Maibock Hurts Like Helles | Jack's Abby Brewing

Maibock Hurts Like HellesMaibock Hurts Like Helles
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Maibock Hurts Like HellesMaibock Hurts Like Helles

Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing
Massachusetts, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
True Story! Running a brewery can be "bock" breaking. It's all worthwhile when you have the opportunity to share beer like this. Our Maibock/Helles Bock is deep golden in color with an intense malty almost grape like aroma and flavor. A light noble hop character balances the smooth sweet finish. A long lagering time makes this beer exceptionally drinkable for its strength. Don't be fooled by its light color.

25 IBU

Added by taez555 on 04-27-2012

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

If I hadn't read the label I would say it was a pilsner. Looks, smells, and even tastes like one. Can really smell and taste the sweet malt grain. Smells a little adjunct like- close to a Miller Lite. Taste a lot better than the aroma. A little tart with a slightly hoppy bitter finish. Crisp, very easy drinker. Good solid lager throughout.

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

Bottle purchased at Nathaniel Square Corner Store in Rochester, NY.

Pours out a deep golden color, with lots of visible carbonation and a 2 inch head. This fades to a small amount of lacing down the glass.

Smells like lager yeast, grape, and sweet grains.

A very malty maibock here, lots of sweet grape-like malt flavor. Some flavors of lager yeast as well, some grainy sweetness, a slight bit of flower hop character. Not much hop flavor to this one, this one's a story of the malts, which impart a really distinctive grape flavor.

Light to medium boded, crisp mouthfeel, medium carbonation, very drinkable.

Another winner from Jack's Abby, this one shows some nice restraint.

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Maibock Hurts Like Helles from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 78.2% out of 100 with 298 ratings
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