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Brother Benedict's Bock | Granite City Food & Brewery

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Brother Benedict's BockBrother Benedict's Bock

Brewed by:
Granite City Food & Brewery
United States

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A German style lager, our Bock carries a brownish color, a medium body, and a mouthwatering smoothness from the wonderful malt flavor.

Added by beernut7 on 08-01-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Purchased a growler at the Rockford, Illinois Granite City location.

Appearance: A brownish red amber color. A very solid thin head was present throughout drinking. More lacing on the glass then I would have expected. A very clear body on this brew, no murky sediment.

Smell: Nothing impressive here. There is a slight hazelnut, light chocolate, caramel, malt aroma. Have to really dig to appreciate what is going on here though.

Taste: A nutty bite greets the drinker. The body of this brew is a very sweet malt/caramel flavor. The flavors die away quicker then I would have hoped, leave a slight hop tart presence on the palette. The body is a little thin.

Mouthfeel: Really solid here. The sweetness covers the palette. Very light feeling to this brew but does not feel lacking.

Overall: Being a little snobby about my beer, I had pretty low expectations for this beer. I was pleasantly surprised with a solid easy drinking Bock. The growler is a nice size to share with some friends and enjoy a very good beer. Nothing elite but is still very enjoyable.

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Brother Benedict's Bock from Granite City Food & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 170 ratings
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