1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Der Weisse Bock - Mahrs-Bräu

Not Rated.
Der Weisse BockDer Weisse Bock

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
87
very good

133 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 133
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 8
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mahrs-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 133 | Reviews: 103
Photo of founddrama
3.45/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Fizzed like a soda on the pour. More carbonation than I expected. Tangy malt flavor. Lots of body ("thick" mouthfeel). Flavor isn't as "big" as I expected. But also not a big boozy finish either.

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lent in Bamberg includes Der Weisse Bock! ...starting on Ash Wednesday, I believe. I want to say they had it on Tap (vom Fass), but my memory of the evening is a little hazy. Enjoyable and recommended!

Photo of vermilcj
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MRsojourner
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of superspak
4.32/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle into weizen glass, 4880 bottle code. Pours very hazy/cloudy dark brown color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big caramel, toffee, toast, raisin, plum, fig, date, banana, chocolate, brown sugar, dark bread, molasses, clove, herbal, grass, and yeast/toasted earthiness. Fantastic aromas with incredible complexity and balance of big dark/bready/roasted malt and fruity/earthy yeast notes; with great strength. Taste of big caramel, toffee, toast, raisin, plum, fig, date, banana, chocolate, brown sugar, dark bread, molasses, clove, herbal, grass, and yeast/toasted earthiness. Fair amount of earthy yeast spice on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toffee, toast, raisin, plum, fig, date, banana, chocolate, brown sugar, dark bread, molasses, clove, herbal, grass, and yeast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity and robustness of dark/bready/roasted malt and fruity/earthy yeast flavors; with a great malt/yeast balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an incredible weizenbock style. All around awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/bready/roasted malt and fruity/earthy yeast flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink for the ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.9/5  rDev 0%

Photo of magictacosinus
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Anze
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of oriolesfan4
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of akang
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Smarty_Pints
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of bamberger603
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of jzlyo
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of tenacioustomato
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of DuffDaddy
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of mklisz
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the 2013 Firestone Walker Invitational held at the Paso Robles Event Center in Paso Robles, CA.

7.3% ABV for this batch.

Pours a murky brown with a foamy bone head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, caramel, and banana aromas. Taste is much the same with caramel and wheat flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice sweet banana flavor.

Photo of HALB
5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of herrburgess
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of jbertsch
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of generallee
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of rolltide8425
4.25/5  rDev +9%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Der Weisse Bock from Mahrs-Bräu
87 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.