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Rumspringa Golden Bock - Lancaster Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

123 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Spring

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerIsland on 06-04-2010)
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magnusdave

New York

4/5  rDev +12.4%

05-09-2013 01:14:45 | More by magnusdave
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-02-2013 15:01:00 | More by bconsidine
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.4%

05-02-2013 01:05:45 | More by Jason1337
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csurowiec

Maryland

4/5  rDev +12.4%

04-29-2013 20:07:25 | More by csurowiec
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Deep golden yellow in color with excellent clarity. Poured with a thick off white foam that slowly reduced to a wispy cap. Grainy, bready malt aromas with sweet honey earthy herbal hops in the background. On the thicker side of medium bodied with a slighlty slick feel despite the assertive, rolling, yet refreshing carbonation. Herbal hop flavors at the beginning that taper through the middle. Earthy malt flavor from beginning to end with a touch of honey sweetness. Finishes cleanly with a light herbal bitterness.

Serving type: can

04-16-2013 23:31:08 | More by IronLover
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TappaKeggaBrew

Ohio

2.31/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

A: Clear & golden, but with average head that fades without appreciable lacing.

S: Mild sweetness and grain, but I can't help thinking of fragranced soap.

T: Half a second of sweetness, but immediately it's replaced with a sharp bitterness of hops without any of the expected grain or fruit flavors. The finish had an unpleasant fatty acid taste.

M: Moist but not very well carbonated, and lacking crispness.

O: Even a bite of salty crackers between sips couldn't entice me to finish this one. A bad can? I don't know; but it ended with a drain pour. I doubt I'll try any of Lancaster's other offerings based on this unpleasant experience.

Serving type: can

04-03-2013 02:24:04 | More by TappaKeggaBrew
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

04-03-2013 02:02:34 | More by wonothesane42
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

04-02-2013 21:33:22 | More by lccrunchy
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

03-29-2013 18:34:01 | More by IPAchris
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

2.93/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 oz can. 02813 is the code on the bottom of the can.

A: no carb. golden/orange body. head is white, retention is decent, lacing is not.

S: sweet, a lotta honey, almost caramel flavor. yeah this thing really blasts you. all sweet, no balance.

T: starts sweet. more of unfermented grain than honey in flavor. virtually no hop bitterness besides a minor balancing act in regard to all this sweetness. a little bit of diacetyl on the finish.

M: carb is low. body is medium.

D: meh, a so-so bock. too sweet with a few imperfections. pass.

Serving type: can

03-29-2013 03:12:59 | More by Jimmys
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-22-2013 17:38:40 | More by salthemonster
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I had this on tap at the Harrisburg Location, enjoyed chilled in a nonic.

the color is deep golden with light haze and thick cream cap with micro bead and thick lace. The smell is very full with lots of sweet malt and perhaps a floral honey aroma which adds to the malt presence. The feel is good with slightly fuller feel and creamy body with modest carbonation and semi sweet finish with light spice.

The taste is excellent for the style with plenty of lager character and enough malt to be considered a bock without any question and the slightly sweet aspect the honey brings is nice with mild hops and gentle yeast which makes you think it is unfiltered. I enjoyed this but would probably on enjoy 1 per sitting since it is a filling beer with more sweetness than most in the lineup.

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2013 18:44:51 | More by Slatetank
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beans923

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-18-2013 01:45:52 | More by beans923
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-17-2013 21:09:51 | More by mikehillman
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Rojada1988

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-16-2013 17:19:58 | More by Rojada1988
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

03-15-2013 14:48:41 | More by TheFightfan1
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jagada

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-15-2013 04:15:55 | More by jagada
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-10-2013 16:40:03 | More by mendvicdog
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Transparent pale amber body with a bubbly off white head. Carbonation bubbles rise from the bottom of the pint glass and the head leaves some lacing.

S- Honey and lager yeast. Some grainy bread aromas come through as well. Definitely a lot of sweet aromas from the honey, but also some tree fruit aromas.

T- More bock-like flavors than I expected. The honey compliments, but does give this one a lot of sweetness. Some fruity flavors come through along with the grainy lager flavors. There are also some weird flavors that sneak through as well like unsweetened Rice Krispies. Overall all pretty good flavor though.

M- Medium bodied, crisp with medium carbonation. Very good.

O- Pleseantly surprised with this one. Great spring beer with nice bock flavors.

Serving type: can

03-06-2013 00:10:33 | More by stephenjmoore
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ko21361


4/5  rDev +12.4%

02-27-2013 01:18:25 | More by ko21361
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jniagar1

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

02-19-2013 22:31:04 | More by jniagar1
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claspada

New Jersey

2.84/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a very dark golden yellow color with a small white head that recedes at a medium pace.

Aromas begin with a slight candy malt sweetness and that clean lager yeast presence. Some light sourish wheat and some light herbal hops.

The tastes begin with the above slight honey/pale malt sweeteness with this immediate odd brash yeast and/or alcohol flavor that I can't quite place. Some light herbal/noble hop presence with that continuing odd estery flavor profile.

The mouthfeel is medium to light bodied with medium carbonation. Finish is slightly medicinal and estery and lacks that clean yeast presence I was expecting after the aroma.

Overall I am not sure what the issue with this can of beer was but it was just not good. For a helles bock or maibock you expect solid malt flavors with a complementary clean lager finish. This has neither, so pass.

Serving type: can

02-10-2013 13:44:43 | More by claspada
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Sipchue

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-29-2012 14:08:22 | More by Sipchue
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-25-2012 21:49:51 | More by ejimhof
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CraftedBlackout

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

09-20-2012 02:51:42 | More by CraftedBlackout
Rumspringa Golden Bock from Lancaster Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.