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Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« on: July 24, 2012, 11:58:01 AM »
This is interesting.

Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2012, 12:14:28 PM »
A very logical outcome and collaboration. I am not surprised and am very pleased.
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2012, 12:19:58 PM »
+1 Logical step.  They have me attention.  The cider bock whiskey sounds interesting.
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2012, 04:27:40 PM »
Very interesting.  So are they distilling the actual finished beer or is it the base malt recipe without hops added?
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2012, 04:50:37 PM »
The article says they are making whiskey from SA Boston Lager and Cinder Bock.  I'm guessing that the Boston Larger is the same, but the Cinder Bock is a new recipe that is lightly hopped or not hopped at all.

It is my experience that whiskey made from hopped beer has a funky flavor to it.  Components of the hops flavors definely carry over in the ethanol vapor. Not necessarily bad flavors , but not really desirable flavors either - IMHO.   I don't know that you would pick the flavors out as being hops.  Just kinda funky...
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2012, 11:56:25 PM »
It is my experience that whiskey made from hopped beer has a funky flavor to it.  Components of the hops flavors definely carry over in the ethanol vapor. Not necessarily bad flavors , but not really desirable flavors either - IMHO.   I don't know that you would pick the flavors out as being hops.  Just kinda funky...
I find it reminiscent of tequila.
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2012, 05:55:20 AM »
The article says they are making whiskey from SA Boston Lager and Cinder Bock.  I'm guessing that the Boston Larger is the same, but the Cinder Bock is a new recipe that is lightly hopped or not hopped at all.

Boston Larger?  I think that would be a great name for an imperial version of their beer.
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2012, 08:43:36 AM »
Am I the only one who finds the word "cinder" unappealing in a beer name?
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2012, 09:13:31 AM »
Deschuttes still make Cinder Cone Red?
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2012, 09:34:05 AM »
I'll be anxiously awaiting the release of this product.  Being a beer and whiskey fan, it sounds like it has potential.  I'll give it a try at the very least.
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2012, 10:14:09 AM »
Deschuttes still make Cinder Cone Red?
I asked Deschutes this question about a month ago and they said they do not currently make it but will be bringing it back for special releases from time to time.  Personally, I was bummed as Cinder Cone was one of my favorites and was what I based my Amber/Red ale on.
I'll be anxiously awaiting the release of this product.  Being a beer and whiskey fan, it sounds like it has potential.  I'll give it a try at the very least.
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Re: Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2012, 01:10:47 PM »
The article says they are making whiskey from SA Boston Lager and Cinder Bock.  I'm guessing that the Boston Larger is the same, but the Cinder Bock is a new recipe that is lightly hopped or not hopped at all.

Boston Larger?  I think that would be a great name for an imperial version of their beer.

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