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RATINGS: 367   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Blonde Bock
Bock beers are represented by a male goat, which in German lore symbolizes strength and virility. In accordance with the Reinheitsgebot (German Purity Law of 1516), bock beers must have a pre-fermentation malt sugar concentration of 16%, which converts over to at least 7% alcohol after fermentation. These strong beers were made popular in the early 1600’s by monks in order to minimize their hunger during fasting periods. While most bocks are dark, Blonde Bock is golden-colored and malty with a rich, creamy head. The rich flavor is counterbalanced with just the right level of bitterness from the Hallertau aroma hops and create a very smooth profile.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jayc (28) - USA - JUL 11, 2004
Small head for a big beer. Smooth going down, with an ever so slight fruity but nice kickback. Refreshing on a hot Puget Sound day --- great with the BBQ. Have a go at this and the old saying: "Gentlemen do prefer blondes’ will ring true!


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Iphonephan (2686) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JAN 7, 2014
From a bottle at Whole Foods Beer School. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Light biscuit nose. Flavors of toast with some light caramel notes. Light bodied, medium carbonation, crisp finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
theOptimator (272) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Aroma is light sweet honey malt. Appearance is dark golden clear with small off white head. Taste is sweet malt followed by hop bitterness and a bit of tangy aroma hops. Palate is medium light. Light malt and a crisp hop bitterness lingers. Overall a nice beer that is a good drinker. Smooth and hides alcohol well. Malt could be larger and more complex. Hop bitterness also a bit too pronounced detracting from the malt.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
toml219 (203) - California, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Had out of a bottle. Just an okay beer nothing ti write home about. Would not have this one again

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike5326 (664) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, medium white frothy head. Yeast and corn smell. Sweet malt corn flavor with a very mild bitter note.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2002) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Decent bock beer on tap at Gordon Biersch in San Francisco, easy to drink, cold, refreshing, nice

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3603) - Xalapa, MEXICO - OCT 5, 2013
Really I do not know why a Bock is a seasonal in July but it was good, somewhat strong and nice to drink.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
snoworsummer (1608) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Draft. Pours clear amber with no head. Tastes like malt and mild hops. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells musky and bready, not much aroma.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sonnycheeba (3046) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Tap. Pours clear gold with creamy white head. Aroma is cereal and toasted malts, light pear and apple, and light yeast. Flavor is dry malts, light hop bitterness, and some grassy notes; dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VinegarStroke (208) - Napa, California, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Bottle: Light amber and clear. Very light head dissipates quickly. Light malty nose. Slightly sweet and bitter finish. Not rich or fresh. Simple or funky. Just not quite clean. Good depth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2026) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2013
July 2011. From bottle. Golden color with a white head. Malt, honey, spice and fruit. A bit thin and lacking flavors, but drinkable.


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