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Andechser Vollbier Hell

Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Andechs, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 320   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
A product of traditional multiple mashing, Andechser Vollbier Hell presents a bright straw yellow and clear gleaming look that cannot fail to fascinate. Its head is firm and fine pored. Its aroma is pure and fresh from the cellar, with soft malty accents imbued with floral hoppiness. Its light and soft body leaves a pleasant, tangy taste in the mouth. The mild sweetness marries well with the velvety bitterness of the hops. It concludes on a rounded, harmonious note. Andechser Vollbier Hell is therefore a classical Bavarian Vollbier (11.5% original extract and 4.8% alcohol by volume).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Piw (522) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - NOV 22, 2015
500ml Flasche. Klar und golden. Kleine Schaumkrone. Getreidig. Mild. Rund. Gutes Bier!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2015
500 ml bottle poured by the rep at a free, unexpected tasting at the American Sign Museum. Sure, don’t mind if I do. Pours a clear, bright gold with a finger of white head and visible carbonation bubbles. Notes of straw, grass, bready and crackery malts, and some bright and spicy summery florals. Light-bodied, with medium-plus carbonation and a crisp mouthfeel. Good traditional helles. Worked for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (397) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Pours straw yellow with a thin white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma hints at Apple. Crisp with flavor of corn.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alobar (3208) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Clear straw yellow pour with aroma of corn and grain. Crisp, clean flavor with grain and corn sweetness. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ritzn (8) - Bavaria, GERMANY - SEP 28, 2015 does not count
500 ml bottle. Pours nicely, very clear yellow color with average white head. Aroma is mostly hay and hops. Taste is mostly bitter and a little sour. Some notes of apple and hay may be perceived. Lively carbonation, medium body and bitter finish. All in all a little bitter for my taste. My first rating on ratebeer. I hope there are more to come :)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
neur0 (1040) - GERMANY - SEP 28, 2015
(Flasche) Es hat eine sonnengelbe Farbe, ist klar filtriert mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma hat was von nassem Getreide, etwas skunky und süßlich.Der Geschmack ist schlank, etwas dumpf, sonst wie Aroma. Die Bittere ist eher leicht.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (2242) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 23, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours clear yellow golf with a white frothy head that settles. Aroma is sweet grain corn malt slight apple. Taste is clean crisp grain corn slightly sweet and a hint of apple and a rich of bitterness. Palate is clean crisp a hair dry in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JaKeAFC (800) - ITALY - AUG 30, 2015
Schnitt at Andechser am Dom, Munchen. Light golden color, hufe white head, malty aroma lots of grains, flour, bread. Sweetish malty taste, clean smooth malty finish. A bit of dryiness and bitterness, average carbonation, medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tightslice (597) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle from Sigona’s in Redwood City, CA. Light honey, sweet grass, mild hay. Gets better as it warms.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (7583) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 17, 2015
500 ml bottle from Whole Foods. Pours a super clear yellow color with a medium white head. A light malty nose, light pils malt and perfume. Honey, pils malt, toast, some sweet easy notes. Very clean. Easy to drink tons of this. A light peppery finish. Solid.

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