Josephs Brau Heller Bock | Trader Joe's Brewing Company

BA SCORE
78
okay
405 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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Josephs Brau Heller BockJosephs Brau Heller Bock
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trader Joe's Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rowew on 01-19-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
405
Reviews:
215
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
13.78%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
36
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 405 |  Reviews: 215
Photo of patriotblue04
5/5  rDev +46.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of papat444
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Flashback #37

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Photo of cgrunin
3.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AluminumBadFalcon
4.75/5  rDev +39.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Acforster2
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Carolvs
3.11/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of johnfoegen
4.74/5  rDev +39%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is a hit. I think Trader Joes has hit my beer preference nail on the head. Great beer for any time. I like one with dinner. Can't go wrong with this one.

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Photo of bundy462
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RonaldWilsonReagan
3.98/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Looks, tastes, and smells like a beer. Can’t go wrong.

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Photo of zbloom
3.13/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of shauun176
4.14/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gshak
3.96/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of harpus
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Franziskaner
3.73/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice shiny copper penny color with excellent clarity. A fingernail of light beige covers a third of the top. Brussels lacing. Aroma of amber malt with a grain like bready note. The taste is amber malt with a nice German bittering hop in the back of the palate. The mouth is smooth and quenching.

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Photo of hkyplyr73
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pleasantly surprised With this one

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Photo of secondtooth
3.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Clean golden with a prodigious head of off-white suds. Attractive, loopy lace.

Aroma: Malty, sweet, grains and yeast. Not bad.

Taste: Sweet and malty with some rich caramel notes, and a sharp, tangy, and spicy hint. I get a slight dryness at the finish. Not bad, but not one I’d return to.

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Photo of tubeyes
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jshusc
2.78/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of valkyre65
3.19/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drt72
4.5/5  rDev +32%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent. Great price. Trader Joes.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.03/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of cb8282
3.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Minuteman
2.94/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jrand2621
3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gajo74
3.65/5  rDev +7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a copper amber with a thin lace that soon disappears, nothing special about the look. There is a sweet aroma that is caramel or toffee like, toasted dark bread and slight alcohol. Malt forward taste, slightly sweet, but with a modest hops kick. Semi dry finish. Medium bodied, some crispness. Overall pretty tasty. Not bad.

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Josephs Brau Heller Bock from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
3.41 out of 5 based on 405 ratings.
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