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RATINGS: 297   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.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
schweiger7 (5) - Edina, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2004
A malty, pale beer with mild hop flavors. A little on the bitter-sweet side. I think this is a great beer to enjoy, but frankly, I wouldn’t recommend more than two in a sitting.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonmac (196) - 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 (430) - - 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 (99) - 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 (7481) - 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 (585) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maibock (4) - - JUL 6, 2013 does not count
I am biased. This is my favorite beer. Live close to the brewery. 7.1% ABV is fun! Very Smooth and Creamy. A little bit of bitterness. Not too Light. Not too Heavy. Just right.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
burgy (454) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Average "bock" average flavors of caramel and toffee. It does have a nice mouthfeel though.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (1614) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAY 26, 2013
clear gold pour, thi white head..crisp aroma, hints of apple... taste is very easy drinking, malts, and clean inish, not bad

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1808) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Citrus undertones in this Heller Bock. Medium bitterness, golden body with thin white head. Not as complex as expected, maybe a darker version would have been more satisfying.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bacterial (1196) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Light amber pour. Light white head, some lacing here. Malty nose and a big malty taste that has some subtle hops and bitterness to balance it out. Easy to drink and solid. Good, not great.


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