Category Archives: Bock

Celebrator Doppelbock Dunkles Bayriches Starkbier

6.9 alc./vol., 330 ml bottleBrauerei Aying – http://www.ayinger.de/Aying, Germany People remember that Lent is a time of fasting and giving things up in preparation of Easter.  People forget that the same thing goes for Advent…you’re supposed to prepare for Christmas … Continue reading

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Trafalgar Maple Bock

6.5% alc./vol., 650 ml bottleTrafalgar Ales and Meads – http://www.alesandmeads.com/Oakville, Ontario, Canada Despite having lived in Ottawa for over 20 years, this spring was my first trip to a maple syrup farm and what’s called a “sugar bush”.  Sugar maple … Continue reading

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Yankee Jim Ice Bock

6.5% alc./vol., 473 ml canBig Hole Brewing Company – http://www.yankeejimbeer.com/Utica, New York, USA Here’s a beer with an identity crisis.  The side of the can says it’s from New York State.  The web site on the can directed me to … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Spring Bock

7% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleAmsterdam Brewing Co. – http://www.amsterdambeer.com/Toronto, Ontario, Canada Although the name implies the Netherlands, this comes from an ex-pat Dutchman’s brew pub that became a brewery in Toronto.  This is their contribution to spring and Lent:  a … Continue reading

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Holsten Maibock

7% alc./vol., 500 ml canHolsten-Brauerei AG – http://www.holsten-pilsener.de/Hamburg, Germany Yesterday’s “Festbock” may have been a bit late for the festive season, while today’s “Maibock” is a month early for May.  The can, as you can see, features a Maypole or … Continue reading

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Creemore Springs urBock Lager

6% alc./vol., 473 ml canCreemore Springs Brewery Limited – http://www.creemoresprings.com/Creemore, Ontario, Canada In German, “ein Bock” either means this beer or a goat, which explains why there’s a goat on the can.  Bock is a seasonal beer, but which season?  … Continue reading

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Dum Duminator Doppelweizenbock Strong Ale

8% alc./vol., 750 ml bottleLes Brasseurs du Temps – http://www.brasseursdutemps.com/Gatineau, Québec, Canada Arrived at work this week, and one of my colleagues Marc had dropped off this big beauty on my desk.  Yes, faithful reader, I was able to resist … Continue reading

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