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Cinder Bock - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
81
good

440 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 440
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 17.98%
Wants: 20
Gots: 28 | 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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Kmlund

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

10-03-2013 18:37:44 | More by Kmlund
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Jame515

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-27-2013 19:05:56 | More by Jame515
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osuskin

Indiana

3/5  rDev -15.7%

09-16-2013 23:34:36 | More by osuskin
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -15.7%

09-15-2013 09:53:49 | More by bernat1971
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Hugh37

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-13-2013 20:14:23 | More by Hugh37
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-02-2013 01:07:58 | More by jaydoc
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

08-28-2013 18:46:45 | More by GraduatedCashew
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KegsAndEggs

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

08-24-2013 02:52:09 | More by KegsAndEggs
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Pjev11

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.7%

08-17-2013 03:06:43 | More by Pjev11
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bigaddy

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-13-2013 01:49:23 | More by bigaddy
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-11-2013 15:43:39 | More by ChipMurray
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-06-2013 20:40:02 | More by mpalestino
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swingdjted

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

bomber 22 oz. bottle poured into 22 oz. glass, head meant not enough room for entire serving.

appearance - dark brown, little light passed through the poured clear glass. A mildly careful but fast angled pour yielded a 3/4 inch tan (very light at top, medium khaki at the bottom) head, a little lace as the beer was drank. Most beers would have yielded more head if I were to pour them this fast.

smell - I could get technical, but really, it smells like a bock, or more like a doppelbock/doublebock.

taste - see smell notes. It tastes like other good bocks and doppelbocks/doublebocks. The high alcohol content wasn't tasted though; it went down easily enough that I thought it was weaker.

mouthfeel - thick, but not real heavy. To say silky would be too light, to say more like satin would still be light. People think of fabrics for some reason... Imagine a gel-filled computer keyboard wrist rest with a satin outer surface. In other words, smooth with some but not a lot of weight. My beer vocabulary sucks, but this is what's in my head when I think of this beer's mouthfeel.

overall - This is a good bock that tastes like a good doppelbock/doublebock. The large bottle and high abv got me buzzed. I am incapable of dazzling you with expert tasting notes, but I can at least say, it's a really good bock, and worth the price I paid.

Thank you Beeradvocate for maintaining this site. It's valuable to me and very much appreciated.

08-06-2013 02:16:54 | More by swingdjted
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-01-2013 15:04:09 | More by Cynic-ale
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Joshuwutphilly

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

07-30-2013 01:55:01 | More by Joshuwutphilly
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SerpentX

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-29-2013 06:34:31 | More by SerpentX
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trebbates

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

07-27-2013 02:52:11 | More by trebbates
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APBTMarcel

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

07-20-2013 03:26:16 | More by APBTMarcel
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Desmodoc

Georgia

2/5  rDev -43.8%

07-16-2013 03:31:31 | More by Desmodoc
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archero

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-15-2013 04:21:57 | More by archero
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ntorch

New York

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

07-15-2013 00:56:46 | More by ntorch
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irongator

Kansas

4.29/5  rDev +20.5%

great brew. High ABV and you can definetely taste it. I have not had any true Rauchbiers but this one tastes like a great cross betweens SA doublebock and Wee Heavy, which I freaking love. The smoke is there, not overpowering like in a wee heavy but enough to give the beer a nice flavor. I let this brew sit out 1 hour before I drank it and it was very tasty.

07-06-2013 17:50:25 | More by irongator
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-04-2013 21:38:57 | More by WOLFGANG
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nyyfanatic213

New York

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-03-2013 19:31:48 | More by nyyfanatic213
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-03-2013 03:58:36 | More by BlackBeerDown
Cinder Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 440 ratings.