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2006 Brewers Association Style Guidelines

Major Style:Lager
Sub-Style Name:German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock

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 malty character should come through in the aroma and flavor. 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 levels should be very low. Chill haze should not be perceived.

Alcohol By Weight (by Volume):5-6.4% (6-8%)
Colour:4-10 (8-20 EBC)
Original Gravity:1.066-1.074 (16.5-18 ║Plato)
Final Gravity:1.012-1.020 (3-5 ║Plato)

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