The Bennie | Granite City Food & Brewery

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Granite City Food & Brewery
United States

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Dovers on 06-17-2014

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 50
Photo of Shmallory0
3.11/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Overall not a bad beer. I agree with other comments as it was very malty. The waitress said it paired well with spinach artichoke dip, and she was right. Mine seemed to not have a lot of head when poured.

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Photo of Brenden
3.37/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This is a red-brown beer that's transparent but for the darker color. The head is a small tan one that takes some time to fade then only keeps a light foam at the edges, while a little to moderate lacing spots the glass.
There's almost nothing to the nose. I get a bit of balanced maltiness, but it's hard to pull out. The flavor does develop, though. It shows the balance of toast and caramel one expects in a bock with a bit of leafy hops and some wood, dropping into a treacle/smoke finish as it lingers lightly.
The body is light-medium, and crisp, clean until the later part. It lightens out as it goes.

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Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.73/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served part of a flight. Brew is ruby/garnet in color, with small white cap. Smells of sweet caramel roasted malt, taste follows. The best of the four I sampled, would have again. Overall decent bock.

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Photo of JLaw55
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

While pleasant, it wasn't a stand out. Just mainly a taste of malt and nothing else. Had a off aftertaste a little bit. Overall not bad though.

Would Drink Again: No
Would Purchase Again: No

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The Bennie from Granite City Food & Brewery
3.38 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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