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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Huber Bock has traditionally provided a creamy texture and rich flavor to beer lovers all over Wisconsin. It has a fine, malty body like the bocks of southern Germany, but is drier than the typical bocks of Bavaria. Huber Bock is made with Brewer's Two-Row Malt, Carapils Malt, Black Malt and domestic hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopdog (10472) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2007
12oz bottle. Poured a medium brown, with a red tint, and a small sized off white head. Aromas on the soft side and included caramel, toffee, roast and bready. Tastes of caramel, some dark fruits, and roast. Body was thin. For me, this one was just all around too thin and weak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
detroiter (958) - Euphoria, Minnesota, USA - JAN 21, 2007
Pours a clear reddish brown, topped by a half inch head of light tan foam that reduces to a sparse cap and a ring in short order. Decent lacing at first, scant lacing after half the beer is gone. I find a mild sweet caramel malt and a hint of cherry wood in the aroma as soon as I pop the cap, but oddly after the beer is poured in the glass the aroma is somewhat diminished. The flavor is drier and thinner than the aroma led me to believe. It is more of a toasted malt, however the caramel and very little stone fruit come through briefly in the finish. The aftertaste is dry, however, and more like the toasted malt with a mild non-deScript hop presence. Medium body, gentle but ample carbonation

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBelcher (972) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2007
I was pretty pleased with this beer. I remember taking the Huber tour in Monroe a few years back and not being too impressed then or more recently with the Berghoff beers, but I thought this offering to be above average. It poured a dark brown with good white head. Aroma was of caramel malt and was slightly sweet. Taste was typical of bock-beer, with a quite pleasing caramel malt taste and good balance. Mouthfeel was good; and I must say that this beer surprised me in a pleasant way.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (3458) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2006
Sampled from tap on 11/11/2006 at the Joseph Huber Brewery in Monroe, Wisonsin... Very dark amber color with a dense, off-white head. Aroma and flavor are slightly roasted malt with a every so slight amoung of alcohol in the finish. Medium body and slightly creamy on the palate. On a side note: I am glad that I was able to visit the Joseph Huber Brewing Company and take a tour of the facility. It is the second oldest brewery in America, but has recently been bought by a Canadian and will be renamed to Minhas Craft Brewery...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theisti (3651) - Kansas, USA - OCT 6, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2006 Bottle. Deep dark amber color, not much head. Aroma is caramel and roast. Great traditional bock flavor. For $10 a 12 pack, this is the best beer value in the US!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JJClark (551) - Roscoe, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2006
Bottle. Pours a medium amber color with a minimal off white head. Aroma of caramel and malts. Taste is thin, slightly sweet and with a hint of citrus. Nothing special but easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6507) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - SEP 29, 2006
Bottle and served in standard pint glass: pour a nice reddish brown hue topped by a small but lasting frothy beige head and okay lace. The aroma has notes of caramel and toffee malting, rye bread, some apple and plum, and a non-aromatic tobacco ester. The taste is bready, nutty and a touch sweet at first with some fruity undertones. What is shocking is how sharp the finish is, dry and even a bit acidic. With the spritzy carbonation, it is refreshing even if not what you would except from a Bock bier, Quaffable stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
milewide (1896) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 8, 2006
Good malt flavor and rich dark brown color. I dropped a bottle on the basement concrete floor and it stained it brown (grin). Drier than German bocks. Little hop flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5217) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - AUG 23, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2007 Very dark body that shows some medium orange when held to light. The head is a fairly light tan color with lots of large bubbles. The aroma is fairly sweet with some bubblegum and a little bit of pancake syrup. There is a hint of old carpet. The taste is better than I expected. It has some roasted peanuts with pancakes. There is also a hint of light coffee. Pretty good for a bock.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (5087) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 11, 2006
Getting a paint/paint thinner aroma. This bock is decent given the price. Not thick or heavy, just a cheap bock that’s enjoyable.

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