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Granite City Brother Benedicts Mai Bock

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25
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Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A traditional German style with a wonderful malt flavor and a hint of chocolate.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (381) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2014
On tap poured into a 24 oz glass stein. The aroma is a very mild somewhere in between toasty and burnt caramel malt. The hazy red-brown (caramel?) colored beer is topped with a very light white head which retains a medium-thin ring and leaves a fairly clear glass. The taste is overall mellow with a medium sweetness and a medium light bitter. There’s an above average, soft carbonation to the medium malty body with a light / creamy thin texture. A roasted caramel and grain come through at the finish with a touch of nuts and a bit of chocolate. It’s a pretty clean finish with a slight caramel aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (6670) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
On tap @ the Granite City Food & Beer in the Indianapolis airport, concourse A. Medium old-penny brown, miniscule head. Bready malts, more nutty than chocolatey, oddly. If I were guessing, I’d peg this as a brown ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gopherfan99 (433) - CROATIA - APR 13, 2014
Draft, reddish brown with a white head, sweet taste with caramel, malt and a hint of fruit, dry finish, was hoping for better but this is an average beer,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EyeAmBaldman (222) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Pours deep reddish brown with a decent white head. Aroma is nice..malty and roasted malt. Taste is roasted malt and and slight caramel. A nice German bock.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1074) - Missouri, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Light nearly clear brown. Real light body. Nothing memorable about this. Refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strangebrewer (846) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 29, 2013
tap sampler @ Troy, MI location. Pours a clear light brown with a small off-white head. Sweet malty caramel aroma. Thin almost watery mouthfeel, medium bitter. Sweet fruity malt flavor with caramel and some grainy notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kshlava (55) - - MAY 6, 2013
My favorite of the flight I just had here at the granite city brew and food at the Indy airport. This one pours a light amber and tastes like a weak coffee with hazelnut creamer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (4350) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 26, 2013
Tap at GC Madison. Burgundy tinted-brown with an excessive head. Sweet brown sugar aroma, maybe a touch of coffee. True to style, albeit a little thin and watery. Nutty, smooth lager tones. Smooth brown chocolate. Mild, decent beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kambei70 (588) - - APR 7, 2013
Tried at Granite City Brewery in Kansas City. Part of a flight. Found all of the beers to be watered down and mediocre at best. This was the best of the lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nsanders (490) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2013
Medium red brown with a medium off-white head. Lightly roasted malts, nutty, and light caramel aromas. Flavor is lightly sweet, quickly fading. Lighter bodied. Plain and simple, but not bad.


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