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Creemore Springs UrBock - Creemore Springs Brewery Limited

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Creemore Springs UrBockCreemore Springs UrBock

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BA SCORE
82
good

131 Ratings
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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 10.22%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Creemore Springs Brewery Limited visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Bock |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bock beers gained notoriety in Munich back in 1612. All the Bavarian nobles were drinking fashionable northern ales known as Einbeck Bier. So Duke Maximillian I of Munich hired his own northern brewmaster, who created a lager similar in character but superior in taste. It won back the local aristocrats. Inspired by his entrepreneurial spirit we started brewing our own urBock – rich, ruby-hued beer with subtle, dark roasted flavours. It’s an aristocratic beer but rest assured, you needn’t be a Duke to enjoy it.

28 IBU

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OttoBomb

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 473ml can into a DogFish Head signature glass (January 6, 2011). The code "J231012:56" is stamped on the bottom of the can, which for Creemore Springs means this was packaged at 12:56pm on the 23rd of an unidentified month in 2010. I hate obscure packaging codes.

*Note on the Creemore Springs packaging codes. I was previously informed that the letter portion of the code was a direct correlation to the number of the month, (eg A=January, B=February), however I have come across several codes that are far too deep in the alphabet (beyond 12 letters), to relate to a specific month. I'm a bit confused by this, and quite frankly wish Creemore would come up with a more sane packaging date system.

I picked this up on a recent visit home to Canada with a few other

Eyes: Pours a clear, darkish amber/copper color with zero haze. Head formation is nice with tiny ecru foam, but retention and lacing are moderate. Not surprising for a Bock.

Nose: Strong malt/bread/yeasty aroma, with a fruity undertone.

Tongue: Some caramel, biscuit, and mild raisins. Quite a bitter aftertaste. A nice mixture overall, but nothing mind blowing.

Mouth: Carbonation is light but appropriate. It's creamy, but maybe just a bit too thin.

Libation: I must admit this seems to have a undertone of Creemore's best offering, their Premium Lager. This is a nice, flavorful Bock with some interesting aspects. Drinkable? Yes. Memorable? No.

Serving type: can

01-06-2011 12:03:59 | More by OttoBomb
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.28/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Can from the LCBO, canned on date J23 (September 23). In a pint glass.

Pours a rusty red, with a few fingers of thick and creamy eggshell head. Leaves some lace and retains its head well. Nose has some earthy hops, light grain, and a general sense of the malt sweetness. Nothing exciting here, and the taste proves this. Some of the hops upfront, light toffee and caramel notes, and some graininess. Alcohol isn't disguised, and that a disappointment at relatively low ABV. However, its got a decent creamy mouthfeel. Not a ton of flavour going for this one, simple and straightforward. Medium drinkability.

Serving type: can

01-04-2011 23:47:42 | More by liamt07
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Ralphus

Ontario (Canada)

2.88/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I can't say I'm huge lover of Bock's.. the style doesn't really make much sense to me. Lets take an otherwise good lager, make it maltier & stronger but not have any of the fruitiness of an ale.. that sounds like a good idea?

Anyway, on the with the review. Pours a very dark brown mahogany. The light brown bubbly head recedes to nothing.. not even a ring and leaves not a speck of lace on the side of the glass.

Smell is bordering on non existant. Some light barley malt is all that is detectable.

The taste is like a stronger lager. A bit more malt.. a bit more hops and alcohol but that's all. Its passable but certainly not interesting. There's a certain "Creemoreness" to it as well. It likely uses the same yeast strain as their other offerings.

Mouthfeel and drinkability are passable but far from noteworthy.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2010 21:26:58 | More by Ralphus
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bryehn

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a lovely nut brown colour with ruby tones. Forms a sizable tan coloured head when poured that dissipates in a few minutes but leaves some nice lacing and a small collar.

I get a deep malt aroma with brown sugar or syrup and toast notes, along with just a hint of spice and the fresh water aroma Creemore Springs beers are known for.

There is a certain tang to the initial mouthfeel, despite a seemingly low carbonation level. It then takes on creamy traits, but never feels thick like other dark beers. For a strong beer, urBock from Creemore Springs is almost a little too easy to drink.

