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Mai Bock - Cricket Hill Brewing Co.

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Mai Bock
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5 Ratings
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 8.95%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cricket Hill Brewing Co. visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jwc215 on 08-11-2007)
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jlenik, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of brewskier
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Light, speckled off-white foam is not especially persistent. Hazy straw-colored medium golden amber beer.

Mild lemony aroma, with a touch of German yeast and hay.

Pungent flavor has plenty of lightly toasted malt and a moderate hop bitterness to finish. Definitely German-style hops, with a slightly metallic note. A tiny hint of sweetness in the aftertaste, like a cracker that you chew for a long time.

Effervescent mouthfeel, the beer quite aerated by tiny bubbles.

Fairly light and crisp, this beer can be put down quickly

brewskier, Nov 18, 2010
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4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got this one in a trade from jwc215, a promotional bottle. It pours a deep yellow color with a quarter inch white head. Smells of yeast and grass. Tastes of yeast, lemony citrus, with a moderate amount of bitterness. Fairly smooth mouthfeel, not that the carbonation was low, but not a lot of "punch" to it, sort of benign. A nice beer, very drinkable and enjoyable.

PhxHorn, Oct 01, 2009
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3.15/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer the other day. Poured a dark amber color with minimal lacing. Smelled a malty and earthy. The taste was fairly malty with earthy undertones to, I guess, emphasize that "older" beer taste. There were some faint hoppy characters in the aftertaste, but otherwise nothing too noticeable. The mouthfeel was nice and full-bodied. I could drink this beer; it was smooth, and easy to drink. Very good beer with a slightly alcoholic finish that was slightly warming.

maddogruss, Aug 13, 2007
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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at brewery:

Pours golden yellow with a creamy, lasting head that leaves some lacing.

The smell is of light grain - mild.

The taste is of sweet grain balanced by an earthy, slightly nutty bitterness in the back. Slight hint of warming alcohol in the finish. Simple, but tasty and smooth in a fairly creamy, medium body.

A nice, mild Mai Bock. MUCH better than last's year's Bock. Not as sweet, and "tweaked" nicely. Would like to see this bottled for next late spring, as it would be a good drinkable brew for the season.

jwc215, Aug 11, 2007
Mai Bock from Cricket Hill Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.