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Maibock Hurts Like Helles - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

191 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 10
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
True Story! Running a brewery can be "bock" breaking. It's all worthwhile when you have the opportunity to share beer like this. Our Maibock/Helles Bock is deep golden in color with an intense malty almost grape like aroma and flavor. A light noble hop character balances the smooth sweet finish. A long lagering time makes this beer exceptionally drinkable for its strength. Don't be fooled by its light color.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: taez555 on 04-27-2012)
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mre0683

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-29-2013 19:40:52 | More by mre0683
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KeithThompson

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-27-2013 12:56:25 | More by KeithThompson
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jboyer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-27-2013 08:45:54 | More by jboyer
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-27-2013 00:28:48 | More by ElGallo
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-25-2013 18:54:02 | More by JakerLou
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markgoodman10

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-23-2013 00:13:18 | More by markgoodman10
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kirkse

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-21-2013 23:37:31 | More by kirkse
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tenacioustomato

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-21-2013 12:44:04 | More by tenacioustomato
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-Pours a lightly cloudy golden straw color. Big, doughy, white head. Head leaves full rings of bubbled froth along my mustache glass.

S-A mix of hoppy nobility and light skunk. Airy cracker malt. Cooked grains.

T-More of the same. Strong noble hoppiness (skunk now gone) I also begin to get some pleasant citrus. The malt balances but is not incredibly complex.

M-Very drinkable; A Jack's Abby trademark.

O/D-Didn't expect to love this due to the style. Yet, I will try any and all things from my favorite MA brewery. Obviously well crafted but not my suit.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 01:36:28 | More by VelvetExtract
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wesley14

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-20-2013 01:17:12 | More by wesley14
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-20-2013 01:08:40 | More by Janeinma
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Wishdiak

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-20-2013 00:44:37 | More by Wishdiak
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ajkmetron

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-19-2013 23:32:17 | More by ajkmetron
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-19-2013 03:05:22 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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carndog

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-14-2013 12:49:12 | More by carndog
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-31-2013 16:11:00 | More by CypherEnigma
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koflaherty

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-22-2013 15:58:15 | More by koflaherty
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Thren

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-01-2013 21:27:21 | More by Thren
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-13-2013 06:07:23 | More by DelicateDelirium
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-28-2012 02:00:49 | More by jbertsch
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

11-10-2012 05:17:53 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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NEhophead

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

16.9 fl oz brown bottle served in a pilsener glass.
'Brewed/bottled' in April 2012.

Deep straw in color beneath a creamy white head with pretty stable retention. Very active, noticeable carbonation. Thick, but minimal lacing.

Sweet honey with a thick, yet clean diacetyl and cream aroma. Floral hops with clean grain that balance the moderate malt sweetness.

Toasted malt sweetness; bready with a mild diacetyl flavor. Real clean malt profile with no astringency. Clean wheat, grains, and toasted oats with just a very mild floral hop addition. A clean finish with notes of lightly burnt toasted oats and white grape in the aftertaste.

A lighter shade of medium bodied. Smooth, a very subdued creamy texture. Remarkably clean both in flavor and texture for the style.

A pretty solid version of the style. Remarkably clean which is the real highlight of this Maibock.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2012 01:01:12 | More by NEhophead
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jwps214

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

10-15-2012 21:37:01 | More by jwps214
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

09-23-2012 03:51:05 | More by Gonzoillini
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ComRock12

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

09-15-2012 02:19:12 | More by ComRock12
Maibock Hurts Like Helles from Jack's Abby Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.