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Mardi Gras Bock - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

536 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 536
Reviews: 213
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 12
Gots: 19 | 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

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2002)
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ChrisGuck

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +2%

03-13-2014 01:32:07 | More by ChrisGuck
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.49/5  rDev +1.7%

A: Pours a relatively clear medium orangish amber in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass along with copper highlights. The beer has a half finger tall foamy sudsy beige head that reduces pretty quickly to a large patch of very thin film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of bready and caramel malts with light aromas of floral hops.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of bready, caramel, and pale malts with a light amount of initial sweetness. That is followed by light flavors of floral hops which impart a light amount of bitterness which does not linger.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink with a nice blend of distinct malt flavors and a definitely hop presence which is not overbearing. Enjoyable and not too filling. Definitely one to grab again.

03-13-2014 00:41:25 | More by dbrauneis
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +16.6%

03-12-2014 02:14:12 | More by OregonGrown7
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FCRICH

New York

4/5  rDev +16.6%

03-10-2014 23:00:31 | More by FCRICH
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.6/5  rDev +5%

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Crystal clear copper with a foamy tan head, good retention. Light lacing.

Aroma: Mildly metallic but coated over with toffee and malts.

Taste: Rich malts bring out some buttery flavors mixed with some toffee and faint nuttiness. Sharp, bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Pretty harsh, medium bodied.

Overall: A little too rough around the edges, but does offer some decent flavors.

03-10-2014 20:52:11 | More by JuicesFlowing
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -12.5%

03-10-2014 03:51:01 | More by ONovoMexicano
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enelson

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

03-09-2014 18:43:27 | More by enelson
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kmm1793

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +2%

03-08-2014 22:29:34 | More by kmm1793
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DLSheidy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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Texas

3/5  rDev -12.5%

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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -12.5%

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brandon911

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2%

03-06-2014 20:43:38 | More by brandon911
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2%

03-06-2014 01:20:41 | More by oriolesfan4
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New York

3.5/5  rDev +2%

03-05-2014 21:59:50 | More by REY_CORTEZ
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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +2%

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Delaware

3/5  rDev -12.5%

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Alabama

4/5  rDev +16.6%

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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

03-04-2014 21:14:06 | More by Morey
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wwest

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +2%

03-04-2014 02:17:09 | More by wwest
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

03-04-2014 01:30:02 | More by ChicagoShakeAndBake26
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JustOneMorePlz

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

03-02-2014 23:22:23 | More by JustOneMorePlz
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owenlift

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev +2%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2%

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Mardi Gras Bock from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 536 ratings.