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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
This traditional German beer is usually served on the first day of May to celebrate the arrival of spring. Our Maibock is a malty but balanced beer that is extremely drinkable and leaves you asking for another round. A spring seasonal specialty in every Big Horn Brewing location.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OutHouseDilemma (70) - Crowley, Texas, USA - JUN 2, 2005
Tap Arlington, TX I guess this was one of the seasonal beers. This was so much better than the raspberry POS they gave me. It was a very clear beer with a lil head. I thought it was a well balanced beer. Enjoyed it...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUL 9, 2003
I had much better expectations for this beer. Clear yellow color with rocky white head. Sweet aroma with a primarily malt background, little hops. It was very bitter and underhopped, very unbalanced and acidic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4999) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 12, 2003
On tap in Dallas. Grassy, bocky, dry and woody. Brassy beer with thin, fizzy head. Slightly smokey aroma. A decent session beer at this particular restaurant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foduck (330) - Denton, Texas, USA - MAY 15, 2003
Kind of light for a bock, not too sweet, smooth. Some flavor, not that great though. A beer you could drink a lot of if it weren't being sold at brewpub price.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - MAY 11, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2004 Westminster, CO: Light golden and clear. Thin head, but with a nice and sticky lace. Thickish and carbed up front, but became syrupy and watery. Cooked corn malts, grits. Sugar water sweetness with a touch of honey. Cooked vegetable undertones. Finished wet and very mild. Cheyenne, WY "Mai-Bock": Clear and golden with a thin head and soapy lace. Very similar to the Westminster one, probably the same recipe. Beery, corny, and sweet (some DMS). Hops were nice in the middle, but finished less-than-stellar, with notes of flowers. A little cloying in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - MAY 8, 2003
Tap at Dallas location. Ooh...not bad. Nice sweet-spicy aroma and flavor. Ginger-cinnamonlike. Hints of tart citric elements as well - somewhere between orange, lemon, and grapefruit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (7241) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2003
Draught. Body is medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (cookie, grain), moderately hoppy (herbs, flowers). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Medium to full body, velvety texture, lively carbonation. Bitterness never really develops, leaving this too sweet to drink much of. Nice mouthfeel though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Merc (313) - Pullman, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2002
This beer really exceeded my expectations. I was pleasantly surprised. Strongly malty without being syrupy, with a decent hop backbone.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Andrew196 (1351) - Katy, Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2002
This is the first time I have had this style of beer, unforunately it is at a brewpub so I dont have anything worth a damn to compare it to. This beer wasnt too bad, if anything it was too sweet. Very little hoppiness to it as well, went down smooth.

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