New Glarus brews up some proper bocks in the Wisconsin heartland.
Nice amber bock color," said Gregg Glaser of Yankee Brew News.
The Bocks returned from a weekend away to a blinking light on their phone answering machine.
The business lost its lease in 2010, much to the disappointment and heartbreak of owners Steve and Linda Bock, and to their loyal customers.
Spring is the traditional season for bock
, doppelbocks, helles bock
and Maibock beer styles, with warmth from higher gravity and ABVs of six to nine percent.
Smells like a bock
ought to, with a lagery quality.
Distributed throughout New England, Bock
will be available on draught and, for the first time, in 'Gansett's signature 16oz.
Nice amber color, and a rich bock
aroma, malty and sweet," said taster Gregg Glaser.
New Glarus Back 40 was the only regular-strength bock
in our flight, and makes the list of our favorites on its technical merits.
Sweet maltiness of a bock
in the nose," said Greg Zannella, "but not a ton of flavor, aside from a bit of malt sweetness.
Glissade Golden Bock
is the brewery's take on the traditional pale bocks
of Germany," said Bill Manley of Sierra Nevada.
are copper to dark brown in color, with a malty sweetness in the aroma and flavor and some additional toasted malt flavor.
He reports that the sales of its 1993 bock
topped the list of Schell seasonal brands last year.
has announced the introduction of Rolling Rock Bock
, a new year-round specialty brand.
Observers of this winter tradition gather annually at the August Schell Bock
Fest, held on the German Fasching (Mardi Gras) the Saturday before Ash Wednesday, to dip hot iron pokers into their Bocks
and sip the steaming head.