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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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A bock beer with a beautiful, deep golden hue. Very smooth, this beer has great depth of character, and is an excellent beer to celebrate the end of winter and beginning of spring. Available February through April.

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2.9
Travlr (25496) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Draft at the source. Clear orange yellow color. Aroma of orange peel and raw bread. Taste is very sweet orange. Doesn’t resemble a maibock.

3.4
Oakes (18167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 7, 2005
Dull light amber colour. Bready aroma with a hint of peppery alcohol. Flavour is much the same...it’s a fairly simple beer really. Now, maibock is supposed to be a two note beer, which is one of the reasons I don’t much care for it. There are two things I think maibocks should do - one is balance off the two elements. This beer does that. The spiciness and dryness of the alcohol is a great foil for what would otherwise be a fairly syrupy beer. The other thing I want is beautifully extracted malts. That’s a bit trickier. Lord knows I can’t do it myself. But Andechs, Ayinger...those Bavarian guys can. That’s why they are the masters.

3.3
jtclockwork (16831) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle at Victor’s tasting at Paul’s. Pours gold. White head. Nose/taste of pine, pale and sweet malts and light hops. Toasted malt finish. Medium body.

3.3
bhensonb (15489) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 26, 2009
Bottle from Archer Liquor. Pours copper with a decent off-white head. Aroma is roast caramel. Medium body with average carbonation. Flavor is medium caramel with very mild hop. Kind of herby grassy hop. Pretty good beer.

3.9
Ratman197 (15094) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread, toasted malt and light fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread, toasted malt and light fruittiness with a crisp lingering malty finish.

3.8
Drake (14033) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 11, 2017
12 ounce bottle. Clear copper, large fizzy tan head, fair retention. Aroma of caramel and toasted malt. Mild floral hop. The taste is toffee, caramel, toast, buttery notes, herbal hops, mild cherry. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness. Nice!

3.5
BeerandBlues2 (13638) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 17, 2016
Can at home. Pours brilliantly clear copper with a medium, creamy beige head, medium-short retention with light lacing. Aroma is moderate toasted malt melanoidins with light earthy hops and bitterness. Flavor is sweet toasted malt, moderate melanoidins, light earthy hops and bitterness, clean with a sweet finish. Medium-full body and medium carbonation.

1.9
crossovert (13409) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2011
I had it side-by-side with a Hacker Pschorr Maibock, and it didn’t hold a candle. It has a super buttery malt bill.

2.8
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2011
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of grain, sweaty socks, and caramel. Flavor of toasted grain, caramel, grass, and honey.

3.4
j12601 (12973) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle at Victor’s bracket box tasting at Paul’s. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Soft musk and a touch of sweet malt. Malt, a touch of banana and sweetness. Toast and malt on the finish.


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