Huber Bock Beer
Minhas Craft Brewery

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Minhas Craft Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
Bock - Traditional
Ranked #97
Ranked #29,112
3.18 | pDev: 17.92%
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 30, 2002
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3.25 by freewill35 from Indiana on Sep 13, 2021
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5/5  rDev +57.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Allen_Bishop

Why drink anything less than 5. I been drinking this beer since I was a kid. It is better than most porters and the cost makes it an easy choice.

Not bitter. No burned malt. I hate burned malt.

Sep 09, 2021
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3.71/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by cheeseheadinMinneapolis from Minnesota

taste: chocolate, a little caramel, brown sugar, Toasted bread (a toasty roasty type). Smooth and sweet. Odd finish but it could be a year old bottling too?????
feel is not bad, not all that thin for cheap 5.5% beer

I have had this beer many times in the past, don't see it around as much as you used too. 3.64/5

May 23, 2021
2.33 by ShipwreckedRaccoon from Wisconsin on Dec 22, 2020
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3.9/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by RolandDart from Missouri

One of my favorite beers. I had just begun experimenting with bock beers when I came upon this. Back then it $5.60 for a case of 24 with a $2.40 deposit on the bottles.

Oct 26, 2020
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3.65/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by cyclonece09 from Wisconsin

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Pours darker red, almost black, with a small off white head that dissipates quickly. Smells of darker grain, with nice sweet fruit notes. Tastes of sweet grain and slight fruit. Beer is light bodied and easy drinking, good carbonation. Overall, a good beer.

Sep 30, 2020
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2.83/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
by Steve555 from Wales

Dark brown body, slight half finger white head. Aroma of caramel malts and sugar. Taste is sweet malt dominated,burnt sugar, very little bitterness. Mouthfeel is very sweet, slightly sour. Too sweet for my tastes and not what I expect in a bock

Jul 09, 2020
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3.36/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by beerguy04 from Illinois

Pours a reddish brown color with a little white head. Smell is of faint bread. The taste is on the malty side, with very little hops. Mouthfeel, is nice and refreshing, and easy to drink. Overall, was great for a summer day.

Jun 28, 2020
3.25 by Dovers from Wisconsin on Jun 25, 2020
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3.41/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by WoodBrew from Ohio

I got a 12pck of this beer whilst in La Cross after dropping my daughter off for college. It poured a dark rich amber with thin off white head that is not leaving any lace. The scent had caramel malt base with sharp hop highlight. The taste was a bit rough but is smoothing as I drink more. There is a sweet malt base with roasted corn sharp hop finish. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's an ok beer.

Sep 07, 2019
3.75 by bucrogers26th from Illinois on Dec 09, 2018
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3.78/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by JohnnyLaw from Wisconsin

Very good brew, outstanding price ($9.29 a 12 pack at Woodman's in Oak Creek Wisconsin 8/2018). Nice bit of bitter but great finish with "medium" body (doesn't feel heavy in the gut). Now the beer nerds aint gonna like this one, the branding and label are plain and don't have the candy colors that thbe 'kids' like, nor the lame dork name.,,,seriously as you walk through the beer aisle you see the shitty marketing to trap you.

Sep 01, 2018
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3.97/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Deluge_Driver from Indiana

I am a fan of bock beers and this one was a treat. Very smooth with a great coffee flavor that holds well. the lace when poured had great color and when held to the light , had a dark red hue. I am glad I did not pass on this one. looking it up I find its not really a craft beer but has been around for some time. Its a win.

Nov 29, 2017
2.83 by LXIXME from New Mexico on Jun 19, 2017
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2.46/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5
by dacrza1 from New Jersey

DATE: February 17, 2017... OCCASION: Friday relaxing with Shan... GLASSWARE: Celebrator doppelbock pokal... pours a velvet-black body... the head folds to a thin ring of off-white cream... light roasted, punchy malts evoke chocolate and dry fruit... the body is reasonable, untextured, soft at the start and flourishing at the finish.... a beer that sips like it would be fine straight from the body, but could be okay treated in glass... grape, raisin, bitter malts, cereal grains and caramel--a toned-down 40 oz. to some degree, but less harsh...easy-drinking, lively, and weightier than the average lager, but not a bock in the power profile... not familiar with Huber, but having found this one through a mix-twelve, I am no worse for wear...

Feb 18, 2017
3.78 by elec from Minnesota on Nov 01, 2016
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by Libeertarian from Montana

From notes taken 08/21/16:

Dark reddish brown, but quite clear. Toasty brown head, fine and thick but fizzy and quickly dissipating, although leaving a film for the duration, replenishing itself from the bottom. Aromas of toasted grain, some sourness to it that must be a mediocre bock’s equivalent to dark fruit or toffee notes. All very faint, so can’t call it unpleasant. Flavors of toast, light smoke, toffee, and again sourness. Some spicy and peppery qualities especially toward the finish, blends well with smokiness. A decent palate in the balance, although I would prefer less overt tartness. Medium body, with fine and abundant carbonation just shy of effervescence. Tingly suds throughout with a gulpy finish. I’ve had worse and better.

