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The Vixen Chocolate Chili Bock - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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The Vixen Chocolate Chili BockThe Vixen Chocolate Chili Bock

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BA SCORE
84
good

547 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 547
Reviews: 247
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 32
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ReelBigwigFish on 10-27-2011)
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dylnthmsn

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-27-2011 14:15:03 | More by dylnthmsn
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +35.1%

02-07-2012 10:20:56 | More by bigbeers84
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BellsFan

Michigan

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-20-2011 02:40:31 | More by BellsFan
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Eastsideinside

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-19-2011 01:09:17 | More by Eastsideinside
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Goldfoot

Michigan

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-16-2011 16:09:16 | More by Goldfoot
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JustinQ

California

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-16-2011 04:36:00 | More by JustinQ
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jeff1973

California

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-23-2011 03:39:01 | More by jeff1973
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beancounter

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-04-2011 19:17:38 | More by beancounter
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kielaf

Florida

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-20-2011 16:01:34 | More by kielaf
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MystikCelt

New York

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-28-2011 00:45:42 | More by MystikCelt
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markman

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-02-2011 01:34:15 | More by markman
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JimboHD2005

Illinois

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-15-2011 18:18:45 | More by JimboHD2005
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poorbanker

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-03-2011 15:16:21 | More by poorbanker
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Smile

New York

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-17-2011 03:13:01 | More by Smile
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currysmegs

Washington

5/5  rDev +35.1%

03-05-2013 03:01:42 | More by currysmegs
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CaptJackHarkness

New York

4.9/5  rDev +32.4%

From 1 Pt 6oz. bottle, no freshness date but labeled "Batch #1".

Aroma of sweet chocolaty malt. Color is deepest brown with very full deep beige head. head lasts and laces the glass wonderously! Taste is absolute heaven ! Flavors of Chocolate, cinnamon, sweet malt. Not hoppy. Chilies are more discerned by light heat rather than anything else. Excellent warmer on a cold rainy night! This is my first try of a beer with chilies in it, I hope this is typical!

12-01-2011 02:28:00 | More by CaptJackHarkness
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WreckingBrew

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

12-30-2012 16:53:33 | More by WreckingBrew
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ssznyter

Pennsylvania

4.68/5  rDev +26.5%

Appearance: Dark and thick. A good two inches of foam when poured into a tulip glass.
Smell: Cocoa! Really great smelling beer. Great preview of great things to come.
Taste: Outstanding. Sweet with a nice subtle hint of chili pepper. As the beer warmed up its more distinctive, complex flavors began to come out. Nice chocolaty finish with that little chili bite. Very unique.
Mouthfeel: Thick and hearty. Apparently bocks were once called "liquid bread" by monks and I feel this is accurate as this beer is a sweet, delicious meal in a bottle. Light carbonation.
Overall: Great beer. Extremely unique. I will definitely try to find this one again.

12-20-2011 03:25:00 | More by ssznyter
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beer4242

New Jersey

4.68/5  rDev +26.5%

Nice bock. Pours a lovely dark, smooth brown, almost black. Huge tan head, nice stickiness and lacing.

Sweet aroma. Subtle chocolate and smooth caramel. A very light smoke on it, but the light cinnammon gets attention. The chili gets better and better as it warms. It also gets a bit more boozey as it warms.

Beer is very smooth and worth a try. Its not your typical Sam.

Overall a very nice beer

11-30-2011 03:15:20 | More by beer4242
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DrainBamage

Michigan

4.68/5  rDev +26.5%

Pours dark, almost black, with thick head. Probably the most head I've ever seen on a lager, but eventually thins to a lace. Smells chocolatey with lots of alcohol. Goes down very thick and smooth with a slight burning later in the back of the throat. Not sure if it the chili or alcohol. Overall this is an excellent beer. I've never been into chili beers much, but this one stands out.

12-25-2011 02:53:02 | More by DrainBamage
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Bock? really? This things 8% abv, should be doppel bock right? That's how I'm gonna look at it.

Deep deep auburn brown color with a big creamy off white head which is dissipating rather quickly. Big chocolate scents on the nose. Sweet milk chocolate, sticky caramel malts and a touch of chili comes through as well.

Creamy mouthfeel with a lactic presence. Balance is very good. Sweet milk chocolate up front followed by a gooey caramel presence and balanced and finished by a touch of chili. My throat cant detect the heat, but I can taste it. My boss was able to detect the heat a bit but I eat a ton of spicy foods so I might have a bit of immunity to it. Cinnamon sugar makes its presence known as the beer warms through out the entire sip. Well blended yet layered at the same time. A really impressive and unique brew. Perfect balance of sweet and savory however I'd love a touch more heat.

The only beer of this sam adams limited release series that I enjoy. Wish the rest of them turned out like this.

03-20-2012 02:47:02 | More by jtierney89
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Std73

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

05-28-2014 14:46:57 | More by Std73
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kynap55

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

12-18-2011 21:57:03 | More by kynap55
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MilkManX

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

01-14-2013 18:02:28 | More by MilkManX
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Nihilistkid

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

06-22-2012 06:01:32 | More by Nihilistkid
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The Vixen Chocolate Chili Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 547 ratings.