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RATINGS: 159   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.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4785) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2014 Sampled on draft at the Las Vegas location this beer poured a murky dark amber color with a large creamy orange-white head that lingered forever and left great lacing. The aroma was sweet and yeasty with golden fruits. The flavor was sweet and tangy golden fruits, sugar, bread dough and a touch of booze. Long finish. Full body. Excellent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5262) - Ohio, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Draft at Gordon Biersch Colombus in a 4 oz taster. Pours a clear amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have caramel malts, lightly toasted, grass, mild floral hops, decent enough but not something to seek out.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
demitriustown (1055) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Tap: Aroma has got a nice caramel note with a grassy hop texture intermingled. Appearance is a reddish/ brown with a minimal tan head that doesn’t stick around for long. Taste is very refreshing with a nice caramel malt texture and a good hop notes. Palate has got a medium carbonation with a roasted toasted aftertaste. Overall, decent stuff. Cheers!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Clarkdvm (94) - Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Draft at the source: Gordon in surfside beach, sc. Smells like beer. Sweet caramel is hard to miss. Smooth hazy amber. Not bad at all.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3028) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 3, 2014
On draft at the Mad Fox Maibock festival 2014. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Malty nose with caramel notes. Sweet taste. Medium body with soft carbonation

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (5995) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Pour on tap at brewpub in LAX, clear dark orange pour with white head, aroma brought biscuit, bread, grass, hints of grain, touch of spice, yeast in there with a hint of floral notes, lots of caramel in the nose as well. Taste is a mix of caramel, bread, yeast, hints of slight red fruits, some spice, finishing fairly dry, spicy, slightly sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6145) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 13, 2014
Tap at Dulles pub. Pretty orange-brown color with a fine, tall head. Fruity, caramel nose. Sweet caramel flavor, rather one dimensional, malt straightforward but not quite cloying. Nicely bitter in the finish. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berrya785 (441) - Kansas, USA - SEP 13, 2013
On tap at Gordon Biersch in KC. Poured a clear medium copper with a small head and minimal lacing. Aroma was sweet with caramel malt and dark fruit. Taste was the same as the smell with a slightly bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2133) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2013
March 2010. From bottle. Amber color with a white head. Caramel, malt, bread and fruit aromas. Caramel flavors, sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JUL 1, 2013
From tap. Pours a light clear amber in color with no head. Aroma was sweet malt, caramel, bread and small amount of hops. All mild. Taste follows with a sweet caramel aftertaste.


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