Simply pairs and groups of young men and women chattering amiably in front of their "bocks
" or their "Americains." Here and there a student would have his arm round a waist every one else envied him.
The two men shook hands, and Winsett proposed a bock at a little German restaurant around the corner.
The two men always met at the Century, or at some haunt of journalists and theatrical people, such as the restaurant where Winsett had proposed to go for a bock. He had given Archer to understand that his wife was an invalid; which might be true of the poor lady, or might merely mean that she was lacking in social gifts or in evening clothes, or in both.
I, the artist, have my bock, and my coat is not good.
I go to a cafe and order a bock. I smoke a cigarette.
"That's the only thing I miss in Paris," he said, as he finished the bock
which the waiter had brought.
have traditionally been the province of spring, but these malty robust beers are plenty fortifying in the cold weather at hand.
returned from a weekend away to a blinking light on their phone answering machine.
"Doesn't have that grainy, biscuity characteristic that a lot of American bocks
have," said Phil Simpson.
"Yeah, a lot of bocks
are too sweet, this one isn't," seconded guest taster Kirby Shyer of Manhattan Beer.
Another in a line of impressive beers from Breckenridge, Pandora's was our favorite in a recent flight of bocks
. This 7.5% beer is made with Two-Row Pale, Munich, Bonlander, Caramel malts, and hopped with Strisselspalt and either Columbus or Chinook (our sources don't seem to agree).