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Brewed by Private Landbrauerei Schönram
Style: Heller Bock
Petting/Schönram, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Die unschuldige helle Farbe täuscht. Das intensive Sudverfahren resultiert in einem sehr hohen Alkoholgehalt, der aber durch unvorstellbare Mengen der Hallertauer Aromahopfensorte SAPHIR dezent verschleiert wird. Schönramer Saphir Bock ist daher einer der süffigsten und außergewöhnlichsten Vertreter seiner Gattung. Stark - Stärker - Schönramer Saphir Bock


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11188) - Kolding, - SEP 26, 2012
Bottle, bought @ YNWA Beershop, Kolding.
Pours clear pale golden with a medium, frothy, white head. Aroma has doughy malts, apples, light vinious. Medium carbonation, fine dryish and light oily mouthfeel. Flavour has sweet malts, light grassy, vinious, a bit of pine. Kinda dry finish even if the alcohol is a bit rough.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ragnampiza (449) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - SEP 29, 2014
330 ml bottle at Il Maltese. Rich golden yellow, pretty clear, with a small, frothy and not too persistent bright white head. On the nose pale/bready malts, some burnt caramel and slightly toasted malts, peaches and apricots, a hint of white grapes and some alchool presence. Extremely sweet, even cloying I’d say. Very sirupy and quite dry, pretty much only malt forward. A little yeast influence too. Unpleasent dusty and almost rubbery aftertaste. Soft to average carbonation, medium body, slightly oily texture. Bad bottle, or just not for me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zwiebel88 (144) - GERMANY - SEP 27, 2014
Gelb, pilsig, schaumig. In der Nase leicht herb, fruchtig. Leicht süßlich, floral am Gaumen. Schön karbonisiert. okay.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElDesmadre (1585) - Mikołów, POLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. Malty first and foremost but the lemon tea and apricot notes from the hops are more than welcome. Tastewise it suffers from that common pale bock deficiency - it is alcoholic astringent. They poured in also generous amounts of hops to create an underlined bitterness so that not all is lost. But I still feel lowering the ABV by two points would do the beer really good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerViking (2496) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle from Craft Beer Store Hamburg, straw coloured with a fast-settling head, nose is corn and herby hops, acrid-bitter and vegetal over a sweetish body. A little too dry and acrid for my taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (2791) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Pale cloudy maize yellow pour with no head. Aroma of wheat, fruit, and yeast. Flavor has fruit, grain, and yeast. Very nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PriorL (1779) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 31, 2014
TAP at Hopfenreich. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small stable white head. NOSE: malty, saphir hop probably? Quite the heavy nose in general. TASTE: malty, quite heavy, some herbs.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (3389) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Luppolo 12, Rome.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Citrus, grass, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, fruit, grass, some alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (394) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle from Hopfen & Malz, Berlin. Clear, bright gold pour with a thin foam head, aroma is earthy, lychee. Taste is initial sweetness set back by earthy hops notes, malty finish, some fruity elements coming and going. Enjoyable

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (5658) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle. Ight hazy golden, white head..grassy and fruity nose. Fullbodied sweet typical maibockish base, sparkly grassy and ciric hop counterpoint which breaks it open nicely. Orange, lemongrass, lime aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (4842) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle: The aroma consists of honey, cereal/grain, apple, yeast, and faint straw notes. It pours a mostly transparent golden-orange with a touch of haze. It has a large creamy white head that has very good retention. There is a lot of soapy lacing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a honey and a touch of apple. The finish has light-moderate straw with some faint cereal notes and a hint of spice. It’s medium bodied with mild carbonation and a somewhat soft mouthfeel.


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