Michelob AmberBock | Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob AmberBockMichelob AmberBock
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
Ratings:
1,818
Reviews:
684
Avg:
2.87
pDev:
21.95%
 
 
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19
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266
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From the bottle: "This dark mahogany lager has a rich, nutty aroma. With a gentle hint of caramel malt sweetness, this American bock-style beer has a deep, malty body that pours a tall head."; "An American Bock-style lager brewed with three unique malts including roasted and caramel specialty malts."

Okay, it poured with a massive two-plus fingers of light-tan head, but the retention was lousy, making like a cheap magic trick and disappearing before my very eyes. Gee, I had no idea that "mahogany" = deep-amber with NE-quality clarity. Very edifying. Equally edifying was the nose, which imparted caramel, but also a huskiness that was not required. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was too sweet for this kid. I like when lagers are given a chance to really age and dry out, but to each his/her own. It finished with a semi-dryness, but not enough to be compelling. I bought it as a single from my neighbor who had some in the singles case recently, and just like a good hippie, I will try anything once. This was a once and done for me, however.

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Michelob AmberBock from Anheuser-Busch
2.87 out of 5 based on 1,818 ratings.
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