The taste itself is rich and malty with hints of biscuit and fruit. I found an unexpected (this is my first Bock) bitterness to the finish with a very mild syrupy aftertaste on the back end.

This beer also has some nice warming qualities, making it a great seasonal choice. Another quality product from a great brewery and frankly one I'd enjoy year-round if it were available.

Serving type: can

12-21-2010 19:01:48 | More by bryehn
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Draft

Appearance - The beer pours a clear light brown colour with an average size creamy beige coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some excellent lacing down the sides of the glass. The head lasted for only a few minutes before it began to dissipate.

Smell - breads/grains, malts, caramel, brown sugar

Taste & Mouth - The beer has a low amount of carbonation and feels lightly flat on the tongue. Most of the taste is made up of malts and brown sugar with and a roasted/toasted nut flavour. The beer finishes with a malty aftertaste.

Drink - I'm not sure if I just got the end of a keg or something, but the beer wasn't nearly as good as it is from a can. Still an above average beer though; I'm rarely disappointed with Creemore products.

Serving type: on-tap

12-20-2010 15:15:22 | More by spinrsx
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Nice one finger, creamy head that is slowly going down. Amber/ruby body. Bright with low carbonation. Some decent lacing sticks around as I work my way through this and a nice little cap of head sticks around too.

S - Good amount of hops in the aroma. Rich malts show up in the form of breadiness or toffee. Possibly some molassess or burnt sugar also.

T - Malts champ through in a big way here. Toffee-ish flavour is there with molassess again. Possibly a fruitcake element. It's all malt but pretty nice.

M - Creamy, not lot's of carbonation but just enough is there. Body is pretty light. A nice little bitter finish is just barely noticable.

D - This is a nice cold weather lager. A nice malty brew. I could have a few on a cold evening like tonight. Nothing really screams 'don't drink me' with this one. I've had the UrBock from Creemore a few times before and it's always been a decent brew.

Serving type: can

10-30-2010 00:13:46 | More by tbeckett
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BBP

Ontario (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Dark clear amber with good carbonation, and a head that lasts, but is noticably thin. Good lacing.

S- Bits of grains, grassiness, dark malts,

T- Grassy hops and grains up front, then soon after caramel malt, and toasted malts take over. Good balance of sweet and bitter. Not too much of either for my likings though. A tad on the light side. Definitely didn't offend me though.

M- Very smooth, but a bit thin and watery. Carbonation redeems it by making it feel bigger than it is.

D- Easy to drink, but has a bit too much grassy flavor for me. If I had the option, I'd go with Creemore's Lager, or Kellerbier first. All of these are good options, though, and I consider Creemore Springs to be one of the better breweries in Ontario for having products that are consistently above what else is available here.

Serving type: can

10-29-2010 21:39:43 | More by BBP
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MattyV

Ontario (Canada)

3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark amber colour with a decent creamy off-white head. Aroma is of dark and caramel malt, grassiness, with a metallic hint. Taste is again bready caramel malt, light grassiness from the hops, leading to a lightly bitter finish with just the faintest tingle of alcohol warmth. Fairly light-bodied with pleasant carbonation. This is a nice easy drinker for the cooler months.

Serving type: can

10-20-2010 19:13:15 | More by MattyV
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kwjd

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an amber brown colour with off white head. Some lacing down the glass. Smells of toasted malt, caramel and grassy hops. Flavour has a punch of bitterness that I didn't expect, with lots of sweetness. Medium bodied carbonation. I like all of creemore's offerings.

Serving type: can

10-19-2010 04:04:30 | More by kwjd
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eat

Quebec (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from ritzkiss, thanks! Pours a blanket of cream-white head. Retention and lacing could be better. The body is a dark copper/amber, clear against light. Nice colour.

The nose is lots of bready yeast, wheat, some roasty malt, caramel, touch of dark spice, a bit astringent, a little iron. Not too bad.

The flavour is lots of whole wheat, with toasted malt, the same dark spices found in the smell and some earthy, bitter noble hops linger on the finish (probably my favorite part of this brew). Fairly balanced. Not too exciting but not too bad a bock either.

The feel is nothing special, keeping in line with everything else. Slightly-watery medium body and moderate carbonation. Dry finish.

