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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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The tradition of the Maibock beer began in the 14th century in Einbeck, Germany. This bock beer style was so popular the brewmaster was lured away by the Bavarians to replicate the style. Gordon Biersch Maibock is rich and full-bodied, emphasizing dark roasted, caramelized Munich malt and brewed in accordance to the German Purity Law of 1516.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidobutai (490) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 18, 2015
Poured from a tap at the brewery. Decent head and lacing, slightly cloudy amber color. Caramel on the nose, hoppy, and a creamy texture. Unique offering from GB.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (2716) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Tap at GB @SFO. Very caramel, more doppelbock than heller bock. Sweet, molasses, toffee. Not much of a head, slightly sticky body. Not what I was expecting.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (7598) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Tap at Gordon Biersch - ATL airport. Clear rich orange pour with minimal head. Sweet malts. Caramel and a bit of earth. Slight bitter edge on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nickls (1938) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Tap. Rich copper hue. Slightly sweet malt, bread, slight toast and leaves. Flavor starts sweet and the dries out to a toasted caramel flavor. Medium body but with vibrant carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markas101 (1978) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
Draft, Gordon Biersch, Detroit Airport. Slightly murky amber, frothy head. Sweet caramel aroma, faint hops. Sweet, caramel with more sweet on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fordest (2017) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - JAN 4, 2015
In a pint glass during Cowboys Postseason game. Clear amber pour with a little head. Malty aromas and flavors. Not bad. Still love this style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (2901) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours copper amber with a short off-white head. Flavor was lightly sweet with caramel, bread, grass, fruit and had some floral notes with a bitter dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6705) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
about what i expect from GB. a little better than the average GB brew because it’s a style i like done reasonably well, just nothing to get excited about. for the style, just below average. light earthy hop aroma and good balance."

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (1240) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2014
An ok maibock. A bit too sweet and one-note. Pours a nice amber with a thick white head. Smells sweet, with some marzipan and a hint of coconut. Taste is sweet all around, more marzipan, slightly nutty, but not much else. Had in the bottle at the Salt Lake City Airport.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (15065) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft. Hazy amber color, small white head. Aroma of caramel. Taste starts as caramel, then turns very slightly sour.


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