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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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pilotgod

Oklahoma

4.08/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into Pint glass.

A: Pours a very dark, almost pitch black. The head is typical for the Bock style with a little less than one finger of a tan color. Lacing is minimal with only a few bubbles able to really cling on.

S: The smell is fantastic, lots of cocoa comes through with notes of bittersweet chocolate, like a fine Ghiradelli or Godiva chocolate. A roasted, malty fragrance is also present and combines with the chocolate to give a nose not unlike hot cocoa.

T: The taste is good with the malted chocolate coming through in waves. It isn't quite as pronounced as the smell leads on, but is still very good. Some other notes are present as well, such as vanilla and a cream that combine to make this a pretty sweet beer, but not overly done.

M: The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. The carbonation is a bit more pronounced than in other Bock styles, but is not so much as to be "overdone".

D: When I can find it, I love to grab a few of these beers and save them for those gray, drab days of winter. This is like comfort food in a glass.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2011 22:42:56 | More by pilotgod
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Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 2,366 ratings.