it. the taste is the same with a good malty finish....best of the abita batch

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
eboats (1082) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 31, 2004
Thanks to Walt for this one. Bright yellow with a white head. Had a lemony pinesol aroma. Some hints to citrus flavor try to escape into my mouth, but do not do a good job. Decent malt character. The finish has the most flavor of the whole thing. Pretty light beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (3657) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 19, 2004
Yellow body, lots of billowing head. Sweet corn and lemon aroma, hints of bubblegum. Some nice flavor hints, leaning toward a hefeweizen (?!), some faint spicy notes even. LIghtly fruity finish. Yet, all told, mild in flavor. Moderately frothy palate. Sessionable, drinkable, even vaguely likable, but they call this a bock? Oh well.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sloth (2443) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 14, 2004
Small white head, short lived, touch of lace. Clear gold color. Malty, grainy nose. Med/light body. Lightly sweet malt flavors, not much else. Finish is medium dry. Fairly one dimensional. Thanks to kawa for this trade.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - NOV 11, 2004
Filtered light gold color with small, thin white head. Aroma is all DMS and musty malt. Taste has a toastiness to it but this isn’t a good beer at all. No balance, thin boy and a putrid taste. Adios muchacho.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cornfield (5437) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2006 This is awfully light, golden in color, even for a Maibock, although it’s practically headless like one. Sweet malt aroma with a hint of grassiness. It seems to be a bit watery in the mouth. The sweet maltiness is pretty subdued for a bock. Very clean finish.

<font size=-4><a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/Places/ShowPlace.asp? Liquors, Oak Lawn, IL<font size=-1>

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
shadey (1879) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 17, 2004
Clear orange pour with a soapy head that starts off big, but settles down to a thin layer. Sweet aroma. A little bit of the hay mentioned by some other raters. I was expecting something with a bit more full bodied. This was a bit watery. It doesn’t taste bad, but its not good either. This would be a good replacement for those who just want a bunch of beers they can slam back. Not filling at all, light bodied and refreshing.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 28 29 30  31  32 33 34 » 37


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50