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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Custom Brewcrafters is a micro brewery that also contract brews for restaurants and pubs in northwestern NY. Custom BrewCrafters Spring Fever is a beer that marries old world brewing tradition with new world microbrewing. Spring seasonal March - April. Spring Fever is brewed in the tradition of a German Bock Beer with a deep, red color and a robust, malty character. We bring together the microbrewer’s thirst for hops and a clean top fermenting yeast to create a truly unique beer. Catch the fever and begin your flavor experience with a complex combination of malt and hops, fading to a long, crisp, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - APR 30, 2009
(growler) Copper color with a good tan head. Aroma is light and malty with some light hints of caramel. Flavor is lightly roasted with some caramel malts, light cocoa, and some cola. Finishes slightly bitter. Average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AskForJenny (1062) - Ontario, New York, USA - MAY 28, 2008
Growler - Good, solid beer, a little watery if anything. Indistinguishable from other micros.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (7863) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 14, 2008
Draft at Monty’s Korner. Pours brown with an off-white head. Malty aroma, mostly caramel. Medium body. Flavor is roasted malt, chocolate and caramel. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 7, 2008
Growler. Pretty bad one here. Taste like a mix of coffee & cola. Medium to dark amber. Sweetmalts with choclate/coffee flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopson (635) - Williamsville, New York, USA - JUN 11, 2007
draft, consumers- red, amber, sticky, chocalate flavor. interesting, and one of this brewer’s better offerings.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (2055) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 19, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2011 On Tap at The Office in Canandaigua NY. According the waitress it was 6% alcohol. Dark amber pour with minimal head, even from the tap. Aroma and flavor are sweet malt with quite a bit of toastiness. I’m not sure who chose to call this a Bock, but its basically a kicked up amber. I did enjoy the toasty/doughy flavor.

12oz bottle. Clear amber color with very little head. Aroma is sweet and smokey and malty. I’m not sure what happened to the toasty, doughy character that I tasted the first time. Still, I’m enjoying in this little bock and think it actually does work well as a spring time beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rudolf (2353) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 15, 2004
Very faint sweet aroma. Very malty with a sour hop finish. I was expecting a pale ale and I was confronted with this. I like bocks, really I do.. but this dosn’t work for me.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (10660) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 27, 2004
Malt, hops and fizz. Wish they would serve this at the ballpark instead of flat and dry national brands. Refreshes. Pale in appearance and pales against rest of their lineup. Smells like beer, as nothing over-the-top added

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lovibond (115) - New York, USA - JUN 15, 2001
A top-fermented answer to the Maibock. Nice bitterness and hop character to balance quite effectively the slight sweetness. Really takes the edge off a rainy day in spring!

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