Frankenmuth Winter Bock | Frankenmuth Brewery

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Brewed by:
Frankenmuth Brewery
Michigan, United States

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
IBU 24

Added by Todd on 02-16-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by CRJMellor:
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4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark red/brown caramel color with a 4-finger white head and massive billowy lace stays until the end.
Aroma is caramel, caramel and more caramel along with some subtle earth tones.
Flavor is caramel, toffee, light smoke and some really minerally earthy hits.
Mouthfeel is buttery to start and moves to a moderately smooth middle and finishes with a dry bitter hit.
Drinkability is very high, liter went down very quickly.

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Photo of redmosquito
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

In a sampler at the brewery. Clear amber brown colorwith an off white head. Initially no aroma, but as it warmed up I picked up mild spicey yeast and toasted malt. The flavor is smooth malty sweetness, more caramel than roasted, mild bitterness and spicey yeast. This is a malty beer with a decent mouthfeel. The laid back flavors on this beer make it highly drinkable, I'd recommend a growler of it over the fancy bottle!

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Photo of bigred89
2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

Photo of Amberluvsbeer
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of beckerboots
3.95/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Purchased one litre bottles numbered 906 and 908 out of the 2003 produced. Poured very heady with slow thinning lace that lingered a tad too long. The aroma of carmel became very apparent and was somewhat subdued by the fruit varieties (none distictive). Taste was very lively except for the drying feeling of a cold tea that seemed to zap any moisture out of the mouthful. It was consumed at the end of May. Perhaps would have had a greater impact if drank in March or April. Worth a look (or swig)

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Photo of walleye
3.06/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

from the bottle which was bought in Jan. 2005 and had in feb. 2005. poured a amber with a small off white head. aroma had to wait for this beer to warm up for the aromas to come out on this one, hints of roasted malts, toffee, and some caramels. flavor weak malts, carmels, hops, and toffee. this sure was over priced, $12.00 was to much to spend even though the bottle and label are nice.

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Photo of CSFerrier
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Frankenmuth Winter Bock from Frankenmuth Brewery
3.69 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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