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

BA SCORE
83
good
2,971 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay
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Samuel Adams Chocolate BockSamuel Adams Chocolate Bock
BEER INFO

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

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TinusTime on 11-20-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,971
Reviews:
1,194
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
16.35%
 
 
Wants:
90
Gots:
375
For Trade:
1
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Photo of chris826
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jraiona
3.44/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Deep dark brown with a full ample head with fair retention

S- Malty with slight aroma of bread and cocoa

T- Prominent malt sweetness with bittersweet chocolate and raisin

F- A little heavy on the tongue but finishes clean

O- Good but a bit sweet for a regular beer

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Photo of Jjmj51
3.62/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.33/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of monk2021
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nater919
3.32/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thinwhiteduke
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamesLeung
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Darrin_Smith
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Holderness
2.84/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 1

L -- Very dark brown, pours a minimal khaki-hued head that dissipates quickly, leaving no lacing
S -- Malts, oats, brown bread, smoke
T -- Semisweet chocolate, stone fruit, molasses, jasmine notes. The sweetness is a little much.
F -- Thick, much like the feel of the BBC maple ale or the caramel bock

EDIT, to add an overall score: Months after having this, I still remember it as being one of the most disgusting beers I've had.. The sweetness was just so damn artificial

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Photo of valkyre65
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heerboth
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of porters4life
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AZBeerDude72
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark black with decent foamy head and mild lacing. Smells of dark chocolate, coco, malt, and some minor cinnamon. Taste is very nice, full on chocolate flavor up front with a malty smoothness across taste buds. This is a semi sweet beer but not over the top, very nice beer and would recommend for sure.

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Photo of Stardusthotel83
4.14/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattjp03
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sharp315
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nwhittin
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eldoctorador
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cgrunin
3.66/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It has a hint marshmellow flavor to it which gives it a hot chocolate flavor. It makes for a good beer when your house is cold

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Photo of Beejay
3.21/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Chocolate bock.
Dark brown body light tan head on top.
Chocolate bock.
Smells like chocolate, and some bready malt.

Chocolate bock.
Tasted it the other day.
Chocolate bock.
Sweet chocolate and some malty caramel.

Chocolate bock.
Creamy smooth with bubbles pop.
Chocolate bock.
Finished it, but won't buy another one.
Chocolate bock....

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Photo of Dface
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.67 out of 5 based on 2,971 ratings.
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