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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Cool days draw us close to the warmth of home fires. This is the season to sip away the chill and embrace quiet evenings with friends and family. You hold a Wisconsin Style Honey Bock, easy going and more approachable than its traditional dark German cousin. Bock beers have existed in Wisconsin for over 150 years. This pale bock is brewed with an exclusive blend of Wisconsin two row barley that balances seamlessly with our special European hops. Naturally sweet Clover Honey was added in the kettle accenting warm flavor notes on your tongue. Whether you reminisce the passing summer sun or thrill to squeaky steps through drifting snow one thing is certain about winter in Wisconsin, this too shall pass.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
scones (4) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Looking at this beer, you wouldn’t think it a bock. It’s bright and clear as a pilsner, with a decent head after a tame pour. Smells biscuity, with some grass thrown in there too. Flavor follows, light and grassy and a bit bready - can’t taste much honey, though it is there. Mouthfeel is light, almost like a light lager; good amount of carbonation. Overall, a decent beer, but definitely not my favorite from them. I’d much rather have a Hometown Blonde if I were going for a lager, as I feel it’s sweeter, cleaner, and even has a bit more of a honey flavor to it, though that might just be the sweetness talking.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markducommun (101) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
Golden orange, clear, small white head. Sweet molasses nose, some grass. Little bit of citrus. Initial sweetness, some small amount of bitterness. Long finish, relatively effervescent, lighter body. Incredibly well balanced, fantastic beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (196) - Iowa, USA - APR 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours crystal clear honey colored. Fluffy white head with sticky lacing. Nose is citrus. Sweet taste. Smooth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dragonfly1 (462) - Colorado, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Pours a moderate yellow, with aromas of chamomile, lemon, and bread dough. Body is rich, with toffee, wheat cracker, and maybe a hint of honey. I prefer the darker blocks for that richness and malty backbone. This is good but closer to a blonde ale more than anything...

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drdisque (495) - Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2014
From a bottle in a shaker. Pours bubbly pale amber. Flavor is sweet, wet, and very mild. Most flavor is of honey and sweet smooth grain. Very pleasant lager but a little lacking in depth.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3189) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2014
12 oz bottle. Clear yellow brown with a whitish head. Nose is slightly sweet honey and grass. Crisp and clean medium body; a bit sticky. Taste is citrus honey, wheat toast and chestnut.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (1003) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2014
bottle thanks to CLevar. poured into my trusty snifter. very clear dark gold color. medium sized white head that falls of quickly. nose is initially spicey like a tupelo honey. slightly floral, could be hops or honey. Taste is initially peppery again, but very pleasant. could be german hops. very light malt, slightly crackery, but not really bock-like. this is damn crushable for a 6% beer, but this is no helles bock. just sayin. well, ok, maybe. I like the hops in the beer though.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JonnyMadison (19) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle. Very smooth and light. The honey flavor is present, but the taste isn’t too sweet or syrupy like some honey-flavored beers. Has a touch of bitter flavor, but still very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
eworkman1 (29) - - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle. Nice clean malty flavor that NG is known for. Very sessionable bock with a honey color and a super smooth finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1780) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - FEB 14, 2014
February 14, 2014 via bottle from Churchill. Clear golden pour with nice amount of head that faded relatively quickly. Malty and grainy aroma. Taste was consistent with some spice. Finish was a bit dry with a slightly bitter finish.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kkleu357 (165) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Color of a typical lager. Big 2 inch fluffy head. Sweet bready aroma. Kind of a skunky taste. Don’t really case for this one.


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