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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bboeckl (142) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2008
Aroma is of caramel malt with hints of brandy. Taste is a strong sweet caramel and lots of peppery alcohol. Very dry, crisp mouthfeel. Tastes as if it may have been aged a bit in a barrel. Strong hop bitterness. Lacks complexity and depth of character. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11842) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Draft. Hazy amber color. Aroma of toast and light caramel. Taste is burnt caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (8141) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Sample at Cock & Bull Pub in Sarasota. Clear pale reddish-brown color with a medium light beige head that recedes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt, fruit and hops. Medium-bodied with flavors of caramel malt, fruit and earthy hops. The finish is sweet with a malty aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3133) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Cloudy orange/amber with a small white head. Light malt aroma. The flavor is lightly sweet. Could really use more malt depth in the flavor to be a real top notch Bock, but certainly a drinkable beer. Thanks to crajun for this one!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1385) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Pours a clear amber color with white head. Cereal grain, caramel malt, and some light hops on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sdaniel90 (372) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle, 355ml. Pours clear copper with a modest offwhite head. Aroma is of dry fruits, caramel, roasted malt and perhaps some slight sourness. Medium body and carbonation. Rich and warming finish, though not very bitter, instead focusing on the roasted character.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Percy0103 (166) - MEXICO - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle, 355ml. A dark orange beer with a head that fades away almost immediatly. It has a medium aroma and I’ve been told this is how a bock is supposed to smell. Taste is bitter and it has a medium alcohol finish. Maybe at the end is also a little bit watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
48FanInCali (725) - California, USA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle - Brownish pour. Nose of malt, lager yeast, and a small hint of brown sugar. Taste has that nice malty presence with the crisp lager finish. Good representative of the style in that its not over the top and an easy drinker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZacM612 (138) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2014
Copper, amber color with a thin, quickly disappearing head. Aroma of caramel. Sweet, malty taste with a hint of citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beechner224 (669) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - APR 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark amber, small white head. Aroma of yeasty, small malt, maybe even corn. Taste is malty, sweet, better than the aroma. Maybe even a tad of smoke. ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (1734) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle, from BMart, poured into a snifter. Pours clear copper with small off-white head which dissipates quickly. Aroma is caramel malt, medium body, low carbonation, and very little lacing. Taste is caramel malt with balancing hops. Easy to drink for a bock, pretty dark for a heller.

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