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Heller Hound Bock Beer - Flying Dog Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

142 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 8
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 04-08-2004)
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine June 2007.

The label says it all: a Steadman illustration of what looks like a demented hellhound coughing up former sheep. Anti-spring it is.

Pours out to yield three fingers of white head that leaves a sticky trail of lace down the glass, with the golden-orange color of the brew showing perfect clarity. Herbal hop and cake-batter aroma, aromatic yet clean to the nose. Thick medium body is creamy with a moderate carbonation that provides a slick smoothness. Certainly enough malt to go around, with biscuity and rustic bready flavors. Also plenty of hops to balance with a clean semi-sharp bitterness and a long-lingering herbal flavor. Some warmth from the alcohol is evident from middle to end--definitely more in the drying finish.

Not too shabby at all; a bit rough around the edges, but interesting to say the least. So why is this just a seasonal? Nothing beats a flavorful strong lager, any time of year. Definitely one of the best beers Flying Dog brews. Pair it up with a plate of sauerbraten (with extra red cabbage).

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2010 18:40:37 | More by BeerAdvocate
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pour was strong amber color with a nice head of white that reached a height of around an inch and half before settling back down to earth and leaving just thin lacing in its wake, but for the style nice and a classic look. aroma of sweet bready malts and a classic caramel aroma that was cut with a touch of grain. nice and clean with a semi crisp feel and an overall nice balanced body that really seem to let the taste pop. creamy malts finish the show with a really nice clean finish..

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Heller Hound Bock Beer from Flying Dog Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.