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RATINGS: 385   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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A traditional German Maibock with a deep, golden color, malty-sweet aroma, and clean finish from Magnum and Czech Saaz hops. Gold Award Winner of the 2006 World Beer Cup: German-style Heller-Bock/Maibock Category. ABV: 6.25% IBU: 25 16.5°


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ADesenberg (500) - Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle: pours a light yellow color. Aroma is sweet bread. The taste is no surprise based on that... Sweet, slight citrus... But way to sweet for me. Boo.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
EtTuCthulhu (897) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - APR 9, 2013
The aroma is subtle with hints of yeast coming through until a sweet note arises at the end of the sniff; also, the appearance is a golden color with a small white head. The taste is slightly sweet and slightly sour, and the palate combines a medium body, slick texture, soft carbonation, and an abrupt finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fredis23 (480) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - APR 2, 2013
Clear Gold Color, Good Head, Lots of Lacing. Sweet and Bitter. Better Than Expected. Decent.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ed5388 (1725) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a nice golden honey color, with a moderate head that fades quickly to some lacing. Aroma of mild malts with a trace of sweetness & citrus. Taste is also of mild malts with a caramel sweetness & citrus.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
artmcd8 (1300) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Thank goodness this was free. I'm not going to finish this one since I have an entire refrigerator food of good stuff. Aroma of pale malts. The taste is metallic. Not my favorite beer style either so that doesn't help. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beastmaster (204) - Florida, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle, pour little head/lacing. Pale bock lager??? Caramel color (not dark) sweet sweet beer with a hint of hops. By a hint I mean this beer might have sat next to san ipa in the fridge... it promises big and malty on the bottle, but all I get is malt. Too sweet for me. Make it your girlfriends first beer...

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brian50Oshenb1 (2) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 16, 2013 does not count
I get sick of the people who write in and criticize any Saranac or Dundee beers. Two NY Brewers that have made good brews for years. Just about everything they make is Very Good , Easily drinkable product that is reasonably priced. Could they take more chances with what they are making? Of Course, but is what we are drinking from them worthy of the criticizm? I hardly think so. Are all of you that sophisticated? I HARDLY THINK SO.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (1371) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 18, 2012
12 oz bottle poured a golden-amber. The small white head has decent retention. The aroma is a mix of sweet malt, spicy hops and, unfortunately, a whiff of wet dog. The slightly boosted ABV is all too obvious in the flavor. O: an average quality lager, albeit with more flavor and alcohol.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
OD40oz (768) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Sour, caramel and yeasty. This tastes about how i would expect a caramel tootsie pop to taste. Not impressive at all.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Onslow (1098) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Clear yellow brew with good sized white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of light hops - ggrass and mineral water. Taste is prominent and sweet malt at the start though the end, with some grassy hops and funk in the finish, A little boozey as it warms up. Not so great, IMO, but maybe that is the style.


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