Main Menu

Home > Best Bock Beer - Top 10 Ranked by the 2010 U.S. Open Beer Championship

Best Bock Beer - Top 10 Ranked by the 2010 U.S. Open Beer Championship

This Top Ten Bock Beer List is from America's Best and from the results of the 2010 U.S. Open Beer Championship.
1. Capital Mai Bock – Captial Brewery - Wisconsin
2. Sprecher Mai Bock – Sprecher Brewing - Wisconsin
3. Dump Truck – Bayern Brewing - Montana
4. South St. Spring Bock, South Street Brewing
5. Bucking Bock, Rahr Brewing
6. Millstream Schokolade Bock - Millstream Brewing - Iowa
7. Bucking Bock, Rahr Brewing
8. Schell Maifest, Schell Brewing 
9. Aass Bock - Aass Brewery - Norway
10. Saranac Black Diamond Bock - Matt Brewing - New York

Subcategory: German Bock
Traditional bocks are made with all malt and are strong, malty, medium- to full-bodied, bottom-fermented beers with moderate hop bitterness that should increase proportionately with the starting gravity. Hop flavor should be low and hop aroma should be very low. Bocks can range in color from deep copper to dark brown. Fruity esters should be minimal.
OG: 1.066-1.074
FG: 1.018-1.024
Alcohol by Weight: 5-6%
IBU: 20-30
Color SRM: 20-30
Subcategory: German Heller Bock/Maibock
The German word helle means light colored, and as such, a heller Bock is light straw to deep golden in color. Maibocks are also light-colored bocks. The malty character should come through in the aroma and flavor. Body is medium to full. Hop bitterness should be low, while noble-type hop aroma and flavor may be at low to medium levels. Bitterness increases with gravity. Fruity esters may be perceived at low levels. Diacetyl levels should be very low. Chill haze should not be perceived.
OG: 1.066-1.074
FG: 1.012-1.020
Alcohol by Weight: 5-6.4%
IBU: 20-38
Color SRM: 4-10

Starting a Craft Brewery - Brewers Library

nano1.jpg (110×160)

Top 10
Ales & Lagers
in the USA

Golden Ale
Blonde Ale
English Summer Ale
English Pale Ale

English IPA
Imperial IPA
Imperial Red Ale
English Mild Ale
 English Brown Ale
American Stout
Oatmeal Stout

Imperial Stout
Old Ale 
Barley Wine
Scottish Ale
Strong Scottish
Irish Red Ale
American Amber
American Pale Ale
American IPA
American Brown Ale
German Alt
German Kolsch
German Wheat
Belgian Saison
Belgian Ale
Belgian Abbey Ale
Belgian Lambic
Belgian Witbier

American Light Lager
American Pilsner
Premium Lager

Amber Lagers
Bohemian Pilsner
German Pilsner
Munchner Helles

Munchner Dunkel
Vienna Lager

American Cream Ale
American Wheat
American specialty wheat

Fruit/Vegetable beer
Pumpkin beer
Herb and Spice beer
Chocolate Beer
Coffee beer
Rye/Roggen Beer
Wood / Barrel
Aged beer
Aged strong beer

Wood/Barrel Stout
Smoked/Rauch beer
Specialty Ales/Lagers

 Root Beer

©1996-2015 All Rights Reserved.

Powered By FlexCMS

Web Design & Hosting Services by Webbed Otter