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RATINGS: 1848   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.41%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Is a distinctive, rich, full-flavored, deep amber-colored beer with an inviting smooth taste without excessive bitterness.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beerandrugby (210) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 3, 2004
Ok beer, nice color, nice that it is not made by a juggernaught brewery poised on world domination like miller, or busch. I just dont like this beer as much as my friends do. The taste is too much like a weird version of newcastle brown, with a mettalic overtone. But like I said, Ill buy it over something from the big brewers.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mstockton (225) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - NOV 30, 2004
Not too bad. When in Texas, no reason not to support this stuff vs. the mainstream beers. Kind of an amber like beer witha little bit of flavor. Not great, but drinkable.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
zack (2) - USA - NOV 27, 2004 does not count
Drinkable. Basic beer flavor. Cola-like head. Dark amber-colored beer that tastes like light beer on steroids, with a bit more acidity and aftertaste. Nothing special here. Good beer for the price though.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 23, 2004
Bottle: Ruby amber color with a tiny off-white head that quickly fades. Aroma: oxidation, grains, light caramel, metal, corn, cardboard. Taste: Grain, corn, metal, oxidized, some caramel hidden in there. Very watery and light. I tell myself I only tried this beer because I had to buy a 6 pack of it for trade.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
joshpiledean (316) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 22, 2004
Nice pour, nice color, decent head. Aroma is grainy/malty, minimal hops present. Thin on the palate, flavor is metallic grains. Bland is the name of the game here. Short aftertaste. I think this could be a decent "gateway" for introducing someone to more flavorful and exotic brews.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - NOV 15, 2004
Pours lite amber with a fizzy head. Aroma is of oxidation, diacetyl, and faint caramel. Mouthfeel is thin and watery. Taste is bland with some really bad oxidation. Despite all this, what really makes this beer bad is the arrogance of the brewery. Calling this a bock is like calling Gennesee cream ale a barleywine. The two have nothing to fucking do with eachother. A bock is rich and spicy. A bock has over 6% abv and this falls short. A bock is supposed to be liquid bread; this is liquid shit. Shame on the brewery and shame on me for trying it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 11, 2004
Light Muddy Brown Coloring With Good Head. Little Malt and Grain There, but Overall, Pretty Bland....

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - NOV 8, 2004
Shiner--A great alternative to having to order Bud. Some yeasty aromas that remind me a bit of a wiesen. Taste is smooth and inoffensive. Dont mess with Texas.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2008 This is the first beer my friends and I bought in college at Texas A&M. We werent legal at the time, but still. For that reason and that reason only, this beer will always hold a special place in my heart. Otherwise, its the most overrated beer in Texas. Watery nut with a sour butter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bitterpeace (3) - East Haven, Connecticut, USA - OCT 30, 2004 does not count
Im a little surprised they get away with calling this a bock. Bocks tend to have a more full body and malty taste but this is simply a darker version of Michelob without the head. Nonetheless, it is a very drinkable beer and is quite agreeable on tap. Whenever I travel to Texas it seems to be ubiquitous. Thats OK I guess since it is a middle of the road session beer. Not very special but accomodating.


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