Category: Style

Don’t waste the bock of the barrel

Winter’s over, and that means those springtime favorites are sprouting, and I don’t mean daffodils.

It’s bock time – the strong, dark lagers that were traditionally brewed in observance of Lent. Contrary to longstanding belief, bock is not the dregs from the bottom of the barrel. The hearty flavor and brownish color is mostly due to the use of darker … Read the rest