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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Our bock beer seasonal lager is a big full bodied beer, with lots of caramel malt flavor and spicy hop notes. Our bock beer is a great way to welcome the coming of spring. Best served in at 55ºF in a brandy glass. Available in February.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5194) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Tallahassee, Fl.- ABC Fine Wine & Spirits - 12 oz bottle. Sparkling medium copper pour, quickly fading off-white head. Aroma is sweet with some toffee and baked brown bread. Flavor is full bodied with some toffee accents, a touch of vanilla, some dates and raisins. Sticky enough mouthfeel. Not a bad little bock.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
malrubius (1578) - Willowick, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle from Save On. Light brown amber with flat head and a little lace. Mild caramel and fresh herb aroma. Mild toasty caramel with grassy and minerally medium bitter herbal finish. Medium body. Medium carbo accentuates minerally flavor. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (3906) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Bad label, squat 12oz bottle. Murky, tea-colored beer. Thin, milky head without much cling. Cereal-grapey aroma - reminds me of raisin bran. A burley graininess to it, like a hearty bowl of oatmeal. Nicely bitter. Some dark dried fruits - dates, raisins, prunes. Muted choco-fruit in the finish. Slightly heavy body. I liked this more than I thought I would. ABC, Betton.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shigadeyo (2962) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

2/17/2011: Rivertown Brewing Co. Bock Beer... Aroma: Funky hoppiness paired with sweat and mustiness (reminds me of Heineken out of a green bottle); POPCORN. Appearance: Deep golden color with a dense, lasting, thick beige-colored head; the beer has a clean and clear complexion. Flavor: Hmmm... Doughy, pale malts with a decent level of sweetness followed by floral (perfume) and grassy hops; crisp finish and mild to moderate bitterness that dances on the tongue and then lingers. Palate: Medium body; smooth mouthfeel with just a little bit of heft. Overall: I’m very unimpressed; if Heineken came in a bock version, I think it would taste like this beer; looking at the other ratings for this beer, it must be much different and much better on tap!

12 fl. oz. bottle (twist-off cap) from Tmoney99. Thanks Tom! Rating #22 for this beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cheap (3802) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Quite strong initially but mellows as the session continues. Goes down pretty easy. OK with me. You’d never know it was over 5%!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (6978) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Draft. Lactic chocolate malt aroma. Amber with moderate head. Sweet creamy toffee malt flavor. Light astringent finish. Nicely drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
queenholly (2611) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Tap at Cincy Beerfest. Sweet vegetal/buttery caramel malt aroma. Clear copper with a small off-white head. Sweet vegetal/bready caramel malt flavor. Light body, soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (4414) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle to pint. Looks solid; a transparent orangish-brown with off-white lacing. Smells malty and roasty. Tastes like it smells with less roast. Average on the palate. Alright.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jmikolich (1398) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2012
on tap at Buckeye, the caramel malt overpowers this whole beer, no hops, just caramel sweetness, really really unbalanced

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rondphoto (1537) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Clear medium amber with a fast disappearing head and isolated specks of lace. The taste is caramel and more caramel with very little carbonation. It’s only early May, but this may be past its best-by date. Not very impressive.


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