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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 607   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Share this beer with friends!
This famous specialty beer with its refreshing taste is produced every Spring.

BeerBlitz's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerBlitz (72) - Roslyn, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2010
On draft at The Drafting Room, Spring House, PA. Aroma is of grassy hops and toasted malt. Maybe a little bread in there also. Color is a little too orange, with a minimal white head. Taste is fairly sweet, with the alcohol way too forward. Not tight and refreshing, like a Dortmunder.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mmahut (1192) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Clear pale body with low white head. Aroma is malty, hay, bread like. Taste has medium to high earthy bitterness that is followed by sublime malty sweetness. Nice balance. Body is full, high carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (4169) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle shared at Christ’s post GBBF minidig 16/08/2014. Lower saxony tick. Clear golden, light orange coloured pour with a light white head. Aroma is corn, stale, slightly skunky hop and a touch of diacetyl. Flavour is corn, light honey, some mineral, hop leaf. Palate is medium sweet, lowish carbonation. Not a fan.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (2913) - Michigan, USA - OCT 27, 2014
330 ml bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy deep orange/copper color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of caramel, toast, toffee, brown bread, brown sugar, honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, light nuttiness, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and light-moderate earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of caramel, toast, toffee, brown bread, brown sugar, honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, light nuttiness, and yeast earthiness. Slight earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, brown bread, brown sugar, honey, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice robustness and balance of dark/bready malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Very clean in flavor as well with very low yeast ester presence. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, fairly crisp, and moderately creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice maibock style. All around great robustness, balance, and complexity of dark/bready malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bill Becker (430) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 25, 2014
It pours a clear 24K gold with a 1 finger head of foam. As the foam shrinks slowly, there’s plenty of lacing sticking to my glass. The smell is awesome. Roasty grainy malt at its best. Some caramel adds to the malty fun. The taste is true to the smell though there’s a touch more sweetness than I feel comfortable with. But a Bock is supposed to be on the sweet side, Bill. It’s part of the style profile. Nice mouthfeel, but for me, a slower drinker. I have to say, overall, this is a nice drop of Mai Bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosskie (460) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2014
Beautiful reddish golden transparent beer with a nice head. Smell is heavily malty with a strong apple caramel sweetness. Some clove and pepper and a touch of bitterness. Taste is bitter watery. Sweetish alcoholic with a strong fruitiness. Quite OK but a bit strong for my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7054) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 7, 2014
bottle, from getraenke oase if memory serves me right. clear golden with a modest white head; aroma of grass, butterscotch and a hint of white grape; nicely balanced with some tinny bitterness, lightly buttery texture and some toffeed sweetness

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kerenmk (2678) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks troubles. An old bottle. Clear amber, white head. Malty, some cardboard aroma, bitter and a little diacetyl in the mouth. Light body, buttery finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (10376) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s post GBBF minidig, 16/08/14. Clear golden with moderate off white spotting and edgework. Nose is pale malt, straw, light vegetals, fart, citric notes. Taste follows, bready pangs, cereals, pale malt. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. Fails to deliver anything for 6.5%!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gripweed57 (793) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2014
33 cl bottle. Bright gold color small white head. Sweet bready malt aroma. Sweet grainy malt flavor with grassy notes. Earthy notes with spicy hops. Chewy mouthfeel. Tangy hop finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (5245) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle - Light grains and some skunk. Clear gold with a decent head. Sweet and malty with some residual sugars in the finish. A bit sweet.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 61

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50