Berkshire Maibock Lager | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

very good
227 Ratings
Berkshire Maibock LagerBerkshire Maibock Lager

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by UnionMade on 06-17-2002

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Photo of brureview
4.31/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a red copper color with 5F head in a Brooklyn Oktoberfest glass. The head slowly subsided to 1F.

Excellent aroma: sweet, strong fruit and malt, perhaps a bubblegum aroma.Very fragrant. One of the best aromas of any Maibock I have tasted.

MF: very tart.

Taste: follows the aroma. Fruity and malty finished with a sharp light bitterness.

Overall, one of the best Maibocks I have tasted. Great continuity from aroma to finish.

Although a colder temp is recommended, I enjoyed this beer more close to 50F, when the fruit and malt is more pronounced. I also like the style better in an Oktoberfest glass.

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Photo of SABERG
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a big pilsner glass.
A - Blended copper and yellow color, wonderful clarity, a gentle lager train of slow
carbonation rises, no cap, nice ring.
S - Malty biscuit, pumpernickle cracker, a touch of brown sugar, faintest noble hop flora.
T - Wonderful malt display, not heavy handed, light touch of sweet then a delightful semi dry finish.
M - Full palate coating, gentle exit and malty finish.
O - A seasonal favorite, this years is quite good, balanced and delicious.
Cheers all

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Photo of Duffman79
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dfecteau
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cavemanlawyer1999
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Nichols33
2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.04/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of dangermusic
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of frosted33
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Johnct
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Andrew041180
3.42/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured from a BBC bomber into a tulip glass. Nice finger worth of head. Hazy amber copper. I'm surprised by this, I figured the beer would be a little lighter in color. Not much retention and no lacing.

S - Sweet. Caramel mostly.

T - I'm surprised by this. I'm getting almost entirely caramel notes with just the faintest hint of noble hop character on the back end. Bitterness is low to non-existent.

M - Medium-bodied, not much going on here to describe.

O - I read some of the other reviews and they all point out the malty sweetness of this beer, so I'm pretty sure I'm drinking the same thing that they are, but these caramel-sweet beers are just not for me.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Berkshire Maibock Lager from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
3.9 out of 5 based on 227 ratings.
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