FlyingSwine (174) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - MAR 2, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a clear brown red, with a tiny head. Nasty aroma..almost smells skunked, but certainly musty. Flavor is more of a Malt Liquor than a proper Bock, with none of the hoppy goodness that was mentioned in the commercial description. I guess there is some dark fruit in there, but nothing else can be distinguished. Palate is thin and watery.
luckygirl (1223) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Beer is clear, medium-dark mahogany brown with a small, frothy/creamy, white, mostly diminishing that dwindles into a skim.<P>The aroma is malty with moderate notes of caramel, shortbread, light note of toasted bread; Hoppy with traces of lemon, pine; Yeasty with traces of sharp cheese, half-baked bread; Light miscellaneous notes of honey, peach, muted tropical fruit.<P>The flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter with a long, moderately bitter, lightly sweet and acidic finish. Lingering grippy tingle.<P>
The body is medium, the texture is watery and the carbonation is lively.<P>Would like her leaner and cleaner.
BBB63 (6083) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JAN 24, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottled: Muddled orangy brown hue minimal head or lace. The aroma has notes of carmelized and bready malts, honeycomb, currant, ripen apple, allspice, vanilla, and earthy yeast esters. The taste starts sweet and caramel covered apple overtone. Not much in bittters or depth here. A touch of that flat cola taste which is a turn off. Some spicy undertones on the finish. The feel is smooth and a bit boring, a bit metallic on the end. Straight forward simple beer that is below average even when compared to most american made bocks.
SkyinBrian (430) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 2, 2004
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
ok, ill admit. i picked this up as part of a mixed sixer due to the sweet ass name and cool bottle label. plus i figured i might as well throw a lager in the sixer to balance out all of the ales already there. this was better than i expected. definate carmel and some molases. this was good and i am definately saving the bottle.
argo0 (11562) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 26, 2004
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Hazy red-brown body with minimal beige head. Aroma is very sweet, molasses, caramel, slight metallic. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, butterscotch, molasses, some cola, light alcohol. Full body, fairly sticky.
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 26, 2004
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Hazy copper with a small light tan head. Sweet caramel and molasses, quite sweet. Flavor is similar but has some odd metallic components that do not jive with all of that sweetness. Stick medium body. Harsh finish. Not so great.
Terminus (3250) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - SEP 17, 2004
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle-thanks to JPDISPO for this suprise (I wasnt expecting much). Pours a deep copper/amber hue with 1/2 inch tan head. Very nice sweet, malty, sugary aroma with a noble hop bite. flavros are sugary, notes of grape, cherries, noble hops, caramel malts. I think this was a good example of a bock. my only problem with this one was the start of the flavors. It had a metalic start, but other than that, it was damn good.
DocLock (7909) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2004
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to JPDIPSO for this one. Pours deep amber with an off-white/almost tan head. Aroma of Concord grapes, malt, hops, fruit, melon, cherries (I thought the aroma of this one was superb). Tastes very malty, fruity, with hints of Concord wine, caramel, multi-faceted fruit. Finishes malty, with a semi-dry, crispness. Medium mouthfeel.
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 7, 2004
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Small lid of light beige bubbles atop clear copper colored liquid. Very sweet aroma with caramel, toasted malt and a touch of vanilla and alcohol. Sweet fruity flavors. light raspberries and pears. Not very becoming for a bock. Finishes with a touch of bitterness and a bit of alcohol. Seems simple.
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber/orange color,small white head that faded quickly leaving nothing behind.The aroma was malty and maybe a bit of fruit,a slight hint at the alcohol.Light malt flavor with a hint of possibly orange or lemon,mild hops and the alcohol seems to stay fairly well hidden with just a faint coming through at best.Nice smooth brew that would work well for a lawnmower brew.