92 Samuel Adams Longshot Traditional Bock, The Boston Beer Co. (MA). 6.8% ABV (3/10)
Deep copper color. Rich molasses date bread and buttery praline aromas follow through on a round, supple entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with excellent depth and balance. Finishes with a nice accented of baked citrus and cocoa.

92 LTD 01, Full Sail Brewing Co. (OR). 6.4% ABV (3/10)
Deep amber copper color. Aromas of dark toasted nut bread and faint dried ham follow through on a round, plush entry to a dryish medium-to-full body with hints of chocolate covered raisins and figs. Finishes with a nice, crisp marriage of roasted nuts and caramelized citrus.

91 Sudworth Bock, Blue Tractor Brewery (MI). 6.7% ABV (10/10) %{Brewpub}
Dark reddish copper color. Aromas of milk chocolate covered peach and orange peels with a round, frothy fruity medium-full body and caramel apple, roasted nut skin and peppery succotash accented finish. A tasty winter warmer.

91 La Rossa, Birra Moretti (Italy). 7.2% ABV (3/10)
Copper color. Nice aromas of oily peanut butter and ham omelette follow through on a round, supple entry to a dryish medium-full body with great depth and smoothness. Finishes with a long, rich toasted nut bread, fig paste, cocoa and peppery spice fade.

90 Original Bock, Stiegl Columbus (Austria). 7% ABV (11/09)
Minutely hazy orange amber color. Wet grain, wet clay, and peach tea aromas follow through on a round, supple entry to a chewy, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body with honeyed buttered raisin toast notes. Finishes with a hint of molasses and nuts on the dry, lightly earthy, mildly astringent fade. Very tasty.

90 Michelob Amber Bock, Michelob Brewing Co. (MO). 5.2% ABV (3/09)
Tawny deep copper color. Meshed aromas of praline, pretzel bread, and earth follow through on a supple entry to a dry medium body with subtle notes of citrus, tapioca, and dried nectarine. Finishes extremely cleanly with a zesty elegant fade. A very well made bock with superb drinkability.

90 “150 Anniversario” Birra Strong, Menabrea (Italy). 6.5% ABV (10/10)
Golden yellow color. Aromas of wet grainy pizza dough, omelet, and clay with a frothy, chewy dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a crisp, lingering, peppercorn, lemon zest and corn pudding accented finish.

88 Stegmaier Brewhouse Bock, The Lion Brewery (PA). 6.9% ABV (3/10)
Deep amber color. Toasted bread, nuts, and citrus aromas are mild and follow through on a round entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body with hints of vanilla salt water taffy, granola, and a crisp, balanced citrusy and earthy hop finish.

88 St. Nikolaus Bock, Penn Brewery (PA). 6.9% ABV (10/08)
Reddish mahogany color. Aromas of seared back bacon, cacao nibs, and lemon curd follow through on a vibrant, round entry to a frothy, dryish medium-to-full body with peppery spice and nutshell accents. Finishes with a tangy and astringent citrus pepper and earthy hop fade. An intense, zesty and astringent bock to pair with spicy mole dishes.

88 Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock, The Boston Beer Co. (MA). 5.5% ABV (3/10)
Deep reddish brown color. Dark chocolate mousse and toast aromas follow through on a smooth entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with chocolate covered fruit notes and a creamy finish.

88 Pandora’s Bock, Breckenridge Brewery (CO). 7.5% ABV (3/10)
Fruity orange and peach marmalade on dark toast aromas and flavors on a rich, supple and lightly fruity medium-full body with a crisp, citrus and metallic mineral hop finish.

87 Shiner Bock, Spoetzl Brewery (TX). 4.4% ABV (10/10)
Deep copper color. Aromas scrambled eggs, dried apple and caramelized nuts with a soft, frothy dry-yet-fruity medium body and a breezy, tangy mossy riverstone-accented finish.

84 Fighting Billy Bock, Minhas Craft Brewery (WI). 5.5% ABV (10/08)
Dark reddish brown color. Chocolate mocha ice cream , soy, and honey aromas follow through on a nervous entry to a dryish medium body with charred nut and peach yogurt accent. Finishes with a bitter celery and woody nutshell fade.

82 Brother Benedict’s Bock, Granite City Food & Brewery (IL). 5.3% ABV (10/08) %{Brewpub}
Deep reddish mahogany color. Aromas of chocolate covered espresso beans, dried citrus peels, and dark roasted nuts follow through on a round, supple entry to a dryish and slightly savory medium-to-full body with raisin puree, caramelized roasted carrot and squash notes. Finishes with tangy, dried citrus nutshell and peppery spice fade.

81 Luminaria Bock, Del Norte Brewing Co. (CO). 7.8% ABV (3/10)
Deep copper brown color. Flat molasses and apple butter aroma and flavors have a sour yeasty edge and a lifeless texture with a sweet brown butter and charred nut fade.