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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Cool days draw us close to the warmth of home fires. This is the season to sip away the chill and embrace quiet evenings with friends and family. You hold a Wisconsin Style Honey Bock, easy going and more approachable than its traditional dark German cousin. Bock beers have existed in Wisconsin for over 150 years. This pale bock is brewed with an exclusive blend of Wisconsin two row barley that balances seamlessly with our special European hops. Naturally sweet Clover Honey was added in the kettle accenting warm flavor notes on your tongue. Whether you reminisce the passing summer sun or thrill to squeaky steps through drifting snow one thing is certain about winter in Wisconsin, this too shall pass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2509) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2014
bottle thanks to CLevar. poured into my trusty snifter. very clear dark gold color. medium sized white head that falls of quickly. nose is initially spicey like a tupelo honey. slightly floral, could be hops or honey. Taste is initially peppery again, but very pleasant. could be german hops. very light malt, slightly crackery, but not really bock-like. this is damn crushable for a 6% beer, but this is no helles bock. just sayin. well, ok, maybe. I like the hops in the beer though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JonnyMadison (68) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle. Very smooth and light. The honey flavor is present, but the taste isnít too sweet or syrupy like some honey-flavored beers. Has a touch of bitter flavor, but still very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
eworkman1 (50) - - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle. Nice clean malty flavor that NG is known for. Very sessionable bock with a honey color and a super smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (2013) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - FEB 14, 2014
February 14, 2014 via bottle from Churchill. Clear golden pour with nice amount of head that faded relatively quickly. Malty and grainy aroma. Taste was consistent with some spice. Finish was a bit dry with a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kkleu357 (462) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Color of a typical lager. Big 2 inch fluffy head. Sweet bready aroma. Kind of a skunky taste. Donít really case for this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2595) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2014
3/16/2012. From bottle. Pours light orange amber with a white head. Sweet fruity aromas with light malt. Flavors have light spice, honey, caramel and floral notes. Very good for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (1979) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Easy to look at - easy to drink. Just a twinge of honey in the taste and aroma. Lots of bread and a bit of malt in the taste as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (2494) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle, thanks Jeff! Pours clear gold with a fizzy head that slowly fades away. Aroma is sweet cereal grain with some bread and hay. Taste has a very nice honey sweetness that mixes perfectly with cereal and pale malt. Good amount of hops add a nice grassy and spicy taste. Very light bitter finish. Medium body. Mouthfeel is smooth and even a little syrupy. I love a good Heller Bock and this is a very good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (2978) - Michigan, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle: thanks, Jeff! My New Glarus supplier. Slightly muddled, super bright golden body with a small, flimsy white head that quickly sizzles into a mild collar around the edge of the brew. Aroma has notes of sweet honey covered cereal grains, musty & spent hops, pale malts, & perhaps even a little toffee (though I may just be mistaking that for more honey). Taste also carries through with a good amount of honey - sweet but not nearly overboard. You can taste the fresh, bready lager yeast with bright grainy notes, a light dusting of hops that never get bitter, & a pretty dry, clean finish. Lasting reminders of yeast & honeycomb. Itís a simple beer, but a pretty nice one at that. Would love to have this in the fridge for simple occasions.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (2112) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 12, 2014
A pleasant beer overall. Aromas are sweet grains. Nice sweet wheat flavors as well. A nice smooth bock.

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