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Brewed by Staatliches Hofbräuhaus München
Style: Heller Bock
Munich, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 689   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
By tradition, the first barrel of Maibock is tapped in the Hofbräuhaus in the last week of April, in time for the merry month of May. The success story of Munich’s oldest bock beer goes back as far as 1614. With its powerfully aromatic flavour and its alcoholic content of some 7.2% volume, Hofbräu Maibock marks one of the high points in the beer-lover’s calendar!


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisterDenson (78) - Virginia, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Rating #69 for 2012. 6/23/12, 11.2 oz bottle cool from a snifter glass. Aroma of sour mash and a floral fruity sweetness. 1 inch tan bubbly head over deep amber liquid with not lacing. Taste was sweet with some hop bitterness. Palate, full boded medium carbonation, slightly dry finishes with a warm bite.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djoeye (3439) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2016
Aroma; fruits, plum, peel, marmalade, caramel, apple, leaves. Look; off white bighead, amber clear body. Taste; solid hops in the caramel malt liquid, apple note, herbs, abstract spices, sweets, honey - leading to a soft sweet finish, still with hops. Feel; good. Overall; good may-bock. [50cl.btl abv7.2% BB.16.11.16]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmacklin (803) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 1, 2016
On tap. Pours a clear copper with a medium, long lasting, off-white head that laces. Sweet aroma of caramel malt, fruit and brown sugar. Sweet flavour of caramel malt, bread and fruit with a hint of alcohol in a slightly dry finish. Medium body with a watery texture and soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13579) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 24, 2016
Tap (Hofbrau, Berlin) (7:4:6+:4:13+=3.4++)
Nice orangey copper, tight off-white head. Nice rich malty aroma, some soyish savoury aspects, even marmitey in places. Rich malty body. Sweetish, but not sticky. Full. Clean, but characterful. Lovely bock. Gentle noble hop herbal finish. Very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lmojoh (316) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2016
Flaske 0.5L hos Djoeye. Farge klar rav med offwhite. Lukt plomme fruktig humle. Smak karamell, frukt, malt, søtlig. Fint avrundet alkoholsmak, fyldig og god

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maersk (137) - MOLDOVA - JUL 10, 2016
Clear amber, small head. Smells apple jam. Sweet jam in the taste with some rough finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (738) - Berlin, - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle - dark copper color with a creamy head. Malty, nutty, dried fruits, quite sweet and boozy. Okay, but not my favorite. Smoothness is lacking.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RRistow12 (692) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Tasted from draft. Pours a clear amber. Aroma is caramel, toffee, herbal. Taste is moderate to heavily sweet malt with a faint bitterness. Flavors of caramel, toffee, maple, nutty, earthy. Very good maibock. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cousin_Larry (873) - - JUN 19, 2016
Had a half liter at Estabrook Park Beergarden. Very hopped up brew with a malty flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adasko (1818) - Poznan, POLAND - JUN 6, 2016
Klasyka, sporo słodu, sporo świeżego karmelu. Fajne ciało, gruba faktura. Aromat i smak przyjemne, ale bez szału. Jak na styl - ok, styl - trochę nuda.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (6129) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 2, 2016
Tap (Hofbräu Berlin, Berlin). Clear caramel color. Huge size, thick off-white head, stays. Metallic, sweet, malty in aroma. Sweet, metallic, hops, malty and caramel in taste. Sweet caramelly malts in aftertaste. Quite drinkable one.


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