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Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Chocolate BockSamuel Adams Chocolate Bock

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,370 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2370
Reviews: 1104
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 16.8%


Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TinusTime on 11-20-2003)
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denjen

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dennis: This beer tastes almost exactly like what you would expect from the label name. If you've very had a chocolate stout before you'll know what's coming pretty much. The aroma is cocoa and chocolate with a slight caramel sweetness hiding behind it. The body is light enough and not syrupy, with a decent malt backbone to support the sweet chocolate (Scharffen Berger Chocolate according to the website). Nicely done, tastes great, but not amazing enough to justify the inflated price especially at only 5.6%.
Jen: I am not usually a fan of bocks but anything with chocolate is a thumbs up in my book. It is nice and smooth, with an unusual cocoa like taste to it. The roasted malts are easily tasted and this brew ends with a nice chalky aftertaste. If this wasn't soo expensive, it would become a once a year buy. Nice to try once, but we won't drink this again, unless Sam cuts the $$.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2006 23:38:07 | More by denjen
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T - Chocolate with a hint of sweetness from the malt.

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Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 2,370 ratings.