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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
89
very good

502 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 502
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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Amalak

New York

4.13/5  rDev +4.6%

I had at Muggs Alehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

A/S. It has a nice deep opaque color of brown, with a good head of foamy white with a bit of lacing. There's a very nice strong citrus and alcohol scent to it.

T/M. It has a nice lemon and citrus taste with some dark fruit and a bit of hoppiness. A bit of a sour aftertaste.

O. A good fruity and sweet IPA.

01-13-2013 19:59:03 | More by Amalak
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RedTeflon


4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-01-2013 00:02:39 | More by RedTeflon
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harrymel

Washington

4.18/5  rDev +5.8%

I've had this a few times, time to review.

Golden with a persistent sheet of white foam and a brilliant clarity. Smells malty, sweet and light bread, tea, cola, candied pecans, touch of german yeast character, a touch of freshly cut alfalfa and a hint of rose. Flavor is floral: malts, slight oxidation, a bit of bread and caramel. There is a ton of flower character in here for me with rose hips, a little bit of hibiscus and orange peel likeness in here. I like the complexity of the flavor, delicate as it is. Medium bodied with limited carb and an almost dry finish. Nice beer, glad how this one has evolved.

12-29-2012 10:08:18 | More by harrymel
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SanFranJake

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-26-2012 03:10:57 | More by SanFranJake
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-25-2012 18:50:18 | More by ejimhof
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harpus

Alabama

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-18-2012 18:51:54 | More by harpus
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Zymocenosilicaphobic

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

12-17-2012 04:18:41 | More by Zymocenosilicaphobic
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

12-07-2012 00:40:43 | More by Massbmx
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moneytastesbad

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-07-2012 00:08:03 | More by moneytastesbad
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-03-2012 03:06:13 | More by tbone1384
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rdoggg

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-11-2012 04:27:15 | More by rdoggg
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BobCobb

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

10-06-2012 05:09:34 | More by BobCobb
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MatthewWilde

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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)

10-01-2012 01:16:42 | More by MatthewWilde
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aztraz

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

09-28-2012 06:46:58 | More by aztraz
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Vinmar

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-06-2012 04:37:18 | More by Vinmar
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generallee

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-02-2012 13:20:26 | More by generallee
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -24.1%

08-27-2012 01:22:37 | More by bigbeers84
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scottiethebody

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-24-2012 19:18:14 | More by scottiethebody
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johnyb

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-15-2012 02:31:26 | More by johnyb
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dbell23

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-06-2012 21:11:41 | More by dbell23
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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.

08-02-2012 23:49:32 | More by LiquidAmber
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-02-2012 04:06:04 | More by MarkyMOD
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avaldivia

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-26-2012 07:33:22 | More by avaldivia
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HaplessHero

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-20-2012 19:32:16 | More by HaplessHero
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ms11781

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-18-2012 01:28:19 | More by ms11781
30th Anniversary- Charlie, Fred And Ken's Bock from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 502 ratings.