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Michelob AmberBock | Anheuser-Busch

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2.88/5
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1,831 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Michelob AmberBock is brewed using 100% malt including dark-roasted black and caramel malts and all-imported hops.

Added by unclejimbay on 08-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,414
Reviews:
687
Ratings:
1,831
pDev:
21.88%
Bros Score:
3.33
 
 
Wants:
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Gots:
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2.42/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of austinc94
2.58/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of sglooney316
3.31/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Geirfold
4.24/5  rDev +47.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spectru
2.81/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

When the remodeled our local BBQ restaurant they added a bar so I figured they'd expand their beer choices from jus Bud and Bud Light. they did. they added Michelob Ultra and Amber Bock. I thought I'd had Amber Bock in the distant past and it was okay, so that's what I ordered. It came in a plastic glass; A nice very dark color with only a trace of head, which dissipated to no head at all pretty quickly. It didn't have much aroma. Mouthfeel has some carbonation, but pretty much tasteless. Did not meet expectations. Blah.

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Photo of JLaw55
2.75/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of superwho24
3.27/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Cold and tasty

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
2.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Noooddle
3.21/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of kevin3046
2.31/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Dark amber color with thin head and no lacing. Very faint sweet smell. Artificial and mild taste of cooked caramel, nuts and malts and light hops. This is a pale imitation of a bock. I do not recommend this. Grab a Shiner bock before choosing this if you want a bock beer. But I was at the hotel bar during happy hour and the choices of free beer were this and michelob ultra, so choosing this was a no brainer.

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2.75/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of matcris
3.32/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Looks: Amber! Lots of carbonation swirling around with about a finger of khaki head that lasts a while and leaves a minor lacing.
Aroma: Mild caramel malt, Mildly nutty and no real hop notes to comment about.
Taste: Nutty flavor more prominent, Lightly toasted bread, a touch of caramel.
Feel: Medium full carbonation, fairly dry on finish, but, a slight slick feel overall, medium thin body.
Overall: Pleasant enough for game day. This would probably work well with very spicy foods where you don't want big flavors from your beer, but, more to refresh your palate.

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3.28/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnnyLaw
2.58/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of kurtbart
4.22/5  rDev +46.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I drink this at room temperature, and believe it is better warmer. It is smooth enough for what it is. The price is reasonable, and it is readily available.

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2.92/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of dd53grif
2.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fthegiants
2.25/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Kahlerbock
3/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of anakincane
3.71/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Has to be ice cold to enjoy

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1.57/5  rDev -45.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of mcrawford
3.08/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bhart710
4.03/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wrw712
4.1/5  rDev +42.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wasn't a fan of Bock style, however this one grew on me pretty quickly.

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Michelob AmberBock from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.88 out of 5 with 1,831 ratings
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