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RATINGS: 1293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Samuel Adams® partnered with Scharffen Berger Chocolate to develop their newest innovation, Samuel Adams® Chocolate Bock. Tettnang Tettnanger and Spalt hops were hand-selected from the world’s oldest growing area and combined with a complex selection of malts including two row Pale, Munich and caramel to create a rich and satisfying brew. This dark beer has a big, malty character that is combined with the subtle sweetness of chocolate. The chocolatiers at Scharffen Berger crafted an exclusive blend of chocolate for Samuel Adams® made with cocoa beans from Ghana called forastero. Samuel Adams® Chocolate Bock was aged on a bed of this chocolate to create its unique layers of flavor. As the beer matured, the fruity, tart, earthy and chocolate aromas were infused into the liquid to give the brew a complex, full-bodied taste with a velvety finish. A hint of vanilla was added to meld the symphony of flavors together. Due to legal restrictions, Samuel Adams® Chocolate Bock can not be sold in the states of Alabama, Louisiana, and Utah.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Obfuscate (473) - Minneapolis, - NOV 20, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2015 Always get a kick out of people who talk about a beer being really good then score it a 3.3 lol. That’s a solid D. They need to put this in 6 packs. Smooth and creamy, chocolate, enough carbonation, very good. After having another one I have to bump the rating up more. Every sip a delicious chocolate treat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattymidas (1) - - NOV 15, 2015 does not count
The aroma is light/hint of chocolate. The taste is great mix of beer with a slightly chocolate undertone. The exhale is where you really get the cocoa notes. Great specialty beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (2240) - New York, TURKEY - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with small beige foamy head, light chocolate aroma, medium carbonation, fruity chocolate taste, abrupt finish with faint berry like aftertaste. Nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quick3Beers (945) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a slight khaki head from a bottle. What do you want? It’s like a bubbly fermented chocolate shake. Good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (2328) - Georgia, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Pretty tasty actually. Sweet, plenty of chocolate, but also some vanilla and fruitiness. A little sticky, but still good for mix 12er selection

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TEJA (2420) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2015
Huge and lasting fluffy brown head. Big chocolate aroma. Sweet chocolate taste but no malty sweetness. Very one dimmensional.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Worsenma (74) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Mine said enjoy by 3/2005. Drank it on 10/2011. Still tasted amazing even after such a long cellaring. Boy was it a surprising treat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mstrcrwly (985) - New York, USA - APR 17, 2015
Part of a seasonal I had awhile back..big chocolate notes with roasted nuts..dry,smooth..not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
anthony850 (464) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Chocolate tasting bock. Very smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
LuckyDog (615) - - MAR 25, 2015
One of my favorite of the Samuel Adams seasonal beers. Deep chocolate flavor. Moderate body. Very low bitterness.

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