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Mardi Gras Bock - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

526 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 526
Reviews: 213
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 11
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bock (January – March) is the first of our seasonal brews. It is brewed with Perle hops and pale and caramel malts. Our Bock is similar to a German Maibock in its high malt content, full body and slightly higher alcohol content. Abita Bock is a very popular brew, especially during our Mardi Gras season.

25 IBU

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guinness33

New Jersey

3.33/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a typical slightly hazy copper colour with a mid-sized head that quickly settles down, leaving small patches of residue on the glass.

The aroma is a bit chalky, with some caramel and light fruit notes as well, along with a bit of a bread-like vibe. Simple, but pretty good.

The flavour is similar to the aroma for the most part, with bread notes coming out a bit more here, along with a healthier dose of hops, which are most noticeable toward the finish of each sip. They blend nicely with a general sweetness as well. Again, simple, but not bad. Mouthfeel is light bodied and has a bit of a twang to each. A bit weird, but not distracting.

Not bad overall, but not incredibly impressive. I like Abita and this is a decent beer, but it seems a tad uninspired. Easy to drink for sure, but there's just nothing terribly memorable about it. I'd have it again but wouldn't go out of my way to pick more up.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2009 02:26:37 | More by guinness33
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Mardi Gras Bock from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 526 ratings.