BOCK BEER. History and Styles. What is Bock?. A Strong lager of Germanic origin. Styles include: Traditional , Maibock , Doppelbock , and Eisbock. History of Bock. Einbeck in Lower Saxony Communal brewing 14 th century Move to Munich Ein bock The goat. History of Bock.
History and Styles
A Strong lager of Germanic origin.
Styles include: Traditional , Maibock , Doppelbock, and Eisbock
Einbeck in Lower Saxony
Communal brewing 14th century
Move to Munich
Monks of Bavaria
Strong malty with toasty overtones
No Diacetyl, very low esters
Light copper color to garnet-red
Munich & Vienna malts
Toasty and Caramel flavors
Long boil to increase melanoidins
ABV 6.3 – 7.0 %
Strong malt aroma with light spice
Deep gold in color
Toasty malt plus pepper spice notes
Some hops in the finish
Medium bodied, high CO2, balance
Also known as “Helles” or “Pale”
Served in May
ABV 6.3 – 7.4%
Very strong malt, caramel & toast
Some fruity esters
No roasted or burned flavors
Dark brown in color with ruby highlights, great clarity and head retention.
Very rich malty flavor with chocolate and dark fruits
Sweet & full bodied
ABV 7.0 – 10%
Rich intense malt, no hop aroma, many fruity esters.
Dark brown to black with “legs”
Big, full, sweet, caramelized malt flavor and dried fruit taste.
Extended lagering times
Strongest beers in the world
ABV 8.0 – 41%