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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Meet the first in our new Hop Kitchen series: A German-style springtime lager brewed with rye then loaded with Hallertauer, Perle and Fuggle hops for a spicy, earthy aroma. This Hoppy Bock Lager offers a medium body and slightly sweet malt character perfect for your spring hop-fling.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1423) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 14, 2013
Bomber->lager. Light copper with large frothy white head. Aroma: light hops, malt, bread, pepper. Taste: bready malt, rye, grassy hops. Light and crisp, decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - APR 12, 2013
Bottle. Clear gold pour. Large foamy head with excellent lacing. Nose is clean malt, light cereal, faint sweetness. Flavor is light citrus, cereal, grain, faint rye, earthy noble hops. Lively carb.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berrya785 (441) - Kansas, USA - APR 12, 2013
22 oz bomber poured into a pint glass. Pours a clear golden yellow with a big white head. Aroma is citrus, bread, and fruit. Flavor is sweet with bread and fruit and slightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
high_on_hops (613) - Burlingame, California, USA - APR 9, 2013
Pours a clear gold with a foamy white head and lacing. It has a light-medium aroma of pale malt and hops that give some grass, pine, and earthy notes. The flavor is light pale malt and earthy/ grassy hops up front with a bitter middle and aftertaste over a smooth, light body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
gonzosauce (157) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 8, 2013
Too dry an aroma filled with aging groundcover foliage. Overly translucent, albeit liquid gold in color. That aging foliage is all there is in the flavor. A bit acrid on the palate. Harshly un-enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zeswaft (1367) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 7, 2013
Mediocre, hopped up malty lager. Itís pretty much exactly what you think it would be with nothing interesting going on. Flowery hop bock.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rougeau13 (1987) - Richmond, Texas, USA - APR 7, 2013
Smells like sweet bread, hay, and grass. Taste is slightly sweet bready malts with an easy bitterness and a touch of rye spice. Pours clear golden with a soapy white head that leaves plenty of lacing. Light medium bodied and crisp. Not amazing, but really good for the style and perfect after a day of yard work.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (3551) - Everett, Washington, USA - APR 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear dark golden color with a moderate white head. Nose is a bit spicy, almost like there is some pepper in there. Taste is a little muted from the nose, but the rye really comes through. Light and smooth drink. Iím kinda digging it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (1732) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2013
Draft. Pours a golden with nice soapy white head and good retention. Smell of grassy/earthy hops, a bit spicy, some floral, crisp malts. Flavor was really nice grassy hops and pale malt/grain, bready, slight;y floral as well. The hops shinned in this lager and really had that bite that I am looking for, and really played well with the malts. I thought this was among the best lager I have ever had. Just really impressed with this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmohno (1063) - Iowa, USA - APR 4, 2013
Clear golden,short head some lace,good carb. Aroma is mild with spice,light citrus/floral,toast bready-buiscuit malt,light ripe fruit some tartness.Seems to smell just of a premium lager at times and at first. Smooth spicey,dry toasted malt,herbalish,earthyness,pungent bittering. Mild tartnes but with strong citrus character.Texture is a dry mineral- gritty-like toast probably the rye


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