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

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RATINGS: 274   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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).


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1493) - - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet with some floral notes. Taste follows and adds some light fruity notes. Smooth palate. Maybe needs some more carb.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rockana (255) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 28, 2014
Pours pale golden with minimal white head.Average carbonation. Aroma is malty, floral with hints of corn. Light body. Easy drinkable but nothing special.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HammerTroll (515) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 23, 2014
Pale yellow color, medium white head, some lacing. Malty aroma. Watery texture, soft carbonation. Boring.
(0,5l bottle)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slang14 (23) - - MAY 19, 2014
This beer is easy to drink its hard to comment as it disappears so fast the carbonation is a little low so if it sits it gets flat quick

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hair6a11 (1365) - Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle; Pour is clear gold, spritzy carbed, a medium white head into this glass - retention is average, with some sticky lacing presence here. The nose is soft florals, light lemon grass, modest breaded malts with a hint of sweetness here. It’s what you expect from the a straw colored german beer. There’s a hint of soap, but the noble hops dominate the experience. The flavor profile has a thin body, slightly muted feeling - mineral water presence, spent grain and lemon zest, grassy hops reveal that mild tang - but it’s just... not quite enough for me. It’s boring. It’s clean, its slightly sweet as well - but it is boring.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hanuta06 (331) - Washington, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Serving: from bottle--purchased at Allendörfer. Aroma: moderate hop. Appearance: small, frothy, white initial head with no lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Clear, medium-yellow body. Taste: lightly sweet initial flavor and lightly sour lemon finish with short duration. Palate: light body, watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: okay.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kramer (5034) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear pale straw yellow body under a nice frothy white head that had decent retention. The nose is clean bready and crackery maltiness with a light floral hoppiness. A nice delicate doughy maltiness. The flavor is clean and crisp but still quite soft and delicate. Surprised that this is completely filtered, it’s so so soft and well rounded even in this state of filtration. The hops could maybe be a bit brighter, but they’re still pretty nice. There’s a code on the bottle that must indicate it’s age, but ’L1693’ doesn’t mean anything to me. Very soft and well rounded on the palate with gentle soft carbonation. Really nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anthony850 (253) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Hoppy with floral overtones smooth drinking At spuyten duyvil. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiddleBrau (948) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Clear pale with white head. Corn in the noise. Crisp light, a bit cloying on corn flavor. Malt profile a bit lighter than I hoped.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (5451) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Paul at Proletariat. Pours a light, clear pale golden body with thick white head. Aroma is clean pale malt, grass and light floral tones. Mouthfeel is light and crips with notes of grain, malt, grass and light flowers.


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