Southern Oregon Brewing of Medford, Oregon has announced the release of their newest spring seasonal, Holywater Maibock Beer. The Maibock are helles lager brewed to bock strength; lighter in color than a traditional bock and with a bigger hops presence. Holywater joins Na Zdravi’ Czech Style Pilsner in the breweries short yet delicious portfolio of bottled lagers. If this one is anywhere as tasty, we’re in for a real treat. Here’s the description from SOB founder Tom Hammond:
Exclusively brewed with German specialty malts, our Maibock is a refreshingly crisp, spring festival beer with a pleasant malt character and a mild spicy hop twist expected from the style. This German style lager is conditioned for 12 weeks to ensure the perfect flavor profile.
7.1% abv, Color 6 SRM, IBUs: 30
Hops: German Magnum, Sterling
Malt: Weyermann Bohemian Pils, Light Munich type 1,
Carahell, Caramunich 2 and Melanoidin.