This beer is alright but seems to have a certain macro quality to it. Maybe I'm just imagining things but I feel it tastes like it would have been better made in smaller batches or with less filtration or something. I'm no brewer, I can't say what the culprit is. It's kind of riding just above average on all counts. In any case, it's a fairly drinkable bock, although not one I'll be buying again. Thanks for the sample, Eric!

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2010 02:00:25 | More by eat
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ritzkiss

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle from a 6pk carton that claims that it's "Delivered Fresh Weekly". My bottling date states it was bottled Feb. 24 which is a little over a month ago, and while that's not last week, it's fresh enough for me.

Pours a caramel amber color with a finger plus of creamy head, pretty standard says I.

Nose has a caramelly bread base with just a touch of grassy hops peeking out.

Caramel and bread, dark fruits, touch of grassy hops in there, light drying finish, thin sweetness behind in there, pretty light body though it makes a really easy drinking beer. Pleasant carbonation. Nothing wowing here but a pleasant change-up from Ontario's premier lager brewers, a nice light, easy-drinking beer with a bit of pleasant malt. Not hefty, just drinkable. Going to go great with my steak this pleasant spring evening.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2010 21:43:10 | More by ritzkiss
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a clear dark amber hue, with two fingers of foamy light beige head, which leaves a small ring of lace around the glass. It smells of spicy caramel malt, and grassy hops. The taste is fruity biscuit/caramel malt, and mild weedy hops. The carbonation is moderate, the body medium weight, a little zingy, and it finishes with an edgy sweet cracker maltiness.

A pretty decent and flavourful bock, from a consistently impressive brewery.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2010 03:44:42 | More by biboergosum
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JohnnyBarman

Ontario (Canada)

3.85/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A huge fan of Creemore's lager and pilsner, and with a winter storm a brewin' I figured the urBock was in order. Nice to see the traditional goat emblem on the bottle.

Pours an amber-chocolate hue, leaves about an inch of offwhite head, which has nicely receded to a ring encircling the glass. Lots of foamy lacing. Looks like a root beer, oddly enough.

The nose is malt and caramel, with possibly a bit of raisins in the back. Not bad.

The taste is quite nice, if a little muted. Nice and malty, with notes of toffee, caramel and sweet white wine. A lingering pepper finish, and this is where I detect a slight warming alcohol sensation. The flavours work well, but could have been more pronounced.

Mouthfeel is on the lower carbonation, slightly thinner than I'd like.

Glad I picked this one up; I've been passing it by at the LCBO for too long. It's not my favorite Creemore brew, as it could have been a bit more hearty, but it's quite tasty and is going down well.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2010 21:05:57 | More by JohnnyBarman
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Reinheitsgebot71

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This marks review number 51 for me, more than half way to 100 reviews and more than half way out of acolyte on the BA nomenclature.

Creemore's seasonal offering; I never understood why they released this around winter and not spring since it's a bock, oh well.

A very attractive clear ruby amber liquid sits here in my Smitchwicks glass, the closest thing to a bock glass I have. On top of this is a smooth tan head with decent retention. Minimal amounts of lacing cling to the glass.

Bursts of caramel and apricot are the first thing noticed. Brown sugar, cocoa and golden raisins add dimension to the malt aromas. Green apple esters lurk in the background manifesting amongst the bubbly effervescence.

A smooth sweetness slides across the palate, raisins, caramel covered apples, brown sugar syrup and hints of chocolate provide for a complex and rich malt profile. Biscuit flavours control up the rich malt sugars, keeping things from becoming cloying. Balancing hops provide just the right amount of bitterness to keep round things out. The lager yeast has done its job keeping flavours clean and in perspective.
The body is creamy and rich while still having that light lager feel one expects.

This is a great brew and I'm glad Creemore have kept it up though I reiterate my lamentation on its lack of availability come spring.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2010 05:19:59 | More by Reinheitsgebot71
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Long813

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

G: Pint Glass

A: Dark brownish-red body and two fingers of off white creamy foam. Decent retention and thick lacing.

S: Caramel, toffee, biscuits. Nothing else I can note. Nice mixture between the aromas.

T: Caramel, toffee, biscuits, dark fruits, something else I cannot quite label. Again, nice mixture but nothing amazing for me.

M: Medium bodied and low carbonation. This is very smooth and creamy with a slight bitter-carbonated feel. Quite pleasant.

