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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
100% barley malts, and plentiful Hallertau hopping.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (1593) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 8, 2011
Dark gold color and medium head. Malt flavor, with little hops. On the sweet side. Thick body.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (11151) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 14, 2011
Getestet habe ich den Bock direkt nach dem Hellers Eurobock, wobei auffällt das dieser hier deutlich weniger süß ist. Die anfängliche alkoholische Süße ist angenehm und geht lückenlos in einen würzigen Ton über, der aber später wieder zu, Süßen zurückkehrt. Bodenständiger und süffiger Bock, erscheint "massengeeignet". Test vom 1.5.2007, Gebinde: Fass Noten: 9,11,12,12,-,12 - 11,52

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JesseM (1151) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2011
On tap at the Kick Off. Deepish gold pour with a large white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is bland, pils malt, hay, booze. Flavour is quite sweet, lots of plain sweetness, not malty, followed by a dry finish and boozy aftertaste. Not very pleasant going down. Not much hop character to speak of. Overly sweet and nothing works here for me. Would not try again. Where’s all the rich malty flavour? Could easily be mistaken for a malt liquor.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
matt7215 (2244) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2011
on tap at the lick off. shimmering golden with a lasting pure white head that laces. aroma of fresh light malt, and alcohol. the flavour is simple but well put together and super clean. lovely high gravity lager. i love maibocks.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2011
On draught at Gambrinus. Absolutely transparent sparkling gold, with a billowing cloud of foam, leaving sticky lace. Very biscuity, grassy, a bit spicy like citrus zest, with an alcoholic and doughy malty profile. Sweet, but drying at the same time. Loads of biscuit malt and grassy/hay like hops bitterness with a sting of alcohol. Medium/full bodied, creamy, not an easy drinker, but an enjoyable one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5136) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2011
Sampled on draft at Olde New York in State College PA this beer poured a dark golden color with a medium sized soapy white head that produced some lacing. The aroma was sweet sugar, candied fruits and faint vague hops. The flavor was tangy and sweet with strong notes of sugar, candied fruit and light floral hops. The finish was long, tangy, sugary and fruity. Smooth and full bodied. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
crossovert (8181) - Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2011
On tap. It is fabulous. Thick, rich caramel flavors blend with a subtle bit of noble hops for an easy-drinking but full-flavored experience.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darrennelson12 (453) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 30, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2014 On tap; pours golden color, looked like a standard lager. Taste was somewhat bitter/acidic for my liking. Overall an easy drinking beer though there are many better out there. RERATED 05.20.14; tried again .. overall OK, but compared to the Ayinger Maibock, not nearly as good. Quite grassy/grainy

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2010
Hacker-Pschorr Brauerei Munich, Germany --Maibock 6.80% ABV. 20 IBU’s. Foamy lacy white head. Clear thin bright light yellow gold color. Bavarian Noble hop front. Sweet stanky thin textured Pale malt crisp rich German Fest body. Dry mild sweet mild hop end. (3.5 / 5.0) Sampled 5 oz. Taster @ Fremont Oktoberfest on 9/25/2010.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
roder60 (1288) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2009
Had at Lowenhaus in Rome. Poured clear dark gold with huge manilla foamy head. Looks delicious. Aroma malty, slightly boozy with a bit of banana. Flavor too watery, slight sweetness, grassy dry finish Overall, could be much better.


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