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


on tap


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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   SEASONAL: Spring   ABV: -
Springtime lager from Spaten.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13079) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 17, 2006
Draft. Clear amber color with an average fizzy white head that mostly diminished with good lacing. Moderate nutty malt citrus aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a balanced sweet bitter finish of moderate duration.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (10889) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2010 Sample at the 1st annual Columbus Beerfest on 05/28/10: Pours a bright golden color with a medium white head that diminishes steadily. Stringy lacing. Aroma of grainy malt with notes of yeast and fruit. Medium body with flavors of fruit, yeast and sweet bready malt. The finish is fruity with a lingering malt aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 05/12/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brick Store Pub

clear dark yellow, thin fine white head, touch of lace, sweet candy malt aroma, big sweet malt flavor, little or no bitterness, all about the sweetness with no real character

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
daknole (10801) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 2, 2009
At Taco Mac. Gold pour, mostly white head. Very grainy aroma with some decent yeast notes and light spice. Flavor is crisp and boring. Not bad, just boring. Grainy, malty, and a bit dry on the finish. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
j12601 (9286) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2010
On tap for growler fills at Half Time. Pours a clear golden yellow with a thin white head. Grain, a little bit of hops, somewhat earthy. Medium bodied, sweet, candied grains. Crisp finish, fruity citrus, and even more grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (8270) - Alamo, California, USA - JUN 29, 2007
Draft. Light amber beer witha whitish head. Honey, caramel, malt aroma. malt, caramel flavor. Medium body. Lingering caramel and honey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 6, 2010
Tap. Clear golden body with a large white head. Grainy, bready, lightly banana estery. Touch grassy. Taste is bready, mild diacetyl, lingering light fruitiness. Corn flakes. Doughy. Slight bitter, herbal/grassy finish. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bubbles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 24, 2002
strong syrup and yeast. kandi sweetness. not terribly sophisticated. cockle-warming

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (7164) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 11, 2002
Draught. Medium yellow. Aroma is moderately malty (light bread, cookie, caramel), moderately hoppy (herbs, flowers), lightly yeasty (dough). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly bitter. Medium to full body, syrupy texture, soft carbonation. Not much to balance the big malty sweetness, but I like the aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 25, 2005
Pours a clear, lightly sparkling golden with a lightly-lacing white head. Aroma is earthy and somewhat musty with some sweet caramely maltiness. Body starts rich and sweet with good German lager yeastiness and a nice noble hoppy bitter balance. Many thanks to JPDIPSO for sharing this from his keg!

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