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RATINGS: 1851   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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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jasonp (1581) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - AUG 30, 2004
On draft. Pours a clear brown with a small head. Aroma is malty. Taste is of caramel malt with some light nuttiness and roastiness. Moderately sweet, very slightly bitter. Mouthfeel is weak and watery, needs more body and work.

4.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
rable78 (1) - Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2004 does not count
Its just a none bitter beer, taste great no after taste. smooth going down.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
richbeir (15) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2004
a clean crisp beer, not exactly full flavored, but suits the hot south texas summers. Good, solid, everyday drinking beer for this region of Texas.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - AUG 27, 2004
Draught at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, Houston, Texas.
Amber colored body, fine off-white head. Weak aroma. Little sweetness of brown sugar and some rye tones. Also rye and malt in the flavor. Thin and watery and very uninteresting. A bock, hmmmm.....

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
vanvenlo (1842) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2004
7 May 2004 - Sampled 2004AIBA - Burnt fruit aroma, red brown, soap suds lacing, bitter and light tasting, fizzy, bodyless. Overall its a nothing and how can you call this a Bock.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bb (8971) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 17, 2004
Bottle. Dark amber color with a huge off-white head. Light aroma of malt and a hint of earthy spiciness. Slight sulpher finish but otherwise an easy drinking beer. Hint of roastiness.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Padron4KM (809) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2004
pours a rich burnt copper. not much head. no lace. Aroma is mostly malty, caramel and yeast. Body is thin, flavor is one dimensional. Caramel. maybe some corn. metalic aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SDalkoholic (2375) - Linda Vista, California, USA - AUG 13, 2004
Warm brown colored beer that has a bit of a flat taste to it. Also only in the soapy head i can taste either a dab nutmeg, cinnamon or some kind of spice.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2007 June 25, 2006 Re-Rate <P> Aroma is grains and gasses and scant else. Body is a dark amber and holds a diminishing pinky thin tan head. Very light palate. Some mild corn/grain/bread notes and just a hint of corn starch-like sweetness. Feels crisp in the mouth due to ample carbonation. Better than I recall, but this is still a very plain jane brew, but it is at least pleasantly plain. <P> Original rating 1.1 <P> I may have got this confused with something else, but I thought Id read good things about it. The Bartender, Susie, knew her beer and warned me against it, but I thought she was just being snobbish cause it was American. I should have listened. I think this is the placebo they give the folks in those controlled medical studies cause its nothing but sugar water. Awful....thanks for not charging me for it, Susie.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mongkut4 (132) - Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2004
This really isnt a bock, but more of an amber. I would drink it ahead of Michelob Amberbock, which also isnt really a bock. But thats saying next to nothing.


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