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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich Amber Bock brewed with Vienna and Munich malts. Pure lager yeast ferments this beer to create a deep malty character with a hint of caramel toffee aroma. Robust noble hops and 7.5% abv. intertwine the malty and toasty flavors. Historically, this beer is brewed once a year to celebrate the “Stark Bierzeit” (strong beer season) and to welcome the warming Spring Sunshine. (Draft Only) Starting Gravity: 16.0-16.5 ° Plato Finishing Gravity: 3.5-4 ° Plato apparent International Bitterness Units: 35-40 Color: 16.0-17 EBC

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2.8
yespr (47115) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 20, 2008
Blind tasting at Papsoes place, another great session, thanks Henrik! Beer #27: Pours slight cloudy orange with a fully diminished white head. Light floral to woody aroma. Mild cardboard note. Flavour is subdued sweet caramel. Ends with a light sweet flavour and a mild spice note.

2.7
Ungstrup (38249) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 25, 2008
Bottled. An unclear light amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet matly with light citrusy notes of hops. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of oranges and straw. I find the body thin. Tasted blind.

2.6
joergen (28991) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2008
Bottle. Hazy amber coloured with a small white ehad. Malty aroma of caramel and grain with notes of spices. Malty flavour of grass and caramel with notes of spices and hops. Hoppy finish.

3.3
Papsoe (25060) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 26, 2008
(Handbottle 65 cl) Courtesy of BrianK. Pours an almost clear, deep golden with a small, off-white head. Sweetish malty nose. Medium body with a solid and clean malt base. A little low in carbonation. Rather sweet with almost no bitterness. 190407

2.9
Tmoney99 (14866) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2011
Draft. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable beer.

3.5
Lubiere (14133) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2004
April 2004. In honor of MaibockAddict. Golden ale with a fruity slightly lactic aroma. Good malts and apples with aromatic alcoholic warmth. Very smooth and balanced.

2.9
j12601 (13036) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 28, 2010
On tap at Half Time. Pours a lightly hazed brown amber with a thin beige head. Sweet caramel, malt, and toast on the nose, and toffee. Light and thin, toffee and caramel. Light bitter finish. Boring and weak.

3.9
hopdog (12953) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2005
On tap (actually from a keg provided by egadzis - thanks!). Poured a medium amber color with a larger sized white head. Aromas and tastes of yeast, bread, caramel, and light fruits. Very easy to drink. Alcohol content hidden.

3.3
jcwattsrugger (12518) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2007
firkin-pours a dissipating light tan head and cloudy amber color. Aroma is medium malt-toffee. Taste is medium malt-toffee, hint of hops. Mild carbonation.

3.6
shrubber85 (11582) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 5, 2007
Tap. Rose/berry and malt aroma. Cloudy red amber color with moderate head. Cherry malt flavor primarily with a mild hops finish. Had a strong artificial cherry flavor aftertaste that I didn’t particularly like but otherwise a nice beer.


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