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Blind Tiger Maibock

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Gold Award Winner! 2012 World Beer Cup
This quaint looking beer is very strong! Consider yourself warned. Yes, this German style bock is golden and bright, not dark. Mai means May and well, Bock means goat, but that’s another story. May means Spring and after a long winter of drinking dark beers, Germans were ready for a bright golden beer to celebrate spring. And that’s where babies come from. ABV at some point from 6.3% to 7.5%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (4123) - Eureka, California, USA - OCT 14, 2015
Sampled at GABF 2015. In the tasting glass it was golden yellow. Small white head. Nose of caramel malts and some spice. Medium in body. The flavor is light mats and and finishes with some bite. Good drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5900) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Sampled at gabf. Clear honey gold. Floral and honey flavors. Maltiness is soft. Very gentle fruit. Ok.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (17715) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Draft at GTMW 2015. Clear golden yellow color, fluffy white head. Nice aroma of freshly cut haystacks doused with black pepper. Taste is fresh hay and peppery straw. Better than some of the maibocks I had in Germany last May.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
evolnex (1) - Kansas, USA - DEC 26, 2014 does not count
First time out. It’s a heavy beer that doesn’t look like a heavy beer or taste like one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3702) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 10, 2014
A very nice maibock. Honey, fruit, citrus, and nice bready malt backbone. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (40503) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013
Clear medium yellow orange colour with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity, sugary, grass, malt, light caramel. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, grass, sugary, light fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20131111]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Camons (8428) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Dark yellow with a small white head. Aroma of malt, grain, light citrusly hops. Flavor is malt, grain, sugar, little hoppy, alcohol. Medium body, soft carbonation, some alcohol in the finish. 111113

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (12053) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Long moderate bitter nice complex finish. Maybe a little more ABV than 6.3? Oily palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (14827) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish with a little warming alcohol. 111113

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (13483) - DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Clear golden with tiny head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hop and straw. Flavour is malt, straw, medium sweet, hop, grass and a little bitter.

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