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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The “Back Forty” is property commonly found on the outskirts of the Wisconsin family farm. Here uncultivated acres wait prime for adventure- forts, tree houses, rope swings and first kisses! A place to run away, to camp, to climb, to build, to play. Not actually home but not too far away. That’s the Back Forty. The beer you hold is similar both dark and adventurous still smooth and familiar. Here’s a beer you can enjoy without pretense or explanation. Every mind requires some acres of possibility, space for dreams, the great escape, everyone needs a Back Forty.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1257) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Back 40 Bock pours red brown with a persistent head of small tan bubbles. Nose is rich and malty with hints of caramel. Taste is slightly sweet with a good amount of nuttiness. Body is thicker with light carbonation. Finishes with more of the mellow nutty slight bitters. a nice solid drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryecatcher (645) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a medium-deep chestnut color with an off-white head, superior retention and lacing. Nose is caramelly malts, German hops, mildly metallic. Mouth is medium bodied, those same caramel malts, dates, mild sweetness that fades quickly to a toasted bready pumpernickel body . In the Dells, there isn’t really much craft beer to be found besides those from New Glarus... and I could think of far worse problems. Nice little bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernesto987 (3358) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Enjoying this beer while people around me are talking about diabetic ulcer smell, OOF. Not your fault new Glarus

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle at 14th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering on 03/19/2011 courtesy of dkachur. Clear dark amber body with a small creamy off-white head. Sweet fruit and caramel aroma with some toast. Sweet toasty malt with some munich and caramel. Medium light body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium to dark amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, sweet malt, sugar, light dried fruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, sweet malt, fruity, sugary, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131111]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5045) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Slightly hazy brown with offwhite head. Aroma of malt, some brown sugar, caramel, wood, light spice. Flavor is malt, caramel, wood, bready, light hops. Medium body, soft carbonation. 111113

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (9835) - DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle. Dark amber/brown with medium tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, chocolate, nut and a little bread. Flavour is malt, caramel, medium sweet, nut, bread, fruit, hop and a little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (9839) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Clear dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dark sugar. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate. Light dry and moderate bitter finish. 111113

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, malt, fruits, nuts and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (1739) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 9, 2013
A: Brownish/Reddish Hue, Passes Mild Light, Off White Head, Some Lacing S: German Malts, Mildly Bready, Mild Caramel T: German Malts, Biscuits Mild Caramel M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Watery Overall, kind of disappointing, for a Bock it was very underwelming and too mild on flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidemaster (257) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Pleasant aroma, of malt, caramel, toffee. It has a deep cola like brown color. Starts off with a nice sweet caramel flavor, then you get a rich malty taste like cereal. It has a nice spicy herb finish. Solid beer

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