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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

2,436 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 2,436
Reviews: 1,105
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 17.08%
Wants: 35
Gots: 86 | 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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grandimperialc

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

12-08-2012 09:41:11 | More by grandimperialc
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seanote

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.4%

01-20-2012 03:50:37 | More by seanote
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cciquera01

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

01-02-2013 11:17:03 | More by cciquera01
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Golfrocket

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-30-2013 04:12:18 | More by Golfrocket
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scanny24

Florida

4.28/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of my favorites. I realize this beer has been replaced with the Cherry Chocolate Bock, which I have yet to try. As far as the now unavailable Chocolate Bock, it will be missed. I had it both in bottles and on tap and the chocolate flavor was right on par. Not too overpowering, not bitter at all, just right. I looked forward to this beer every year and was disappointed to see it go, however, I will withhold judgement until I try the new variation. To be continued, I suppose...

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2013 01:19:57 | More by scanny24
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mbenthall

South Carolina

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

Appearance: Deep amber black. With small head, that settles into a nice lace.

Smell: Caramel and coffee with notes of choclate throughout.

Taste: Malty carmel sweetness with a nice choclate profile and subtle undertones of coffee.

Mouthfeel: Thinner than what I expected but still medium in body.

Drinkability: Great after dinner beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2008 15:35:24 | More by mbenthall
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clemsonbrewer

South Carolina

3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: Moderate brownish off white head with some retention. Head is fluffy and appears almost gelatinous. Thin lacing appears and I dive into this exciting style which is new to me.

S: Almost all chocolate with hints of caramel

T: Erupts with sweet chocolate taste. Reminiscent of a "Tootsie Pop." It's a bit thin on the palate leaving me desiring a little something more. Palate taste makes me think of a German chocolate bar I once bought called "Milka"

M: Thinner than expected because I can't seem to find all of the maltiness I was expecting from a bock

D: Too sweet for me to drink more than a pint. Thin enough to physically handle more if I wanted though.

Notes: I don't have much of a sweet tooth. I do like chocolate but in very small doses spread out over months. I enjoyed this unique beer and will more than likely try it again.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2007 02:36:17 | More by clemsonbrewer
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Icedogs

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

10-03-2013 01:08:04 | More by Icedogs
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kizzram

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-03-2013 14:56:38 | More by kizzram
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astidad

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

12-20-2012 03:49:25 | More by astidad
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bramsdell

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into imp pint glass.

A: Nice dark body. Ruby spots shine through when held up to light. Slight tan head recedes quickly. Unsurprisingly little lacing.

S: Ok, there is a smell/flavor to the regular Boston Lager that I really dislike (though I generally like SA). That is not present here, thankfully. Some toasted malts, a little chocolate. Not a huge aroma of either. Overall, it's mostly a single, thick sweet flavor that is not at all sugary.

T: When taken out of the fridge and poured, this beer has very little flavor. Make sure to let it warm up just a bit, as the roasted cocoa and malt flavors emerge. The chocolate is very much a semi-sweet flavor, and the maltiness is a thick sweetness, not sugary, like the aroma. Finally, there is a bit of sweet fruitiness at the end. Overall, the flavor is not as sweet as my review makes it sound.

M: A nice balanced mouth feel. Pretty light, but not Boston Lager light. Very little carbonation. The residual flavor on the palate is most certainly a cocoa flavor.

O: A solid beer and great contribution to the SA winter pack.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2011 01:06:01 | More by bramsdell
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bsu2005

Indiana

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-19-2011 13:58:15 | More by bsu2005
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klas

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -17.4%

01-12-2012 17:04:40 | More by klas
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BostonKyle

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-21-2012 15:13:52 | More by BostonKyle
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CoreyClark

New York

3/5  rDev -17.4%

06-21-2014 19:48:08 | More by CoreyClark
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FXRGuy

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -44.9%

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

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-09-2011 15:32:34 | More by lballstar
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SouthernBuckeye

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-21-2011 02:14:48 | More by SouthernBuckeye
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StayCeeJay

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-10-2012 01:58:22 | More by StayCeeJay
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hophopandaway14

Oregon

2.25/5  rDev -38%

08-31-2012 18:27:47 | More by hophopandaway14
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JHull

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

12-08-2012 01:39:04 | More by JHull
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Come_In_Ski

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-18-2012 00:34:28 | More by Come_In_Ski
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HoboMoo

California

3/5  rDev -17.4%

02-19-2013 05:45:25 | More by HoboMoo
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Hawaii

3/5  rDev -17.4%

07-23-2013 06:49:59 | More by Adamah_Adonai
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Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -51.8%

12-15-2013 16:46:37 | More by jpjayp
Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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