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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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).


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3530) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Blonde ginger ale appearance with fizzy body. Pleasant lightly kilned grain nose with touches of hay and grassy hop notes. Likewise, the body has a nice pilsen graininess to it. Crisp, light maltiness with brush of hay.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5398) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2014
50cl bottle - pours a clear gold - sticky, sudsy lace - nose is clean, honeyed maltiness, light mineral, grassy hops - flavor is surprisingly sweet - there is a nice grassy hop bite and light mineral, but they do not completely balance the swetness - nice frothy carbonation - finish of grass and light grain - a refreshing Helles, quite tasty, I’d just like slightly more balance between sweet/bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
zvikar (4070) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks troubles. Pours yellow with a white head, aroma of grain, honey, caramel, flavor is bitter , herbal, medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (1746) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours a clear light golden color, topped with a very decent white frothy head. Malty aroma, some grassy and herbal notes, pleasantly mild altogether. Starts slightly sweet and malty, followed by grassy and grainy body and some light bitterness to finish it. Nothing special, but definitely worth trying.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nealblind (1154) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Clear light yellow pour. Aroma some grass some orange blossom. Tastes vanilla baby powder malt, floral hops, some apple juice. Crisp clean finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (5644) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 22, 2014
Nettes Helle. Mild-weich, frisch mit feiner Herbe und einer süffig-süßlichen Malznote. Lecker!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
peponi (832) - Krakow, POLAND - NOV 15, 2014
Aroma: malty, nice herbal notes. Appearance: clear golden color, nice white head. Taste: low bitterness, nice malty backbone, herbal notes, balanced. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Very enjoying beer, pretty decent.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bbertels (230) - NORWAY - NOV 10, 2014
Tap at Frankfurt airport. Nice foam, light in colour. Taste is very average pilsener. Ok as thirst quencher.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DwarfeD (1684) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2014
50cl bottle at home. Clear yellow/golden with a medium white head with low retention. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Starts somewhat sweet, followed by some malty bitterness. Hay, citrus, malts, hops and grass. I thought this was a somewhat flat brew, not too special, but quite refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
glennmastrange (2445) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle. Heavy malt aromas of grain and straw, moderate herbs for the hops, light dough for the yeast, with a hint of pepper. Head is Average size, crreamy, white with fair lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is sparkling clear light amber. Flavor starts faintly sweet and lightly acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and slightly bitter. Palate is light to medium watery with a carbonation between soft and lively. Crispy clean Helles.


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