Mardi Gras Bock | Abita Brewing Co.

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Mardi Gras BockMardi Gras Bock

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Abita Bock is brewed with pale, pilsner, and caramel malts and German Perle hops. Our bock is similar to German maibocks with its rich malt flavor and full body. A perfect choice during Carnival season in New Orleans.

25 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2002

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a white, five-finger head that fades slowly leaving a some lace. Crystal clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Honey malty nose and flavor is malty/caramel. Nice bock. $1.95 for a 12oz bottle from Bert's Better Beers Hooksett NH.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Crystal clear amber body with a thick, creamy white head; excellent lacing and rings cling to the glass. A very strong, very prominent smell of warm bread crust is present; straw and dry grass. Warm cereal flavor; cracker and biscuit; nice hop bitterness. Medium body; crisp; dry finish.

The aroma really is unique with this beer and adds to its odd-ball appeal. Distinctive with an easy drinking character.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16oz serving in a LIbby Belgian ale glass. On tap at Meadowlark Restaurant in Kettering, OH.

Appearance: Bright clear amber. Plenty of bubbles rising up through the glass. Thin white foam ring with some strands of lacing noted.

Smell: Metallic mostly, with a bit of leafiness noted on the swirl that generated foam. Unusual.

Taste: Malty with some noble hop bitterness at the front and back. Maltiness picks up more sweetness as the beer warms up. Crisp and clean finish.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, a little bit sticky on the teeth, but otherwise a bit dry at the finish.

Overall / Drinkability: Tasty enough, but nothing special. Good enough for washing down a meal though (Salmon melt sandwich) but lacking in aroma.

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Mardi Gras Bock from Abita Brewing Co.
3.47 out of 5 based on 756 ratings.
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