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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40453) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2008
75 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a thick light brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate, slight dusty and with a minor fruity note. Flavour is solid chocolate flavoured. Sweet. Ends with a very light lingering chocolate note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34351) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2005
A chocolate brown beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of milk chocolate. And the flavor is very sweet with notes of chocolate, alcohol, and liquid caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2005
Bottled, thanks to Jeppe ffor sharing. Clear brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet aroma of chocolate and cocoa with light roasted notes. Sweet flavour of cocoa and chocolate with notes of caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2006
Bottled. Dark ruby red colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma of chocolate, plum, sour fruits and hops. Flavour is chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. Some bitterish notes in the finish, but mostly chocolate only in the flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2006
(Bottle 75 cl) Pours a beautiful mahogany with a warm, reddish glow and a creamy, off-white head. Distinct chocolate in the nose. Rather light-bodied with sweetish, roasted malt and loads of chocolate accents - more sort of milk chocolate though. Absolutely no bitterness. Rather delicate, but probably only to be enjoyed in small quantities - could easily get cloying. And it really hasn’t got much to do with a Bock. 150306

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (23495) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2004
Bottled. Very dark brown, not muchhead. Sweet chocoalte aroma. Medium sweet abd fairly malty. Soft, yet clean mouthfeel, rather simplistic malt profile. Cocoa finish. Drinkable, but not very remarkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a tan head. Sweet malty aroma with some hints of chocolate.Sweet malty chocolate flavor. Sweet chocolate in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
12th November 2011
Opaque black - brown beer, short lived tan head. Crispy palate, dry. Smooth dark malt but quite papery. There is indeed a chocolate streak and a fair bit of marmite. Minerals before the crisp dry finish. A little prune in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19160) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 15, 2006
Dark brown color; the head is not persistent. The aroma initially shows some dark chocolate, then some vanilla and tobacco; in other words: quite artificial. The mouthfeel is initially thin, with some residual sweetness, some chocolate impression, and again some tobacco. Enjoyable, but somehow… odd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18199) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2006
Quite nice with a ,ot of chocolate. Rather mild, maybe with the chocolate becoming too dominant in the flavor.

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