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Brother Benedict's Bock - Granite City Food & Brewery

Brother Benedict's BockBrother Benedict's Bock

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142 Ratings
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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.96%


Brewed by:
Granite City Food & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A German style lager, our Bock carries a brownish color, a medium body, and a mouthwatering smoothness from the wonderful malt flavor.

(Beer added by: grumpy on 06-20-2006)
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Reviews by Josievan:
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Josievan

Iowa

3.83/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Amber-brown color. Small head but lacing sticks around awhile. A little thin looking but still looks appetizing.

Smell: Grain and malt, nothing really jumps out at me.

Taste: Prototypical bock malt flavors. It's on the sweet side. The menu mentions grapenuts. Don't think I would have come up with that myself, but I can maybe taste it a little with the prompting. Not detecting the advertised chocolate as much, though.

Mouthfeel: Pretty thin with a hefty amount of carbonation.

Drinkability: It's not terribly exciting, but that's doesn't mean it isn't easy to drink.

Notes: This was the first beer I've had from the "brewpub" chain Granite City. I'd say this at least met my expectations, which weren't enormously high. The slight deceit of calling Granite City a brewpub may irk some (I'll admit it does me), but I can't disparage this decent bock.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Granite City Food & Brewery, 5270 Utica Ridge Rd, Davenport

01-02-2010 00:10:50 | More by Josievan
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Mouthfeel - lighter side of medium, easy drinker, smooth, medium carb, nice edges

Overall - not a bad bock, nice flavors, a little on the lighter side, very drinkable.

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@ Granite City Food & Brewery, 5270 Utica Ridge Rd, Davenport

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Brother Benedict's Bock from Granite City Food & Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.