Brewed by Aktienbrauerei Kaufbeuren
Style: Heller Bock
Kaufbeuren, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap


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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Ein starkes, helles, untergäriges Bier. Es ist weder süß noch wuchtig, sondern herb und frisch – wie das Allgäu im Frühjahr!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
scottw86 (1151) - Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2010
Poured a clear amber color with a small white head. Aroma almost identical to apple juice. Taste is creamy with some pale malts and not too much else. Slightly skunky flavor. Aftertaste is not too great, leaves a weird creamy taste behind.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (12750) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 15, 2009
Bottle. Pours gold with a 3 finger white clingy head. Aroma of cooked caramel. Near medium body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is light caramel with light noble hop. Except the flavors are quite strong. It’s a bit more sweet than dry. Maybe it’s just bready. Really good tasting beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 18, 2009
Pours bright golden with a fully receding off-white head. Notes of thick sticky malt, cookie, herbal hops, light toffee and alcohol. Full bodied, lightly sticky and boozy with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Clear golden with an off-white head. Sweetish grainy aroma. Medium body with a solid malt base, and a fairly distinct bitterness and alcohol in the finish. 100709

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2009
dry herbal aroma, thistle nectar and fabric softener. crystal clear gold. Got a burst of rice crispies cereal and finishes with fluffy bread dough. medium/full bodied.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thehurt01 (262) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 18, 2009
The beer poured a little cloudy with a nice white head. The smell is faint and of corn. A little sour and astringy. I might have gotten a bad bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
obguthr (4769) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 24, 2009
Hay, raisin, and dates on the nose. Shimmering amber, headless. Medium bodied and dry. Creamy malt. Little carbonation. Alcohol is evident but blends well. Parsley finish. It has some nice qualities, but is fairly mediocre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (36243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is light cornish and malty. Crisp bitter and sweet malt flavoured. Bitter and slight grassy finish with a persisting light malt presence.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubbleflubber (2058) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2009
Pours a hazy golden-straw into the glass, with frothy white head that leaves thick sheet lace. The nose on this is of bananas, bread and silage grains. The flavors are upfront banana bread, mid-palate "mealy" yeast, and a touch of alcohol burn on the sides of the tongue. The finish is a yeasty banana aftermath, dried a bit with spices. A slick, chewy (but not necessarily "thick") mouthfeel, this heller bock is a decent offering, albeit a tad heavy and unilateral.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30962) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2009
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of citrus, hay, malt, bread, and a bit of alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of bread, alcohol, malt - almost chewy, and hay from the hops, leading to a bitter finish where the notes of alcohol and hay lingers. The alcohol tickles the palate.

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