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Spaten Maibock
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Brewed by Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu (InBev)
Style: Heller Bock
Munich, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Spring   ABV: -
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Springtime lager from Spaten.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2012
On tap, clear to slight haze golden color with egg creamy foam, aroma is some doughy plastic, flavor is bready, scrambled eggs, ripe fruit , metallic on finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadIndian (2380) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Gift from SJ. Not a bad brew. Some sweet malt and bread. A mild floral presence.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hoffrobert (178) - Indiana, USA - JUL 1, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours golden yellow with slight lace. Surprisingly more sweet than bitter. Grainy and full of yeast. A bit of a skunk at the end.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NikkTwist (1624) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2012
Draft at Moriartys. Bright golden pour with a white head. Lots of carbination. Strong yeasty aroma. Slight nutty taste. Crisp. Low bitterness. Drinkable but not worth savoring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChainGangGuy (4373) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUL 25, 2011
16 ounce pint - $5.50 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia. Appearance: Served up a clear, deep yellow-hued body with a medium-sized, white head that soon settles into a thin ring. Smell: A whiff of pilsner malt, some soft, sweet-accented breadiness, a thin sliver of honey, and spice and dried leaves in the background. Taste: An initially twangy taste of faintly grainy pils malt. Lightly sweet, hinting barely at mild honey. German noble hops provide touches of florals, spice, and a slight leafy quality. Modestly bitter. Drying on the back end, with a final pop of malt on the finish, then a lingering mingling of graininess and bitterness in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation. Overall: A decent, suitable maibock.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nickls (1847) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 6, 2011
Tap. Fluffy pure white head, clear golden orange-yellow. Very fruity in both the aroma and taste - stone fruits and apples. Gets a bit grainy as well, and has some metallic notes in the flavor. Sweetish, and has a heftier nearly syrupy body. Too sweet for me....

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (1844) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 16, 2010
Had at Huettenbar. Nice malt sweetness. Not every sip but some had a spicy flavor. Serving: Tap

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bjt512 (292) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 29, 2010
Like so many things that have attained iconic status, it’s tough to say anything too good or too bad about this. Both the aroma and the palate beckon with so much malt that it hints of sour grapefruit. Yet the body is surprisingly thin, and the carbonation surprisingly coarse for those of us who cut our teeth on American craft brews. A nice beer, but it’s too bad not every classic can be "Casablanca."

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
CamdenD (1094) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 27, 2010
Obviously a standard take on a style that still needs more appreciation. This suffered, for me, from a stickiness on the palate that made the bock a bit too hard to swallow. Otherwise a tasty lager with nice backbone.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (4852) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 15, 2010
Draft - hazy light gold - medium-heavy and fairly sweet maibock - flavors of honey, kind of heavy yeastiness, a bit of bright fruity character - lightens up through the middle, and some floral bitterness develops, that becomes a little soapy in the finish - okay.


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