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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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An authentic, German-style Bock, celebrating the coming of spring. This strong, deeply flavored lager has been aged to create a smooth, malty taste with a hint of sweetness. A light addition of German hops balances the malt flavor. Saint Arnold Spring Bock is best consumed at 40° Fahrenheit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2004
UPDATED: APR 17, 2005 A little on the light side, but drinkable. A slight malty sweetness hides in the background and makes funny noises, but it never makes a spectacle. Shame. Not bad, though. Coulda used a little more hops bite to go with what little malt there was, but it was not to be. Maybe next year.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
grat (433) - ST. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 18, 2004
Well, hmmm. Can’t think of much great to say about this one. Dark. foamy head. Smells like a really thin bock. This beer lacks most bock characterisitcs. It is sweet, like a bock, but not malty sweet, just sweet. Fly is right. Hop presence isn’t in your face but not really present at all. It is thin, not like a bock. and I didn’t really enjoy it. grat

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GiddyBoy (117) - USA - APR 4, 2004
This was interesting. In St. Arnold fashion, their beers maintain a consistency I have not seen in most brewers. All their beers have a very distinct flavor, and this is no different. If you need a mental pictures, Spring Bock is like a black and tan, but instead it is a ST Arny Amber and a Shiner Bock. It is flavorful and refreshing, although not totally unique. Still, it is a good brew for pre summer festivities

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fly (1417) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - MAR 31, 2004
Can't get excited about this. Sweet, but not in a rich malty way. Maybe not corn, but nothing special. I keep hoping that this brewery will produce a beer that I can love.Has yet to happen. So so.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
supermikeyb (43) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - FEB 29, 2004
Yummy Spring seasonal. Great caramel, malty nose. Head disapates fast. Flavors of roasted caramel, and toasty malt. A bit thin but still yummy..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bowen008 (134) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2003
Good aroma. Sweet flowery flavor great for a spring afternoon. Appearance is nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19333) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2003
Bottled. Copper coloured.Sweet and intensely malty. with soft mouthfeel. Flowery bitter finish. Saint Arnold keeps impressing with theit malt profile!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
uhorpheus (215) - houston, Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2003
Ok...but not great. I'm not too impessed, but not quite as watery as some of their other stuff. Very bland, but drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nuffield (3668) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2003
This doesn't do much for me. Little head, unexceptional red-brown body. Aroma rather fruity. Flavors even more fruity, suggesting cherry, with later appearance of alcohol and more profusely malt, but as it warms it becomes noticeably watery. Aftertaste a bit bitter and "unclean". Nothing exceptional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - FEB 21, 2003
(draft) dark amber. Off-white head. Nice malt aroma with matching full malt taste, sweet carmel with a bit of hops for balance.

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