Maibock | Flat Branch Pub & Brewery

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Flat Branch Pub & Brewery
Missouri, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
We brew this beer in the traditional German lager style known as Maibock. The beer is deep golden in color, full bodied, and has a nice spicy hop flavor. German Saphir hops were used for all hop adds, along with a German Munich lager yeast.

13 IBU

Added by maxpower on 03-01-2005

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Photo of Tone
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, amber/golden color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Good retention and decent lacing. Smells of yeast, sweet malt, a hops. Fits the style of a Maibock / Helles Bock. Mouth feel is smooth and clean with an average carbonation level. Tastes of earthy malt, sweet malt, yeast, slight hops, and slight floral. Overall, an average Maibock.

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Photo of BedetheVenerable
3.45/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Presentation: 18oz pint glass; this is listed at 5.9% abv

Appearance: Ever so slightly hazy dark golden beer with a thin stark white flim from a weak bartending pour.

Smell: Mild sweet fruitiness and toasty caramel

Taste: Vague tart fruit, mild caramel malt; this ends juicy and crisp; this is tasty but plain, and shows just a touch of alcohol

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied

Drinkability: Decent

Conclusion: Tasty but nothing special.

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Photo of zeff80
3.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured an amber color with a good deal of carbonation. It had a one-finger tan head that didn't leave much in the way of lace.

S - It smelled of biscuity malt and slightly grassy.

T - It had a sweet smooth malt flavor with hints of clove and a bitter hop kick.

M - It was soft and creamy. A medium-bodied beer.

D - This is another solid seasonal from Flat Branch. Nicely done.

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Maibock from Flat Branch Pub & Brewery
3.55 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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