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John Harvard's Spring Maibock - John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House

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John Harvard's Spring Maibock
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rAvg: 3.6
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John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: connecticutpoet on 05-24-2009)
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3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Available at the Manchester, CT location.

Made with Pale, Munich, Vienna, and Cara-Vienna malts, and Hallertau and Spalt hops.

This beer was listed as filtered, but when it arrived it was a hazy deep yellow. As it was in a sampler glass, there wasn't any real head. However, there was a thin layer of foam that persisted until I was done with the glass, unlike the other small samples that merely had a thin ring.

Aroma was mainly fruity, apples and grapes. I thought it an unusual combination, and had my 11½ year old son give me his opinion. That's what he picked out. There was also a light hoppy scent, but not pronounced enough to be able to determine which way they were leaning.

Taste was quite fruity, followed by a quick bitterness on the swallow and a hop resin aftertaste.

Mouthfeel was pretty good, as expected from John Harvard's. Well rounded and full but not too thick.

Drinkability was OK. I could see going after another pint of this, if I were sessioning rather than driving.

connecticutpoet, May 24, 2009
John Harvard's Spring Maibock from John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House
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