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Yonder Bock - Collaboration With Cigar City Brewing - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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1,079 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,079
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 10
Gots: 92 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: raynmoon on 07-03-2014)
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Photo of oberon
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Poured into a pokal a rich deep bronze with a nice tightly formed sticky white head that lasted for almost the duration.Lighter aromas with some light caramel and toast,the tropical fruits were light but were noticable after it warmed.Caramel butteriness mixed with tropical fruitiness stood out most on the palate with some drying and toast in the finish,it never got overly sweet.A pretty good first try of the Beer Camp pack,different in a good way.

oberon, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

DanGeo, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Tiernan, Jul 25, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +4%

GameOfBeers, Aug 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

woodchipper, Aug 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

SanFranJake, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of lordofthewiens
4.11/5  rDev +9%

In a snifter, the beer was a cherry amber color. There was a thick tan head. There was a hint of lace.

Nice aroma of tropical fruit. Some sweet malt and spice.

Nice taste. Guava and papaya. Some caramel malt. Peppery.

Medium-bodied, well-balanced.

Halfway through beer camp, and this has been my favorite.

lordofthewiens, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of freshflesh
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

freshflesh, Jul 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

DaftPatrick, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of warnerry
4/5  rDev +6.1%

warnerry, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of Beaver13
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%

12 oz can. Pours clear light amber with a huge rocky off-white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sweet sugary malts and tropical fruit with a little alcohol.

The flavor is sweet roasty / smokey malts with a lot of fruit and a medium bitter finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied and creamy.

Overall, a nice maibock. I like the fruit addition.

Beaver13, Jul 31, 2014
Photo of 77apm
4/5  rDev +6.1%

77apm, Jul 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

JakerLou, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

megamass, Saturday at 10:13 PM
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

codysjb, Sep 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Guinnsslvr, Aug 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

mctizzz, Jul 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

aquazr1, Aug 02, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -9.8%

JC333, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of bsp77
4.11/5  rDev +9%

Serving glass: Poured from can into Pint glass

Appearance: Clear copper with decent head at first that quickly recedes to a thin line.

Smell: Sweet ripe fruit, bread & toast, general spiciness. Smells like a good Maibock. Not getting much tropical notes.

Taste: Strong bread and toast backbone, with sweet, overripe fruits. The sweetness is quickly balanced by spicy and floral notes at the finish. There are some tropical notes that also rear up at the finish and linger, such as grapefruit and mango, but is fairly subdued.

Feel: Full body that is pretty smooth. Decent carbonation. Dry finish despite the sweet taste. Nice mouthfeel overall for a bigger lager.

Overall: Even though some unorthodox hopping was used, it I fairly subdued, meaning that this mostly comes across as a standard Maibock with an interesting extra layer. However, it is a damn fine Maibock.

bsp77, Jul 21, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -6.6%

Justin8mypants, Aug 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

IrishGermanAmerican, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

bpfrush, Jul 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

dogfishandi, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of PSU_Mike
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%

Can poured into a tulip

A - It pours a deep amber color with a 1 finger head with good retention and decent lacing. Clear with no legs.

S - Unique smell. I get the malt profile of a bock with the super sweet base but there is a nice fruityness to the hops. I think calling it a tropical maibock is appropriate. Apples, lemon, and grapefruit in the nose.

T - Flavor. Overload. Follows the nose. Very cool how the bock malt profile melds so well with the almost IPA-like hop profile. It's funky but it works. I think the most forward flavor I get would be sweet apples. A little lemon tartness. Mildly bitter grapefruit. Very unique.

M - Like all the BCAM beers I've had so far, the finish is super clean. Mild bitterness.

O - Very different but it works. The alcohol is non-existent and I could drink a few of these.

PSU_Mike, Jul 27, 2014
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Yonder Bock - Collaboration With Cigar City Brewing from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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