Göller Helles Bockbier

Göller Helles Bockbier is a gorgeous balanced Hellerbock with a crafty hop profile which dries it out supremely in the lingering finish.

O-Bräu Winterbock (Kaiserhof)

O-Bräu Winterbock is brewed by Thomas Kaiser at the mother Kaiserhof brewery. It's heading into Doppelbock territory at 7.8%. While not prominent, the alcohol is obvious in both the honey tinged nose and richly malty palate. The O refers to the brewer's cat, Oskar.

Hummel Leonardi Bock bottle

Hummel Leonardi Bock is a marvelous Hellerbock with a rich malty palate tinged with both honey and floral hops. The lingering finish is semi-dry and semi-bitter.

Stöckel-Bräu Heller Bock

Stöckel-Bräu's Heller Bock is balanced richly malty brew with some grain and honey notes before the lingering, semi-dry, bittersweet finish.

Gampertbräu Bock

Gampert-Bräu Bock is a richly malty Hellerbock with a lingering semi-dry, bittersweet finish. At 7.2%, it's a contemplative sipper.

Grasser Kathrein Bock from gravity dispense

Grasser Kathrein Bock is a marvelous Hellerbock from the Franconian brewing legend in Huppendorf. It's a great mix of rich malt and fine hops with a dry bittersweet finish. It's dangerously drinkable at 7.5%. This gravity dispense version at Der Pelikan Best of Bock 2023 was a notch drier in the lingering finish.

StoXBräu Blonder Bock

StoXBräu Blonder Bock is a high gravity affair strong on malt and alcohol but a bit one dimensional on flavor.

Greif Bock

Greif Bock is a balanced richly malty brew with plenty of hops for a lingering, semi-dry, semi-bitter moreish finish.

Landwehr Landbock Hell

Landwehr Landbock Hell is quite dry for the style and though a bit thin of flavor and complexity, it's a serviceable and easy to drink example of the style at 6.6%.