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Anniversary Maibock - Appalachian Brewing Company

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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 9.36%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Appalachian Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Jarod on 05-05-2003)
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Photo of Cylinsier
3.87/5  rDev +3.5%

22 oz bottle.

Pours a clear rich golden with a half inch of white foam for a head. Dissipates to a lacing.

Smells of caramel and sugary barley malt with a hint of dry hop.

Tastes very sweet, sugary and biscuit malt, finishes with a floral hoppiness that is very subtle.

Medium body with tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

This is a pretty decent maibock. It's sweeter than I was expecting, but other than that quite a solid entry to the style and pretty tasty. Goes down very easy. Definitely give it a try if you are into German styles.

Cylinsier, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of garuda
4/5  rDev +7%

garuda, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is slightly hazy golden yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high bright white head that gradually died down, leaving lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of bready malts and grassy/herbal hops are present in the nose.
T: Much like the smell, the taste has flavors of grassy and herbal hops along with underlying notes of bready malts; a faint amount of alcohol is also perceptible. The hops contribute a slight amount of bitterness, but mostly negate any traces of malty sweetness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. Ever so slight bits of warming from the alcohol are perceptible.
O: I thought this beer was relatively easy to drink compared to other beers in the style because it was lighter in body and hid its alcohol very well. This would make for a good beer to drink outside on a mild springtime day as the alcohol will warm you up a bit.

metter98, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

smithj4, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Drknight, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

weeare138, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

DrBier, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of Boggdogg
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Boggdogg, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of jdog4861
3.98/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Stopped by Appalachian Brewing Co. While on a business trip to see a vendor in Harrisburg, PA. Excellent beer, excellent service, need I say more? I love to try local beers while I'm traveling. Awesome place, will definitely visit again next time I'm in town. Food isn't so bad as we

jdog4861, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +7%

wrightst, Jun 04, 2014
Photo of Dave_Treat
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Dave_Treat, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

rydev24, May 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

Zetcha7x, May 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

EinFesteBurg, Mar 06, 2014
Photo of Bierman9
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I stopped into the Harrisburg ABC location on 31JAN14 for dinner. Lead off with a pint of the Maibock.

My shaker glass contained a clear, medium-copper/golden brew. Had steady carbo, and a thin, wispy white head. Lacing was very nice, also. The nose was a bit mild, but did have some good bready notes. As for the body, it was medium, and had a medium feel with minimal prickle on the tongue.

Flavor was quite bready, with just the right level of subtle sweetness. Had some leanings towards cookie dough as well. The end came through solidly with lovely floral action. Rather enjoyed this, along with my quessadilla. Prosit!

3.96/5 rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4


Bierman9, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of AndyAvalanche
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bomber that I poured into a small tulip style glass several times. Liquid comes out a golden orange color, glows extra orange when held up to the light. Nice frothy white head with mostly small bubbles. Decent lacing to this beer too.

Smell is really good. Smells of honey and maybe some weak caramel. There's also a slight earthy and floral hope aroma that is quite pleasant. Almost smells a little like a bitter while maintaining a solid classic Maibock aroma.

Taste is also very good, on par with the smell. Starts with some nice caramel sweetness. Very bready with hints of honey. There's also some grassy hop flavors to help balance it at the end. Still don't be fooled, the strong malt backbone makes this beer great, and it is great, not just good in my opinion.

Mouthfeel is good, sort of a heavy medium body. Very smooth and maintains a nice carbonation level. Really well balanced throughout, nice sweet start with a sharp clean finish. Very drinkable, anybody who likes this style could easily polish off a bomber by themselves. GOod beer, feel lucky to have been able to get a nice bottle.

AndyAvalanche, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

DavidGross, Jun 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

brutalist, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of micromaniac129
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A deep golden color with a fast fading head.Carbonation is quite gentile in this uber clear brew.
Aroma is malty basically with a sutle alcohol nose.
Tastes pretty sweet but also is quite dry and tart. It's a bock so most of the taste is going to be malty and that is the case here, quite malty. Hints of toasted malts like in a Vienna style are present too. At 7.2 % , the alcohol has a considerable presence and is quite warming.
Drinks thin and dry.
Bocks for me fall just below wheat beers though this was pretty good I probably won't buy it again.

micromaniac129, May 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

ZEB89, May 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

calcnerd, Jan 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

aminobutyricacid, Oct 15, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

ChickenBugg, Oct 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Lantern, Jul 24, 2012
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Anniversary Maibock from Appalachian Brewing Company
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