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Bucking Bock - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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78
okay

141 Ratings
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 16.37%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: assurbanipaul on 03-09-2006)
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Jmick28, May 24, 2013
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3.85/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a handsome clear orangey golden color in the Crooked Line tulip. A nice aroma of melon and caramel with some phenols. Warm, smooth, and rich. On the sweet side, but a nice edge of hoppy bitterness and some tangy flavors. Spicy and a little sharp, like tangerines with some bitterish skin. Ends on a bitter note with some hoppy aromatics. Lingering nose of citrus and some warm grain.

I'm bucking the trend on this one. It's one of the best Maibocks I've had, though it's not my favorite German style. Very drinkable and just strong enough when you want a more substantial glassful. From the six pack bought at Depot Liquor in Brownwood, Texas.

mactrail, May 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17%

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3.73/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A nice Texas-brewed Maibock/Helles Bock. Pours a crystal clear golden color with a fizzy head that fades fairly fast. Smells of toasted malts, light spicy Noble hops, and a little lemon peel. More spicy hop on the tongue with a light malt backbone. Slightly bitter aftertaste. 7.5% alcohol content is well hidden. I wish it were a little sweeter since the Maibock is supposed to be a paler version of the traditional Bock. Still a great beer though.

kellypodz, Mar 31, 2013
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Bucking Bock from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.