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Anchor Bock Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

926 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

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Ratings: 926
Reviews: 567
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.93%
Wants: 28
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GClarkage on 05-26-2005)
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JimKal

North Carolina

3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a SA perfect pint glass
A: a nice 1 to 2 finger head. Dark brown body with a tan head. Leaves behind nice lacing. Decent carbonation.

S: Roasted dark grain aroma.

T: The dominant fast is the roasted grain with some cocoa/chocolate notes.

M: The mouthfeel is quite mild.

O: For me this is a nice Bock. I'm not a fan of Porters and Stouts but this stops short of the, for me, overly roasted flavors of those styles. But it gives me a nice brew to enjoy in cold weather.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 21:10:57 | More by JimKal
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Im sampling a cellar temp bottle poured into a snifter. This bottle actually is about a year old, accidental cellaring, but seems okay from the pour.
A rich cola brown color on the pour with dense tightly packed beige head of 1.5 cm foams up. The head recedes fairly quickly to an edge layer and one wispy strand across the surface of the glass.
Aroma is sweet caramel malt and some brown sugar. I get just a bit of herbal hop note, but that is faint and buried, this is a malt forward beer. The nose is not robust bur is appealing and seems good for the style.
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A - Black, red tinted with medium head which stays throughout. Bubbles not visible. Leaves sticky lacing.

S - Sweet malts, caramel, icing sugar, liquorice

T - Big malt kick followed by bitter caramel, burnt sugar and finishes with a bitter liquorice and pine kick

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Anchor Bock Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 926 ratings.