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Barbarian Bock - John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House

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Barbarian Bock
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

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Bock |  ABV ?

Availability: Spring

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(Beer added by: plaid75 on 05-01-2007)
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-07-2013 06:08:20 | More by TychoNDC
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

04-19-2012 01:20:48 | More by Cowman1211
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New York

3.38/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at the John Harvard's in Smithaven Plaza. Served in a pint glass. First bock review so take this review for what its worth.

Look: light golden color, one finger head that doesn't retain very well. I don't have any lacing left behind.

Smell: smells very sweet. Dough scented malt is mostly what I get. Smells very inviting.

Taste: subtle noble hops but mostly its about the malt. Very sweet and similar to the nose.

Feel: sweet, not much bitterness anywhere. Its light in body. The carbonation is nice at first but its fairly flat fairly fast, which is a common thing with John Harvard's beers I'm afraid.

Drink: pretty easy to drink.

Overall, a decent beer. I dunno what other bocks I could compare it to because I haven't had any other bocks, but this seemed like a easy drinking lager with some extra flavor over a BMC.

Serving type: on-tap
@ John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House, 2093 Smithhaven Plaza, Lake Grove

10-27-2010 17:21:55 | More by SkunkWorks
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New York

4.22/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a medium copper hue with a one finger foamy. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a seriously doughy malt with a touch of earthy sweetness.

The taste consisted of a mildly earthy malt with a full soft doughiness. There was a subtle noble hop presence as well.

The mouthfeel was on the lighter side, but clean and crisp.

Overall very quaffable. Light for a bock, but very sessionable. TAP New York best beer award winner 2010.

Serving type: on-tap
@ John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House, 2093 Smithhaven Plaza, Lake Grove

06-15-2010 22:50:04 | More by plaid75
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New York

3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at JH. Pours a clear, light orange with a small white head. Aroma of sweet fruits and a touch of citrus. Flavor of light wheat malt and some light fruits in the finish. Crisp with a solid palate. Very easy drinking and quite enjoyable to drink. A winner!

Serving type: on-tap
@ John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House, 2093 Smithhaven Plaza, Lake Grove

06-09-2009 19:03:47 | More by LilBeerDoctor
Barbarian Bock from John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House
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