Flying Dog Heller Hound Bock

 
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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Heller Hound Bock is a crisp and malty Maibock, brewed with a special combination of Vienna and Munich malts. With a rich mouth feel and a subtle hop finish this is the perfect brew for toasting the sun's return.
O.G. 15.5

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3.5
beerlord (217) - Cumming, Georgia, USA - NOV 9, 2007
Gold on pour with a small white head. MAlty aroma. Light malt flavor with a touch fo bitterness, medium to light mouth feel. Finsihs leans towards dry. Nice Helles

3.5
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 31, 2007
Bottled. Clear, lighter toffee pour with a short, sticky cap of white head. The aroma was sticky and sweet with darker caramel notes and some dried leafy hoppage.. simple and perhaps too sweet, but it smelled good to me! The flavor also had a great deal of very sweet, lightly-toasted caramel, but with more of an herbal twist for hops.. left a sweet impression on the finish. Just shy of medium-bodied, very sweet, and somewhat refreshing on the palate. I liked this, but can see why some wouldn’t.

3.2
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2007
Crazy bottle as usual. It hurts my soul. Very little hops. Minimal head. It does have a thick feeling in the mouth. Not a great beer, but nevertheless its ok. It is a different flavor. Odd. Random.

3.7
fro2218 (471) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2007
Golden in color. Heavy malt aroma - no hops in aroma. Sweet matly base with caramel notes. A little fruity.

3.2
SynergyXJ (510) - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 2, 2007
Bottle Golden pour with decent head. Aroma and flavor of malt, some hops and thick fruityness. Good mouth feel, good brew.

3.2
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 26, 2007
Bottle: Pours a light amber color with small white head. Aroma of light malt, caramel and hay/grass. Interesting flavor that threw me off for a second. I’m not real sure how to describe it other than sweet and malty. Their is something that I can’t quite place though. Has a slightly bitter floral hop note throughout. Pretty good.

4
RSRIZZO (2010) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 24, 2007
Had this beer on 5/13/2004. Aroma is a rich sweet malty scent. Color is a deep clear gold with good carbonation and a thin head. Taste is mildly malty. Starting with medium body it goes down with smooth feel and a malty flavor coming on. Finish comes in with a mild malt flavor and a smooth hop bitterness, this is backed by a very light spiciness. It seems to hit what they wanted it to be. This is a spring beer, but they call it an anti-spring and what better way to brew this then a light Bock. It’s a refreshing, bold and smooth beer that has the feel of spring.

3
Headbanger (4012) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2007
12oz bottle-A golden body with a small white head and an aroma of malt, hops, and fruity pepples. Taste of malt, hops, sweetness, and a dry bitter finish. Not a bad beer but just not my style.

3.2
Petrucci914 (910) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Pours a crisp golden color. Aroma is malty with citrus notes. Taste is sweet and malty with a slight hoppy/bitter finish.

3.8
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 05/16/2005
Mode: Draft
Source: Summits - Sandy Springs

clear amber, rich earthy malt aroma with a touch of peat and a hint of sweetness, light sweet malt flavor, well balanced, good rich malt flavor with the right amount of sweetness

Aroma: 9/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.8/5.0
Score: **4
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