Blonde Bock - Moosejaw Pizza & Dells Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 9 | Display Reviews Only:
3.78/5 rDev -3.3%
pint pour at the brewpub
look is a well filtered golden amber, small head with spotty lacing and all that jazz. smell is light and wheaty, maybe a hint of spice. taste is a good amount of Carmel malt, oak, leather, with a spicy hoppy finish.
08-20-2013 21:05:52 | More by jimmah120
3.73/5 rDev -4.6%
I had this as a part of their 5oz sampler package in their bar which you get 10 of their tap beers to try.
Pours a golden amber color with average head. Had a little bit of a malt scent but not too much. Had a really good taste as the malts were nicely mixed together for a smooth, clean finish making this beer rather tasty.
04-28-2011 22:06:23 | More by Lemke10
4.1/5 rDev +4.9%
A: very clean, amber-light brown color
S: very nice, not as malty as German bocks but nice sweet nose
T: roasted sweet malt with hint of alcohol, good but could use a bit more alcohol and malt (my version was 5.8% ABV)
M & D: very drinkable and clean
06-19-2010 19:04:53 | More by wisrarebeer
3/5 rDev -23.3%
Cloudy dark gold in color. Little to no head. No nose that pops out and a subtle attack of malt and grains. The flavor is pretty plain and clean really. I am a little off guard as I sample this because it wasn't what I ordered, but I decided to drink and review anyway since I never had it. All in all, I find to be unremarkable, but not awful. The mouthfeel, taste, and smell are all very mainstream to me and simply average.
07-15-2009 22:19:25 | More by Ragingbull
3.58/5 rDev -8.4%
Reported as "Silver" at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver CO. "Uses imported Vienna Malt"
Comes to me with a white cap, dark straw in color with no cloud.
Not much in the nose, but it is cold so? Smells faintly of an english pale.
Hops up front with a small malt back. Smooth sourness which is probably the yeast. Hops are good, quite strong for what I have had in Bocks.
Mouthfeel is thin and almost watery but refreshing.
Not bad. I'm not terribly experienced with the style so I'll leave it at that.
07-02-2008 00:43:02 | More by wheatyweiss
3.88/5 rDev -0.8%
Appearance: Great red amber color, perfect for a maibock; amazing lacing follows a 1/4 inch head. Low visibility and low/medium viscosity.
Aroma: Some metallic zing from the hops, immediately supported by hints of honey malts and orange peel. Mild golden raisin notes.
Taste: Immediately sweet, grainy malts that subside to a nicely balanced maibock finish - no real bitters and a thick middle palate that's almost entirely raw honey. A little breadiness as it warms and some subtle late bitterness that cleanses the palate and carry the faintest hint of dried basil. A little buttery yeast in the finish. Wouldn't have guessed that this is 7.5% to drink it.
Mouthfeel: A little sweet, but low carbonation makes for a clean finish.
Drinkability: A little sweet and buttery for the style, but the body and the malts are right on. Drinkable as a stand-alone or a session beer. Will please most bock fans, and has convinced me to check out more of Moosejaw's stuff.
07-23-2006 15:48:27 | More by expatsteve
4.38/5 rDev +12%
Auburn-touched copper under a greying beige rimming.
The nose is caramelized grain. All fresh breads and toasted nuts sweeted with a sugary glaze.
Begins fully malted. Gooey caramel and drier toffee. Honeyed walnuts are prevalent. Backed with intriging and delicious hints of white-chocolate macadamia nuts. While chilled, the hops protrude farther, enabled with a lingering biter herb snap. As it near cellar temperature, the hopping is usurped by a continuation of the caramel-slathered nut breads.
Fatter than medium bodied, but not quite full bodied. Lowly carbonated and drinkable far beyond its listed strength.
A fancilful hellesbock. This solidifies my opinion on Moosejaw.
08-14-2004 07:21:54 | More by cokes
4.47/5 rDev +14.3%
From a growler...pours a deep gold...slight chill haze....nose is spicy hops....also some vanilla...body is full...taste is sweeter malts...honey...vanilla...and then a good hit of spicy hops to balance things off....somewhat similar to the Summit Maibock but fuller bodied and a little more maltiness...the spicy hoppiness is similar to Summit...
This is a very nice maibock....very drinkable....but with some character too...
This won the silver medal in the bock category at the 2003 Great American Beer Festival....I can see why...it's legit...
06-16-2004 04:33:53 | More by ZAP
4.38/5 rDev +12%
From a growler...
Deep golden hue. White head with adequate retention. Aroma of deep caramel malts, light alcohol and dry hops. The taste was quite good. Big, malty body with a splash of herbal hops. The finish was just a bit dry. Body was big and full as well. Smooth mouthfeel. Quite drinkable for a sizeable beer. This could almost be considered a blond dopplebock, but may not quite have the alcoholic presence of such.
05-05-2004 05:57:28 | More by Bighuge
Blonde Bock from Moosejaw Pizza & Dells Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.