overall
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30
style
Brewed by Flensburger Brauerei
Style: Heller Bock
Flensburg, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The strongly spicy Bock with pleasant mildness. A full-bodied specialty for dark days and frosty nights. Seasonally available only in winter.

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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gegwilson (3645) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2015
Bottle fromthe Dram Shop in Sheffield. Pours amber with a nice big frothy off white head. Grainy aroma. The taste is slghtyl sweet and spicy with bread, grain and nuts. Maybe a touch of aniseed. Not great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (6212) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 22, 2015
330ml swingtop bottle pours a clear golden color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is grassy with some cereal grains and a hint of caramel. Taste is a caramel malty sweetness with a grassy hop bitterness with a hint of spice in the finish. Light to medium bodied with some nice carbonation. A decent brew that suits the style well.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cerbier (777) - - OCT 17, 2015
0,33l Flasche. Orangenes Bier mit kleiner Schaumkrone. Wrzig malziges Aroma, schmeckt auch so.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (3538) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 11, 2015
330ml brown flip top. Clear golden colour with a generous creamy white head. Nose has sweet malts and bread. Taste is sweet and bready with light herbal notes. Finish is malty. Lingering grassy notes. Light bodied. Ok.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TorbenJensen (1510) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
Thick rough foam. Weak aroma, however, reveals a bit of malt and hops. The taste is pleasant malty and tang of some fruit and caramel. Hop bitterness is long and sustained without stifling malt sweetness. Type real and delicate without ever being surprising.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2866) - NORWAY - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle from VP Aker Brygge enjoyed at home
Golden clear, massive creamy white head. Smell of hay, hints of grass and dust, quite alot of light malts, a herbal touch. Medium sweet, hay and newly cut grass, nice malt base, quite clean flavors with no yeast influence, moderate bitter finish. Quite true to style, but somehow more interesting than most heller bocks ive tried.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (3517) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 4, 2015
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours clear golden with quite thick white head. Sweet nose is honey, malts, biscuit. Taste is bready malts, honey.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikeyo1 (808) - Linkping, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a medium sized head. Malty and phenolic with toffee caramel biscuits almonds spices. Dry spicy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (5663) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear deep golden body with a small white head. Nose is caramel, brown cheese, grains, pale malts and hints of almonds, marzipan and nougat. Taste is grains, malty sugary tones, mild caramel, pale malts and hints of almonds and faint nougat. Full body, medium to soft carbonation. Heller Bock has always struck me as something of a misplaced genre; not quite a bock, not quite a strong lager, and not really that tasty either. This one is no exception.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (8544) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2015
*Old rating, best before 19.11.05. Malzig-wrziges Bier. Leichte alkoholische Tne, schne helle Malzaromen, wrziges Bier, nett.


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