RATINGS: 398   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
A traditional German Maibock with a deep, golden color, malty-sweet aroma, and clean finish from Magnum and Czech Saaz hops. Gold Award Winner of the 2006 World Beer Cup: German-style Heller-Bock/Maibock Category. ABV: 6.25% IBU: 25 16.5°

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle from a sampler. Pours a transparent amber with a thick layer of off white head. Aroma of malts and tea. Taste of bread malts and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
generallee08 (772) - New York, USA - JUN 12, 2014
It has a nice golden amber color with good clarity. The head is white in color, big, and fluffy. It quickly fades to just a thin covering of bubbles. As I drink a small amount of lace is left behind on the glass. It has a simple clean aroma of sweet bready malts. There is a light caramel sweetness to the malt with a thin earthy hop flavor throughout. It finishes cleanly with some mild hop bitterness. The body is light to medium with just enough carbonation for balance. Over all I would say that it is an average beer that is easy to drink with a simple clean flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
radarsock (1183) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Picked out from the Seasonal Variety Pack. To undersized snifter, it pours a bright urine yellow with which a snowy white head 2 fingers in length stood. Foamy. Tastes and smells of tortilla chips, corn, mildew, ale yeast and breakfast tea. Meh, whatevs...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bulk_Carrier (4999) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was always poured into a pilsener whenever I had it. The appearance was a golden amber color that showed a decent transparency about it and allowing some carbonation to be seen rising. The head was about a finger’s thick and was white. Once that died, there was some light foamy lacing. The smell was a malty sweet caramel breadiness. The taste was sweet allowing the caramel breadiness to give off a slight toasty sort of effect. On the palate, it sat at/about a light to medium on the body allowing a decent sessionability running about it. The carbonation seemed fairly smooth. Overall, I say this was a pretty good beer, but my lack of reviews for Maibocks says this was good for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2014
gift from my beer buddy cheap. I have to admit, I was pleasantly surprised by this brew. Golden pour, yellow, creamy white head. Taste was a malty, sweet caramel, still a little thin feel to it, but not bad. of course it was after work and I really needed a brew.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
thebos (35) - Eatonton, Georgia, USA - JAN 5, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2014 Pours dark gold with white head. Sweet, slightly spicy scent with light malt aroma. Taste okay with mild malt pronunciation. Nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexanderj (3605) - Branson, Missouri, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle; poured a clear dull gold with an off white head. Aroma of corn, cornbread, sweet malt, and a touch of grass. Fairly soft on the palate with a decent sweetness. Corn and a touch of earth/grass. Decent for the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle. Sweet grainy malt aroma. Clear brassy gold with a large white head. Sweet grainy corn malt and odd quinine flavor. Light body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Brandon1989 (619) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2013
pours a clear golden color with a thick fluffy white head. the aroma is sweet malts and sugar and don’t really pick up any hops. the taste is sweet up front with a mild hop kick in it but the aftertaste is where this beer went south. the aftertaste is sorta like a rotten fruit. this was my first beer by this brewery and i wasn’t overly impressed.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
LetsGoState (868) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Aroma is all malts. Taste is very sweet and just enough character. Overall I was pleasantly surprised by this one.

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