Brewed by Krug-Bräu Breitenlesau
Style: Heller Bock
Waischenfeld-Breitenlesau, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Available during Yuletide and May.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (48088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2012

Bottle 500ml. @ home on the terrace.

Clear medium orange colour with a large to huge, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, toasted, fruity, sugary - sweet malt (bock alike), moderate hoppy, grass. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sugary - bockbier, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120525]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirdeye11 (6158) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2011
(.5L bottle dated 5-11 thanks to blutt59) Clear gold with fine light tan bubbles. Nose of sugar, green brush, celery, juniper, weird and sweet smelling. Taste of brown sugar, watery, tiny bit of alcohol, decent linger of caramel and grain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2011
(500ml bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of grain, citrus, and caramel. Flavor of grain, butterscotch, grass, cereal, and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cavie (4642) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Bottle courtesy blutt59. Pours a fairly clear golden color with a ring of white head. There is a small amount of sediment. Aroma is grainy, cologne, dry spice. Flavor is dry, bitter, and a small kick of spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6560) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2011
bottled, thanks to erlangernick in trade, dark amber color with a sweet fruity aroma and flavors of soft fruit and cashew nuts, nice finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (19737) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 12, 2011
Das Bier ist goldgelb, die Krone verschwindet schnell. Der Anfang ist weich, im Mittelteil jedoch schmeckt man den Alkohol für mich zu deutlich heraus. Naja. Test vom 23.8.2005, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,8,7,6,11,8 - 7,70

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (11024) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2011
Bottle… February in Franconia (2011)… Clear golden lager with a mid-sized, creamy, white head. Good retention. The aroma displays honey malts and a medicinal ester with a whisper of spicy, grassy hops. Full-bodied and fairly viscuous with tickling carbonation. Not at all balanced. The flavor is of sweet honey with only a suggestion of grassy hop bitterness. There is some subtle smoke in both the nose and flavor. Crisp, bittersweet, grassy finish. Thanks go out to erlangernick and Koelschtrinker for making this month of Franconian lagers possible!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (5053) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2011
0.5 l bottle. Deep golden color. Sweet toffeish and bready aroma. Sweet bready flavor with toffee and soft warming alcohol. Full soft palate. Nice toasty bread character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (18226) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2011
500ml bottle from Reading BF 2011. Drunk on train on way home listening to New Order. Clear deep gold colour. Thick lasting white head. Some lager puke on aroma. Some creaminess too. Now changed to Nena 99 Red Balloons in the original German as its the only German song I own. Aroma settles down into cereal toast with a touch of honey. Some sweetness on the swallow too. Finish of bitterness is helped by the carbonation. Not hugely fresh according to ths best before. But seemed ok to me. Some hop on end. Some warmth and sructure from the extra abv. Some herb on the finish too. God I live cold lagers. So good. I liked the fullness and earthyness of it. Good. It grew on me

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonusWagner (2159) - Florida, USA - APR 1, 2011
Mouthfeel is good, looks pretty good. As for the bones, lightly smoked aroma with sweet bock maltiness and subtle grassy hops. Can tell this isn’t quite at peak freshness but it has held up pretty well. Not a style I am a particularly big fan of but solid enough. Thanks to Evan for having a great place for me to come and tick beers and for getting this interesting little item into my hands.

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