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In honor of our 180th Anniversary, America’s Oldest Brewery proudly offers this celebratory Yuengling Bock Beer. This seasonal release resurrects an old brewery tradition of producing a Bock in the late winter and early spring. Dark brown in color, this unique brew offers an exceptional flavor to be enjoyed by all. We invite you to taste 180 years of family brewing tradition in this limited release as we celebrate our milestone.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onslow (1149) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Clear dark brew, rather like a cola in color, with off white head. Aroma of caramel malts, toasted malt, astringent hops. Taste follows aroma - a little sweet malt at the start, bready, rather simple but distinct astringent bitterness in the finish. Sometimes I think nostalgic about the bocks of days gone by - Pabst Bock, Miller Bock, Stroh’s Bock... this brew is probably about as close to those as you can get these days and while it is OK, it is not a the brightest star in the brewers firmament.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmschefke (566) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Just a solid brew from a company I wish was available in Michigan. I have a soft place in my heart for bocks, so this fits right in.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eRock_2013 (212) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Without a doubt, my absolute favorite beer from the Yuengling line. I had never heard of this before today, saw it at a liquor store and as I'm a Bock fan I figured it was worth a try. Glad i did! Pours a beautiful dark brown and ruby color with good lacing and head. A faint but clean aroma. Nice malty and sweet taste with a clean and noticeably bitter finish, definitely fits the Bock profile even if it's not craft quality. Simple, but satisfying - a "macro-Bock" that punches above its weight. I'm disappointed to read on the packaging that this beer is a limited release, hopefully that means its a seasonal beer, not just a one-time anniversary release from Yuengling. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
generallee08 (637) - New York, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a pint glass. The cool old school styled label has no other info. Appearance: In the glass it has a nice reddish brown color with good clarity. A small light tan head settles to a thin ring of slick lacing around the edge of the glass to cap this beer off. Smell: The nose is light overall and has a modest bready maltiness with light toasted notes, some raw gain and toffee like sweetness. Hops are very distant but seem to add a slight earthy character. Taste/Palate: The base is malty but a bit thin for the style. There are mild bready and toasted notes with some caramel and toffee like sweetness balanced by light earthy hops. This adds mild bitterness, a touch of acidity and a little dryness to the finish. On the tongue it feels a bit thin for the style and there is plenty of carbonation. Notes: For me it just misses the mark and my overall feeling is that it’s a very drinkable but average at best Bock.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bob_w (293) - new york, New York, USA - SEP 9, 2013
malty, has that bready yuengling yeast ester. nice clear red tinted deep dark copper/mahogany color. reasonable head. very mild flavor profile, dominantly malty with a tangy quality. there’s a solid bitterness in the finish. a bit thin in body and flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dal9000 (180) - Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2013
As much as people rave about Yuenleung, I never saw the attraction. Until now. This bock is Carmel and slightly sweet with a long malt taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tvail4 (9) - - JUL 19, 2013 does not count
Deep copper, almost ruby color. Weak carbonation, rocky one-finger head and tight lacing. Clear, but a bit dull and lackluster. Slight sweet, smoky malt aroma with a hint of bourbon. Not much hop aroma to speak of. Slight caramel and toasted, smoky malt flavor, with a hint of bourbon. Well-built, with a sweet malt character that is true to style. Light, thin, smooth, but a bit flat in the mouth. Doesn't seem to be the intended filling winter seasonal. Overall, a good beer that I would try again, and am interested in trying other examples of the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RobertDale (3393) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 26, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Thanks Andrew! Pours a darker amber with a small tan head. Aroma of of malt, caramel, and a touch of dark fruit. Taste is caramel malt, dark fruit, and nuts. No complaints. It is what it is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lenusik (119) - Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2013
I like bocks, bocks like me. This is one bock that was mediocre at best. A clear reddish-brown pour is topped by a medium sized off-white head, more bubbly than creamy. The aroma is plums, caramel malts, and some grass. The flavour was sweetened grass and a bitter end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Imaena (1817) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Bottle. So I ahve a soft spot for the Yueng being from the Philly area. This is not a great Bock. But you should buy it anyway as it is a great company.

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