Brewed by Stadtbrauerei Spalt
Style: Heller Bock
Spalt, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (13360) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle 330ml (BZ, BB 06/2015)
Clear deep golden color, mostly vanishing white head. Aroma is alcoholic and malty. Medium-bodied. Sweetish malty, almost honeyish with light grainy notes and alcohol. Not very sophisticated strong bock but at least has maltyness with its alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (9285) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 6, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, getreidig, leicht herb. Geschmack sehr malzig getreidig, fruchtig, leicht alkoholisch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (11753) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - NOV 1, 2013
Wenig hopfiger, malzig süßlicher Antrunk. Die milde Süße bleibt vorhanden und damit auf noch angenehmem Niveau. Zum Mittelteil würziger, deutlich hopfiger, frisch. Klebrig hopfiger Abgang, dunkel herb, dezenter Alkohol. 9/9/8/9/8/9

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (5441) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle from trade with pivnizub, many thanks. Clear golden color with small white head. sweet malty taste with honey, biscuity malt. sweet taste, with again biscuity malt, spices, alcohol bitterness in finish with hints of hops. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (4466) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2013
330ml bottle. Clear golden colour with small, frothy, diminishing, minimally lacing, white head. Grainy aroma with a strawy touch, some caramel, a honey touch. Taste is minimally sweet malty, slightly strawy, intense, almost biting, bitter hoppy overtones. Intense hop makes this a very drinkable Bock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2878) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2014 33cl bottle, thanks to Erlangernick, golden with a lacing head, malty peppery nose, dry and crisp, almost acrid bitter edge, more like a strong dry Pilsner than a Hellerbock. Faint floral notes, a herbal finish, and some warming alcohol, otherwise no great depth or complexity. Re-rate: now 6 months past its best-before, a bit of age seems to have smoothed things out nicely - the herbal edge is still there, but it’s more honeyed overall and the bitterness is more balanced. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8676) - Bochum, GERMANY - JUL 31, 2013
(bottle, 33cl) Clear, golden colour with a mid-sized foamy white head. Mildly biscuity malty aroma with a tinge of honey and grassy hops in the background. Mildly bitter flavour, medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Slightly strawy and delicately biscuity (cara-)malt character with delicately grassy hoppy accents; almost dry-ish mildly sweet and bitter hoppy finish. 27.VII.13

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mile (3235) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle. Golden, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate malty - lightly grainy and sweetish aroma, some fruitiness - honey with faint hoppyness. Body is medium, malty - grainy and sweetish flavor, light caramel, light fruitiness - faint honey, faint hoppyness with light alcohol. Finish is average, malty - grainy and lightly sweetish, faint caramel and faint hoppyness, some alcohol. Sweetish and grainy bock with caramel - faint bitterness in the finish. Nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14259) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle. 33cl. Thanks to ErlangerNick. Pours clear pale Golden with a White head. Grassy green. Herbal and dry. Smooth and hoppy. Very Tasty and quaffable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9159) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle (with a nice label, showing a little steam engine ( model range 98.3), that was used on the branch line Spalt-Georgensgemünd and was called "Spalter Bockl"):Golden with a greenish sheen, visible carbonation, stable loose white head, moderate grainy to bisquity nose, backed by a certain amount of hayish hops; moderate to solid bitter-sweet flavour, chewy and medium bodied; extremely lingering bitter and bisquity finish. Very satisfying stuff…

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