A pale type of bock, closer in character to a strong Munich Helles. Under German law bocks must have a starting gravity of at least 16 plato (1.064). Brewed in the Spring.
Pale, strong, malty beer. Low to moderate hop aroma and flavor. Amber to brown color. Clean. No fruitiness, ester or diacytl. Moderate carbonation.
Pale lager malt and/or Vienna malt with some Munich malt. German noble hops for bittering only. German lager yeast. Soft to moderate water hardness. Decoction typically used.
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