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RATINGS: 213   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bookseeb (116) - Wenatchee, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2013
Appearance is a light golden color supporting a healthy head that sticks around awhile leaving fair lace. Smell has a nice floral fresh hoppy aroma with malt in the back. Taste has that upfront hop flavor without being overpowering balanced with a nice malt flavor. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. A nice hoppy twist on a Bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4183) - Georgia, USA - JUN 5, 2013
22oz bottle. Light orange color, white foam. Smells of pale barley malt. Earthy character. Rich, thick bodied, creamy texture. Barley flavor, sharp hops. Bold bitterness, lingering hop on the palate. Bitter pine in the finish. (3722)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubbleflubber (1826) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Pours a clear yellow-gold into the glass, with a nice soapy head that retains well, leaving sudsy lacing. The nose is of lemon, cereal and grains. Flavors are similar, with lemons, Apple Jacks Cereal, some grassy notes, a candied citrus, and a nice extended bitter to balance and finish the pull. With a fresh mouthfeel, this one goes down smooth with a medium-light body, soft carbonation and almost juice-like texture. Really nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dlbeer (778) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Tap. Gold pour with white head. Smells malty. Tastes of sweet malt with a slight bitter hop finish. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (3586) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle: Poured a golden color with pillow top white two finger head. Aroma is sweet malts. Taste is light hops that brings way to malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttoadee (644) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Pale yellow, thick white head, decent lace. Nose is grain and hops. Bitter. Middle is alcohol & melon. Finish is tart & dry. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TChrome (1418) - Bedford, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Beer pours pale golden color with a nice fluffy egg white head that is retained. This beer is obviously not brewed to style. Aroma is hoppy and spicy. Taste is primarily sweet with some bitterness. Not an amazing beer, but I suppose a better Heller Bock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5824) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2013
well bocks are never something i go after, but this i quite enjoyed .. . pours a deep tan .. . good solid foam .. . caramel, bread, cereal, and peanut skin .. . pretty nice all around .. . . Fan of gruesome hand burn photos?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tastybeer (1727) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Bottle. Gold pour, big white head. Aroma of citrus, grassy, floral hops, bread, lager yeast. Taste is lightly bitter, grassy/citrus hops, bread, tea. Palate is soft, crisp, light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (3978) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Pours clear golden / copper with a white head. The aroma has thick caramel bock malt, earthy / spicy hops, white bread and smooth lager yeast. Medium / thick body with a modest amount of carbonation. The flavor starts with spicy / earthy / dirty hops, some of the aroma malt, but this is pretty hop heavy. The finish is maltier, but still fairly dry and hop forward. Nice bock.

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