on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 406   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Leinenkugel 1888 Bock, a luscious brew, originally created to serve lumberjacks, will be available for all who want to try its excellent boutique of Caramel, Pale and two-row Chocolate malts. Cluster hops add a touch of citrus character and when combined with Munich malts and a 20- to 25-day cold lagering process, you have a truly timeless beer.

lancenelson's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
lancenelson (26) - Nebraska, USA - MAR 14, 2009
Looks and smells good, but taste leave something to be desired. It has a bitterness that isn’t a good bitter. Other than that, it is mostly just a standard beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (9110) - Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2014
12 oz bottle at home from 09 notes. Pours a clear reddish brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted malts, caramel sweetness, some earthy character, overall thin body, better than most of their regular stuff but still not something I would revisit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bulk_Carrier (3851) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Though retired, here’s my take on this. This was poured into a pilsener. The appearance was a hazy brown color with a two finger white to off white foamy and bubbly head. Light speckled lacing slides into the beer. The smell had some roasted nutty to caramel malts with a slight brown sugar in it. The taste was mainly sweet with a weird soapy flavoring underneath (uh...where did that come from?, ah oh well...). On the palate, this one sat pretty light for a bock. Sessionable, uh...yes very much so, probably could’ve pounded the entire sixer within two hours. Overall, uh...honestly, did Leinenkugel’s just pull off a session bock and not tell anyone? Hahaha, in my opinion, they could bring this back some day and call it a "Session Bock." New style, then? Ha, perhaps.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
generallee08 (772) - New York, USA - JUN 24, 2014
The body has good clarity and a dark brownish color with a nice big fluffy head on top. The head is white in color and doesn’t hang out for long. Before it settles down to just a wispy thin layer it does make a few lace rings on the glass. Its aroma is full of sweet malt and dark bready notes, The flavor has a sweet and bready character with caramel notes, soft pretzel, and light nutty notes. The finish adds some mild hop notes for balance and a little dryness. Still overall it finishes on the sweet side. On the palate it has a good medium to full body with nice active carbonation and a smooth slick texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (2564) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Reviewed from notes: pours a nice brown color with off-white head. Caramel malt, roasted malt, and some pine on the nose; follows onto the palate. Nice bock beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2014
4/18/2010. From bottle. Deep amber color with a white head. Sweet caramel aromas with malt, fruit and citrus. Flavors are sweet with light hops. Meh...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (4254) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Pours orangish amber. Average head. Too sweet for my taste. Some caramel and honey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerandhockey8 (356) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Nose is caramel, malt, light hop. Taste is bitter, medium bodied. Love the concept here, sad to see it go. Rated from notes taken over a year ago.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (5384) - Florida, USA - APR 23, 2013
12 ounce bottle poured a clear amber color with aromas of roast, caramel, and some hops, Flavors follow suit, roast and caramel are the main focus, light bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hotstuff (4874) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 2, 2013
Backlog rating 1-10-2009 (Bottle) Label says 5.2% ABV. This beer pours a medium sized tan semi-fizzy head with poor retention, transparent body, visible carbonation, one ring of lacing, and an orange hue with a red tint. The Aroma is malty, caramel, hoppy and roasty. The Taste mimics the Aroma. The Palate is tingly and this is a light-medium bodied beer. Overall, this beer is quaffable, but not true to style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lemke10 (971) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 23, 2013
This spring seasonal beer is fairly dark in color as is normal with bock beers and has a fairly inviting smell. It does come with a rather strong bitter taste. Not quite to the point that an IPA does but still bitter. Not the best bock beer on the market but for a local Wisconsin $6/6pack it certainly is worth a try.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 41

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50