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Back Forty Bock - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

439 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 439
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 21
Gots: 20 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

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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gpawned

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-18-2013 06:00:16 | More by gpawned
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

08-11-2013 01:26:05 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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roostor07

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-06-2013 18:37:44 | More by roostor07
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herrburgess

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.7%

08-05-2013 02:11:06 | More by herrburgess
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AKuehn47

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-01-2013 13:46:09 | More by AKuehn47
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UffDaBock

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-26-2013 20:03:18 | More by UffDaBock
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grittyj

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-18-2013 01:34:45 | More by grittyj
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Kahlstrom

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

07-16-2013 19:30:50 | More by Kahlstrom
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pathman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +20%

07-15-2013 01:53:01 | More by pathman
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scootercrabb

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-08-2013 17:31:27 | More by scootercrabb
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jzlyo

Iowa

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-05-2013 00:17:21 | More by jzlyo
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LoveStout

New York

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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Norseman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-21-2013 11:08:48 | More by Norseman
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duceswild

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-20-2013 02:13:28 | More by duceswild
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

06-19-2013 17:40:00 | More by mendvicdog
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-19-2013 05:29:16 | More by oriolesfan4
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Wisconsin

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Rihup

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-03-2013 02:11:28 | More by Rihup
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emerge077

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown color with good clarity and visible carbonation. Dense sticky foam on the surface, with lasting coverage and delicate lace patterns.

Husky grain aroma, brown sugar, sweet nuttiness.

Smooth caramelized malts, nutty and dry flavors, earthy witha clean aftertaste. A little watery, but thankfully not sticky sweet like some bocks. This one is lighter with traditional flavors, less sweet than Uff-Da used to be. Overall it's not bad, but not my personal favorite.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2013 03:15:13 | More by emerge077
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maxcoinage

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-23-2013 03:20:44 | More by maxcoinage
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cosmonick

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

05-19-2013 01:46:38 | More by cosmonick
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Photekut

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -20%

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Jakob

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-18-2013 16:15:53 | More by Jakob
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AmandaSchaefer

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +20%

05-18-2013 12:55:47 | More by AmandaSchaefer
Back Forty Bock from New Glarus Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 439 ratings.