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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This allocated blonde double bock, brewed in the tradition of Munich’s finest Maibock beers, is a full bodied, small-batch lager made with a blend of three specialty malts, and imported and domestic hops.
Ingredients: Pale 2 Row, Munich, and Cara Pilsner malts, Hallertau, Cascade, and Mt. Hood hops.
Available April into May.

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3.4
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAY 27, 2013
bottle into glass..orange pour with white head...some ligh metallic hints, but overall very smooth and easy drinking, one of the better schell beers ive had, woujdl do again

3.6
portableparty (2350) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 22, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours clear golden amber with a tight thin foamy film. Aroma has solid malt with subtle sugars and hidden hops and some mild honey fruit scents. Taste is smooth and sweet with just the perfect amount of bitterness and again subtle honey fruit in the finish. Palate is medium smooth somewhat creamy and finishes dry. I really like this!

3.6
BeerKurve (520) - - MAY 2, 2013
Pours a fairly clear hazy orange color with some moderate carbonation. Aroma has some sweet caramel, yeast, barley and malty notes along with some very mild floral hops. Flavor is surprisingly hoppy at first before settling in to a sweet yeast and caramel finish; Aftertaste is barley-like Palate is light and the carbonation is moderate; feels surprisingly crisp to drink. Easy to drink overall, but not my goto Maibock

2.4
Ostomo517 (73) - Norton Shores, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2013
Its hard to get around the metallic aroma this has for some reason. If you make it that far the taste is actually not bad, big malty beginning and decent underlying hops.

1.8
vomit (260) - Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2013
Over the years I have come to expect very little from Schell’’s and this certainly lived up to expectations! Maifest=Festival in May? No festival I will go to again, forever. No sir, stick with the year-round festival that can be found in a case of Blatz! Pop a top of that junk and you are transported away to a festival of the imagination: your IQ will double or triple, that messy body fat will melt away, your muscletone will triple, and any number of floozies will be hovering around screaming out, "Gib mir etwas von diesem großen Wurst!"

2.7
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Light nose. Slight hops flavor. Citrus and wheat palate with small bitter finish. Nothing special

2.4
mnmike (1086) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Bottle pour from 2012 season. Good lacing on the glass. Poor metallic taste. Amber color

3
yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is cornish to grassy. Bitter, toasted malty and light grassy. Medium dry and grassy finish.

3.1
steve1966 (131) - Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Not bad nice our nice lacing on the glass tthe smell and taste is floral hops sweet. Had this a couple months back and finishing my last bottle tonite. You can feel the alcohol in this one. Light in color but fairrly complex vaguely reminds me of the hoppy Augusburger from Huber in the 80s which was a big fav. Not quite up to that but still a pretty decent brew from Schells. Good midwestern German beer. Prost.

2.3
rumproasts (5359) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 11, 2012
deep golden with medium head. i’m relatively unfamiliar with the style, but the mix of sweet maltiness, bitter hops, and alcohol just creates an unpleasant mess of flavors in my mouth. from the other reviews, it’s clear that i’m in the minority in thinking this is pretty subpar.


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