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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A previous Hacker-Pschorr beer to carry the name Superior was a 7.0% Bock.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pivnizub (8591) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2007
Flip-top bottle: Deep golden coloured, mid-sized white head, quickly diminishing; malty and cardboardy nose; sweetish-malty flavour, relatively light bodied for a beer of 6.0%; short sweet-bitter finish. A boring, poor brew.......

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8404) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2006
Bottled - Criterion Leicester. An old gold coloured beer with a pool of tan head and lots of bubbles. The aroma is sweet and malty and typical of the style. The taste is sweet and a little fruity with some apple flavours. No great shakes but acceptable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MoritzF (8250) - Bochum, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2006
(swing top bottle) Clear, golden colour with a fluffy white foam. Mild, moderately sweet malty, slightly grainy aroma with herbal hops. Sweet-bitter flavour, medium to light bodied, although it has 6 % ABV, which reminds me of an European Strong Lager, also with a quite soft carbonation. Slightly toasted malty taste with herbal notes; moderately dry malty, light bitter and short finish with hints of alcohol. Mediocre Festbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (7805) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2006
Bottle. Swan and Rushes, Leicester. Dark gold with a large white head. Aromas are caramel malts and yeast with fruiit. Flavours are biscuit malts with caramel. Pretty sweet and malty with crisp, refreshing lemon. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorisPPattyn (7722) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2004 (quite aged sample, rating for the older 7% Bock version, not the current 6%) Pale amber,with greenish shine, thin off-white head. Very nutty, oxydized nose. Dry portwine, if that can be imagined. Dull, nutty tasting beer. Strange butter-like flavour, but not linked to diacetyl. Thinnish texture, but slick, oily mouthfeel. Obviously this beer has aged too much. Which is surprising, annoying even for a 7.0% ABV Bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7523) - Down South, GERMANY - MAR 9, 2013
bottle. Clear golden colour, mid-sized white head. Medium-bodied, grainy malt flavours, hints of honey. Shy, very shy hoppy touch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (7124) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 24, 2012
Poured a yellow color with a small white head. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Malty flavor with some sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2009 A Mes rate: bottle from Quinns.
Typical very clean gold German looks with a very thin white head. Metallic hoppage and creamy malt aroma. Similar flavour. Rather astringent. Faint bitterness in the finish. Full of corn all round. Run of the mill at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7040) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2008
Bottle from the Dodgy Deli, Cowley Road, Oxford 24-01-08 Nice warm golden colour with big bouncy white head. Some citrus and yeast on the nose, soft tasting in the mouth, good fruitiness with that citrus, lemon? pulsing through again, I found this a refreshing and enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle at ChrisO tasting, thanks to Fergus, 30/12/12. Lightly hazed pale golden with a thin off white head. Nose is pale malt, fruits, sugars. Taste follows, light fruit notes, caramel, touch of spice. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Ok - nothing special.

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