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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
SPRING - Pale malty flavors are balanced with a rich hop flavor and a light fruit bouquet in this tradtitional spring-time lager. Extended aging and traditional dry-hopping give this potent, blonde bock a distinctive flowery aroma.

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2.5
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - APR 11, 2004
Deep amber in colour. Aroma was quite floral, with citrus and some malt. Flavour was rather malty, had a huge caramel sweetness, somewhat unbalanced. Finishes very sweet with a mild bitterness.

3.3
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2004
UPDATED: APR 11, 2004 Thanks to joeybgood for sending this one my way. Light amber colour with a frothy white, quickly dissipating head. Fruity and floral notes in the malty aroma. Smooth sweet flavour of orange and bread. Lingers with just a hint of hop bitterness - nice.

3.5
howie (549) - DeForest, Wisconsin, USA - APR 4, 2004
I always have a hard time getting much of a head from Sprecher's bottles. Looks good otherwise. Slightly sweet maltiness, balanced by distinct hop bite and spritzy carbonation. Nice.

4
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2004
#6 on the Jpdipso bock run.Good amber color,small white head that had a decent hang time.Malty lemon aroma with a mild hop and possibly mild caramel coming through as well.Nice malty flavor with hints of fruit and caramel,and a decent showing of hops that give a mild bitterness throughout the tasting.I've been searching for this brew for sometime and i'm glad it didn't disappoint me very nice all around and well worth having a few more for later.Thanks to Jpdipso for sending this nice brew my way.

3
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 29, 2004
Rusty amber with a big white/tan frothy and big bubbles head. The nose is slightly citrus with a little yeast or wheat present. THe taste is light wheaty little kicks of rust and citrus. Kind of hay-ish. OVerall, not great, after it wars it is more sweet, but still has this wheatyness that I just dont like.

3.2
igneous1 (1535) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - MAR 27, 2004
deep golden/light copper color, clear, thin white head. some floral and sour aspects to the aroma. flavor has a creamy smoothness...notes of orange, subtle alcohol, and maybe a little pear in the flavor. hops are fairly earthy in this one. just picked up on what i perceive to be clove.

3.8
DavidP (1748) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 6, 2004
Orange-tinged golden body with a thick creamy white head. Inviting cinnamon, sugar and floral notes in the aroma. Overall this is a lighter bock. A gentle biscuity start leads to a spicy, leafy finish. I really dig the hops, they compliment not so much the malt taste (which I can't find much of) but rather the viscosity of the mouthfeel. A very enjoyable beer.

3.4
badgerben (5171) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 17, 2004
Tap at Sprecher's tasting room. Nice amberish color with medium head. Lots of solid hop and malt flavor. It almost seems like a light version of a heavy bock, but without loosing much flavor. Oh man... that sounded like a Miller Lite ad. Shoot me now...

2.6
muzzlehatch (4958) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 1, 2004
16 oz bottle. Probably last year's; is my low review my fault for drinking it now, the liquor store's for keeping it around, or Sprecher's for low QC? At any rate, its a clear pale golden brew, with a smallish lasting head; very faint butterscotchy, musty nose. Light sweet flavor with just a bit too much hops and some sourness towards the finish. Nice buttery mouthfeel. Sprecher's done better.

2.9
Libeerian (209) - Garner, North Carolina, USA - NOV 12, 2003
Pleasant as a beer but not as malty as I would expect of a bock. It's got a definite hop character!


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