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


on tap

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RATINGS: 623   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
This famous specialty beer with its refreshing taste is produced every Spring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ontario102 (794) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 25, 2004
This has a fruity, malty nose, maybe a little floral. It starts with a prickly, sharp yet thick and substantial flavor with some hints of pears and grapes; maybe a little too bitter, then more lingering bitterness; dryish and rather Heiniken-like in skunkiness and aftertaste, but (much) less detracting. Tastes actually a little stronger than it actually is. I'd like to taste one of these fresh, the superior flavors are certainly obscured by a 6000 mile journey.........

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 15, 2004
Golden with a big frothy thick long lasting head with good lacing. Malts and hops sweet and citrusy in the nose. Lots of flowers in the taste, hoppy tngy and tart, Interesting is the best word for it. Ovearll qite an interesting drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2004
Chill hazed pale golden yellow in color, thin whitish head not withstanding any staying power, thin collar remains and very minimal whispy strings of lace stick. Aroma has a sweetish bread malt tone thats sort of pale or dull, a bit candyish too in its sweetness. Taste is more of the same with a mild subdued presense of pale sweetness, lightly breadish, a bit of an acute bittering with a slight herbalness to its hops. Pleasingly mild taste. Feel is about medium bodied with a light frothy texture and finish that ends a bit dry. A reserved in pale sweetness overall with this Mai-bock makes it a bit bland but its actully quite tasty and becomes better as it warms where some of the breadish tones float in more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2004
Very malty and German tasting. Textbook example of a German beer. Didn't notice the alcohol as much as others did.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (10184) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 24, 2004
Sparkling clear golden lager with a large, frothy, white head. Decent retention. Good lacework. The aroma is well-skunked, but is rich in malt with notes of honey, toffee and alcohol... too bad it's lightstruck. Flavors of honey, grapefruit and alcohol. Tons of bitterness. Full-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Lengthy, bitter finish with lots of warming alcohol. Good beer, but the alcohol is a little too evident for a 6.5% ABV lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 18, 2004
clear orange color with a cereal-like aroma..slight hoppiness upon background maltiness..could be an old sample since the dates on the label only went to 2001...a thick n full beer though regardless.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - Křbenhavn, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2003
Very dissapointing. Amber coloured. Rather malty and sweet. Alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (4424) - Indiana, USA - NOV 21, 2003
When poured, this beer had a small sized ivory head that was both creamy and smooth with fine-small sized bubbles that lasted for quite some time. The nose was made up of malts and some hops while the flavor was sweet and bitter with a fore and aftertaste. The palate was smooth yet bitter. There was good lacing with this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GermanBrews76 (680) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 16, 2003
Hugh foamy cream colored head. dark straw body, agressive carbonation. Nose of dmso, pale dry malts and earthy hop tones. well balanced. somewhat spicy, warm, a sweet/dry malty finish. some light damage noticeable. drier and more alcoholic as it went, along with aq building hop character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thedm (5205) - Fort Wayne, USA - NOV 10, 2003
THis brrew poured a large head of fine to medium sized white colored mostly lasting bubbles that left behind a softly carbonated light orange brown colored hazy body and a goo lacing. The mouthfeel is full of wonderful German hops with bubbles and a tingly feel while the aroma is malty with a slight hop presence and afterbite. The flavor is all German hops.

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