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Yuengling Bock - Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling BockYuengling Bock

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77
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599 Ratings
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Ratings: 599
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.98%
Wants: 22
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-08-2009)
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ACarp

New York

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

04-07-2014 22:00:15 | More by ACarp
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.2%

04-06-2014 03:44:48 | More by Zetcha7x
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ZOSO2192

New York

2.5/5  rDev -26%

03-30-2014 18:47:15 | More by ZOSO2192
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bgillespie

New Jersey

3.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Clear brown. Tan head that quickly dissipates with little lacing.

Smell: Nothing too strong, maybe some piney aroma.

Taste: Spices and malt, hops, roasty.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, average carbonation.

Overall: Not a bad beer and I am glad I had it. First had it from the tap which was much better than the bottle .

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 05:04:33 | More by bgillespie
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FatBoyGotSwagger

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-24-2014 00:44:50 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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Dweedlebug

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.2%

03-22-2014 23:27:36 | More by Dweedlebug
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.2%

03-20-2014 14:02:54 | More by scottbrew4u
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tconty

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

03-19-2014 22:01:25 | More by tconty
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curmudgeon236

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

03-14-2014 05:01:42 | More by curmudgeon236
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letshaveanother

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

03-13-2014 22:36:37 | More by letshaveanother
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tviz33

New York

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

03-13-2014 20:17:06 | More by tviz33
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trplx81

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

03-12-2014 12:09:21 | More by trplx81
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Slagpile

Pennsylvania

2.4/5  rDev -29%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I gave the Bock of the last two years a medium to low rating, majorily due to the fact that Yuengling has given way to the pressure to release their beer all too soon. In years gone by, the Bock wasn't released until March and ran through June, normal Bock release time. Typically a Bock is created at the end of winter and cellared until the first thaw, this gives it the distinct flavors, and causes it to mature through age. The Bock of old would release in the spring and the taste would evolve throughout the relaese. When Yuengling releases the Bock it is not ready for consumation, and it will have a very strong taste, both hoppy and roasted in taste. In my experience, the beer will maturate over a period of months, each month mellowing in flavor and revealing more complexities of the original mash tun. Although I don't agree with what Dick is doing with the release date of his Bock, I have put a few 6-packs on the shelf for, say, April and May, they will definately have a different taste by then.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 06:17:25 | More by Slagpile
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smurphy493

New York

2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

03-08-2014 00:30:17 | More by smurphy493
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Weavagra

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-03-2014 02:06:31 | More by Weavagra
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SpartyJoe

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-03-2014 00:33:27 | More by SpartyJoe
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ImperatorScab

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-02-2014 21:11:08 | More by ImperatorScab
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Suds

Pennsylvania

3.21/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I love the idea of throwback bocks, and I understand that this beer has been around for a little while, but this was the first time I'd seen it in a local store. It's a very clear, chestnut colored brew, moderately low in carbonation, with a thin, whitish head. The smell is of an adjunct lager, mixed with some pleasant lightly toasted malt (identity crisis?). The taste is sweet, with some malt backbone...some macro corn-like flavors as well...more front-line bitterness than expected too. Medium in body, more than expected. This is not a great beer, but it isn't bad either. Like I said, I am a fan of throwback brews.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 01:47:14 | More by Suds
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Edward19

New York

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

02-28-2014 23:01:56 | More by Edward19
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meckhardt

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -26%

02-26-2014 16:11:04 | More by meckhardt
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ChiChi

Maryland

3.21/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Heavy mouthfeel, leaves a bitter aftertaste, yet easily drinkable. Just the right amount of carbonation, that aspect gets a win for me. Mid-brown color leaves a thin head almost no tracing. I get an earthy taste from this, some hints of wood as well. This beer definitely strong arms the pallet, cleanse before trying anything else, it sure will muddle it. I'll stick to the rules and not say which Bocks I had that were better, many were, but for the price, this one is acceptable.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2014 20:19:53 | More by ChiChi
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skydogpenn

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

02-23-2014 16:58:43 | More by skydogpenn
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Miles228

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

02-23-2014 00:16:37 | More by Miles228
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Micheal369

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

02-22-2014 20:08:17 | More by Micheal369
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dithridge

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

02-22-2014 17:24:17 | More by dithridge
Yuengling Bock from Yuengling Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 599 ratings.