Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
SPRING - Pale malty flavors are balanced with a rich hop flavor and a light fruit bouquet in this tradtitional spring-time lager. Extended aging and traditional dry-hopping give this potent, blonde bock a distinctive flowery aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 6, 2004
Orange-tinged golden body with a thick creamy white head. Inviting cinnamon, sugar and floral notes in the aroma. Overall this is a lighter bock. A gentle biscuity start leads to a spicy, leafy finish. I really dig the hops, they compliment not so much the malt taste (which I can't find much of) but rather the viscosity of the mouthfeel. A very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4650) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 17, 2004
Tap at Sprecher's tasting room. Nice amberish color with medium head. Lots of solid hop and malt flavor. It almost seems like a light version of a heavy bock, but without loosing much flavor. Oh man... that sounded like a Miller Lite ad. Shoot me now...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
muzzlehatch (4420) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 1, 2004
16 oz bottle. Probably last year's; is my low review my fault for drinking it now, the liquor store's for keeping it around, or Sprecher's for low QC? At any rate, its a clear pale golden brew, with a smallish lasting head; very faint butterscotchy, musty nose. Light sweet flavor with just a bit too much hops and some sourness towards the finish. Nice buttery mouthfeel. Sprecher's done better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Libeerian (209) - Garner, North Carolina, USA - NOV 12, 2003
Pleasant as a beer but not as malty as I would expect of a bock. It's got a definite hop character!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - AUG 25, 2003
Hoppy and perfumy for a bock, with nice hints of caramel. Super fresh sample (I tend to stay away from Sprechers that I see on dusty shelves) was caramelly and sweet with notes of pear and orange rind. Middle is super sweet and it it finishes hoppy and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12428) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2003
(bottle): Clear amber body with medium beige head. Aroma is ruch, sweet, malty, caramel, floral. Taste is medium sweet with a good balance -- malty caramel and floral hoppy (though not especially bitter). Full body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 7, 2003
On tap @ Bodega, Slight hop scent, hint of malt and caramel. Orangey golden, small custard head, good lace. Orange and candied malt flavour, butterscotch too. Crisp, good hoppy buzz here. A pleasant surprise!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hotstuff (4424) - Indiana, USA - JUN 2, 2003
Talk about bitter tasting. Wow! Poured a medium white head with fine-small bubbles that quickly dissolved. There was very little lacing with this brew. The body was amber with a spicy aroma. The bitter taste lingered with this brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thedm (5205) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUN 2, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2003 This brew poured a medium head of fine to medium sized off white bubbles and a transparent light amber body. It has a spicy aroma with a bitter initial taste of spiced hops and a lingering bitter after taste. It has a fair lacing. It tastes like it has more than a 6% ABV. It leaves a lingering tingly mouth feel. I didn’t care much for the bitterness in this Maibock. It seems more like an ESB than a bock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAY 25, 2003
Amber color with a nice full white head. Malty sweet aroma. Crisp sweet malty flavor. My favorite Sprecher to date.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 21 22 23  24  25 26

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50