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Andechser Bergbock Hell - Klosterbrauerei Andechs

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BA SCORE
88
very good

89 Ratings
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 10
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Andechs visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 10-19-2002

With its firm, fine pored head, luminous gold and clear gleaming look, it cannot fail to awaken expectations of pure pleasure.

Strong malty nuances and floral hoppiness are imbued with accents of slight fruitiness. Despite its strength, Bergbock is pleasantly mouthcoating, with a powerful, but unobtrusive body. A highly discrete, finely bitter hoppiness transforms into a slight honey sweetness to conclude on a soft, harmonious aftertaste.

A harmonious light bock of character that cannot be put down after the first drink.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 89 | Reviews: 61
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4.06/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

After 3 years in Germany this is the best beer there.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of JohnGalt1
3.49/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

RB

500 ml bottle .. flakey silver label... poured into my small goblet. nice enough white head.. fairly clear dark golden brew.. spotty lacing.

Nose is big pale malt with some husky astringency.. pretty proper.

Flavor is pretty nice... the bottle might be a bit old, but I am happy to try this one again.. clean lager with not too much in the way of yeasty notes.

Good bubble and body... I would love to spend some time in Andechs some day... I would be a good student.

3.25/3.5/3.5/3.5/3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of jonb5
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Golden, clear, medium fading head, not much lacing.

S: Freshly cut suger beet, very agricultural.

T: Slightly cloying sweetness mixed with a sharp peppery boozyness, malty with a slightly doughy finish.

M: Body on the thick side, well carbonated, smooth.

O: A decent bock, anyone expecting layer upon later might be disappointed, but this is what a Helles Bock should taste like.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle, poured into a pokal/weizen like glass.

Golden amber colour, very slightly hazy (probably as I use my food fridge), with some carbonation slowly rising. Fairly thick foamy head that dissipated to a thin cap, and some slightly sticky rings on the glass.

Subtle but substantial malt aroma, perhaps a still warm from the oven flapjack smell/slight diacetyl and nuttiness, noble hops sit in the background, some slight citrus.

Full but clean malt flavor, baked-like rather than roasted or toasted and slight diacetyl, backed up by the subtle noble hops.

Pretty high carbonation, but it's quite smooth and has no alch. presence at nearly 7%. This wasn't to my tastes but refreshing in a way for it's maltiness.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Clear golden like ginger ale; medium, frothy egg-shell head, long lasting; good lacing

Aroma: malty; slightly grassy; faint hops; slight citrus

Taste: Creamy, malty on start; slight citrus on mid with a hoppy, semi-sweet, "salty" finish; alcohol is pretty noticeable throughout; smooth, but not complex; good, though

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a dimpled pint mug.

Pours a clear golden colour with a small white head.

Smells quite faint, mild alcohol and fruity sweetness.

Tastes nicely balanced, crisp but not overly so. Fairly sweet with a hint of alcohol on the finish.

Overall a pretty nice beer, strength nicely toned down and very drinkable.

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Andechser Bergbock Hell from Klosterbrauerei Andechs
88 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.