ZiegenBock Amber | Anheuser-Busch

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed in Houston, ZiegenBock is a beer of the South. Only available in Texas, this American-style amber lager, offers notes of roasted grains in the aroma and a sweet, smooth taste with a hop finish. The select imported hops and specialty malts create a taste worthy of a 2006 Great American Beer Festival Bronze Medal.

Added by kbub6f on 04-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
462
Reviews:
142
Avg:
2.81
pDev:
22.06%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
93
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 462 |  Reviews: 142
Photo of williamv0123
3.21/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tone77
3.12/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Although it says this beer is only available in Texas, I purchased a bottle as part of a mixed six pack in Bastrop,LA.Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a bronze color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, some corn. Taste is light malts, a bit of bread, bland and boring. Feels light in the mouth and overall, nothing offensive, but lacking in flavor and quality.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.65/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sabre311
2.94/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of UniversalIPA_69
2.74/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Brew_42
2.98/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of jeranbrews
2.26/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A - Dark almost body, darker than maple syrup but not as dark as cola. Bone white head with some lacing. Minor continued carbonation. 3.25

S - Faint caramel and strong adjunt smells. Like corn flavored soda with a dash of honey and caramel apples. Meh. 2.75

T - Stale boring. Bland. Not much more flavorful that Bud or Miller. 2

M - A bit too fizzy and not enough body. The adjunct fermentables just make it too loose and watery and stingy not thick and malty and full. 2.

O - This was a free beer, but I would never buy it nor recommend it for another person I cared for. 2.

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Photo of dailyminefield
3.04/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Lavonnq
3.32/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sgt_187em
3.9/5  rDev +38.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had a disinctive Amber taste but not much else. Very light body, light IBU. Copper in color. Overall, I was not pleased

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Photo of OhioLimoncello
3.25/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerSamurai34
3/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is obviously not a special beer in any way. It's alright and not a bad beer to drink at a tailgate or with some football style food. Pretty easy to drink, but very little flavor.

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Photo of firkingroovin
2.93/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pelvur
3.94/5  rDev +40.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jarrod_LC
2.42/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BuddyZ
2.43/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Jamie_Newman
3.11/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AlaskaAg
3.14/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Vashtar
2.25/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

This beer os overboard on the "amber." It's like they put in amber flavored high fructose corn syrup after they brewed it.

The aftertaste somewhat cardboard (familiar and bad).

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Photo of DocSpoon
3.89/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

It appeared to be a dark Amber beer but the flavor was very fruity and enjoyable. It is a great summer beer that doesn't leave a bitter aftertaste and does give that refreshing Amber spice.

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Photo of Ken_mcc
2.66/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A bit disappointing

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Photo of RobDB
2.78/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of GarbageMan10
1.88/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of vickersspitfire
2.71/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Noooddle
3.75/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

AB is clearly guilty of crime against beer. That does not mean this beer sucks. On all fronts a decent bock. Chill people

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ZiegenBock Amber from Anheuser-Busch
2.81 out of 5 based on 462 ratings.
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