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Billy's Bock - Lancaster Brewing Company

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Billy's Bock
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Description: Boasting a fine balance of malts and noble hops, this traditional German style Bock Lager beer is a mahogany colored flavor bridge crossing over to a land of malty goodness.

(Beer added by: Slatetank on 03-18-2013)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was on tap at the Harrisburg Location on 3/16 served in a nonic.

Deep amber that borders on bronze with translucent clarity and light cream head. The smell is nutty and has a caramel malt essence with bready munich malt scent and light almond aroma with mild sweetness in the nose. The feel is good with a medium bodied and moderately carbonated lager with low bitterness and light alcohol on the palate.

The caramel tinged flavor and slightly toasted malt flavor with gentle yeast is pleasant with subtle fruitiness and mild herbal hop inclusion with a mellow spice taste with a nice creamy lager yeast flavor. The malt is nicely balanced among the other flavors that are present. Overall a very good bock with lots of malt flavor and smooth lager characteristics and gentle smooth finish. I was pleased to have the opportunity to try this and appreciate the fact they made a drinkable bock, which there are not too many of this style around except Shiner or Yuengling perhaps.

Slatetank, Mar 18, 2013
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Typical bock look. Warm brown color with red-orange hues. Moderate build of cream-colored head.

Stocky malts. Dark fruits, like raisin, and barley grain. Slight worty aromatics. A little gooey. True Germanic character.

Bitter herbal opening with doses of hops. Follows up with grainy maltiness, malty thickness, and booze sweetness. Treacle and dried fig.

Medium-bodied, with a carbonation level that is a little tuned-up. Too much alcohol noticeable.

A solid bock.

thecheapies, May 05, 2014
Billy's Bock from Lancaster Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.