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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cherny (english interpretation) means "black" in Czech (actually cerné). Bock (meaning "goat" in German) has it’s roots coming from the north of Germany near the town of Einbeck. Over the years it made it’s way south to the Bavarian/Bohemian borders allowing brewing artisans to perfect it’s recipes. Our bock is a Czech rendition of the great beer combining the best of ingredients. Very deep black-red in color, Cherny Bock is a rather surprising dark single bock lager with a gentle bitterness, a lightly hoppy aroma and a roasted malt flavor to appeal to all your senses. A true gem to be discovered by true specialty beer lovers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
afrueh (49) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - SEP 15, 2012
molasses, coffee, caramel, dark chocolate, black, cloudy, frothy, initial light sweetness, finish lightly bitter, full body, thick feel, average carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - JAN 23, 2005
Poured a very dark chocolate brown with a thick tan head. The nose was full of roasted malt, dark fruits with a pleasant nuttiness. The taste started with a deep roasted malt taste, then a dark nuttiness with minor raspberry notes beneth. The end was nicely balanced with an easy piney hop bite at the end. If I had not been told this was a Bock I would have thought it was a Porter or a Stout. That’s not a bad thing. This was actually a very good, tasty beer even; if it’s not very Bock-like. I really love this stuff and with a ABV of 4.0 I could drink it all night. Exellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
detroiter (958) - Euphoria, Minnesota, USA - JAN 13, 2007
It pours a deep clear brown black, topped by a couple inches (YES!) of sudsy light brown foam. Excellent head retention, spotty webbed lacing. Bittersweet chocolate, a little pungeant spent grain initially, and then later on - some hop bitterness in the aroma. The grainy smell almost disappeared after the first couple whiffs. Delicious dry baker’s chocolate maltiness. I prefer my bocks on the dry side, so this one suits me just fine. Light undertones of some coffee and roasted grain flavors. Hops for balance only. Just shy of medium body, moderate carbonation. Fairly smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8401) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 1, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2009 Re-rate: the first time I had this at the Bayou, I wasn’t much of a fan. I had it on tap at the brewery today and was blown away! Pours a very dark chestnut color with a huge foamy beige head. The aroma is excellent; rich malts, roasted chocolate, light hops. The flavor was great; nutty, bready malts, light chocolate, roasted flavors like a Stout but with all the goodness of a Bock. Excellent. I was amazed how beautiful the pour was and how good this tasted. My original rating was off of a old or bad batch. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (7025) - Utah, USA - DEC 23, 2009
On tap at brewpub
Appearance: Dark brown with a tan head and some lacing
Aroma: Roasted malts, chocolate and dark fruits
Taste: Slightly roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, some hop bitterness in the finish
A very good beer, smooth and easy drinking

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JAN 16, 2011
on tap 7/22/10. cola brown pour with a lasting tan head. heavy roast influence in the aroma... also, notes of barley, chocolate, some yeast and noble hops. the flavor has a toasted nutty character which combines with barley, chocolate, and crisp noble hops. spicy finish mixes with the medium body and dryness to create a sessionable monster! 7/4/7/4/16/3.8+

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hoptimus_prime (73) - Utah, USA - MAR 29, 2011
12oz can. appears a deep dark brown, tan head. nose of nutty roasts, creamy sweets. drinks a nice creamy nutty roasty sweet goodness, nice king hop profile..hits the mark..im satisfied. tasty drink! beach friendly!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Burnt/coffee-like roasted aroma and flavor. Nicely balanced with some caramel malt flavor. A little tartness. Mild bitterness. Distinct lager yeast flavor; not prominent really, but there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (6342) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2003
Dark as night. Smoky chocolate aroma. There's some coffee character here. A hefty decent bock-beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 12, 2005
Dark brown in color with a small off-white/ligt tan head. Aroma is of roasted malt and dark fruit. Flavors of chocolate,roasted malt and a little breadiness.

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