Mahr's Christmas Bock | Mahr's Bräu

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Mahr's Christmas BockMahr's Christmas Bock
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mahr's Bräu
Germany
mahrs.de

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by maxpower on 12-16-2003

BEER STATS
Reviews:
178
Ratings:
246
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
12.26%
 
 
Wants:
7
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4
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Photo of BeerResearcher
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is my first and only Christmas Bock, thus far. What is it to be compared to?
It pours a deep amber with a thin off-white head and some trails of lace. An initial malty aroma fades rather quickly. A Euro-hop smell picks up where the malt fades. A distant, yet constant earthy smell remains throughout. At first swallow, the malt body seems a little thin for the winter-type style, but as it warms, more malty characteristics are revealed. A little sweet caramel and lots fresh baked bread favors begin to assert themselves. The hops possess a metallic bite and just a hint of limey bitterness. This brew sweetens and displays a lightly herbal character late in the glass. All in all a pretty good winter brew.
It can be compared to (distantly) Young's Winter Warmer.

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Photo of Bighuge
3.18/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear light amber appearance. A medium sized bubbly beige head recedes to a thin film quickly. Some crisp floral hop tones accentuate some soft pale malt tones. Herbalness and earthiness also come across on the nose. The mouthfeel is quite light on the CO2. A little too light I think. Body is medium-full. The flavors are munich malts mixed with leafy hops. A little bit of a nutty flavor as well. Bitterness is evident on the aftertaste and seems to be hop derived as well as grainy. Pretty average.

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Photo of maxpower
3.13/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear light amber-copper color with a decent off-white head that doesn't last with some lacing, sweet fruity and flowery aroma. Sweet and malty roasted caramel flavors , medium body with a sticky mouthfeel, finishes with some sweetness, very average at best.

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Mahr's Christmas Bock from Mahr's Bräu
3.67 out of 5 based on 246 ratings.
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