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


on tap

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RATINGS: 322   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (749) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 17, 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. Rerated 140917, slightly lower score (was 3.2).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (827) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1831) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeKeller (889) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (2065) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (445) - 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

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1276) - , 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (1400) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 7, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Armadill0 (282) - FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle. Clear yellow with a big white head. Head vaporates quickly leaving little trace. Aroma has grain and corn. Taste has grain, dust, malt, alcohol and syrup. Mouthfeel is a bit watery, aftertaste is decent. Not very smooth overall.

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