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Cinder Bock - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
81
good

435 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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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)
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Gww1864

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16%

04-20-2013 04:02:44 | More by Gww1864
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seand

California

3.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a clear mahogany color with a fair amount of tan head. A spotty thin layer retains, which is enough to leave reasonable walls of lacing.

S: Smoky resin sweetness; it's deeply sweet, hinting at the ABV, but is nowhere near boozy.

T: Not much smoke. Sweet, and full flavored, with nice complexity. There's enough smoke and hop flavors to keep the sweetness from going out of control.

M: Full body, medium carbonation.

Overall, pretty good. It's also dangerously drinkable for nearly 10%.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2013 02:05:36 | More by seand
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MickeyD

Kansas

3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a 22oz bottle into clean pint glass.

Appearance: dark red glow, one finger width head, good carbonation

Smell: dark caramel, smoked peat

taste: strong peat with roasted caramel and even slight floral hop with bite.

Mouthfeel: nice malt aroma with peat

Overall: I really liked this beer. I actually happen to like peat smoked beer and it is very hard to find and this beer has a good balance of smoked peat and a caramelized malt that I love. I would buy again if I can find it.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 00:38:10 | More by MickeyD
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arnulfooxblood

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +19%

04-06-2013 22:53:23 | More by arnulfooxblood
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spedprof

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +12%

04-06-2013 01:51:32 | More by spedprof
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juicebox

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-30-2013 01:10:29 | More by juicebox
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -23%

03-26-2013 02:08:23 | More by SuomiHobbit
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admonster00

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-26-2013 01:43:57 | More by admonster00
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beertardis

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -16%

03-18-2013 12:10:32 | More by beertardis
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EricClayton

West Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -37%

03-15-2013 00:58:11 | More by EricClayton
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Herky21

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -23%

03-13-2013 01:59:09 | More by Herky21
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cw577enfield

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16%

03-10-2013 17:32:38 | More by cw577enfield
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-08-2013 05:54:23 | More by kingmaker
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nzerbe

New York

3/5  rDev -16%

03-05-2013 02:04:34 | More by nzerbe
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currysmegs

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

03-05-2013 00:44:02 | More by currysmegs
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justinm4bama

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2013 01:56:33 | More by justinm4bama
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B14

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +19%

02-24-2013 03:28:52 | More by B14
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Boilerfood

Indiana

2.25/5  rDev -37%

02-18-2013 19:51:08 | More by Boilerfood
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THECPJ

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -9%

02-18-2013 02:51:47 | More by THECPJ
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

4.06/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Poured from bomber into a strange glass

Appearance- Pours a lightly hazed light brown/copper color with a thick three finger cream colored head. The head has a great level of retention, slowly fading to leave a medium level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell- The smell is smoky and roasty with notes of sweetness. A roasted malt and lightly burnt aroma is mixed with smoke and nuts and a sweet smell of molasses and caramel.

Taste – The taste begins with a bready and roasted malt flavor. It initially has only a light caramel sweetness, but toward the middle and the end the caramel grows stronger in nature with it being joined by some brown sugar flavors as well. A smoke flavor starts out the taste quite strong only to fade in the middle of the taste and reemerge later at the end of the taste with greater intensity. With the increase in sweetness and smoke toward the end of the taste so too comes a light nutty flavor and a slight warming alcohol flavor. When all flavors are combined in the end, they leaves a pleasant warming toasty sweet flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel- The body of the beer is quite chewy and thick complimenting quite nicely all the roasted, smoke, and nut flavors of the brew. The carbonation level also suited most of the flavors quite nicely as it was on the lower side with it enhanced both the thickness of the body as well as created a more warming feel when combined with the alcohol flavors of the brew.

Overall – This is a rather enjoyable brew. It has a good blend of toast, smoke, sweet, nut and booze with a chewy and thick body that suits the flavors rather nicely.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 01:25:41 | More by Darkmagus82
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ajdemma

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-17-2013 03:06:32 | More by ajdemma
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AmitC

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-16-2013 00:12:16 | More by AmitC
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vcoggins

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-14-2013 16:15:21 | More by vcoggins
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boudreaux

Alabama

3/5  rDev -16%

02-14-2013 09:25:36 | More by boudreaux
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this beer into a glass, it has a red amber color body with a 2' tan creamy head to it. The aroma is of a smoky, malty ness to it. The taste has a rich deep smoke flavor followed by a sweetness malt on the back of the tongue. The mouth feel is bold and full, it grips the taste bud very well with the smokyness and sweetness. Overall this is a really good beer, great flavor and balance. Great job Saumel adams.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2013 05:04:42 | More by chefhatt
Cinder Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 435 ratings.