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Maibock - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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Maibock
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 5.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

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(Beer added by: on 04-26-2009)
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Reviews by rugerj:
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3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Beer pours a hazy caramel color, not much head is present and lacing is barely noticeable. Smell is of toasty caramel malt and fruit. Taste is a bready caramel flavor with not much of the fruitiness I detected in the nose. Mouth fell is good, nice and full. Carbonation is good for the style.

Not sure why, but this was again not what I was expecting. I am used to cleaner, less bready Maibock beers that present more of the fruity side of the style with a good clean, crisp malt taste. The beer should get you ready for spring by being more refreshing, this one reminds me of lighter colored doppelbocks that I would look forward to in the late fall. I guess I have been ruined some of the German offerings. However, that being said, this is a well made beer, I am not sure I would call it a MaiBock though.

rugerj, May 01, 2009
More User Reviews:
Photo of Thorpe429
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub last weekend.

Pours a clear golden color with some visible carbonation and a white head that's a finger or two high. Good spotty lacing on the way down. The nose is very bready and doesn't have too much complexity, though it's fairly nice. The flavor ramps up a bit with some nice bready undertones along with a bit of crust and a chewy character. Very light hop presence and a bit of light alcohol in the finish, though it doesn't display the 7% that's listed. Another very good representation of the style.

Thorpe429, Jul 20, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

ChrisKayler, Apr 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

lupercmda, May 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

SonOfKyuss, May 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

mjaggers, Nov 22, 2011
Maibock from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.