miloszd (50) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2017 BillHick420 (469) - - OCT 3, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours anber with a slightly off white head. Aroma of caramel, bread and some light yeast. Not much hops character. Decent
hay, floral, citrus, leaves, bubblegum, berries, bread, amber, orange, cloudy, sparkling, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, lively, bitter, abrupt finish, bonev (957) - POLAND - OCT 9, 2017
Piwo raczej klarowne nalewa sie z dosc obfita drobnopechrzykowa piana. Dominuja nuty slodowo-melanoidowe z domieszka karmelu i kwiatowosci. Dosc wytrawne z wysyceniem i goryczka na srednioniskim poziomie. Bardzo mi smakowal. AJCliff1983 (12) - - OCT 4, 2017
Great tasting and would recommend to others to try. I give this beer a two thumbsup
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Very decent ale. Dark and bitter. Nice mustiness, good balance between caramelly sweetness and dark citrus spice. ippopotamo36 (2496) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 2, 2017
Sample at King Arthur in Ciampino-Italy. Copper dark pour with medium low foam. Aroma of ashes, very malty. Mouth is still malty and rough bitter. Not interesting to me.
silencifobic (79) - Sabadell, SPAIN - OCT 1, 2017
On tap at Olut Sabadell. Bright copper coloured with white head. Malt aromas, lightly caramel and nuts. Spicy, not sweet and almost no bitterness. Highly carbonated. eallenbrown (30) - - SEP 28, 2017
Bread and alcohol with som apricot and a little mango. Nice, a little sweet for session tastes though.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone geolgau (416) - Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA - SEP 25, 2017
Caramel, scotch, alcohol spiciness, toasted bread. Sweet and malty, the alcohol burn is slightly felt on the tongue. Some grassy hops in the finish, but taste relies mostly on malty flavors. Good, nonetheless. higgsbison (261) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 22, 2017
One of my favorites. Lots of character but very hard to put your finger on what it is. Very strong malt backbone with a long lingering Hoppy finish. A perfectly balanced brew. Also prominent notes of caramel and toffee and biscuit.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ChadPolenz (1847) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - SEP 18, 2017
2015 BJCP Category: 4C Helles Bock
AROMA: Malt-forward nose with slight confectionery sweetness (especially caramel). Hints of toast. Faint hop presence in the background with herbal/peppery character. Clean fermentation. 10/12
APPEARANCE: Murky shade of orange/copper. A bit too dark (9-15 SRM) and off-color for the style. Small, off-white, foam mostly dissipates. 1/3
FLAVOR: Palette is sweet but not cloying. Caramel flavor is quite prominent with minor toast and Maillard characteristics. Very low hop presence in terms of both taste (herbal, peppery) and bitterness (slightly dry). Balance is malty, but not cloying. Flavors are a bit off for the style, but in the ballpark. Clean fermentation. 12/20
MOUTHFEEL: Medium body; medium-low carbonation. Smooth and comfortable with a slightly malty but ultimately clean aftertaste. Feels much lighter than 6.8% ABV. 3/5
OVERALL IMPRESSION: It's a Maibock done as an American Ale so it's not exactly to spec, but it's closer than not. 6/10
TOTAL SCORE: 32/50