Bayern Dump Truck - Bayern Brewing, Inc.
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3.33/5 rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Poured from a 12 ounce longneck into a Shaker pint glass. The label and name of this beer honor the excitement of nearly drowning after your raft tips over (what fun!!). Freshness date of July, 2013 (reviewed in late April). A moderate pour produces a 1/4 inch snow white head that reduces rather quickly, but leaves lace sticking to the sides that resemble snow ghosts. Nice carbonation. The color is a pale golden. The beer is supposedly unfiltered, but I don't detect any haze.
Hops dominate the aroma, but don't overpower. I think I detect a smell somewhat like corn mash, but I don't believe that's an ingredient. A slight tang, reminiscent of melon, is apparent in the taste, leaving a slightly sour but pleasant aftertaste. The hops lend more to the aroma than to the taste per se, but do offer a bitty bit of bitterness (how's that for alliteration?). The burps are the best part of the taste, with pleasant malt and tangy hops lingering in the nose.
The paleness and light body is somewhat surprising for a bock beer, even for a Maibock. Overall, I would say this highly drinkable beer offers an alternative for those who seek a lighter beer, particularly when the weather becomes more sultry (which, for the record, it hasn't yet where I live).
Serving type: bottle
04-30-2013 02:41:51 | More by archyquaffer
3.68/5 rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Tasted 3 July 2012 (Independence Eve?), reviewed from notes.
Pours a very pale straw yellow with gold highlights. Just a faint haze obscuring the view through the glass. Nice visible carbonation. One finger of very white, relatively dense head. Decent retention but not much lacing.
Smells of pleasant lager yeast, noble hops, and some light bready malts. For a light lager, it's quite nice, starting out full but finishing crisper and lighter.
Taste is quite a bit more malty than the smell - bready and wheaty, with a rounded chewy flavor. A touch of banana combines with the bread to yield... suprise - banana bread. It's a very full flavor, especially as it warms up.
Mouthfeel is surprisingly full-bodied for a light lager. Smooth fade-away finish. Nice.
This beer is better than I'd expected. It's full-flavored, full-bodied, and with a robust malt presence that I like. Tasty, though I don't know that I'd call it a true summer beer - it's heavier, warmer, and less refreshing than I like my hot summer day beers to be.
Serving type: bottle
08-02-2012 17:59:04 | More by zeledonia
Bayern Dump Truck from Bayern Brewing, Inc.
85 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.