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Maibock Hurts Like Helles - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

198 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 10
Gots: 7 | 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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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-01-2014 12:37:17 | More by petermethot
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timontheroad

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-31-2014 17:02:20 | More by timontheroad
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timoteo833

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-30-2014 02:16:15 | More by timoteo833
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-29-2014 17:35:08 | More by Texasfan549
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huysmans

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-27-2014 18:32:33 | More by huysmans
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16%

05-27-2014 14:50:28 | More by ShanePB
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-26-2014 17:21:32 | More by gonzo000
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-26-2014 02:23:27 | More by Jason
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wisegreensoul

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-24-2014 04:28:04 | More by wisegreensoul
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Nichols33

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.5%

05-23-2014 23:18:25 | More by Nichols33
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kniles38

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-23-2014 17:36:46 | More by kniles38
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NooseJustice

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-22-2014 02:00:04 | More by NooseJustice
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trankin6

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-21-2014 17:22:00 | More by trankin6
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Tschnab

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-21-2014 15:29:31 | More by Tschnab
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CTbrew32

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-21-2014 08:16:55 | More by CTbrew32
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ThatsThatDude

New York

3/5  rDev -22.5%

05-17-2014 01:11:09 | More by ThatsThatDude
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MarkJBurch

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-16-2014 21:16:49 | More by MarkJBurch
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -16%

05-14-2014 23:45:42 | More by acurtis
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WesMantooth

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

If I hadn't read the label I would say it was a pilsner. Looks, smells, and even tastes like one. Can really smell and taste the sweet malt grain. Smells a little adjunct like- close to a Miller Lite. Taste a lot better than the aroma. A little tart with a slightly hoppy bitter finish. Crisp, very easy drinker. Good solid lager throughout.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2014 02:29:08 | More by WesMantooth
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HopsintheSack

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-11-2014 05:53:34 | More by HopsintheSack
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BGsWo22

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-10-2014 01:19:07 | More by BGsWo22
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-09-2014 15:49:10 | More by ZEB89
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Hoggo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-08-2014 02:27:23 | More by Hoggo
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased at Nathaniel Square Corner Store in Rochester, NY.

Pours out a deep golden color, with lots of visible carbonation and a 2 inch head. This fades to a small amount of lacing down the glass.

Smells like lager yeast, grape, and sweet grains.

A very malty maibock here, lots of sweet grape-like malt flavor. Some flavors of lager yeast as well, some grainy sweetness, a slight bit of flower hop character. Not much hop flavor to this one, this one's a story of the malts, which impart a really distinctive grape flavor.

Light to medium boded, crisp mouthfeel, medium carbonation, very drinkable.

Another winner from Jack's Abby, this one shows some nice restraint.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2014 12:36:25 | More by GreesyFizeek
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campfirebrew

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-05-2014 00:42:01 | More by campfirebrew
Maibock Hurts Like Helles from Jack's Abby Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.