D: This is my firdt bock and I'm not that impressed with it thus far. It was nothing unique or defining for me. Hope to have better ones in the future. Nothing off putting - it's good to see some drinkable canadian crafts in the LCBO.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2010 00:59:42 | More by Long813
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kjyost

Manitoba (Canada)

3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a standard pint glass, and it looks very, very nice. A strong thick head with a deep rich brownish red colour about it. Looks very, very nice.

The nose though is nothing noteworthy. It is slightly sweet with a but of malt underneath but not much more.

Tasting it left me wondering what happened to such a nice looking beer? It looks delicious, smells average and tastes quite thin... There is an underlying sweetness, but it doesn't have any malt I can note within its body, which is so very thin. The beer though is saved by a lingering bitterness that is nice. A good finish on an otherwise non noteworthy beer.

The carbonation seemed light. Our server mentioned this was her favorite red beer, so I am left wondering if it was perhaps served too cold (it was quite cold) or if she just doesn't have the same beer tastes as I do.

Serving type: on-tap

01-01-2010 19:19:46 | More by kjyost
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seand

California

4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark brown translucent amber, with a reasonably thick off white head. A layer of head retains pretty well, and leaves substantial lacing.

S: Thick and sweet, with toffee, brown sugar, and caramel tones.

T: Like the nose, but balanced with a bit of hops on the finish. A pretty nice blend of flavors.

M: Medium to full body, medium carbonation.

D: Balanced enough that it drinks quite easily.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2010 00:08:44 | More by seand
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Beers

Ontario (Canada)

4.38/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

After pouring the off-white head subsides into minimal lacing, yet keeps hanging around in the background never quite disappearing. Has the nice color of a slightly reddish root beer.

Smells of bready malts. No discernible hop aroma. Hints of caramel.

First taste is a rush of malts. Very creamy carbonation. Subsides into a balanced caramel malty bitterness. Nice creamy mouthfeel. Low carbonation is great in this beer. I've quite enjoyed this beer. Malt malt malt. OH, and caramel

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2009 00:25:25 | More by Beers
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ecoastman

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I'm glad I grabbed a pack of this limited offer. While I probably won't run out to grab another, I will definitely pick up another 6-pack of the next vintage. This is a smooth and easy drinking bock.

I'd like to see a best before date on these fragile brews (unpasturized). I'm starting to wonder if these are last-year's stock... what time of the year are they released? I'm assuming this is the fresh stuff since they advertise it as a beer to "celebrate the festive winter season" which is fast approaching...

It pours dark brown with a medium dense head which recedes quickly with little to no lacing. Against the light it has a nice copper-red hue. The aroma is quite mild but noticeably malty sweet with caramel and bread.

It starts with a light syrupy texture to introduce the malty flavours and finishes with low hop and bitterness that's reminiscent of the Creemore lager flavour. It's relatively smooth with the low carbonation that is on par for this style. While there is no outstanding character (other than malt) the beer is very well balanced and makes for a nice seasonal session beer.

Worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2009 03:22:02 | More by ecoastman
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ludachris

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear coca-cola brown with less than a finger of whispy white head that quickly disappears leaving no lace.

Sweet but subtle smell of dark fruits, juicy raisons and roasted malts. Reminds me a bit of Fuller's ESB.

Chewy raisons and dark fruits upfront followed by roasted buttery malts and a fairly pronounced grassy hop finish. Great flavours but watered down.

Mouthfeel si light, wet and watery, which was the real downfall of this beer. Decent balance and an easy quaffer.

Overall, a decent offering from Creemore, but not their best. If the body was a little heavier and flavours not as watered down, this would be hands down my favourite Creemore brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2009 19:45:21 | More by ludachris
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mrmanning

Ontario (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the WINKING JUDGE in Hamilton, Ontario. Pours an amber/rouge body with minimal head present. A little watery, but the taste was still great. Malty sweetness was what I was getting. Overall a well balanced beer which I imagine would be really nice after a hard days work.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2009 16:03:41 | More by mrmanning
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TheHammer

Ontario (Canada)

3.23/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - Another trade from ludachris, thanks man. Poured with a solid thumb of head that does lace a little bit, and sustains decently. The beer itself is a deep clear red tinted copper. The carbonation however for this beer looks out of control.

