Brewed by Krug-Bräu Breitenlesau
Style: Heller Bock
Waischenfeld-Breitenlesau, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Available during Yuletide and May.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6132) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Yellow with a white head. Aroma is grain, grass and earth. Flavor is bread, oranges, sugar and grass. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mojo_0406 (2) - APO, New York, USA - APR 26, 2013 does not count
Great flavor, great aroma. Overall this is a great tasting beer. The flavor has a bit of a smokey taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15066) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 26, 2013
Bottle @ Hopfen & Malz, Berlin. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Bread, grain, whiff of alcohol, grass and caramel. Smooth and full bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TAR (2550) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Bronzed peach. Scattered off-white foam. Unappealing gummy candy aromas prevail over lesser notes of vanilla cake, pecan, and breadcrust. Unpleasant hint of grape taffy and medicine, as well. Firm carbonation. Somewhat fuzzy. Flimsy body. Initially sweet and semi-tacky with a sharp alcohol embrace. Honey-drizzled biscuits dovetail with a crisper nuttiness, though the malt soon relinquishes much of its sturdiness to a wet-paper and damp hay limpness. Some appetizing hop spice does exude, as does a splash of sweetish nectar, though the hoppy brightness is overly subdued and thus fails to counteract the sugars. Meanwhile, grape candy continually deposits its artificial-tasting residue on the palate. Finishes faintly cookielike with a lively aniseedy spiciness, though predominantly flabby with a wet paper lifelessness. Late emergence of flowery hop spice salvages the finish as it links up with a stiff Munich crackle, though the grapey-ness is here to stay. Sort of a mixed bag. On one hand, it does occasionally showcase some delightful crisp-edged malt refinement reminiscent of cookie, breadcrust, pecan, etc., yet on the other hand, there is a pervasive gummy candy quality and even a touch of banana that really wreak havoc on the overall luster. A few adjustments here and there and this would be pretty solid, but far from Franconia’s best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (2878) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 5, 2013
0,5 l bottle. BB 24. Apr 13 alcohol, caramel, butterscotch, roasty, floral, orange-red, clear, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium-full body, oily feel, sticky, soft carbonation,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shaney (2425) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - NOV 20, 2012
#504 Heller Bernsteinton mit wenig cremigen Schaum. Verhalten blumiges Malz im Aroma. Im Antrunk vollmundig und fest. Geschmacklich wiederum malzig und nur leicht würzig. Der Alkohol nimmt nie Überhand. Der Hopfen im Abgang könnte etwas mehr anziehen. Dafür, dass ich kein Bockbier-Anhänger bin, ist dieser Krug gut trinkbar! Test vom 10.12.2010, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 10,10,10,10,10,10 - 10,00

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (10522) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2012
Golden clear beer with a tanned head. Sweet malty aroma and flavor with grassy hoppt notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2012

Bottle 500ml. @ home on the terrace.

Clear medium orange colour with a large to huge, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, toasted, fruity, sugary - sweet malt (bock alike), moderate hoppy, grass. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sugary - bockbier, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120525]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirdeye11 (5897) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2011
(.5L bottle dated 5-11 thanks to blutt59) Clear gold with fine light tan bubbles. Nose of sugar, green brush, celery, juniper, weird and sweet smelling. Taste of brown sugar, watery, tiny bit of alcohol, decent linger of caramel and grain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (12400) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2011
(500ml bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of grain, citrus, and caramel. Flavor of grain, butterscotch, grass, cereal, and caramel.

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