1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Cinder Bock - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Not Rated.
Cinder BockCinder Bock

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
81
good

435 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 435
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 17.93%
Wants: 20
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  9.45% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012)
View: Beers (129) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 435 | Reviews: 163 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by beeragent:
Photo of beeragent
beeragent

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 22oz weizen glass.

A-pours a deep amber, forming a 1/4 inch off-white head. Light spots of lace on the glass.

S - strong, wonderful aroma of smoked malts, along with a hint of caramel in the background.

T - smooth and creamy smoked malts coat the palate. The smoke is strong enough to cover most of the flavors.

M - smooth, creamy, heavy body mouthfeel.

O - first off I love rauchbiers so this one was right up my alley. The flavor was awesome, the body was spot on, and the aroma was very inviting. Almost equal to the German rauchbiers. Highly recommended!

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2012 01:42:18 | More by beeragent
More User Reviews:
Photo of barczar
barczar

Kentucky

3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Brilliant clarity, amber, with a frothy cream head that lingers. Aroma is malt dominant, fairly caramelly, almost buttery. I don't get much smoke.

Flavor is much more phenolic and smoke, with deeply caramelly notes. Nice and bready, toasted, caramel malt. On the sweet and smoky side, would go great with bbq.

Body is full, lighter carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 21:11:25 | More by barczar
Photo of Howlader
Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -16%

07-20-2014 19:26:22 | More by Howlader
Photo of Mebuzzard
Mebuzzard

Colorado

3/5  rDev -16%

07-19-2014 05:38:15 | More by Mebuzzard
Photo of Latarnik
Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-01-2014 16:20:20 | More by Latarnik
Photo of Std73
Std73

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

05-28-2014 14:48:12 | More by Std73
Photo of zestar
zestar

California

3/5  rDev -16%

05-21-2014 04:51:09 | More by zestar
Photo of paulish
paulish

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-16-2014 14:47:53 | More by paulish
Photo of Svendozen
Svendozen

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -2%

05-06-2014 03:18:49 | More by Svendozen
Photo of whitenads
whitenads

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -9%

05-05-2014 18:31:54 | More by whitenads
Photo of ZCW
ZCW

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +33.1%

04-26-2014 00:08:35 | More by ZCW
Photo of marmstrong1212
marmstrong1212

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-13-2014 19:58:30 | More by marmstrong1212
Photo of MisterMagoo
MisterMagoo

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +19%

04-04-2014 19:31:37 | More by MisterMagoo
Photo of buckyp
buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-26-2014 00:37:58 | More by buckyp
Photo of Bstrickler
Bstrickler

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-17-2014 02:36:29 | More by Bstrickler
Photo of DOCRW
DOCRW

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-05-2014 17:46:06 | More by DOCRW
Photo of EF4
EF4

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-04-2014 16:27:48 | More by EF4
Photo of dpgoblejr
dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

02-23-2014 15:36:33 | More by dpgoblejr
Photo of joshrosborne
joshrosborne

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -30%

02-18-2014 11:21:59 | More by joshrosborne
Photo of schiltron
schiltron

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

02-04-2014 13:17:27 | More by schiltron
Photo of jaxon53
jaxon53

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-01-2014 19:04:47 | More by jaxon53
Photo of Treyliff
Treyliff

West Virginia

3.69/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A- pours a dark murky brown with a small creamy off-white head that has good retention after settling

S- smoked sausage, campfire ash, charred wood, birch, caramel & raisin. Pretty much pure smoke with a hint of caramel sweetness

T- big smoky flavors up front; charred woodsy notes, earthy and herbal, spicy. There's a caramel malty sweetness that adds some balance mid-palate. The finish brings more smoke with some peaty flavor

M- medium body and carbonation, creamy mouthfeel leads to a smooth and creamy finish. ABV is brilliantly hidden

O- the smoke is big throughout, making it hard to drink the entire bomber. However it paired nicely with some brick cheese and summer sausage. I think this style is better tackled with some food. Overall, worth a try!

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2014 23:56:53 | More by Treyliff
Photo of AJ01923
AJ01923

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-15-2014 21:16:12 | More by AJ01923
Photo of jzlyo
jzlyo

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +19%

01-06-2014 23:35:33 | More by jzlyo
Photo of Sarunas7
Sarunas7

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-05-2014 06:32:21 | More by Sarunas7
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Cinder Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 435 ratings.