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Berkshire Maibock Lager - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

Berkshire Maibock LagerBerkshire Maibock Lager

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BA SCORE
88
very good

184 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 184
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%


Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 06-17-2002)
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

$3.45 @ Charles Street Liquors, Boston, MA:

http://www.beeradvocate.com/beerfly/user_reviews/1008/

Presentation: 22 oz brown bomber style bottle with “purchase before month notched” marked properly. Two brewers on the label holding their mugs proudly next to a goat.

Appearance: Clear deep copper color with a close cropping white lace of tiny dense bubbles. Very nice stickage.

Smell: Malty sweet with a candy-like taffy nose from a sweet alcohol aroma, slight juicy fruit and peppery hop in the smell also.

Taste: Brawny back bone of a body … thick, smooth and creamy mouth feel. Carbonation is at a moderate level, huge malt character rushes upon the palate with flashes of fruit and toasted malt, milled grain and fresh cut hay. Hops struggle to be noticed at first though they sneak in the back door with the warming prickly alcohol, that oddly doubles as a sweetness, to bring forth a bitterness and slight spiciness at the same time. Vague fruitiness bursts middle to end. Even some hop oil sneaks in towards the end. The finish does not want to come and seems like it never will in this ever lasting malty grainy after taste.

Notes: Malty, malty and malty. For a brewery that specializes in ales they sure know how to go around and make a down right kick ass lager. Three cheers for Berkshire to have the audacity to brew an awesome Maibock.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2004 18:42:45 | More by Jason
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Todd

Colorado

3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bomber bottle.

Pours a dark amber, hazy brew with a thin white foam lace. Malty, estery, fruity aroma with hints of sulfur.

Huge malt character, and quite sweet with a dextrin backbone. Juicy, big. Notes of caramel and candy hang about a fruity , toasty and big bready character. Notes of ripe melon. Light hop flavours lend a bit of spice to the flavour and help to just balance things out. The spice also comes from an ample alcohol kick. Slight touch of oxidation (wet paper). Malty finish, a bit coarse around the edges of the palate.

A damn fine brew. Malt is a bit over the top for the style, but for me it's just fine.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2002 14:11:32 | More by Todd
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S- Caramel, sweet candy sugar, toffee, and sweet malts fill the nose.

T- Caramel, sweet candy sugar and sweet malts pretty much wrap up the flavor as well. The finish remains true to the nose and flavor. Sweet malts linger on the palate.

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Berkshire Maibock Lager from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 184 ratings.