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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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"Hofbrau" in German means "the brew of royalty." Trader Joe’s Hof Brau Bock is a fine example of the regal brewing traditions still found in Germany today. This outstanding bock is golden in coclor, very rich and moderately hopped. 22 IBUS. Brewed with three types of imported malts, Hallertau aroma hops and lager yeasts.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
akoeninger (473) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Golden clear, looks like a standard light lager. Grassy hop smell, overall sweet not balanced enough, Not very bock like.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2013
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of grain, earth, dough, light herbs, and honey. Flavor of grain, citrus, light herbs, and grass.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JaBier (4983) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Bottle purchased at Trader Joe’s. Clear amber pour with a medium off-white head. Malty and grainy nose with light fruit notes. Malty and grainy flavor with light apricot accents and a sweet finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirdeye11 (5617) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2013
(12oz bottle) clear light gold, ring of white bubbles. Nose of saccharin, yeasty unleavened bread, unnatural, light caramel. Taste of saccharin, pretty sweet, light caramel, light body, way too unnaturally sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Pours dark golden with a thin fully receding white head. Notes of sweet pale malt, biscuit, toffee, caramelized wort, herbs. Medium to full bodied, lightly sweet with lively carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
SudsMcDuff (5916) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Pours a deep gold .. mild foam .. . honey and caramel shoe inserts .. . gracious in its abv level, done alright .. . ok stuff but waaay to stretched out .. . . why do they kick me?

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11226) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Clear golden pour with a white head. Sweet sugar, bread, and toast. Yeast, mild floral hops, grass, and a touch of spice. Pretty straightforward flavor, too. Mostly sweet sugar and bready malt with a light toasted quality. Some spicy, floral, and grassy hops. No perceivable bitterness and a bit of yeast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4497) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Pours gold into a shaker. Bright white head with little retention recedes to skim surface leaving spot lacing. Caramel and hay aromas. Soft with sweet caramel and clove upfront turning to earthy dough in the lasting finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6027) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Bottled, nice golden color with some white foam, aroma and flavor of sticky fruit nectar, slight bitter , nice finish

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ron (2638) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle. Clear ligth amber with the thinnest of heads. Corn and alcohol aroma. Taste is honey, corn and alcohol. I do not like this heller bock much.


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