Description

Also called “heller bock” (meaning “pale bock”), the German-style Maibock is paler in color and more hop-centric than traditional bock beers. A lightly toasted and/or bready malt character is often evident.

Quantitative
  • SRM Color Scale
    4 - 9
  • International Bitterness Units (IBUs)
    20 - 38
  • Alcohol by Volume (ABV)
    6.3% - 8.1%
Flavor
  • Alcohol
    Mild to Noticeable
  • Hop Aroma/Flavor
    Hop aroma and flavor are low to medium low, deriving from noble-type hops. Hop bitterness is low
  • Malt Aroma/Flavor
    A lightly toasted and/or bready malt aroma is often evident. Roasted or heavy toast/caramel malt aromas should be absent
  • Yeast Esters
    Fruity-ester flavors may be low, if present
  • Yeast Phenols
    Not common to style
Palate
  • Body
    Soft
  • Carbonation
    Medium to High
  • Finish Length
    Short to Medium
  • Attenuation
    73 - 82
Ingredients
  • Hops
    German Noble
  • Malt
    Pilsner, Munich, Vienna
  • Water
    Varies
  • Yeast
    Lager
Food Pairings
  • Cheese
    Swiss
  • Entrée
    Ham
  • Dessert
    White Chocolate Cheesecake
Appearance
  • Carbonation
    Medium to Fast Rising Bubbles
  • Clarity
    Clear
  • Color
    Pale to Light Amber
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