Millstream Schokolade Bock - Millstream Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

137 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 137
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.65%
Wants: 21
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Millstream Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Just in time for the holidays is our special treat. A dark and chewy bock beer. Around November you'll find 'chocolate bock' on tap down at the brewery.

No other beer has a more pure and intense malt character as a true Bock. Many large breweries in the U.S. have diluted the original strength of this beer, but we make the real thing. The body of this beer is rich, making it a good beer to warm up to during those "special" Iowa winters. The blackened malt that we use in it gives the brew a slight hint of chocolate. Its a smooth brew, having been lagered for over a month in our cellars, in true bock style.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: PhantomVodoo on 01-08-2003)
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.4/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours very little head. Color is a dark caramel brown.

Flavors are rich with notes of molasses and licorice. A lot of nutty flavors with some roasted malts. Lots of caramel and toffee. Chocolate as well. Very malty. Hints of vanilla.

Mouthfeel: roasted and smooth. Medium bodied.

Overall, a pretty good bock, but it has a bit too much of a roast for me. It is also a bit sweet.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - deep reddish brown color with very little head

S - faint, sweet smell of chocolate

T - coffee, chocolate, carmel

M - very good mouthfeel, the thick chocolately flavor sticks around in your mouth

O - darker beer with good flavor, but not overpowering. Would buy again

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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3/5  rDev -24.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

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3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Acquired via trade from cpolking so a big “Thank You” goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light brown color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, lager yeast, maple, honey, some spice and some hops.

T: The taste starts out with sweet flavors of caramel, honey, fruit and a touch of chocolate. Then some breadiness comes in from a hearty malt character and lager yeast. The hops presence is mild but complementary and provides a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Smooth and crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer worth drinking for a long time if you’re in the mood for the style.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Millstream Schokolade Bock from Millstream Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.