Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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3.63/5
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3,057 Ratings
Samuel Adams Chocolate BockSamuel Adams Chocolate Bock
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: German Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TinusTime on 11-20-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,664
Reviews:
1,219
Ratings:
3,057
pDev:
16.25%
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
420
Trade:
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Ratings: 3,057 |  Reviews: 1,219
Photo of joeywheeler
3.64/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dalkri
5/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nass
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.5

The chocolate comes out wonderful in this beer as it blends with the sweetness that the bock style tends to have. I like this beer more than the Winter Lager but not as much as the Boston Lager. This is a beer that's not meant to be a session beer, it's 1 & done type of beer, but it's still interesting & a joyful treat around the winter time. Cheers! B

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Photo of mchegash
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Al3x_lozano21
3.16/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ghooul
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerDrinker2020
1.3/5  rDev -64.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Had high expectations for this and was disappointed.

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Photo of robotic_being
3.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Act25
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I rate this higher than BAs.
a) Dark brown opaque body with a tan thick cap, that laces and lasts little.
s) Roast, coffee, char, and chocolate.
t) Sweet dark and bakers chocolate that lasts that finds its balance in bitterness midway, and better as it warms. Nice blended with IPA also.
f) Low carbonation, good feel, nice finish.
o) A bit too sweet by half way I was eager to blend it with an IPA.

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Photo of DigitGrowler
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bobstockwell
3.49/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerDreadz
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mikerieder
3.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Paul_Apsley
3.93/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of dextr24
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wattie83
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wheels2532
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CrimeDog
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Solid black color, medium carbonation and body, fairly smooth feel to this beer. Aroma is mix of milk and dark chocolate. Taste was mostly chocolate, to me the chocolate was the most prominent flavor. It reminded me a little of chocolate soda,which I don't care for but this was fairly decent. Not sure I would go out of my way for it but still it was very enjoyable,especially as a dessert beer

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Photo of dkoehler42
3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I opened one of these bad boys with an undetermined date of bottling. Upon opening and pouring this beer came out dark brown with a brownish-white head. The aroma emitted from my pint glass is rich of chocolate. After taking my first taste, I was disappointed by the lack of intense chocolate flavor up front, but it does have a good taste on the back of the tongue. It's not a bad mouthfeel, very smooth.

Maybe it's the bottle, but I was hoping for closer to perfection coming from Boston Beer.

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Photo of sludgegnome
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NickFry9
4.38/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of TheHexIsReal
3.82/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 3,057 ratings