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

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Samuel Adams Chocolate BockSamuel Adams Chocolate Bock

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,424 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 2,424
Reviews: 1,105
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 17.08%
Wants: 32
Gots: 81 | FT: 0
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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Mauidan

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-18-2012 00:05:39 | More by Mauidan
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leokbelo

Florida

3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep ebony on a Pint glass, with a 1 inch mocha head that dissipates quickly.
Some sweetness on the nose, hints of chocolate, bread and caramel.
It improves on the tongue, with semi-sweet bitter chocolate flavor to boot. Hops are very mild, just there to balance it all out.
Overall a decent brew.
Highly drinkable, with the low ABV.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 23:55:25 | More by leokbelo
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Ruger

Kentucky

4.15/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a really really dark ruby, it looks completely black when its not held to the light, moderate two finger tan head with not much lacing or retention.

S - Smells extremely strong of milk chocolate and slight roasted malts.

T - Wow, its like drinking a milk chocolate, really strong malts and almost no hop bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with average carbonation really smooth.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 04:50:32 | More by Ruger
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes.

Poured out a jet black color with a foam collar and no lacing, smells of mild notes of milk chocolate, molasses, and bitter chocolate used as an accent note. Flavor is an intriguing combination of mild roasted notes with milk chocolate and an earthen hop garnish. Texture is appropriately sturdy to support the flavor, and a really smooth silken texture that is unfortunately just a tiny bit undercarbonated for my personal taste preferences. Somebody else has already said it before me so I cannot claim credit, but this really is beer and hot chocolate's love child in a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2012 23:09:33 | More by WastingFreetime
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birdsellam

Indiana

2/5  rDev -44.9%

02-16-2012 21:33:25 | More by birdsellam
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.4%

02-16-2012 02:11:11 | More by ChaseTheAce
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jocain916

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-15-2012 23:55:38 | More by jocain916
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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-15-2012 19:19:26 | More by Beer4Mike
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Sits near black in my globe glass, 2 fingers of light mocha colored head that dissipates to half a finger within maybe 2 minutes. strong lacing, good retention, sitting strong with a layer of head over the beer.

S - Dark chocolate, dark fruits, some roastyness. possibly some vanilla too.

T - Sweet dark chocolate mostly, some roastyness. Thats about it, good though

M - Medium bodied, lightly carbonated.

O - It is as described.. a chocolate bock. pretty good

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 18:47:20 | More by MacQ32
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cbgbslev

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-15-2012 00:36:02 | More by cbgbslev
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boonerjohn1

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-14-2012 20:37:51 | More by boonerjohn1
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.4%

02-14-2012 19:50:05 | More by JohnnyMc
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jonnykage

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -72.5%

02-14-2012 15:37:39 | More by jonnykage
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tgoldian

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-14-2012 06:51:36 | More by tgoldian
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YeastInception

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Nice chocolate taste but not too sweet. It actually goes better with the chocolate flavor than most stouts and porters. It does not have the burnt and coffee flavors as expected. Instead its nice and smooth with nice blend of chocolates. Its not very bitter although it doesn't have the off taste that some bocks have. Overall I think this beer is very drinkable and could be considered a dessert beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2012 01:05:19 | More by YeastInception
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FXRGuy

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -44.9%

02-13-2012 16:10:09 | More by FXRGuy
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BTFU

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-13-2012 07:26:07 | More by BTFU
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-12-2012 02:56:24 | More by Tyrawlings
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jclaydev

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-11-2012 22:53:36 | More by jclaydev
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OldTime

Georgia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-11-2012 22:46:44 | More by OldTime
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cousineddy

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Last bottle from my Sam Adams winter pack, poured into a chalice.

Appearance: Pours a deep brown/black with about 1 finger of dark brown head that dissapates in a flash, a little dissapointed by this.

Smell: Rich chocolate aroma mixed with roasted malts and i also get a hint of vanilla.

Taste: Not as much chocolate i expected, slight roasty flavor from the malt. Kind of bland, once again dissapointed by this.

Mouthfeel: Decent carbonation, nice velvety smooth finish.

Overall: My first foray into chocolate beer was a little dissapointing, i expected a little more chocolate flavor. Good silky mouthfeel and aroma. I think there is a good reason that this was the last bottle from my winter pack that i hadn't drank. In my opinion definately the weakest out of the winter pack.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2012 02:41:20 | More by cousineddy
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-10-2012 03:05:39 | More by rusty3335
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DirtyDanglr66

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-10-2012 02:06:04 | More by DirtyDanglr66
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sparrowed

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-10-2012 00:56:55 | More by sparrowed
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thomismydad

Illinois

3/5  rDev -17.4%

02-09-2012 17:07:03 | More by thomismydad
Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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