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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
True Story! Running a brewery can be "bock" breaking. It’s all worthwhile when you have the opportunity to share beer like this. Our Maibock/Helles Bock is deep golden in color with an intense malty almost grape like aroma and flavor. A light noble hop character balances the smooth sweet finish. A long lagering time makes this beer exceptionally drinkable for its strength. Don’t be fooled by its light color. OG 16.2 Plato. April release.

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3.5
fonefan (48622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ pre. The Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2014, TSODRBSG14.

[ As Jack’s Abby Maibock Hurts Like Helles ].
Clear medium to dark yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, pale malt, fruity, sugary malt, moderate hoppy, grassy. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, grass, pale malt, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140829]

3.1
yespr (44706) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and slight herbal. Bitter, sweet and toasted malty. Dry and slight herbal. Bitter and herbal into the finish.

3.3
anders37 (26137) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity spicy grainy weak caramel aroma. Sweetish malty spicy grainy caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty grainy spicy caramel finish.

3.3
madmitch76 (24360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
4th October 2014
Bottle thanks to Plovmand. Cheers Tom. Lightly hazy gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Airy palate, semi dry, Good fine carbonation. Clean pale malts, touch of dry cream. Mild floralness. Little tangy lemon - orange before the airy semi dry finish. Decent.

3.1
cgarvieuk (24165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2015
bottle at home ... golden amber ... small white lacing ... soft bready funk fruit ... light grassy fruit ... soft fruit ... soft breaady fruit ...

3.9
Leighton (21082) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2013
Bottle in NYC. Pours clear, muted gold with a small, white cream head. Pale, doughy malts on the nose. Medium sweet flavor with further doughy, bredy malts, light grains and hay, faint herbal notes. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet but not cloying finish with rich bread, hints of alcohol, mild cereal, touhes of bitter straw. Nicely balanced heller bock - which is an accomplishment.

3
Rasmus40 (20302) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - straw. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 290814

3
Koelschtrinker (20210) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 3, 2016
Heller, mild alkoholisch-süßer Beginn. Geringe, eher trockene Malzigkeit, dezente Kräuternoten. Spritzig, könnte voluminöser sein. Langer, süßlich herber Nachgeschmack mit hintergründigem Hopfen. 9/9/11/8/9/9

3.8
harrisoni (18411) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle from The Bottle Shop and drunk at home. Hazy gold with lasting white head. Very lemony limey aroma, sweetish malt aroma. It’s pretty good pretty authentic. Hides the abv well and doesn’t go over the top with the hops. Very drinkable, very good hop on the finish to balance the malt. It’s delicious, right up my maibock alley. Terrific.

3
saxo (18208) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, grass, straw and hops.


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