Smell - Definitely getting some grape/raisin smell from this one, as well as a touch of acidic citrus. I'm also catching a bit of sweet malt and apples in the background. However, something is a bit off about the whole experience.

Taste - Well I think I found what is off about the smell, I think I'm tasting prunes, which while different, isn't what I look for in a beer. Starts with sweet malts and then turns a very abundant mixed fruit flavor. I'm catching apples, oranges, grapes, peaches and prunes. The whole thing ends with a slightest touch of fruity hops that frankly taste watered down.

Mouthfeel - This beer leave quite a sweet aftertaste, however it also leaves a bit of an acidic quality. It lingers for a while, but thankfully it does not built upon itself. The beer is smooth going down, but it also far too carbonated.

Drinkability - Well the beer is refreshing and good going down. In addition it's not that heavy, however after a bit of time the acidic quality doesn't sit well in the stomach.

Final Thoughts - This beer was a bit of disappointment, mainly because of how good the Creemore Lager is. It's still pretty good, but it's not sitting very well, which is really a shame. Worth a try for sure, but I wouldn't buy a six pack of it.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2009 02:45:26 | More by TheHammer
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MeisterBurger

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a nice, deep copper. Some nice, dripping lace going on. Smell is sweet raisiny malt. Some initial bitterness at the front of the tongue is backed by slightly pruney malt. There's definitely alcohol in this. It's nicely warming. I'd like to see more malt in this though. A lot more. And just...more flavor. It seems to be missing something and it lacks depth. It has a clean mouthfeel, a little thin and almost watery. Yeah. It's drinkable, it's not horrible, but I'm a little underwhelmed. I'll happily finish the six pack I bought but this is definitely not a repeater. Too bad. I love Creemore's lager and I like their Pilsner so I expected more from this.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2009 01:23:12 | More by MeisterBurger
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biegaman

Ontario (Canada)

2.85/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Tawny brush fire with equal parts gold, amber, and ruby-brown. All tones are exhibited to their fullest when viewed with a bright source of light directly behind. A light haze has settled, the beer remains spotlessly clear albeit with transparency a little distorted in parts of deeper shading. There is zero sign of carbonation and big points are lost due to an utterly flat surface. The top is barren without even the slightest indication of outline.

If I wanted cornmeal I'd make polenta, and I'm sure that would turn out much more tasty anyhow. Bocks should smell malty - there's no arguing that. I don't want to hear any if, ands, or buts about it from Molson's or Creemore. This bock smells much more like frozen microwaved corn niblets dabbled with malt extract than they do toasted grains lathered with rich caramel. I appreciate the effort to sweeten it but I can tell it's not authentic.

The taste can't seem to shake off the adjuncts and extracts neither. It offers not even a hint of dried fruit nor candied fruit, no desserts, no chocolate, no caramel or spice nor toasted breads. It's like a macro lager infused with cheap caramel syrup. Good thing I'm not German or I would be incredibly insulted. The ingredients used are clearly cheap and the brewer responsible clearly has either no pride or no understanding of the style.

This isn't anything like a dark, strong, malty beer - it's much more like a heavily filtered, adjunct ridden lager blended with cheap extract flavouring. This is flat, stale, and cloying. It tastes syrupy and possesses no roast or caramelization. This could possibly make something of a cross over beer for macro lager drinkers but for anyone already exposed to good craft beer I'd recommend passing this one over.

There's still half a glass left in front of me and I'm not at all anxious to finish it. I didn't notice too much of a difference when Creemore was bought out by Molson's but I will say this: the once decent UrBock is now nothing more than another macro kitsch imposture peddled as a small scale take on a rich, distinct style. Whether that's a change in my tastes or a change in the production I can't say. What I do know: I won't be revisiting.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2009 03:41:34 | More by biegaman
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soupyman10

District of Columbia

3.43/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A Christmas present from a Canadian uncle - one of the few nice offerings I've had from the Great White North. Pours a brown color with red highlights, a small head that leaves no lacing. Nose is mild maltiness, and the taste expands on it a little with some caramel and toffee, and some spicy molasses. Body's fine, appropriate to the style. Overall, not bad, but certainly not good by any means.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2008 15:16:54 | More by soupyman10
Creemore Springs UrBock from Creemore Springs Brewery Limited
82 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.