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Brewed by Hausbrauerei Altstadthof
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Nürnberg, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2011

Draught @ Nurnberger Altstadthof, Bergstrasse 19, Nurnberg, Bavaria, Germany 90403.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay, toasted, sweet malt, sugar, light hoppy, grass, fruity. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, malt sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110421]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31235) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2011
From tap a the brewpb. Pours clear and golde yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild butterish, toasted malty and light grassy bitter. Ends dry and bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20392) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2009
Draught@brewpub. Golden colour, mediumsized white foamy head. Aroma is grass,some sweet malts and some mild fruity notes. Flavour is grass, some malts and mild yeasty notes.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19447) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2002
Pale orange and cloudy. Nicely malty and flavourful. Creamy with balanced late bitterness. Like an unfiltered helles.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13780) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
On tap at the brewery in Nuremberg. Clear orange gold colour lasting off white head. Tasty enough helles some character and firmness in the mouth. Some hop sting on the finish. Fine.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12633) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 6, 2009
Hazy light amber. Quite buttery on the nose. Light body is vaguely malty, with a fair bit of diacetyl. The finish is actually more watery than anything else. Somewhat bland.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12566) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2007
Draught@brewpub
Golden color, creamy white head. Malty and lemony aroma. A bit sweet honeyish flavor. Barley mixed with grassy hops, leafy hoppy aftertaste. Light, but refreshing helles.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (10710) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 3, 2011
Süffiger Antrunk, vollmundig hopfig und wenig hefig. Würzig-fruchtig im Mittelteil, was sich dem Hopfen aber unterordnet. Das Bier ist mittelintensiv, sehr harmonisch und stimmig. Überzeugendes Helles mit abwechslungsreichen Noten, vor allem im hellmalzigen Abgang. 9/11/11/12//11

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10326) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2008
On tap at Altstadhof Brewpub, Nurnberg. Gold with white head. A helles with some character, fruity and peachy in my notes. Quite a heady aroma with the fruitiness following into the body. Grainy malt in the close, quite decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7860) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2011
My Bottom Line :
Sweetish bready malts and herbal hops play around an engaging fluffy mouthfeel for a pleasant session lager.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A clinging veil of foam can be seen even when the beer reaches the bottom of the krug.
-Apart from the fact this was served in a ceramic krug, this tasted and felt like a Kellerbier all the way. Good job!
-The malt profile is not as sophisticated or clearly defined as some of the best Helles I’ve had, but its rusticity is endearing.
-Herbal hops produce lenient bitterness.
-I felt like having a second pint of this Helles, which is exactly the point, right?.

On tap at the brewpub.


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