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

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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
matis (110) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Malty, grassy aroma with nice hints of hops. Wet hop cones in mouth, some florals, herbs and bread peel. Pleasant bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (669) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle 50cl. Clear medium golden color, one finger frothy white head, recedes slowly to a thin layer, fair lacing; aroma sweet malty, grain, hay, yeasty; taste is moderate sweet and light bitter; medium body, oily texture, bit spicy on the tongue, soft carbonation; slightly more bitterness in the aftertaste, abrupt finish. OK helles though it lacks some character.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (748) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Tap at GBBF ’14. Golden, clear, with the biggest white head I’ve ever seen. Almost no aroma. A bit of wheat and lemon typical of German lagers but that’s all. The taste is also slight. A gentle sweetness throughout, although there is the slightest touch of jarring bitter/sourness. The carbonation adds mouthfeel to the weak palette. Not bad, but surprisingly lacking in character. Shame.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1717) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Tap at gbbf. Pours yellow gold with a green edge. Popcorn, honey, lemon, toast, aroma. Light body, medium carbonation. Lemon, light caramel, honey, light corn, apple... Crisp, fresh and tasty. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeKeller (843) - Kemi, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle from Gourmondo.de. Golden beer with white head. Aroma has malts, butter, hops and hay. Flavour is malty, quite sweet with hay and butter. Soft and a bit oily mouthfeel. Very good helles.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (1380) - BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2014
The Helles of this brewery shows a cream white, dense, crispy head and deep golden blonde, bright colour; an aroma of pure and sweetish pale malts with a subtle whiff of flowery hops and impressions of vanilla, cheese spread, honey, chamomille, banana and cream; and a taste of sweetish, soft and supple malts, mild carbonation, relatively full and almost creamy at least for a lager; and finishes in a sweetish graininess with only a light, aromatic hoppiness without getting bitter, as is custom in the style. Classic example of a Münchener Helles, in my opinion.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (336) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 23, 2014
Gold pour with a foamy head, aroma is grassy malty. Taste is sweet malty with grassy elements. Typical helles, well brewed

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierocker (25) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2014
light golden in colour with a thin white head. The aroma is of malty grains. full bodied with a taste of sweet malt and a hint of hoppy bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1202) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2014
(bottle) clear yellow colour with a small white head; aroma of noble hops, hint of honey; balanced flavour with long light bitter finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 7, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.


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