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Elysian Ambrosia Maibock

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Slightly strong, slightly sweet, very drinkable. Ambrosia is a hearty, malty and golden beer of substantial strength, Brewed with pale, Munich and pale cara-malt. Bittered with German Northern Brewer and finished with Styrian Goldings hops.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lbcgreg (13) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
Aroma of grapes. Lighter tasting, smooth with a clean finish and a slight malt flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Prufrockstar (924) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Draft at fields while pregaming. Clear amber pour in plastic cup, white head. Fruity, spicy, toast, caramel, bread, copper. Moderately sweet with dirty (er, earthy) bitter finish. Medium body, pleasant drinking on this fine morning.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (6333) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
On tap at St. Augustine’s, pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aroma is subtle, with some spicy herbal notes and toasted nuts. Flavour is well-balanced, with toasted nuts, a stone fruitiness to it, and some herbal notes. Very well-constructed and brewed to style. Not exciting but this is very enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14403) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Clean bright amber color. Delicate malt aroma. Strong malt flavor, with a touch of light colored caramel, and quite strong bitterness. More character than a Maibock, closer to a regular Bock. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Dark blond, finger white head Smell light grainy, bit sweet Taste crisp, fruity, grainy, bitter finish Mid body Ok

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2064) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 9, 2014
On tap at Elysian Fields. Pours a copper color with white head. Grainy, earthy, slight floral flavors.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9032) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 5, 2014
On tap @ the brewery during 7/5/2014 Seattle beer tour. Pours a golden orange appearance with a tan head. The aroma is awfully floral and citrus forward for a Maibock. Fairly sweet flavor. Kind of gooey mouth feel. Jasmine / potpourri flavor with a lot of tangerine. Kind of strange.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beese (1707) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Draught at Hophouse in Portland, OR on 23 May 2013. Poured a clear dark golden colour with a dense white head. Sweet lager malt aroma with some brown sugar and floral hop. Full mouth feel and very pleasant flavours of sweet, soft fruit, bread and fresh oranges. Finish was biscuity malt, light spice and a crisp dry palate. Very fine example of the style.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troopie (2292) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - MAY 13, 2013
Bockish colour. Good malty flavour somewhat restrained. Some floral hop in the aroma.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5800) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Clear amber color with lasting tan sheen. Dark toast, burnt caramel, lagered pale malt aromas. medium body. Nice yeasty, bready, lagered -pale malt flavors--good.


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