RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
This traditional German beer is usually served on the first day of May to celebrate the arrival of spring. Our Maibock is a malty but balanced beer that is extremely drinkable and leaves you asking for another round. A spring seasonal specialty in every Big Horn Brewing location.

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Sledutah (7948) - Utah, USA - APR 20, 2011
On tap at CB and Potts in Fort Collins

Appearance: Clear golden with a medium sized white head and lots of lacing left in the glass

Aroma: Caramel and some spices

Taste: Sweet caramel with a light medicinal finish


highibus (823) - Vail, Arizona, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Pours a light copper with thin white head. Light lacing disapates quickly. Nice aroma of sweet malt. Flavor is clean and sharp. Lightly sweet finish. Decent.

Dogbrick (14009) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2010
Sample at the Schaumburg location. The beer is a mostly clear reddish-orange color with a medium thin off-white head that recedes steadily. Thin rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of bready malt, fruit and mild hops. Medium, clean body with flavors of toasted malt, caramel, and fruit. Touches of hops here too. The finish is sweet malt with a slight medicinal note. Slightly above average overall.

Narnad (1521) - Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2010
Had this at the Schaumburg location.Arrived to the table a very clear, deep orange with red hints and a creamy, off-white head. Aroma has a faint grainy, mild grassiness with some very mild sweetness. Flavor has a strong grainy grassy flavor up front, some light apple, light grape and a mild toasted malt presence at the end. Body is light with a modest, but fine carbonation that leaves nice lacing. Overall a decent example for the style. The color is a bit off and the flavors are a tad bit strong than traditionally found but a pretty good brew to pair with lunch/dinner as it’s not overpowering in any one flavor.

patrick767 (4406) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 24, 2009
draft at the Fishers, IN brewpub - Pours clear gold with a small white head and a mild malt aroma. It has a sweet malt flavor and some alcohol presence. The finish of this light to medium bodied brew is also fairly sweet with very minimal hops if any noticeable. It’s simplistic and not very satisfying, my least favorite of the bunch.

Oscbert (1323) - Lincoln, California, USA - MAY 12, 2009
~Pours a clear gold color with creamy white head.
~Sweet fruity like scent.
~Sweet malty flavor with light hops. Enjoyable.
~Medium fizzy feel. Sweet than bitter finish.
~This is a nice light bock. I enjoy the balance.

BillKismet (4146) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2009 Had at the Northgate brewpub. Bronze-amber color with decent head. Nice graininess in the nose and medium malt. Flavor has a similarly appealing graininess and malt, but with some tannic sourness. Aroma is a bit better than flavor. A bit to tannic, but otherwise this is well balanced and pretty decent.

Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2008
Pour is warm golden with a thin off white head...smell is lightly toasty with some caramel sweetness...taste is very sweet with caramel and grain...chewy and syrupy mouthfeel...

thedm (6320) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 2, 2007
This draft brew from the brewery in Chicago poured a small sized head of foamy finely sized tan colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a transparent softly carbonated golden brown colored body. The mild aroma was malty sweet and dough. The crisp semi-thick mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The flavor contained notes of malt and sweet. A decent one but not one that I would consider buying again.

frankenkitty (2014) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2007
Rather pale in color, kind of a clear golden/amber with a one-finger, white head in this over-iced glass. Temperature-inhibited aromas initially emerge as stale, candy-sweet malts tempered by mild roasts. Nice balance to the flavor, to the point where I can actually tell this is a Maibock... sweet malts leading to a mildly bitter finish. However, this is too overtly sweet, with a noticable alcohol kick.

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