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Black Eyed Bock Beer Kit  - Extract Beer Recipe Kit

Although not a traditional German Bock, the dark roast, caramel malts, and just a touch of hops make this an easy drinking amber session beer reminiscent of an old favorite all Texans have come to know and love. Traditionally a Lager, wer have brewed this many times with great success as an Ale. Try it both ways!

Ale Yeast Options: Safale US-05 or Wyeast 1056
Lager Yeast Options (ADVANCED): Saflager W-34/70 or Wyeast 2124

Additional Information

Kit Type Extract
Beer Kit Makes 5 Gallons
Recipe & Instructions Click Here
Original Gravity 1.045
IBUs 13
Alcohol Content Medium: 4.0%-6.5%
Color Brown
Flavor Balanced
Country of Origin American
Style Brown Ale

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Customer Reviews

2nd place Review by Caleb
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Mast this as an ale and it’s good. I entered it in a local brew competition (Emmetsburg Iowa) and it got 2nd place when entered as a Dark Mild, BJCP 13A. (Posted on 12/1/2017)
Good for Beginners Review by Glenn
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This was one of my early attempts. It turned out well but I never repeated it. Perhaps my goals changed once my confidence was up. I would recommend this to someone just getting started and is wanting to explore different styles. (Posted on 3/15/2017)
Awesome beer!!! Review by Brandon
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I am new to brewing, and this was my second beer to make. It turned out so clear I could read a magazine through the glass. I enjoyed it very much, but my friends really liked it. Liked it so much the keg didn't last long. I will be brewing this again and will have to keep it in stock at all times. (Posted on 8/9/2016)
Crowd Pleaser! Review by Kyle
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This beer is very inexpensive for an extract kit and can be ready quickly. Mine turned out great with 1 week in primary and 2 in secondary, then kegged (I used the dry yeast). Not a "traditional" bock, more of an easy drinking beer with a slight malt profile very similar to a popular bock made in Texas. An excellent choice for pleasing your friends who aren't craft beer aficionados; this is a great gateway beer to more complex ones. This kit turned out exactly as I expected from the description. If you are looking for a 7.0+ ABV, thick, malty, more traditional bock this probably isn't the kit for you, but if you like the description you will be well pleased! (Posted on 8/9/2016)
Gone too fast! Review by Lemon Squeezebox
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This was the 3rd or 4th beer I ever made. It is still one of my favorites. Very easy drinking. It is similar to that famous Texas bock, but I think this is even better. I used the dry yeast not the traditional bock yeast. I'll definitely be making this one again and again. (Posted on 8/9/2016)
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