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Pint Talking

Sep 13, 2023

In this episode Bob and I look at the Helles Bock. 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.


Examples of this style:

1.     Ayinger – Maibock

2.     Rogue – Dead Guy Ale

3.     Magic City Brewing Company – But I thought everything was okay.



ABV: 6.3-7.4%

IBUs: 23-35

Color: 6-9

Serving Temp: 38-45

Serving Pressure: 10-14 PSI


Beer Representation: Maibark

6.5% ABV

19 IBUs

Beer Description: Golden, easy drinking, traditional example of Maibock. All German grains, yeast and hops.


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