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Saint Arnold Spring Bock | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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3.63/5
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391 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States
saintarnold.com

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
An authentic, copper colored, German-style Bock, celebrating the coming of spring. This big, deeply flavored lager has been aged to create a smooth, malty taste with a hint of sweetness. A light addition of German hops balances the malt flavor.


Added by kbub6f on 01-24-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,514
Reviews:
153
Ratings:
391
pDev:
12.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
75
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 391 |  Reviews: 153
Photo of En29356
3.92/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nick4444
3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bluesyasian
4.11/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mateo2699
3.28/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of GerryPendry
4.18/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clear reddish light brown, small but determined off-white head. Fuity and malty aroma, no hops. Flavor is bready, toasted malt, dark chocolate, slightly sweet, more hops than I expected. A little sourness in the finish...? Nice medium-full body, appropriately carbonated. I was very impressed with St. A's Christmas beer, which I think is more of strong Scotch ale rather than Old Ae. This bock doesn't disappoint either. A very full, satisfying beer that's almost exactly what I want in this style, but maybe just a tad too bitter. Good stuff.

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Photo of dankjohn
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jhavey
3.96/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Skellbop
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sgt_187em
4.11/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very good. Stronger in IBU and alcohol than Shiner's Bock

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Photo of corybills
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rbn_gr
4.67/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

bog fan of darker beers this meets a happy midle between lighrs and porters/stouts

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Photo of ovaltine
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of batt6343
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CWVegas
3.31/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jedk
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hopmaniaman
3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Had this at spirits food and friends Alexandria La..usually not a bock fan but this was a good drink. Very smooth with hints of licorice.

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Photo of etreesh
4.13/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JCMattson
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of cultclassic89
3.27/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of klub24
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roddy1987
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dshansen1184
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Westyn
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bundy462
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Saint Arnold Spring Bock from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 391 ratings
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