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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Early German monks created “bock” beer as a hearty beverage that would help sustain them during their Lenten fasts. The first bock beers were dark, but soon came “blonder” styles such as maibock. Maibocks have a rich, malty, full flavor. And, since our first brewhouse was from Heimertingen in Bavaria, we’ve honored that heritage by giving the name to our first lager beer.“Bock,” by the way, is German for “male goat.” It doesn’t make sense to us either.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arnold931 (525) - Iowa, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden with beige head. Mild aroma with some malt and caramel. Taste is also very mild with some bread. Some bitterness in the back end.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1345) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Floral hops and cereal grains on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more grain.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1650) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Light but well-balanced grassy hops and caramel malt. Sneaks the alcohol in there under the radar.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nsanders (490) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Tap at Liffey. Medium yellow with medium white lacing. Grainy, corn flakes, yeasty biscuits and mineral water. Flavor is bready with the lightest minerally bitterness. Watery with a light foamy quality.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wilnatp (563) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Tap. Dark golden pour. Aroma of grass, grain, and light fruits. Taste is sweet. Mild malts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonmac (300) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 7, 2014
Tap at Memory Lanes. Pint glass. First of the season. Light orange or dark golden in color. Healthy head reflecting fresh quality that even Memory Lanes can deliver given it’s early in the season. Taste definitely leans sweet with sugar prevalent. Toffee, caramel. A little hop-ness. End is smooth. Great start the spring beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerKurve (499) - - MAR 27, 2014
Bright hazy yellow with a soapy head. Aroma or yeasts, barley, pale malts and a hint of toffee. Aroma of sweet malts, yeasts, barley and a slight earthy flavor. Light body with a slightly carbonated bite. Very good!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (220) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 12, 2014
pours blonde ....minimal head...light lacing....smell is hop and light citrus....taste is nothing spectacular...my wife likes this beer way more than me...very average in my opinion.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (7829) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Pours hazy dark straw with off-white head. Nose was hopcitrus, mild fruitiness, with a hopcitric, pale malty flavor and a crisp finish. Medium to lighter mouthfeel heft.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
asedzie (598) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Pours golden with small white head. Nose is very simple but appetizing. Some grassy hop aroma nd fruity, apple and berry like notes, toasted malt aroma. Flavor is very mild but quite pleasant - light malt sweetness at the front followed by a refreshing tang of herbal hop flavors with just a slight touch of floral hop flavor.


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