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Mardi Gras Bock - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

620 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 620
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.24%
Wants: 14
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2002

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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Photo of Furlinator
3.13/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Tastes like the artificial butter flavoring that goes on movie theater popcorn.

Photo of hoppy91
3.48/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beermazter310
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid beer all around. Good job again abita.

Photo of Jasonboerner
3.45/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Not a bad bock. Would have again.

Photo of schimschim
3.13/5  rDev -9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Srkolodn
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of John_Squires
2.72/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

On tap Pork Slope, Brooklyn. A boring looking, malty blast with a poor mix of hops. Did not dig the flavor.

Photo of DarthVorador
3.84/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcsbeer
3.4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dawardster
3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OldSmaug
3.76/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DbbC
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Falcone
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of batt6343
3.99/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of psmith161
3.81/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Onawen12
3.03/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

They market thisbasba maibock, maybe Dead Guy has me spoiled but I just find this on the watery side. Just nothing spectacular. A resounding meh.

Photo of ygtbsm94
2.85/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Aroma of malts, grains, slight vegetal note, faint caramel. Taste slight sweet malt, grains, grassy, hoppy bitter finish.

Photo of whitebrow
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Igormatos
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothmanscott
3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber producing 2+ fingers of beige, foamy, moderately lasting head that leaves streaks & splotches of lace. Aroma is malty toast & toffee with a hint of crackers, nuts & herbal hops. Taste is deeply malty: toast, toffee, cracker, roasted nuts & pepper finishing with pepper & hints of honey, molasses, herbal hops & a roasty bitterness that dominates the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium-heavy bodied with moderate carbonation, a little syrupy on the tongue & quite smooth despite a light prickle throughout most of the sip.

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of unimatrix1
4.2/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very surprised on how well this beer tasted. Complex flavors make it feel and taste almost like a pilsner but has a more full body. Very good smell too.

Photo of RockRuler
3.06/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not my thing...probably won't have it again. Just not a good flavor.

Photo of Gobzilla
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mardi Gras Bock from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 620 ratings.