Smuttynose Maibock (Big Beer Series) | Smuttynose Brewing Company

Smuttynose Maibock (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Maibock (Big Beer Series)
BA SCORE
79.9%
Liked This Beer
3.99 w/ 368 Ratings
Smuttynose Maibock (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Maibock (Big Beer Series)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States
smuttynose.com

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
We brew our Maibock to be hugely malty & subtly finished with a variety of continental hops, with an eye-pleasing russet brown color. Prosit!

2007 - 7.0%
2008 - 6.2%
2009 - 8.4%
2010 - 8.7%

Added by Bierman9 on 04-30-1998

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
286
Ratings:
368
Liked:
294
Avg:
3.99/5
pDev:
10.03%
Alströms:
4.37
 
 
Wants:
71
Gots:
14
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Light brown/ golden color.

S: Malt and toffee aroma.

T: Sweet caramel, malt and spices. Also, a touch of banana and cloves. Alcohol on the finish.

M: Moderately heavy and a bit sticky.

Overall: A very rich and delicious beer. Really nice desert flavors with warming alcohol. This is a favorite.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz 2010 vintage poured into a mug.

Appearance: Pours a dark straw/light brownish colour with a large, impressive head. Leaves a bit of lacing along the side of the mug.

Smell: Definitely has a heavy malt presence on the nose, with some breadiness. There's also a hint of mixed fruit in the background (grapes,apples, pears)

Taste: Tastes very sweet with a bit of sweet malt and fruitiness going on. Mildly hoppy finish finish with some alcohol. There's definitely a lot of complexity here, and it all works quite well.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and a bit syrupy, but delightfully smooth. Carbonation helps to offset the weight of this brew. As a whole it's pretty well fit to the beer.

Overall: This is a very good and complex beer. Certainly one to take your time with, since there's a lot going on here. Cheers to Smuttynose for another nice brew.

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, 2011 vintage

A: medium caramel amber, with 2 finger thick off white head, lacing is great, carbonation is amazing, clarity is awesome

S: apple, biscuit, honey, freshly baked bread, caramel, yeasty twang, citrus

T: apple pie, honey, bread, caramel, malty, citrus, spice, pepper.

M: medium body, low carbonation, sweet finish, lingering taste

O: pretty good beer, wouldn't have reviewed it but others have reviewed 2011 recently, so i figured why not. Picked it up for 2.99 which was a steal in my opinion.

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Smuttynose Maibock (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 79.9% out of 100 with 368 ratings
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