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Back Forty Bock - New Glarus Brewing Company

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Back Forty BockBack Forty Bock

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BA SCORE
85
very good

472 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 472
Reviews: 142
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 20
Gots: 23 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The “Back Forty” is property commonly found on the outskirts of the Wisconsin family farm. Here uncultivated acres wait prime for adventure- forts, tree houses, rope swings and first kisses! A place to run away, to camp, to climb, to build, to play. Not actually home but not too far away. That’s the Back Forty. The beer you hold is similar both dark and adventurous still smooth and familiar. Here’s a beer you can enjoy without pretense or explanation. Every mind requires some acres of possibility, space for dreams, the great escape, everyone needs a Back Forty.

(Beer added by: Soneast on 10-16-2010)
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NewGlarusFan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

04-14-2014 13:08:51 | More by NewGlarusFan
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

04-12-2014 04:06:07 | More by KarlHungus
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

3.83/5  rDev +1.9%

Oh, man, I can't tell . . . is this good? It's a completely beautiful copper pour into a tulip glass, with a permanent marshmallowy head that just won't quit. It doesn't seem to smell like anything, at all. I mean it. I'm not exaggerating.

It tastes sort of interesting. I'm admittedly having a difficult time tasting much in this beer. Am I just too steeped in 12% double IPA's and barrel-aged barley wines, etc.?

Or am I just too drunk?

04-04-2014 04:01:28 | More by martyl1000
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-30-2014 22:28:48 | More by andrenaline
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Biggles66

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-30-2014 20:52:10 | More by Biggles66
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-28-2014 14:23:34 | More by Hendrick24
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77apm

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-27-2014 22:30:34 | More by 77apm
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.2%

03-19-2014 03:46:41 | More by Hugonaut13
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Vinithing

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +13%

03-16-2014 02:37:16 | More by Vinithing
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Sunn

Iowa

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-15-2014 21:44:22 | More by Sunn
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

02-24-2014 14:50:32 | More by drdiesel9483
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Sirath21

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-22-2014 02:06:08 | More by Sirath21
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Rilesmiles

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-22-2014 01:41:04 | More by Rilesmiles
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Skillz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-08-2014 00:32:33 | More by Skillz
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olafphysics

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-29-2013 03:14:36 | More by olafphysics
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-11-2013 00:59:47 | More by XmnwildX12
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p-wagz

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -20.2%

12-07-2013 04:25:30 | More by p-wagz
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cd_beer_disapear

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

12-06-2013 16:53:49 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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FleetwoodMatt

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

12-02-2013 04:05:14 | More by FleetwoodMatt
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mattafett

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

11-28-2013 02:00:46 | More by mattafett
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brewskis4drewski

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

11-18-2013 07:44:47 | More by brewskis4drewski
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sisterthelonious

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

11-02-2013 21:42:41 | More by sisterthelonious
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IndyDad

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

10-21-2013 21:52:33 | More by IndyDad
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

10-21-2013 13:41:54 | More by FrankHammer
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Westuh

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

10-01-2013 18:53:41 | More by Westuh
Back Forty Bock from New Glarus Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 472 ratings.