Brewed by Paulaner Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Heller Bock
Munich, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
100% barley malts, and plentiful Hallertau hopping.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4691) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2014
500ml bottle - $4.48 at Sherlock’s in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a clear, bubbly, golden-hued body with a thin sliver of orange to it. Smallish, near-white head.

Smell: Subtly bready, a little sweetish spiced honey tone edged with notes of apple and sulphur.

Taste: Lightly bready, grainy malts conjoined with a modest tanginess and honeyed sweetness. Touch of dried, astringent herb and crisp appleskin. Very, very low accent from the warming alcohol. Semi-dry, soft finish with a slight, lasting sulphury accent on the back half.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A fairly tidy, sufficient bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (6948) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
pours unclear light yellow with a very small white cap showing very little retention, no lacing per say. sweet grains - honeyed and doughy malts, grassy nobleness, pepper, other spices, well integrated alcohol. light carbonation - could be brighter, medium body - oily and a bit sticky, semi-sweet and woodsy-peppery-grassy finish. feels a tad muted - near BB date i must say. i can still appreciate its qualities.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (2180) - - SEP 6, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 4-5-13- Served on tap in a 10 oz chalice glass Appearance- Served a straw golden colored brew with a one finger white head. The head had a moderate level of retention, fading over time to give a light level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is rather light overall and is mainly of a sweeter caramel smell mixed with some grainy aromas. Mixed with these smells is a light bit of floral hop in the nose. Taste – The taste begins with a bready and malty taste with a rather moderate amount of a caramel sweetness. Some other fruity flavors come to the tongue more toward the middle, with their nature being of lighter fruits, such as apple and pear. More toward the end the caramel fades a bit while the bready and some slightly grainy flavor of the brew are met with an arrival of a lightly herbal and floral hop flavor that leave a nice, still sweet, and malty flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is on the average to slightly thicker side with a carbonation that is on the average to slightly lower side. Both do well for accentuating the malts and grain quite well, but yet do not sacrifice the drinkability and smoothness of the brew. Overall – A rather tasty, quite easy drinking, malty and somewhat sweeter bock. A good one to try.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (3795) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 5, 2014
500 ml "Limited Edition" bottle consumed near end of BB date on bottle. Tastes like a cross between a strong Marzen and a bock. Alcohol is not at all hidden. Lingering bready aftertaste with less hops than expected given the ample hop load earlier on.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3820) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Pour is a clear copper with a large white head. Aroma is a dry bready malt with a nice pumpernickel. Flavor is again a dry bready malt with some dark bread notes. Nothing in wowing me here but it’s still a decent bock on the very dry and bready side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (5386) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Aroma is pale malts, light citrus and earthy notes. The flavor is pale malts, light fruit/citrus, bread and a mildly dry/slightly sour/tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidmartinek (4327) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2014
More golden than the amber I was expecting. Good head and really crisp malt taste. A fine beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (1888) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Swing-top. Pours a clear golden color with a fair head and spotty lacing. Aroma of grass, bit of malt and spice. Taste of malt sweetness, grass and spice. Nice bitterness and afairly clean finish. Moderate body, crisp and smooth. Decent beer for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demitriustown (1175) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 24, 2014
500ml Bottle: Aroma is grassy hops, nice hellertau notes, and a very light malt notes. Appearance is a golden pour with a large white head that diminishes quickly. Taste is got some nice malt characteristics and the grassy hop notes. Really well balanced and rather tasty. Overall, I like it. Cheers!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglefan538 (3009) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pour was deep golden to amber with a nice head. Aroma of grains and pils malts and grass. Flavor followed with some pleasant lighter fruits, yet clean overall. Honey and earthiness too. Mouthfeel fairly full. Nice one.

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