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

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30th Anniversary- Charlie, Fred And Ken's Bock30th Anniversary- Charlie, Fred And Ken's Bock

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BA SCORE
88
very good

499 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 499
Reviews: 337
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 21
Gots: 67 | 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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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sample: 1 bottle 2012

A: Dark orange in color, pours a strong off-white head that sustains, moderately strong internal carbonation, slightly cloudy throughout

S: Moderately fragrant, elements of mild citrus and dried fruit, sugar cane, some caramel, interesting, slight alcohol

T: Much akin to the nose, more alcohol than expected, especially given the age, sweet, creamy, followed by citrus and dried fruit notes

M: Smooth and certainly drinkable, but not exactly cellar worthy, more alcohol than should be present, no aftertaste, not lingering or drying on the palate

O: Not sure what a fresh version tasted like, but not entirely impressive, still true to the style and worth a try, but nothing to write home about (a review on Beer Advocate is a different story, however)

Serving type: bottle

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Review from 6/2010 notes. Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a dark orange amber. Strong pop on opening. Light, white head with little lacing. Mild caramel malt and hop aroma. Hop forward with light malt flavor. Peppery, grassy and boozy. Medium, slightly creamy bodied. Not as well integrated as it could have been. A satisfactory, but not remarkable maibock.

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Appearance: It has a nice golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down slowly and leaves little lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitly give out hints of sweet caramel, fruity notes, citrus, bready malts and some grassy hops.

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and feel.
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30th Anniversary- Charlie, Fred And Ken's Bock from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 499 ratings.