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

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Samuel Adams Cherry Chocolate BockSamuel Adams Cherry Chocolate Bock

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822 Ratings

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Ratings: 822
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 19.31%
Wants: 22
Gots: 56 | 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:
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(Beer added by: Slatetank on 04-11-2011)
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Photo of homebrew311
3.96/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance is dark brown with some red highlights at the edges. Not much head retention to speak of. Smell starts with heavy dose of mariscino cherry complete with the sugary syrup it is packages with. Milk chocolate comes through next with moderate malty sweetness . Taste leans towards the sweet side and the flavors come in the same order as the nose. The chocolate is more pronounced and features more of a dark chocolate flavor than the nose. The bock base adds a considerable amount of sweetness and works well with the flavors. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with mild carbonation. Overall, this is a nice dessert beer that is well rounde and drinks smoothly. Not a bad brew.

homebrew311, May 22, 2013
Photo of EGolfer4
4/5  rDev +15.3%

EGolfer4, May 18, 2013
Photo of Iamstryker
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Iamstryker, May 16, 2013
Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Whiskeydeez, May 13, 2013
Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

sgttibbs, May 08, 2013
Photo of Mike099
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Mike099, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of Boilerfood
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

Boilerfood, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of lauries444
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

lauries444, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of Rast
3.11/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served icy at Matthew's 1600 in Catonsville, MD. Wonderful to have a draught option of a beer previously unbeknownst to me. After the obligatory warming period, with frigid phalanges to boot, I gazed. Dark, dark, dark, ah, but what's that I see at the bottom of the glass? Gorgeous deep red peeks through the storm. Upon lowering my nose towards it, I'm hit with a tidal wave of cherry. Subtly would have been appreciated. My tongue confirms what my nose suspects. CHERRY. Creamy swishing makes for a mildly above average mouthfeel. Aftertaste is lingerful. About 2/3 thru the glass, the chocolate became more prominent. Sammy Adams, you've out-cherried yrself again.

Rast, Mar 21, 2013
Photo of deebo
3.03/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in the Sam Adams glass this beer has a weak tan head that dissipates quickly. Brown with garnet highlights and clear. Aromas of cherry and chocolate for sure. A bit of a cola aroma. Taste is chocolate cherry cola-weird. Weak on grainy malts or hops this beer is high on carbonation and weak in body given the ABV. A fairly easy beer to drink-recommended for someone looking for a beery cherry cola. A sweet dessert beer.

deebo, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of Dweedlebug
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Dweedlebug, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of zillo043068
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

zillo043068, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of Shads42
4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Shads42, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of tobelerone
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

tobelerone, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of Syraquse
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Syraquse, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of RedneckBeerz
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

RedneckBeerz, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of RobDB
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

RobDB, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of Tucquan
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Tucquan, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of Auror
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Auror, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of michaelwinstead
4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

michaelwinstead, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of joecon
4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

joecon, Oct 07, 2012
Photo of Johnhaley1989
4.75/5  rDev +36.9%

Johnhaley1989, Oct 05, 2012
Photo of Simko1209
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Simko1209, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.73/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a Sam Adams signature pint glass. 

Appearance: pretty dark brown with light bubbles, head is thin I do mean real thin maybe a 1/10" if your lucky.

Smell: believe it or not light hops and brief chocolate.

Taste: Complex with a notch sweet and little bitter. You definitely feel the chocolate with its sweet bitter feel.

Mouth: it doesn't blow up my pallets but it makes you happy, medium carbonation that isnt the sharpest but just right.

Overall: almost more of a dessert than a beer, very good and incredibly built. Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of jbaker67
4/5  rDev +15.3%

jbaker67, Jul 06, 2012
Samuel Adams Cherry Chocolate Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 822 ratings.