Maibock
Queen City Brewery

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Style:
Bock - Maibock
Ranked #42
ABV:
7.2%
Score:
85
Ranked #21,845
Avg:
3.97 | pDev: 6.55%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
14
From:
Queen City Brewery
 
Vermont, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
85
Very Good
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Bierman9 from New Hampshire

4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Alewife and I made a first-time visit to Queen City on 21MAY19. Each had a sampler, then I opted for a full pour of this brew... Was $6.00 for a 16oz pour in a slim, pilsner glass.

Poured a clear, deep golden color. Had steady carbo rising within, and a creamy, off-white head sitting up top. The foam lasted well, with nice lacing on the glass. Had a lovely nose of cookie dough and bready malt semi-sweetness. Was medium/medium in the body/feel categories.

Flavor? More semi-sweetness, with loads of bready action, more dough, biscuity malts, and a hint of spicy hops in the finish. Oh, this is solid, solid, solid!! Quite nice. Snagged a growler for later on, as well... Prosit!

4.23/5 rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2079

May 28, 2019
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Lone_Freighter from Vermont

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

Growler from RT 116 Wine and Spirits. This was poured into a pilsener glass. The appearance was a light dark orange/almost brown colored, lightly transparent body with a two finger-ed white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Lacing spider webs but also clings to the glass. The smell started off with some rich sweet caramel/toffee/bready/biscuit-ness. Undertones of sweet crisp nuttiness. Good buttery aroma (not diaceytal). Light grassiness (mainly from the hops, guessing Hallertau?) The flavor combined the previously mentioned aromas nicely leading into a caramel/toffee aftertaste riding into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium in body with a nice sessionability about it. Carbonation rides extremely low. Acceptable stickiness sharply hits my tongue. Overall, damn nice maibock that I would have again.

Jul 13, 2017
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NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Queen City Brewery "Maibock"
on tap at the brewery on 7 June 2016

Notes: 7.2% ABV. 30 IBUs. Clear deep amber with golden highlights beneath a creamy white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma is malty and spicy with a hint of grassiness. The flavor displays grainy and caramelish malt along with spicy and mildly grassy hops. The bitterness stands firm, balancing it nicely. Medium to medium-light in body and crisply effervescent. Overall it's a touch spicy, perhaps from the alcohol, but pleasant enough. Enjoyable.

Jan 13, 2017
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smcolw from Massachusetts

3.91/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Good starting head but it settles quickly, leaving only rim bubbles. Light haze on the dirty copper appearance.

Deep, sweet caramel aroma.

Think strong Märzen. I get all of the malty elements -- caramel, biscuit and even a bit of honey. There's also some notable alcohol warmth in the mouth and swallow. There's a minor hop presence in the aftertaste. Fuller bodied but with a good carbonation level.

Sep 18, 2016
Maibock from Queen City Brewery
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 14 ratings