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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
This legendary beer style has a richness of history to match its rich flavor. The beer was named in Einbeck, Germany during a city celebration where the strong dark beer was being served. It seems that a bock (the German word for goat) entered the grounds unseen. Soon after, one of the villagers was knocked to the ground. The bock was standing nearby and to this day it is still unclear whether it was the beer, or the bock, which leveled the villager. <br /> Ingredients: Pale, Caramel, Cara Pils and Black malts, imported Hallertau and domestic Cascade hops. <br /> Available January through April.

camborne's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Nutty aroma decent head and lacing. Caramel and nutty palate that finishes a little bit sweet. Easy drinking Bock.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (11913) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 17, 2016
Minnesota Trip Beer #139. Bottle shared by JK, 5/10/16. Thanks! Clear copper, large foamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of raisin and caramel. The taste is raisins, toffee. Thin bodied. Thanks Mr. Juan Kinseth for rating 11,900!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (11398) - Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2016
355ml bottle. Basic semi-dark bockbier, its creamy and malty, some herbalness, not th ebest but decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (6084) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 12, 2016
Bottle: Hazy brown with a small tan head. Caramel, chocolate aroma. Flavour is caramel malt, dark bread..... mild, earthy, chocolate malt bitter. Nice and rich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10756) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Bottle. Chocolate toffee malt and fresh hay aroma. Dark copper with small head. Moderately sweet nutty chocolate toffee malt and mildly bitter/astringent hay flavor. Good body. Great malt flavor - pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (10213) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has lots of bread with some light caramel and a touch of sweet grains. Flavor has bread throughout with a decent amount of toffee, light caramel and a hint of sweet grains.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (7069) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle thanks to JK. Amber pour with a small head. Aroma is malt and earthy. Caramel. A bit of tobacco. Burnt brown sugar. Flavor is fairly sweet with a pleasing toasted fijish. Caramelz glazed donuts. Sweet grain. Mild grass. Medium body, smooth .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (5667) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - APR 26, 2016
Dark caramel to umber color. Moderate sized, dense head of taupe bubbles. Sweeter aromas with caramel, brown sugar and just a hint of toasted malt. Interesting start, which seems rather dry, but suddenly is overtaken with sweetness of sorghum, caramel and malt. A sweet simple bock.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MNAle (126) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle dated 050816 into a Pilsener glass. Golden dark amber, dark but clear, plenty of carbonation, a tall tan thick creamy head that recedes slowly. Thick, clingy, creamy lacing follows the beer down the glass. Sweet aroma, dark fruits, bread / grain, floral, perhaps a bit of caramel. Moderate to substantial feel with a good presence on the tongue. Complex flavors; dark fruit, sweet, nutty, bread, honey. Finish is slightly (just barely) bitter with a mild finish. Very, very good. This is a top notch beer, true to the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (929) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 10, 2016
On tap at work...thought i rated this one but i guess not...nose and mouth are mostly caramel and malt...decent taste profile...very easy drinker here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dankerickson (6) - - FEB 2, 2016 does not count
Medium Malt aroma and flavor with a medium low body. Little to no hop flavor with a low to medium low hop bitterness. Overall a well balanced bock that leans slightly towards the malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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