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Bad Hare Winter Bock - Rhinelander Brewing Company

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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 2.49
pDev: 14.06%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rhinelander Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

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(Beer added by: biboergosum on 12-13-2012)
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jmdr

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +10.4%

01-10-2013 03:59:16 | More by jmdr
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aceparadis

Alberta (Canada)

2/5  rDev -19.7%

03-10-2013 06:37:21 | More by aceparadis
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

2.73/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

650ml bottle. Sub-4 dollar bombers make me nervous in this economy of ours. Oh yeah, I haven't yet had the pleasure of saying a big "fuck you", for co-opting the Bad Hare Day moniker of your northern Alberta neighbours - so here we are.

This beer pours a clear, dark ruby colour, with two fingers of workaday foamy beige head, which leaves a few random streaks of lace around the glass as it quickly sinks away. Not too shabby, but I am way too oft bitten to be anything less than tightly guarded right now.

It smells of caramel/toffee malt, tinged by a sour breadiness, some stale orchard fruitiness, a hard water minerality, and tame dead leafy hops. The taste is bready caramel malt, quite musty in its bearing, a weakly generic fruitiness, some of that hovering Minhas house astringency, and rotting forest floor leafy hops.

The carbonation is average, a tad frothy, but generally supportive, the body medium-light in weight, and a tad too tacky to be deemed all that smooth. It finishes off-dry, the almost-sour fruity malt still not doing much to make a friend of me.

Baby steps, is perhaps the best thing I can say about this offering - there are real beer notes to be found here, scattered about the lingering crappy LCD ethos of the actual brewer. A blend of good and bad, and we all know what happens when you multiply a positive and a negative, right? This is the answer at the back of the book.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2012 03:52:27 | More by biboergosum
Bad Hare Winter Bock from Rhinelander Brewing Company
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