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30th Anniversary- Charlie, Fred And Ken's Bock - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

503 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 503
Reviews: 337
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 21
Gots: 69 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: IrieJackalope on 05-29-2010)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the corked, caged bottle cellared for three years and opened on May 1, 2014. Why? No reason. The first of May! Seemed appropriate. Served about 50 degrees.

Lovely looking copper amber pour with busy carbonation leading up to a lingering off-white head that leaves a little lacing.

Those malty aromas remind me a little bit of a Wee Heavy rather than a Helles Bock but after three years it is bound to be more pleasing to the nose. Sweet, toffee, caramel and little to no hop bite.

The body is medium to full even after three years.

The taste also brings out a vibrant sweet malty character but there is a slight honey-like sweetness introducing itself on the backside as well. Little to no bitter finish but a bit dry. Aging has made this a beautiful beer.

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30th Anniversary- Charlie, Fred And Ken's Bock from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 503 ratings.