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Maibock Is Better Than Your Bock - Revolution Brewing Company

Maibock Is Better Than Your Bock
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 19.17%

Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Maibock Is Better Than Your Bock is a seasonal brew done in collaboration with Haymarket Brewing released on May 1 to commemorate the Haymarket Riot. This golden-hued lager gets its color and rich malt character from the use of 50% Munich malt. Extended cold maturation smooths out the full-bodied honey like maltiness. German Spalt hops provide a balanced bitterness that delicately lingers in the background.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-01-2013)
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Reviews by KDawg:
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at Revolution. Poured into a 20oz mug club mug with a nice solid gold color to it and a small head.

There is a nice maltiness along with aromas of citrus, wheat, and some oranges. There is decent depth to this and the aromas are well put together.

This has a fuller body to it with a very smooth feel and good notes of citrus, wheat, and malts.

This is a very nice maibock. It's smooth and balanced with a nice finish.

Serving type: on-tap

06-16-2013 15:51:02 | More by KDawg
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3/5  rDev -4.2%

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2/5  rDev -36.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at Haymarket. Served in a 5oz taster glass.

A - Looks like the Haymarket version, but with a bit less head volume. More wispy and less solid cap.

S - The Revolution version is a tad sweeter than the Haymarket version, although there's still a hefty dose of toasted grains. Less hops here, and less sharp and twangy.

T - The taste translates as well, with bread and biscuit to it, as well as some mild hop bitterness in the finish. This version has a weird fruity and estery note to it that doesn't entirely jibe well. Thankfully there is no alcohol here, but this still isn't all that great.

M - High carbonation that is verging on harsh. Medium body, sticky finish, and no alcohol warming. This one is a tad sticky in the finish and lingers on the palate.

D - While the Haymarket version was somewhat unexciting, this one is kind of off to boot. I'd skip this and just stick to Revolution's IPAs and stouts.

Serving type: on-tap

05-21-2013 20:46:36 | More by MasterSki
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

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4/5  rDev +27.8%

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Maibock Is Better Than Your Bock from Revolution Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.