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ZiegenBock Amber - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
66
poor

318 Ratings
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Ratings: 318
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 21.86%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in Houston, ZiegenBock is a beer of the South. Only available in Texas, this American-style amber lager, offers notes of roasted grains in the aroma and a sweet, smooth taste with a hop finish. The select imported hops and specialty malts create a taste worthy of a 2006 Great American Beer Festival Bronze Medal.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 04-24-2002)
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Texas

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

04-29-2013 02:57:38 | More by Cvescalante
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DbbC

Illinois

2/5  rDev -28.3%

04-26-2013 17:11:10 | More by DbbC
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korene84

California

3/5  rDev +7.5%

04-04-2013 18:28:43 | More by korene84
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DemDumplingz

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

04-04-2013 18:27:10 | More by DemDumplingz
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bluetrevian

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

04-04-2013 01:29:42 | More by bluetrevian
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

2.03/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

A friend of mine brought me back a little mix-pack from Texas. He doesn't know a lot about craft beers, but the sentiment was nice. Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a muddled, clear, light brown coloring with a thin ring of off-white film around the surface. Aromas are subtle, with a blending of roast and sugary caramel sweetness. Flavors are watery at best, with a touch of sweet on the mid-tongue and really nothing else. I mean, there's a dose of carbonation to sharpen up the nothingness. Wow, this is like carbonated water. There's really no aftertaste because there is no taste taste. Maybe a touch of caramel, but that is really reaching. Carbonated and watery in mouth. The finish is light and clean, because there really isn't anything to linger behind. Jesus, this was a stretch to get much of anything out of this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 02:47:59 | More by GarthDanielson
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Bladezone

District of Columbia

1.75/5  rDev -37.3%

03-22-2013 16:47:28 | More by Bladezone
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Joeyroush

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

03-14-2013 00:45:17 | More by Joeyroush
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

03-11-2013 02:29:56 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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brin611

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

03-03-2013 04:06:40 | More by brin611
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bundy462

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

02-19-2013 05:16:31 | More by bundy462
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

02-18-2013 19:11:01 | More by DIPAFAN
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waprimrose

Texas

3/5  rDev +7.5%

02-15-2013 05:08:44 | More by waprimrose
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FrizWhiz

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

02-12-2013 22:45:32 | More by FrizWhiz
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Thunder

Georgia

2/5  rDev -28.3%

02-09-2013 00:09:31 | More by Thunder
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jkn09

Texas

3/5  rDev +7.5%

02-08-2013 19:22:46 | More by jkn09
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chrishensley

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

02-08-2013 04:41:27 | More by chrishensley
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quadhog

New Mexico

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

01-21-2013 20:27:20 | More by quadhog
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blmar311

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

01-19-2013 19:33:44 | More by blmar311
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JHendu

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -46.2%

01-19-2013 01:30:22 | More by JHendu
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FosterJM

California

2.38/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

1686Th Review on BA
Draft to Goblet

@Embassay Suites, Plano, TX
This beer was free thank god!

App- This was more like a strong ale in color. Huge ruby notes and a good dense center with a small fast receding 3/4" head. No cling either.

Smell- Its coming down hill fast. A bit grainy, a bit sweet, a bit malty. Not sure what to make of this. I smelled and didnt want to taste.

Taste- WTH? I am confused. If you are going to make a red ale, dont make it taste like Bud Light mixed with more malts and some red food coloring. Just not a very good beer.

Mouth- A thicker light body and a lighter medium carbonation. More like a BL in terms of the residual flavors. Corn, malts and some sweetness.

Drink- Meh. At least it was free. Never again though.

Serving type: on-tap

01-19-2013 00:17:54 | More by FosterJM
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tbryan5

Louisiana

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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ranger7

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

01-13-2013 03:57:58 | More by ranger7
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spycow

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

01-12-2013 18:26:42 | More by spycow
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TOP

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

01-06-2013 22:57:09 | More by TOP
ZiegenBock Amber from Anheuser-Busch
66 out of 100 based on 318 ratings.