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Amber Summer Bock

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Brewed by Amber
Style: Bitter
Ripley, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Seasonal - June to August.
Our chestnut-coloured summer ale, was inspired by the European dark lager-style ales and made in the Amber way of blending tradition with the contemporary. It has a clean tasting Munich malt base and low hop aroma making it decidedly moreish and easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christpuncher (2829) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2014
A very bold beer with a bitter finish Pours a deep red almost brown in color. Slightly hoppy and smells malty. Had at O'Hare. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9923) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2007
Cask, Flowerpot, Derby. Red with no head. Aromas are berry fruit with sweet malts. Flavours are sweet malts with red wine. Some toffee with yeast. Malty and OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2007
A Sim rate (cask at Chelmsford BF): Smells very wheaty, but not great. Like bread on the verge of going off. Tastes similar. Aftertaste of olive oil.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (9667) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2007
Cask at Merton Summer Beer Festival 06-07-07. Poured copper in colour and with a slight sulphur nose. This had a strange taste a tiny edge of smokiness was there as was a very thin almost nothing taste for a bit, I’m not familiar with this style at all but will go with what Glen say’s that this isn’t really a true Bock, in truth it wasn’t really making an impact with me whatever box it needed to sit in, as it tasted far too shallow for my liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (13370) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2007
Cask conditioned at Merton beer Festival ’07. Copper colour with thin head. Dry, quite chalky, powdery malty body with a definite alcohol note despite the lowish ABV. I really tried to fit it into a Bock category, but failed, not really a bitter either but it had to go somewhere. Not much finish to it for me, obviosly too delicate for my palate, ho hum.

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