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

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Samuel Adams Cherry Chocolate BockSamuel Adams Cherry 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

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Added by Slatetank on 04-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
868
Reviews:
185
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
19.26%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
69
For Trade:
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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1.25/5  rDev -64.6%

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1.25/5  rDev -64.6%

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1.25/5  rDev -64.6%

Photo of Nesfelle
1.28/5  rDev -63.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I can only guess that the reason this beer is getting decent scores is that there are a lot of people who can drink a large quantity of soda in a single sitting. The color is nice, it looks like a proper bock, but that's about it. The mouthfeel is thin, the aroma is overly sweetened cherries, the taste is like cherry coke gone off. Poured it down the drain after giving it a couple of tries. Very disappointed as I usually love the offerings from Boston Beer.

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

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1.56/5  rDev -55.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

I guess this is a polarizing beer, some people love it. I downright hated it. I took several sips from it and couldn't get past that. It came with the Winter seasonal mixed pack and to be honest I was skeptical to begin with because I don't really like cherries and this one is loaded with that sour cherry taste. If you like chocolate covered cherries that are sour then you might like this. Its was the worst of both worlds to me. It was a bad dark beer mixed with a bad cherry Lambic or something like that. I just felt this was one of the worst beers I have ever tasted. But, to each his/her own, someone may love that about it. I am not enamored by this one. I do like most of this breweries beers that I have tried. They are not overly wonderful, but this one was just nasty.

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1.62/5  rDev -54.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Pours out a dark brown/ruby body. Smell: maraschino cherry juice, almond extract, and chocolate flavoring. Tastes like a cherry Coke with chocolate flavoring. Lots of maraschino cherry syrup. Mouthfeel is flabby yet sticky. Needs more carbonation. I preferred the Chocolate Bock. I'm getting no bock characteristics between the cherry and chocolate.

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1.67/5  rDev -52.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Surprised by the rating this is getting. Total drain pour for me, taste is very artificial cherry. Like cough syrup and the bad taste lingers. Not picking up chocolate at all, to over powered by the bad cherry flavor. Very disappointed in this one, was the one I was wanting to try most from the variety pack

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1.75/5  rDev -50.4%

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Samuel Adams Cherry Chocolate Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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