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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
As the chill of winter melts away, a new, lush world is revealed. Brewed with 100% malted barley and authentic German Noble hops, our Maibock is a perfect companion for the season of Spring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (19908) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 9, 2012
Bottle. Clear golden amber color, medium white head. Aroma of caramel and light pine. Taste starts sweet, then a tad of bitterness. Decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12856) - Washington DC, USA - APR 9, 2011
12oz bottle, bottled 1/26/11. Large off-white head, crystal clear light amber body. Aroma is mild, some grass/grapefruit, light honey. Taste is moderately sweet, bread, lemon/grass/grapefruit, some honey, caramel, light alcohol warming. Medium body, nicely drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2011
12 ounce bottle from a local Kroger. Pours a clear amber color with a medium frothy head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of toasted malts and bitter floral, spicy hops. The taste is caramel malts, some toastiness, bitter herbal hop notes. Lingering bitterness. Medium bodied. Decent, but fairly boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (11117) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Clear deep golden color with a medium white head. Aroma of nice herbal, piney and slightly floral hops and some malt. Flavor has light malty sweetness with some caramel notes, herbal hops and a bitter finish, a bit alcoholic. Medium-bodied. Not bad, quite refreshing even (it’s not easy to find refreshing Heller Bocks).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (10913) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2011
On tap. Poured a medium to deeper golden color with a smaller sized head. Aromas and tastes of caramel, some citrus, and toasty. Lighter alcohol in the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 6, 2012
355mL. Pours a super carbonated clear light orange. Small white foam. Nose is candied orange syrup, small perfume, wet cardboard. Taste is very sticky, boozy, sickly medicinal, some saltwater sweat. Palate is cereal stake grain like a malt liquor. Very poor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (9364) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2011
12 oz. bottle from Capone’s, and I believe this is my 2011 maibock cherry popper. Dark straw pour with 3-finger fluffy white head. Nose is floral and earthy, with hopcitrus, apricotty fruit, definite noble hops. No transient hops in this one; no sir. Tastes earthy, rich, fruity, with a big hop element and some cloying sweetness. Smooth finish, and very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radagast83 (6795) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 1, 2011
12oz bottle. Poured a clear amber color, small off-white/white head. Aroma is light malts, grassy (almost like grass after a rainstorm), cloves. Flavor had notes of light malts, lemongrass, fresh cut grass, bitter hops. Certainly not what I expected, though not really in a bad way. Keep brewing beers like this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Pours gold with a white head. Smells and tastes grainy with some tea hints on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (6196) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2011
Bottle. Textbook pour, golden orange, quite active, with a staunch but thin bright white topping of rocky foam. The aroma is, well, beery ... sweet and malty with a hint of citrus. The beer drinks with a rich texture, silky and smooth. A beautiful example of style, this quaffable beer has an evident alcoholic kick, but is sublimely refreshing with a mellow sweet character. (#4115, 5/22/2011)

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