Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Beer of the Week: St. Arnold's Spring Bock (Seasonal)

This week's beer is the St. Arnold's Spring Bock and I have to be honest, this is one of my favorite seasonals...ah hell, beers out there.

Background: This beer is brewed locally in the city of Houston. It comes to the supermarkets around the end of February and stays until May.

Price: Typically running between $6 - $8 bucks a sixer

Look: Typical German style Bock. Doesn't look watered down at all, yet not too heavy looking.

Smell: Definite noble hop smell.

Taste: Not bitter at all. Very hoppy. Imagine a typical hoppy beer i.e. Sam Adams.

Drink: Crisp, full body. Definitely leaves a lingering after taste that would go well at a BBQ. Be forewarned, this is not a skunk beer, so its more for us hop heads!

Overall: A