Oct 20, 2016
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3.6/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
by EmperorBevis from England

Bottled and very unusually for me chilled
Pours a coffee body with thick lasting off white head
Caramel and wholemeal bread aroma
Burnt sugar flavour
Slightly thin
Not what I expected really but actually quite better

May 16, 2016
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4.26/5  rDev +34%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by mrpoizun from South Dakota

I drank this out of the bottle, as is my wont. Nice, malty aroma, nice mouthfeel, but not heavy. Maybe I'm prejudiced, because you can buy this for less than ten dollars a twelver every day, but this is an excellent bock. It has the typical chocolate-coffee taste of most bocks, but for the price point this beer simply can't be beat.

Dec 08, 2015
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3.65/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
by rmburt from Wisconsin

Carmel, toffee, flavors change as it warms, little heavy but sweet

Nov 21, 2015
2.95 by FFATS from Wisconsin on Jul 19, 2015
3.25 by BigBry from Canada (AB) on Jun 21, 2015
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3.06/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by jazzyjeff13 from England

A 330ml bottle with no visible BB date. Acquired a while back from a B&M store. The label describes it as a mellow dark brown beer with hints of coffee and cocoa.

A: Poured into a cervoise. A dark reddish-brown hue with light carbonation. Yields a small, off-white head of foam that lasts for a brief moment before dissipating. Slight lacing.

S: Aroma of sweet malt with hints of caramel/toffee, barley sugar, mild roasted grain, a twinge of coffee, husks and faint stewed leaves. So-so.

T: Tastes of sweet caramel malt with a mild finish. Notes of caramel/toffee, mild roasted grain, barley sugar, a touch of coffee and faint stewed leaves. Little hop presence or bitterness. Quite sweet, followed by a lingering maltiness upon swallowing.

M: Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with soft carbonation and average body. A bit thin for the style. Aftertaste of sweet caramel malt and mild toasted grain.

O: Meh - sweet and harmless. Lacklustre looks, while the aroma and flavour are dominated by sugary caramel malt and a hint of grain. So-so body; a tad too thin. A bit too sweet and lacking in complexity when compared with authentic examples. Easy enough to drink but no need to seek it out.

May 12, 2015
3.63 by schoon from Iowa on Apr 28, 2015
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4.02/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by simplejj81 from Wisconsin

Above average beeer and the price is typically cheap, $10 for a 12 pack of bottles.

Mar 25, 2015
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3.84/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by NewGlarusFan from Illinois

Not as good as it used to be

Mar 06, 2015
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2.68/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by James_Kane

Has a caramel-like start, but the roast malts combine at the finish to almost give a tobacco flavor. Bought on recommendation because it was 9.99 for 12. Won't buy again.

Feb 13, 2015
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2.83/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.75
by fx20736 from New York

Bought a 12 pack from Beers of the World on 1/23/15. Served cold in a mug

Look: Root Beer Brown. Thin head doesn't stick around long

Smell: Brown Bread and Molasses

Taste: very sweet. Just enough Hops to prevent it from being cloyingly so. Tastes like Dark Corn Syrup

Feel: saccharine lingers

Overall: not so good

Jan 31, 2015
3.25 by northcoastwolf from Wisconsin on Nov 27, 2014
2.5 by themorninglark from Minnesota on Oct 15, 2014
2.25 by GABrew from Georgia on Oct 07, 2014
2.5 by srohrer from Georgia on Aug 08, 2014
2.75 by GoBearsWalter34 from Illinois on Aug 01, 2014
2 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota on Jul 20, 2014
3 by Hendrick24 from Wisconsin on Jun 26, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by jwc215 from Arizona

Pours dark brown with a nice tan head. Lacing sticks.

The smell is of a touch of cocoa/chocolate with a slightly metallic tinge. A hint of vague hops are there, as is some dark grain.

The taste is of cocoa - slightly metallic. Not too sweet. It has a balanced, abrupt finish. Not much flavor. It almost seems like it goes towards a doppelbock, but a thin one.

Although thin, it's not watery or too fizzy. Although not particularly creamy, either. Still, it's easy on the tongue.

Not bad. A decent dark bock.

Jun 24, 2014
3.5 by Akrueg7272 from Wisconsin on May 23, 2014
3.75 by aubzachsyd from Iowa on May 10, 2014
3.25 by bismarksays from Iowa on Apr 14, 2014
3 by Lgarciaosuna from Mexico on Apr 11, 2014
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