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55
88
style
Brewed by Mahrs Bräu
Style: Heller Bock
Bamberg, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 31, 2004
This beer looks pale anad sick. The head was average and composed of large bubbles. This is an odd "bock". Very crisp, but only moderatly thirst quenching. Somewhat complex tounge, but the linger ruins that.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerstar88 (585) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2017
Der Antrunk ist überraschend hopfig, der Malz wird von der Würzigkeit und von den verschiedenen Hopfennoten verdrängt!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (7607) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2017
Bottle. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, fruitiness and herbs. Flavor is sweet and malty with some herbs, yeast and fruitiness. Medium body, average carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omikr0n (911) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 7, 2017
Bottle. Pours light golden with average white head. Aroma is malt, hint of honey and grassy hops. Taste is sweet with malt, spicy hops, yeast.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
esp0r (2866) - NORWAY - MAR 12, 2017
Bottle enjoyed at home
Golden clear, white head. Smell of light malts, hay, hints of dust and grass. Moderate sweet, some grain, hay, spices, hops, clean malts. Moderate bitter, grassy tail. Just ok

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (7315) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2017
500 ml bottle, from Vinmonopolet, Nettbutikken. ABV is 6.5%. Clear golden colour, moderate white head. Slightly sweetish but pleasant aroma of light malts and floral and herbal hops, hints of honey and newmown grass. The flavour is slightly sweet, but not too much, distinctly malty, but also with distinct floral and herbal hops, and a bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (3041) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2017
Draft. Strong very malty golden beer. Sweet, caramel malty, buttery. Quite hoppy. Very bitter finish. Well balanced. Nice bock. (2008)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (9765) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 20, 2017
My Bottom Line:
Bready pils malts and delicate herbal hops coalesce in this crisp Heller Bock.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam tops the translucent golden.
-Mouthfeel is rather lean for the style, which increases drinkability.
-The soft bubbling makes everything more comfortable too.
-Alcohol is a no-show in the flavour profile.
-This one is not all that memorable, but everything it does, it does very well.

Bottle.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (19743) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - DEC 13, 2016
Hell malziger, schnell würzig werdender Start. Eher trockene Herbe, der Alkohol ist erahnbar. Geringe Süße, bitter zum Ende. 8/9/8/8/11/8

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lupuLust (246) - Franke(n) im Breisgau, GERMANY - NOV 13, 2016
03.11.2016 at Mahrs Bräu - Plain Bock with warming caramel notes. Simple drinkable bad-weather-beer. A typical bockiger Bock.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ozzatoadisback (156) - ITALY - NOV 12, 2016
Slightly darker than golden, visible carbonation and the slightest bit of haziness. Big and pretty dense head, good retention and lacing. Aroma shows cereal and white bread, slight honey, refreshing lemony and grass notes, flowery hints. Taste follows the aroma; starts moderately sweet with perfect balance between bready/cereal malts and grassy notes, finishes delicately bitter with a kiss of flowery hops. Body is quite on the light side for the 6.5%abv, moderate crispness, overall the beer feels gentle and slightly oily. Pretty fine and highly drinkable heller bock.


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