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RATINGS: 401   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arkurzynski (1675) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - APR 14, 2015
Copper pour. Nose of candied caramel and light fruit. Light minerals and some diacetyl. Flavor is lager/light adjunct malt with a touch of fruit and caramel. Light bitterness. Not great, but certainly better than a good number of the ratings.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
patrick767 (3708) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 4, 2015
bottle as Mardi Gras Bock - Pours dark gold with a one finger off-white head. It has a light, caramel malt aroma. It tastes of sweet malt with a little caramel and hops bitterness that while still fairly mild, is more bitter than usual for a bock. Overall it’s drinkable but struggles to reach average quality.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holdwine (1111) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - APR 1, 2015
Move along, nothing much to see here. Nice label. Pretty average nondescript beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttoadee (828) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Slight orange hue, thick foamy light creme head. Nose is malt. Bittersweet. Middle is toffee & caramelized malt,like liquid bread. Finish has a little hop kick, but stays mostly sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dlihcsnatas (411) - Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Haven’t tried anything from Abita after the past bad examples. Would have passed this one by if it wasn’t for finding it at a decent price in the singles section. OK one bottle won’t kill me I guess. Poured up a clear amber with no head. Smells of caramel and rust. Was expecting the signature dirt back taste that previous Abita brews had but luckily and surprisingly this one did not have that. It is actually not too bad to drink. Not sure if the brewery got a new filter to clean up that swamp water or what but this one is actually good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
shrubber85 (8472) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Lactic caramel malt and alcohol aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet caramel malt and moderately bitter/astringent herbal alcohol flavor. At least it tries to be a bock (unlike Shiner Bock).

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AlexCorleone (8) - ITALY - MAR 16, 2015 does not count
Appearance: A. Burnt orange color, looks clear. Lots of small bubbles rising up. Thick rocky head. S. Some toasted malts and caramel. T. Very rich and malty, bready, toasted, caramel, hint of honey. Hop bitterness is low, spicy noble hops. AT. Finish is very crisp, clean and just a little dry. Body is full, very smooth, crisp, semi refreshing, well carbonated.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Padron4KM (616) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAR 14, 2015
12 oz bottle.
Dark golden, thin head, no lace.
Caramel malt aroma, light graininess, faint grassy hops.
Flavor is sweet caramel and bready malts, light bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (1102) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 12, 2015
Draught. Rich yellow with medium sized spongy beige head, slight doughy aroma, high carbonation, slightly sweet caramel taste, abrupt finish with caramel aftertaste. Nice and easy to drink.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2414) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 11, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2015 Bottle. Pours an amber color with white head. Caramel, malty, toast aromas. Caramel, syrupy, minerally, malty flavors with a dry lingering aftertaste. Decent, nothing great.


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