Summit Maibock | Summit Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
summitbrewing.com

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ADR on 02-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
459
Reviews:
212
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.43%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 459 |  Reviews: 212
Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tvenne
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stofko1992
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Czequershuus
4.13/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a pale gold with an average head. The aroma features biscuit and pizza crust malt, with springy, spicy hops, leafy greens, and just a touch of sweetness. The flavor follows the aroma, with biscuit malts dominant, as well as a aura of spicy hops, and a clean, very mild caramel sweetness. There is a crisp, almost vinous quality to the flavor as well. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall this is a lovely and balanced beer that is both easy drinking and intriguing.

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Photo of Ferretferret
3.49/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nolster
3.61/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmh21
3.51/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lobos62
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dms844
4.03/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tuowl74a
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bret717
4.04/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance- deep golden, clear, 3 finger head after staggered aggressive pour, receded to about 1 finger. Head is soft and pillowy

Aroma- starts sweet and breadth, blended with sharp floral hops. Hard to tell where one ends and the other begins

Taste- follows the nose, very full and rich sweet breadiness to start blending seamlessly into floral hops w/moderate bitterness. Slight lingering bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel- medium body, super creamy texture that coats the mouth.

Overall- excellent beer. I will definitely get this one again.

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Photo of ipeters1017
3.94/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.93/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of superspak
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into lager glass, best before 9/16/2016. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy medium golden yellow color with a 1 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of honey, cracker, toasted biscuit, herbal, floral, grass, light pepper, and yeast/toasted earthiness. Some apricot/apple fruitiness as it warms. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of bready malt and earthy hop notes; with solid strength. A little too yeasty/fruity, but not overwhelming. Taste of big honey, cracker, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, grass, light pepper, and yeast/toasted earthiness. Moderate herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of honey, cracker, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, pepper, and flora/grassy/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and balance of bready malt and earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Moderate dryness from bitterness, increasing through the glass. Nicely clean on lager flavors; with minimal yeast notes present. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/bready/grainy/sticky, and fairly crisp balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6.7%. Overall this is a very good helles bock. All around nice robustness and balance of bready malt and earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, and quite refreshing to drink. Really well done for the style. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of jonbonfondle
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jodio
3.87/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmeehan
3.14/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

This Maibock has a nice malty taste mixed with its rich, bread notes. It's smooth, but not otherwise distinct. It's rich for just a second before it kind of...fades away into malt.

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Photo of ta_hagen
4.21/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerlover
3.42/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of couchsitta
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lundste
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CraigP83
4.15/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light grainy scent, floral hop character, lemon zest. Dedicate perceived alcohol hidden between light honey malt notes.

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Summit Maibock from Summit Brewing Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 459 ratings.
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