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Boss Tom's Golden Bock - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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308 Ratings
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Boss Tom’s Golden Bock is our seasonal offering for late spring. The smooth, soft maltiness of this traditional lager is complemented by a noticeable but restrained hop presence. The beer finishes with a lingering dryness and just a hint of caramel. The word “bock” also means “billy goat,” and images of goats are often used as a symbol of the style.

22 IBU

(Beer added by: bort11 on 03-10-2010)
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RyanCoonan

California

2/5  rDev -43.3%

01-25-2012 05:00:32 | More by RyanCoonan
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substanceD

Missouri

4/5  rDev +13.3%

01-24-2012 04:32:40 | More by substanceD
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Birdlegs

Washington

3/5  rDev -15%

01-24-2012 04:15:27 | More by Birdlegs
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3/5  rDev -15%

01-19-2012 21:55:13 | More by Kahlerbock
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MarshallMan

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-10-2012 22:04:25 | More by MarshallMan
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-05-2012 23:13:36 | More by drummermattie02
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dankster

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-31-2011 19:22:47 | More by dankster
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PhineasGage

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-31-2011 13:07:34 | More by PhineasGage
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Grebdioz

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-28-2011 02:57:03 | More by Grebdioz
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Amp

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-23-2011 07:20:59 | More by Amp
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Stouttyme

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +13.3%

12-09-2011 01:04:53 | More by Stouttyme
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Jips

Kansas

3/5  rDev -15%

11-23-2011 20:07:36 | More by Jips
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HopJack

Kansas

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-20-2011 01:51:10 | More by HopJack
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bnes09

Illinois

3.43/5  rDev -2.8%

As a disclaimer, this beer was sampled about 5 months past expiration so its marks may be slightly lower than normal.

Golden, straw colored lager. Weak head with poor retention and no lacing.

Light aroma of fresh bread, dry rice and corn.

Cereal grains come through in the taste. Mild flavor of white bread. Just a hint of earthy, leafy hop character. Smooth overall and a bit musty tasting. Finish is clean with no residual flavor at all.

Light bodied with a sharp, snappy carbonation.

This stuff is just ok. Its best quality is that it is easy to drink.

11-18-2011 04:40:50 | More by bnes09
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jamesgaither

Kansas

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-14-2011 22:35:33 | More by jamesgaither
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seth72104

Missouri

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-14-2011 20:35:38 | More by seth72104
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mattkooler

Kansas

3/5  rDev -15%

11-14-2011 17:54:56 | More by mattkooler
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Poured from the bottle clear golden tone with a thin white head.

Aroma of sweet malts, biscuit with a bit of light fruitiness.

Tasted of sweet malts, cinnamon and herbal notes. Finishes clean.

Light to medium bodied with a tad of stickiness and a moderate carbonation.

A decent bock from Boulevard but nothing real special.

09-21-2011 15:09:27 | More by Monkeyknife
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +11.9%

Thanks to my folks for picking this beer up for me, along with many others on their trip to Arkansas.

Clear, and pale sunshine color with average bubbling. Not much in the way of head or foam.

Medium toasted grain, biscuits and syrupy crackers. Hops add some cut grass to the mix for balance.

Very crisp and mildly toasted cracker, biscuit, and bread crust malt taste. Hops clean the palate a little with some added earthy grass and Earthen flavors.

Great session Boack that makes me think of late Spring... in the evening with friends... while its raining and we are hanging out in my garage.

08-26-2011 22:58:25 | More by scruffwhor
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +13.3%

Boulevard Boss Tom’s Golden Bock has a thin, white head, and a mostly clear, golden color, with lots of fine particulate matter floating about, an enormous amount of streaming bubbles, and little lacing. The aroma is of sweet bread, clean water, and a touch of hops. Taste is sweet, bready, hoppy, grassy, and good. The mouthfeel is light and watery, and Boulevard Boss Tom’s Golden Bock finishes crisp, clean, easy-drinking, and refreshing. Overall, I really like this and recommend you give it a chance.

RJT

08-19-2011 23:38:24 | More by RonaldTheriot
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biggred1

Indiana

3.43/5  rDev -2.8%

Brassy straw colored with a grey, smallish head that shrinks to a skim. Toasted malt and faintly sweet aroma. Toasty and clean with a mild hop bite that is rereshing. Lean bodied with sharp carbonation. A well made, no frills lager but nothing special.

08-09-2011 01:11:40 | More by biggred1
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AleWatcher

Illinois

3.13/5  rDev -11.3%

Bottle into pint glass. Reviewed from notes.

This looks like a cream soda. Bright clear golden yellow-- fizzy white head and turrets of streaming bubbles. No retention. No lacing.

Smells like German malts-- sweet, but not overly so. Noble spicy hops finish it off. Very boring and bland in my opinion.
I understand brewing and reviewing to style, but this truly seems like a middle of the road offering from a brewery that I enjoy.

The body is medium with a soft creamy feel to it.

Overall-- Meh. Take it or leave it. I'll be leaving it.

07-31-2011 21:18:28 | More by AleWatcher
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mikul93

California

2.7/5  rDev -23.5%

A Pours a golden orange with little head. Bubbles streaming from the bottom

S Sweet malt not much else going on

T Not as sweet as the smell. Strong bitterness right after you drink. Something tastes off.

M Nice carbonation. Clean mouthfeel.

O Not very impressed with this beer. Was hoping it would be a little sweeter. Not my cup of beer.

My bottle was dated best buy 7/1/10. Got it in a trade and maybe that's why I didn't enjoy so much.

07-22-2011 01:57:56 | More by mikul93
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Tballz420

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev +11.3%

Short-lived small white head tops a golden bodied brew, slight haze but mostly clear. Pretty sweet, malty scent with some grains. Nice full malt start, grainy and sweet, toasted with some grassy tones. Light floral hops round it out, with a bit of alcohol noted. Lighter bodied than a lot of the maibocks i recall. Nothing to complain about with this one, pretty good

07-07-2011 02:47:34 | More by Tballz420
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colt45n

Missouri

3.4/5  rDev -3.7%

A: Clear, golden, and highly carbonated. Thin off-white head dissapated fairly quickly.

S: Earthy hops with other herbal aromas.

T: Nice hops throughout with caramel notes. Hops and maltiness throughout, with the hops taking the front seat.

M: Medium-light bodied with nice maltiness throughout. Hops bitterness at the end. The hops is more noticeable than the malt but they play off one another quite nicely in taste and body. Active carbonation adds to the dryness at the end.

06-19-2011 20:10:30 | More by colt45n
Boss Tom's Golden Bock from Boulevard Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.