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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
An authentic, German-style Bock, celebrating the coming of spring. This strong, deeply flavored lager has been aged to create a smooth, malty taste with a hint of sweetness. A light addition of German hops balances the malt flavor. Saint Arnold Spring Bock is best consumed at 40į Fahrenheit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pershing (493) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Clear copper with a quickly dissolving head. Minimal amount of visual carbonation. Moderate malt aroma. Medium body with an excellent hop malt balance. Nice lingering finish of wanting more. An excellent Bock.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (6249) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2014
Copper brown in the glass, the beer starts malty and slightly sweet. Highly drinkable. The mainpart is nice malty-sweet with hints of bitterness without beeing to sweet-sticky. Dark fruit, a bit viscous and still highly drinkable. Not really a Heller Bock - the taste is more like a Dunkler Bock. The aftertaste is long, smooth, malty-crisp and dry with hints of sweetness, molasses, plums. Nice!
A very nice and good Bockbier! --> 13/12/13/13

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5089) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Location: Draft at Ginger Man - Houston, 2/11/14

Aroma: The aroma is toffee, caramel, and bread, with a little bit of a floral/grassy hop
Appearance: This one pours a clear amber-orange, with a frothy beige head and good lace
Flavor: The taste is rich and malty with a light hop backbone to it
Palate: The body is medium, with average carbonation, and a light dry finish
Overall Impression: First spring beer of the (way before) season! Itís 35 in Houston today for heavenís sake, drinking a spring beer just seems wrong. Anyway, I thought this was a pretty flavorful example of the style. It isnít an amazing beer, but it isnít half bad either.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fluffy (2024) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Another great entry from saint arnold, a bit of toffee, some malty biscuit, nice clean finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
charule (1822) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Poured clear brown with white head. Slight sweet aroma. Very sweet honey taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Art (2536) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Pours a clear brown orange with a white thin head. Fruity aroma similar to a lager. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (11790) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Bottle poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, brown sugar and a hint of fruittiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, brown sugar and light earthiness with a smooth lingering carmel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Poobah (340) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Amber with a thin head and a malty, sweet nose. Moderately carbonated, malty mouthfeel followed by a finish with caramel and brown sugar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
angrypirate06 (1388) - Texas, USA - APR 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours a beautiful copper color with an off white, fairly quickly receding head. Nose is light caramel, light toffee, light leather. Flavor is toffee, caramel, toast, with a somewhat biscuity finish. On the sweeter side, could be a tad dryer. Pleasant carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2723) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Bottled. Cant tell the color. Malty breads aroma. Similar taste with overpowering malty sweetness. Decent.

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