Lighter in colour and flavour to the doppelbocks also brewed around this time of year but still with a boozy punch. Augustiner’s Heller Bock strong lager is brewed once a year. Malty with crisp grassy hop notes. This strong, lighter, and more vibrant Bock was called a Maibock, although it’s also known as a Helles Bock or Heller Bock. It became an incredibly popular option in Bavaria as a springtime alternative to the richness of a traditional Bock.