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German Style Heller Bock/Maibock

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The german word helle means light colored, and as such, a heller bock is light straw to deep golden in color. maibocks are also light-colored bocks. the sweet malty character should come through in the aroma and flavor. a lightly toasted and/or bready malt character is often evident. roast or heavy toast/caramel malt character should be absent. body is medium to full. hop bitterness should be low, while noble-type hop aroma and flavor may be at low to medium levels. bitterness increases with gravity. fruity esters may be perceived at low levels. diacetyl should be absent. chill haze should not be perceived.

Why Only Craft Beers?

The number one reason is craft beer tastes better than the "beer water" that is mass produced and mass marketed by the big beer companies. Craft beer tastes better because craft brewers spend their time focusing the quality of their beer rather than focusing on their marketing campaigns and stock prices.

Oh yeah! Craft beers can pack a punch. Most craft beers range from 5-10% ABV, but some can reach 20%, 30%, and even 40% ABV.