Hizzoner Maibock | Two Roads Brewing Company

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Two Roads Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States

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

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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Photo of SuomiHobbit
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
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 tigg924
4.43/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the brewery

Appearance: amber-gold in color, 1/4 inch head, moderate carbonation, clear

Smell: sweet sugary honey and cedar

Taste: woodsy, cedary, bready malt with some honey

Mouthfeel: medium carbonation, light body, sweet

Overall: Wow. What a malty and woodsy--but not wood aged treat. Really love the flavors here. This may be my favorite Two Roads brew outside of Igor. One of the better maibocks I have had in while. This is one I hope the brew again.

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Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.24/5  rDev -16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of edmiglia
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dd43
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
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 DrinkSlurm
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from tap at coalhouse Stamford ct. Pours a maple color with a bit of foamy head that dissipates quick. Nice carbonation. Good sweet malty aromas with a bit of mapley sugar. Taste is sweet malts with a big crispness. Some slight dried fruit notes...really pleasant. Super easy to drink and just all around a great brew.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

On-tap 5/17/2014 at Track 84, in Warwick, RI served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light reddish brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains fruit, honey, lager yeast, caramelized malts and some hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of honey and fruit. Then a hearty malt character comes in. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and a little crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of PicoPapa
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at 2 Bros. Pours a translucent brownish amber color with almost no head. Virtually no lacing. The aroma is grassy and malty with bready notes. The taste is more of the same. Malty at first followed up by some floral and grassy hops. Caramel as well as some breadiness. Smooth and crisp with a nice malty finish. Light mouthfeel. Very drinkable with a light alcohol presence. Overall, pretty solid brew I'd grab again.

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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Hizzoner Maibock from Two Roads Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 76 ratings