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bock

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Pronunciation: /bɒk
 
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Definition of bock in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A strong, dark German beer.
Example sentences
  • Extra strong ales and lagers, bock beer, Adam bier, and barley wine are the brandy, cognac, and port equivalents of the beer world, capable of Armagnac status on the tongue.
  • Though a pate, rich and gamy in flavor, may require the creamy weight and tartness of a barley wine or bock beer.
  • At the time he bought Spoetzl Brewery in 1989, the brewer of bock beer founded by German and Czech immigrants some 80 years earlier was just another regional brewer on a quickening slide into oblivion.

Origin

mid 19th century: via French from an abbreviation of German Eimbockbier 'beer from Einbeck', a town in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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