Brewed by Einbecker Brauhaus
Style: Heller Bock
Einbeck, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap

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RATINGS: 606   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This famous specialty beer with its refreshing taste is produced every Spring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beastdog75 (363) - Brick, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2004
Somewhat deceptive looking, as it pours a golden amber color. Has decent caramel malt flavors, but really focuses on hops. Nice citric/piney hop presence, reminds me of SN Pale Ale for some reason.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gromit (479) - Port Orchard, Washington, USA - MAY 5, 2004
What’s with breweries and green bottles?!? Pours a light amber (this is a Bock!?!) with a decent head and decent lacing. Aroma was pretty skunky! I almost wanted to pour it out at this point, but I’m glad I didn’t. Flavor is definately to style, which honestly suprised me: No skunk and despite the pale color. Not very complex, though. A bit of sweetness comes through with some spices. Palate is creamy with a tad bit of astringency going on. Odd. Overall it’s worth a try, but nothing special. This ain’t no Celebrator or Salvator, but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
karl (158) - Glendale, New York, USA - MAY 1, 2004
Light in color but not in tatse. A hint of spice in the nose. But still a good drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2004
Grainy aroma. Dark golden color, beige head, good lace. Light sweet, nasty bitterness, very malty, little fruity, syrupy and still a little dry. There's something is these Einbeck beers that I don't like. They have this strange yucky bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heemer77 (5109) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - APR 22, 2004
Light ruby color. Small scum of a head on top. Aroma is spicy with some slight malt. Taste is decent malt with a little caramel. Not sweet and has lots of nutty taste. Nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oli (108) - DENMARK - APR 22, 2004
An average beer and nothing to get excited over.There was a nice heavy malt taste and a bitter aftertaste.Medium golden body and thin head.A bit boring to drink actually.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dirkbreedveld (288) - NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2004
a nice classic, in maibaock beers. It's golden-yellow tones, nice foamy head. In the nose there is a difference between tap and bottle. The bottle is more aromatic, possibly due to the temperature. The taste is malty at fist, fruity and a closing of bitters, which invite you to drink more than one beer. Excellent quality.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4709) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 8, 2004
Crisp light amber with thin but long lasting head. Not strong but interesting warm-spice aroma. Thicker body that you would guess from the appearance. Spice notes dance lightly on the tongue. Overall mild and light tasting. Easy to drink more than one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (5401) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2004
Poured a copper color with a small white head and some lacing. Fruity (apple), earthy, slightly bitter aroma. Not skunked, although at a quick sniff it could be misconstrued as so. Crisp and refreshing hoppy taste, although lagerish at the same time. A nice example.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (4851) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2004
Copper/orange coloured body with a minimal whiteish head. Aroma of some fruit, but otherwise powerful bittering scents. Medium-bodied; Strong flavour of fruit and malt lasts in the mouth for a long while. Aftertaste shows some bitterness and a slight sweetness. Overall, not a great beer, but that is to be expected from this brewery. I shared this bottle with Phil (haddon90) at the Flying Saucer in Nashville, Tennessee...thanks Phil!

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