Yonder Bock: Tropical Maibock (Beer Camp Across America) | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Yonder Bock: Tropical Maibock (Beer Camp Across America)Yonder Bock: Tropical Maibock (Beer Camp Across America)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Tampa is a long way from our home base in Chico, but the guys down yonder in Florida sure can brew a great beer. Our friends at Cigar City find inspiration in the Cuban roots of their hometown, and that Latin-inspired flair is evident in Yonder Bock. This tropical take on the Maibock adds a Latin island flair to this traditional German style beer.

Enamored with the Latin roots of their Tampa home, Cigar City always tries to channel a bit of local history into their beers, e.g. the Humidor Series whose beers age on Spanish cedar as an homage to Tampa’s cigar making roots. Only five years old, this brewery deserves the fast praise that’s come its way.

Added by raynmoon on 07-03-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,289
Reviews:
195
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
10.55%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
108
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,289 |  Reviews: 195
Photo of rodbeermunch
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I found it interesting that of the 12 pack, my favorite beers were the bocks, not the hoppy ones. Anyways, here pours a reddish, amber, light brown bock poured out the blue can.

Hops are noticeable in the aroma, more than any other bock I've had.

Munich malt is rich, but not "malty" if you get what I'm saying. Alcohol covered up nicely, was surprised to see the relative strength of this being that it didn't come through that much in the mouth feel. Its not traditional, has way more hops and sweetness than any traditional bock out there. Definitely has those tropical notes flowing in it. I liked it.

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Photo of GuyFawkes
3.97/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Canned 6/4/14; drank 7/16/14 @ the Yarchives.

Poured from the can into a glass.

See-through grapefruit hue.

HUGE cream head (careful pouring); frothy lace.

Tropical fruit & mild caramel sweetness. I'm intrigued!

Medium thick mouthfeel.

A nice tropical fruit/caramel hybrid flavor is marred by pickle juice undertones. Close but no cigar (pun intended).

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Photo of oline73
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of duceswild
2.75/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hazen
3.18/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of AD17
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vfgccp
4.11/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 4th 2014 can, opened Feb 7th 2016.

Aged incredibly well.

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Photo of MasterRigger
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CharlesK
3.53/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KingEdward
4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ricoslim
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GMorgan
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.05/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of braican
3.97/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MarkSansone
3.28/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of devin305
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imperialking
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SkyyNapalm
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fx20736
4.27/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bought in the Beer Camp 12 pack awhile ago. Served in a pint at cellar temp.

Look: medium amber, white head, nice lacing

Smell: fragrant, fruity, earthy awesomeness

Taste: thick malt backbone with some papaya sweetness

Feel: solid, good

Overall: little gem of a very nice beer

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Photo of Hop_God
3.28/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IowaBiertrinker
3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

May have been past its prime by a ways.

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Photo of Brewstradamus
4.16/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Yonder Bock: Tropical Maibock (Beer Camp Across America) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.79 out of 5 based on 1,289 ratings.
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