Narragansett Bock | Narragansett Brewing Co.

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Narragansett Brewing Co.
Rhode Island, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with Light and Dark Munich malts, Pilsner Malt, and Malted Wheat. It is hopped with Northern Brewers and Hallertau hops. Northern Brewers is a clean bittering hop and Hallertau is a classic German aroma hop associated with Bavarian style lager beers.

32 IBU

Added by Jason on 03-01-2011

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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3.26/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

16oz can poured into a tulip glass.

A: Rusty orange body with a big frothy off white head. Lots of lacing and retention.

S: Light carmel malt on the nose

T: Follows the nose along with some skunking.

M: Light slightly creamy mouthfeel.

O: Its ok, maybe I don't like the style but this is one I wont revisit.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pint can poured into a glass tankard.

Appearance: Pours a clear golden brown with a pillowy one-inch white head that sticks around for about ten minutes. Lacing is observable. Attractive beer - looks like a classic bock.

Aroma: Nose is malty, somewhat spicy and vaguely boozy. Nothing off-putting in the aroma, but no one flavor stands out. There's some toast, caramel and hops in there.

Taste: This is a pretty tasty beer. It has the clean, accessible flavor of a dark lager and the zip of a big-ish beer. It's easy-drinking enough that it could be considered a session lager, but it also works as a slow-drinking companion to a good meal. I had this with tacos and it got the job done.

Mouthfeel: It's easy on the palate and has a dry finish. Some prickly bitterness, but not in a bad way.

Overall: This is a solid dark lager that should appeal to fans of a straight-up bock. It's accessible without being boring, and is definitely priced fairly (usually $9-$10 for six tallboys). I like this more than Narragansett's original lager, which I like. Would drink again.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4.06/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Mostly drank from the can, a small amount was poured out to gauge appearance.

A: Golden orange in color with a fizzy off white head. Very clear.

S: Not too much here. Yeasty and bready. Just the slightest hint of malt.

T: Nice german hop presence. Slightly nutty and malty. Some bready yeast flavors.

M: Medium light body that is creamy. Medium carbonation.

O: Surprisingly good. It lacks some qualities, but this is a good beer for both you and your dad. Enough "oomph" for the craft beer drinker and plain enough for the casual beer drinker. Plus, it come in 16 oz. pounders and those are incredible.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.52/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Rich coppery color with active carbonation and off white head
Sweet malt aroma
Light malty taste with a nice touch of bitterness from the hops at the end
Mouthful is tingly, from carbonation, but light
Overall it is a nice spring beer - light, colorful, good carbonation.
Goes down easy and does give a taste of spring during this thaw.

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4.23/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into pint glass

Appearance: clear medium amber color with minimal white head

Smell: caramel

Taste: clean, but yeasty and sweet notes

Mouthfeel: clean medium body, then bitter

Overall - good beer for many occasions, good when hot but complex with a little bitter at finish makes it good with food or whenever.

low price cans

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2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -28%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4.08/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The pour produced a dark gold and amber body with a thick, frothy head. Aroma presented notes of caramel, some slight esters, and a faint hint of nuts. Taste came with across semi-sweet caramel flavor and nicely countered with a moderate bitterness. The body was medium.

This was a nice find and my first beer I've had in Maine. It was warming and very tasty with a good malt sweetness and body, all nicely complimented with a well-balanced hop presence. It was worth the two cans I had to wash down my lobster-stuffed haddock at Warren's Lobster Restaurant in Kittering, Maine. Ah, but this would be an excellent lager on its own merits!

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

Narragansett Bock from Narragansett Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 284 ratings