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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

2,366 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2366
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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Reviews by longarm:
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longarm

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep "chocolate" brown with good carbonation.

Aroma has hint of flowery hops and a dose of cocoa. Some aromatic sweetness.

Initial hit of flavor cola-esque. Aftertaste more like a milk chocolate candy bar. No off-flavors. The malt backbone doesn't support chocolate flavor when beer too cold, but after some warming the flavors round-out nicely and maltiness comes-to the fore.

Mouthfeel similarly rounds-out as the beer warms.

At first the cola taste seems almost overwhelming, but it fades quickly. Certainly worthy of the chocolate aspect of the name, but not quite as "bock-like" as I expected. More like a chocolate dunkel. It's quite drinkable and a solid beer, but way overpriced.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2006 01:48:31 | More by longarm
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Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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