Michelob AmberBock | Anheuser-Busch

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1,825 Ratings
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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:
1,825
Reviews:
687
Avg:
2.87
pDev:
21.95%
 
 
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20
Gots:
272
For Trade:
0
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DATE: July 8, 2016... OCCASION: watching BattleBots on a Friday night with the fam... GLASSWARE: Michelob pokal... pours a dark amber, almost mahogany body that is nonetheless translucent, framing out a healthy amount of effervescence... the creamy white head sits ably, with variable bubbles... surprisingly robust plum and malt, though sugars suggest a macro birth... a soft, drinkably swift rush is provided, much like a flat soda... the taste is heavy in toasted malts, with plum, apple, and enough caramel to provide a true sweetness... some molasses as well... I find this beer to be above meager expectations, with its flavor profile sweet and sessionable, as a compliment to foods or as a succession of brews...

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3.1/5  rDev +8%
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I can't drink regular American pale macro lagers, because there's no taste at all. Amberbock appears to be an attempt to appeal to folks who want a bit more flavor without being full-on IPA bitter. They succeeded pretty well. I like this beer as a standard lawn-mowing brew instead of the unacceptable insipid pee-water pales. I'm not a beer snob, but I demand the beer talks to me. It needs a flavor, and this one has it. Just sharp enough, fair mouth feel and the aftertaste, though a bit sweet, is acceptable. As for color, I can't tell you. I drink this right out of the bottle. Like I said, I'm definitely not a beer snob.

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My go to beer at my usual bar best off the tap but ive only seen it at one place.

Look:Dark amber as advertised. Pours a decent head. Dissipates fairly quickly.
Smell: Malty which is my preferred smell for a beer.
A little hops and grainy bread perhaps.

Taste: A little bitter even less sweet. Malty. As i said one of my favorites much better than any American macros. I buy on tap in a schooner you can tell it's gonna get you after two. Bottles are a bit less intriguing.

Feel: Crisp refreshing for me definitely a cold day beer.

Overall a good brew I always recommend it to anyone that doesnt want a bud.

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Michelob AmberBock from Anheuser-Busch
2.87 out of 5 based on 1,825 ratings.
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