Hizzoner Maibock | Two Roads Brewing Company

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87
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76 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Roads Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States
tworoadsbrewing.com

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Maibocks are a Bavarian beer style. Bocks are strong German-style lagers and can range from light to dark. Maibocks are typically golden to light amber. They were served in the Spring to celebrate the end of winter. The Bavarian mayor (burgermeister) traditionally taps the first keg. Hizzoner Maibock is a golden full-bodied lager that has been extensively lagered to develop sweetness and crispness of character.

Added by Jason on 05-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
76
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
10.58%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 76 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of Karenremom
2.77/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Iski100
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Greenlabel
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pleased to find a Maibock on draft at Mews Tavern in RI as it's often hard to find this style these days. Pours an amber color with a very mild sweetness in the aroma. That mild sweetness carries forward into the taste along with some faint malty background. Not surprised that there was very minimal bitterness. I ordered a second and appreciate the fact that Two Roads came out with this product although, thus far, I haven't seen it in a bottle or can.

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Photo of BubbleBobble
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of k47k
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tregan_20
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of djrn2
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boto
3.78/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Draught: This one pours a dark amber color. There was a small off white head that left just a little lacing. Good nose. Caramel malts and some fruits. The taste is good. Caramel malts, some fruits and earthiness. Nice.

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Photo of PatrickCT
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bonesaw1127
4.71/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JLapadura
2.75/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Duffman79
3.29/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stum-pub
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SuomiHobbit
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

True to style, but not quite enough malt sweetness for my liking.

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Photo of edmiglia
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of psweendogg
3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mltobin
3.54/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Duesler
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LoveStout
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dd43
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I like maibocks so having this on draft was a treat. Easy drinking lager with the requisite sweetness I associate with beers of this style, a malt forward presence that is a nice change of pace. Nice clarity in the glass, but a bit more dark like a DIPA in appearance than I was expecting for a helles. Some caramel and vanilla on the nose but not overpowering.

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Photo of SparkyCollins77
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not usually into lagers but this one is pretty tasty

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Photo of Pete_IV
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
4.27/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep amber almost brown with a decent sized head that trails the glass as you drink. The scent is very heavy with both heavy wood and vanilla notes as well as some floral notes hidden here and there. The taste was great, although full of sweet malt flavors it is not overly heavy and had a very refreshing finish. Thought it was a really nice way to go.

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Photo of fosters9
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LutherBrau
4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Hizzoner Maibock from Two Roads Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 76 ratings.
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