\ ˈbäk How to pronounce bock (audio) \

Definition of bock

: a dark lager beer with a high alcohol content that has a strong flavor of malt and a mild flavor of hops and is typically sold in the winter or early spring

Examples of bock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The second shooting was reported at 12:38 p.m. in the 2800 bock of Gainesville Street SE, a little less than a mile from the shooting in Shipley. Washington Post, 13 Apr. 2022 The apartment unit is in the 200 bock of Third Ave. Carol Robinson |, al, 21 Mar. 2022 The company eventually decided to make the launch of the bock beer into an entire festival. Emily Deletter, The Enquirer, 1 Mar. 2022 More than 30 different bock beers from local breweries are on tap throughout the weekend. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 2 Mar. 2022 Admission for bock beer, music and entertainment at Bockfest Hall and other official venues is free. Emily Deletter, The Enquirer, 18 Jan. 2022 Fransiscan Monk Brother Tim blesses all 11 bock beers in the courtyard. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 28 Feb. 2021 Our sipping yielded a malty, bready flavor that bock lovers will appreciate. Kelly Dearmore, Dallas News, 23 June 2021 Hermann has grand plans for a saison festival, a bock fest in March and holiday season celebrations. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 19 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bock

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bock

German, short for Bockbier, by shortening & alteration from Einbecker Bier, literally, beer from Einbeck, from Einbeck, Germany

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26 Apr 2022

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“Bock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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