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Foothills Gruffmeister Maibock

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Cold winters. Hot summers. Between, always the promise of spring. Germans crafted a beer for such days, one that mirrors the sweet fragrant taste of nature reawakening. Foothills Maibock stays faithful to the spirit and essence of this seasonal golden lager, with pleasant malty overtones and a spicy crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doofgoblin (491) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - AUG 20, 2015
It’s really quite a good Heller bock. The aroma is bready with sweet malt notes with a faint banana note... Taste is sweet not too lagerish with plenty of toasty malt flavor. The finish is smooth and clean with of lasting maltiness... Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 6, 2015
Where and how: b. 650ml, 1 year vintage (from GG VB)
Aroma medium intense, nice rounded malty character. Touch of honey. Alcohol mature , well refined. Clean lager character.
Appearance :
Top: mid white cap, rocky in texture.
Base: dark gold, clear.
Palate : medium full bodied. Easy going, especially for its heft. Lighter carbonation. Average plus finish.
Taste: malty, as expected. Feel proper, to the style. Pleasant clean lager approach with solid body as support. Gentle herbal Noble hop side.
other notes Nice, very decent offering.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
geologyguy (1331) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 5, 2015
Very mild smell, none after the first sip, taste is smooth and a bit bitter and sweet, finishes a touch hoppy...decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11180) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2015
Hellerbock double bock, 8%. Deep orange colour. Smooth above average mouthfeel. Fruitiness. Good drinkability. Good maltiness.Some hoppy aroma and citrus. Great for style.Radek’s.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HourGlass13 (609) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Clear golden pour with a moderate white head. The aroma is very malty and slightly sweet. The taste is sweet malty caramel, with a hint of citrus, and mild hop presence. Balanced and smooth. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (6205) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2015
From a 22 oz bottle. Pours gold with an off white head. Aroma of toast and mint. Flavors same. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BadAprilia1000 (404) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy golden orange with an average white head that holds well enough. Aroma is bready, biscuit, grass, hay, a very faint citrus, sweet lager. Taste is heavier than the aroma, bread, hay, grass, a weak sweet oj like citrus note. Great mouthfeel, very drinkable like the style should be. Very solid session beer that has something to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6576) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 3, 2014
22 ounce bottle thanks to Seth for sharing. Light fruity flavors and some malt sweetness. Ok overall. Not very big in flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1717) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle. Clear, dark gold with a medium head. Aroma is full of grains with hints of sweetness. Taste is well balanced with just a tad too much sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14964) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear orange white head. Nose and taste of toasted biscuit, light fruit, honey malt and light peppercorn. Lighter medium body.

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