Topic Archives: Bock

Posted in Seasonal Return, Shmaltz Brewing

Shmaltz Bock Bock (in bourbon) returns

Shmaltz Bock Bock

Shmaltz Bock Bock, an imperial bock beer, is returning to shelves again this month

Shmaltz Bock Bock has spent months in a blend of bourbon barrels, including Jim Beam and Wild Turkey barrels (for the 2016 release).

“Barrel-aged Bock Bock gains its toasty, rich malt body and nutty caramel flavor from distinctive European malts, such as Vienna, Munich and Crystal, to make a traditional bock base,” said Shmaltz Brewing Company’s Lead Brewer Richie Saunders.

Shmaltz Bock Bock Imperial American Bock Lager is available in 22oz Bottles and draft.

Style: Bock (Barrel Aged. Bourbon.)
Availability: 22oz Bottles, Draft. Limited Release.
Latest Return: June, 2016

9.2% ABV

Posted in New Beers, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
Posted in New Beers, Pyramid Breweries

Pyramid Golden Rye Bock

Pyramid Golden Rye Bock

Pyramid Golden Rye Bock

Posted in Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, New Beers

Hardywood Give Bock

Hardywood Give Bock

Hardywood Give Bock

Posted in New Releases, Straight To Ale

Straight to Ale Bock Rogers Now Available

Straight to Ale Bock Rogers

Straight to Ale Bock Rogers is the latest release from the Huntsville, Alabama based brewery.

Bock Rodgers started as a taproom only release (along with a few festivals. As its popularity has grown, Straight to Ale figured it was time to bottle this space traveller.

Bock Rogers, a 7% ABV traditional German bock with a cosmic flavor beyond all comprehension. It is no freak mishap that each and every bottle contains a malty, coppery brown beverage that is rich, toasty and filled with hints of caramel. Robust and lightly sweet with only 30 IBUs, it is a perfect beer for Earth’s winter months and will provide satisfaction beyond imagination to the discerning beer lovers of this planet.

Straight to Ale Bock Rogers is available in 22oz bottles and draft.

Style: Bock
Availability: 22oz Bottles, Draft
Release: Late-Feb/March, 2015

7% ABV

Posted in Coming Soon, Sam Adams

Sam Adam’s The Vixen Gets a Little Sexier

Sam Adam’s The Vixen Chocolate Chili Bock is going to get a little sexier. The brewery looks to be overhauling the artwork for future batches. The chili beer was first released in 2011.

Style: Chili Beer
Hops:  Hallertau Mittelfruh
Malts: Two-Row Harrington, Metacalfe, Copeland Pale, Munich, Caramel 60, Roasted Demashed

8.5% ABV

Below, the current artwork..

Sam Adams The Vixen

Posted in Headlines, New Releases, Widmer Brothers Brewing

Widmer Releases Three More Celebratory Offerings

Widmer Brothers Brewing (Portland, OR) continues their 30 Beers for 30 Years celebration with three bottle releases this month. Local Portland artists created the labels for each of the new beers. These next releases transport Widmer back to their German brewing roots.

Festbier – First brewed in 1987, was Widmer’s first winter seasonal offering. 6.5% ABV, 34 IBUs. Art

Maerzen – Originally brewed in 1988, this traditionally spring release is 5.5% ABV, 20 IBUs

Bockbier – First released in 1989, was intended to change 80’s drinkers opinions of dark beer. 6.6% ABV, 30 IBUs

“2014 is a perfect time to re-release these beers,” said Rob Widmer, co-founder of Widmer Brothers Brewing. “There’s a definite thirst for German-style craft beers today, particularly here in Portland where German styles and German-inspired craft breweries are on the rise. We like to think that we were on the forefront of that trend 30 years ago, and it’s great to see beer drinkers showing enthusiasm and appreciation for styles that helped us build our brewery.”

30 cases of each will be available solely in the Portland, Oregon market starting this week (of May 5, 2014). Ethan Allen Smith of Peetkegler created the Festbier label, Adam R. Garcia of The Pressure created the Mäerzen label, and Andy Morris of Chandelarrow created the Bock label.

Style: Oktoberfest, Marzen, Bock
Availability: 22oz Bombers. 30 cases, Portland, OR
Arrival: May 5th, 2014

Read more: Widmer Brothers 30 Beers for 30 Years