Brewed by Holsten-Brauerei (Carlsberg)
Style: Heller Bock
Hamburg, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap

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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Holsten Maibock is a strong full- bodied beer, amber-golden in colour, aromatic and richly malt flavoured. Brewed in accordance with the German Purity Law it contains only natural ingredients. This beverage is characterised by its high original gravity and strong 7% alcohol content.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RD400F (222) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2015
Iím not gonna smash this...itís better than I expected and cheap. $2 a can? Hoser beer, cheaper than a 2L of cider and isnít half bad. It has a character and whilst not the most desirable itís quite OK....a yearning for another sip is there...so uh...there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biir (247) - Berlin, - SEP 13, 2015
Can - Transferring Old Data - Holsten is definitely not a good brewey. Their beers are standard, easy to drink. This is an okay Bock, not much to say about it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
asheft (2776) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 14, 2015
Can. Sweet honey and hay grain aroma. Clear, slightly pinkish gold under lasting white wisps and a bubbly collar. Sweet grain flavour with some paper oxidized character and light ethanol. Warming, medium carbonation, smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PlainsDrifter (90) - Adelphi, Maryland, USA - APR 4, 2015
Pours dark honey color with large white head. Aroma straw, grass. Low carbonation, medium body. Slick feel with soft carbonation. Smooth malt flavor, low bitterness. Good malty beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregorymconway (218) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2015
Not bad, quite strong with great sessionability, some honey aroma. Really donít understand the low reviews, maybe because itís a macro :/ Some cereal aroma and some nice carbonation for the brew. No head retention is a takeaway, overtop a golden/slightly amber tinted body. Well integrated alcohol for sure. Underrated.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
exeter (482) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Poured it with no head and no lacing. Taste very sweet, like itís made for kiddies. Boring and mass produced. Yuck!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinsenn (1595) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Can from LCBO. Sweet honey aroma. Sweet honey taste. Decent, but by no means exciting or special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewGoblin (592) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - OCT 2, 2014
Holsten makes the best shitty-good, driviníer intaya beers that are (or were) available here. As a young boy of ten, these were my favourite beers to get plastered on half-classily. Golden, sweet and malty with a light pissiness to them. I can never say I was lead astray by a Holsten beer. I know better now, then I was but a wee lad. Many a night. Many a night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
samzim (351) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2014
Yeasty aroma with caramel notes. Clear copper colour. Sweet front with malty middle and slightly sour finish; flavours of caramel, biscuits, and butter. Medium in body and carbonation. A nice beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Strangebrewer (1037) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
can. Poured clear gold with a thin white head. Sweet grainy aroma, cornish. Medium-light body, smooth buttery mouth feel. Caramel malt, grainy with diacetyl present and alcohol in the finish.

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