Yuengling Bock - Yuengling Brewery
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3.65/5 rDev +8.3%
A-brown, slightly translucent. thin cream head
S-caramel and grains. syrupy. light scent.
T-comes in with a really good taste of grains with a hint of caramel. there's a hint of pumpernickel to it. its a strong taste with a strong after-taste. its tasty
M-medium creamy carbonation with a dry finish
O-very tasty and very easy to drink. obviously it has more of an adjunct taste to it than other good bocks, but its definitely a fun beer to drink. i could order this by the pitcher.
03-25-2012 18:19:54 | More by AdamBear
3.48/5 rDev +3.3%
Served from a bottle into a pint glass
Appearance: Earthy brown, with one finger of beige head that quickly dissipated. Light lacing while drinking.
Aroma: Good, but faint. Sweet malt and mild hops.
Taste: Sweet malts up front, with moderate hoppyness throughout. Nothing great, and left my mouth feeling dirty after drinking two of them.
Mouthfeel: Leans toward the lighter, smoother side, despite the hops.
Viking's Verdict: Yuengling's bock doesn't offer enough for me to keep coming back to. Everything - taste, smell, is pretty much mediocre, and it's real saving grace will be it's lower price.
03-22-2012 00:21:22 | More by DrinkLikeAViking
2.83/5 rDev -16%
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.
Pours with a clear reddish brown body and a 1.5 finger off white head. Surprisingly decent head retention.
Smells of molasses and brown sugar and some caramel. A little hint of tobacco too.
Taste is much like the smell with a very candied, surypy flavor although it isn't actually real sweet. There is a little bit of roast leading to a very light bitterness. Mouthfeel is a little watery but is is quite refreshing.
Overall, this might not be the perfect example of a bock but it has good flavor and is quite refreshing. One of the better values out there.
03-16-2012 00:52:35 | More by rangerred
3.15/5 rDev -6.5%
Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Chill-hazed copper in color, with a nice, two-inch bone-white head of foam.
Aroma-Flowery, sweet malt
Taste-Watered-down sweet malt,faintly metallic finish. Taste did not match the looks or smell of this beer. Many better bock beers out there.
03-12-2012 19:05:04 | More by hosehead83
3.5/5 rDev +3.9%
The color is a sort of mahogany, ruby red hues in a medium brown, clean and clear and barely dark enough to be very slightly opaque. The off-white head is about half a finger tall and spritzy but retention isn't bad. Lacing is spotty and consistent.
It's balanced like a Bock, pretty even between hops and malts. The primary balance is between caramel and toffee from the hops with a bit of raw fruits and floral with mildly leafy hops bitterness. It's light overall, keeping with Yuengling's status as gateway craft.
The feel is light as well, not quite the appropriate medium body or so of the style. Carbonation is moderate, lending itself to a continuous crispness and contributing to a good smoothness.
This isn't a bad Bock by any means.
03-09-2012 16:22:23 | More by Brenden
3.28/5 rDev -2.7%
An interesting concept to bring an age-old beer back onto the taps of Pennsylvania.
When poured it looks like a very dark, reddish amber beer. You definitely know that its a Yuengling by the tint of the beer and the smell. It has a very sweet smell, roasted nut, with a little bit of dark fruit in there. There seems to be a hint of molasses.
Taste wise, it feels and tastes like a Yuengling. It has that dry, light feel with a not so sweet "bock" taste that I am accustomed to in European bocks. It tastes much more like their Black & Tan. It lacked the real roastiness of the finer bocks, and lacked some spicing. I'd say with time this one will sort itself out.
03-04-2012 02:38:04 | More by AMiz602
Yuengling Bock from Yuengling Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 625 ratings.