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Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
87
very good

525 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 525
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 22
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2001)
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MrIncognito

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4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a clear copper body with a very thick and fluffy 2-finger white head that retains for a good long time and leaves great lacing.

S - Malty and biscuity with that cherry smell that comes with bocks. Light alcohol notes that mostly drowned out by the biscuity, caramelly malts.

T&M - Much like Einbecker's Maibock but with a bit more malt punch and deeper flavors. Caramel malts dominate with biscuit notes and cherry flavors. I really don't notice the alcohol much except for nice warming sensation.

D - Great flavors from this Maibock and one I'd like to drink a few of. It's crisp yet refreshing with no "off" flavors.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2010 18:46:31 | More by MrIncognito
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The hops give it a clean, fresh aftertaste, cutting through the heavy caramel malts. Extremely well balanced--to be expected of German beers, something American brewers should learn--if their taste buds are not hop-burned-out already. This is NOT an IPA drinkers beer--as the flavor is all about the quality malt--with hops only as an accent. A great Spring beer--after a long hot day, looking forward to summer, this beer goes down very well-- with a mouth-feel almost like a meal, but not as meat-and-potatos as say double bock or dark ales.

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Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) from Hofbräuhaus München
87 out of 100 based on 525 ratings.