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


on tap

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RATINGS: 348   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gutifa (135) - Bad Wurzach, - JAN 28, 2013
Golden colour with two fingers of white head. It looks perfect. Malty aroma, some bread and little bit hoppy. Light body and medium carbonation. Malty aroma and light bitter finish. Like a helles have to be!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
bytemesis (5195) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 23, 2015
Tap. Pours clear golden, medium white head, nice lacing. Aroma is grass, grain, corn. Flavor is medium sweet, light bitter, corny, grass, pasture land. Grain, wort. Medium might body. Too damn sweet and corny

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (2913) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2015
500ml bottle from Beer Merchants. Pours clear gold with a good white head. Sweet aroma. Taste is beautifully sweet and delicious, with soft buttery citrus and some floral notes. A really good helles!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (961) - Mainz, GERMANY - OCT 31, 2015
Aroma: flowers and herbs. Appearance: clear golden color and white head. Taste:medium herbal bitterness, herbal and floral notes, thin malty backbone, drinkable. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Really good helles, clear profile, nice bitterness, drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClarkVV (4646) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Liter at Deep Ellum, 10/23/15.
Good clarity in this soft, blonde colored beer with some deeper golden hues and a large white head that shows strong retention.
Baked bread, baguette and very light sourdough-like grains in the nose are fresh and complex. Light herbs bring up the rear and don’t really come out too prominently, but as the beer is well-attenuated and nicely balanced, it dosent need a ton of hop bitterness to balance. A bit of plaster, dough, fresh vanilla and such can be gleaned from the yeast/water, as with their other beers and is no less charming here. More fruitiness from the hops with warming, but even at the bottom of the glass, the beer never gets too sweet in aroma or flavor.
The sweetness is certainly tempered but throughout the beer maintains a malty edge. Fresh dough, nectarines and yellow cherries sit in the background to honey, baguette and fresh, spicy herbs. Good carbonation level and a richly malted texture that still allows for great drinkability. An all-around amazing beer and if they weren’t charging so god damned much for it ($18 for a liter), I’d drink it much more often.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1662) - New York, TURKEY - OCT 9, 2015
Draught @ Zum Schneider - Munich on the East River. Bright yellow with large foamy white head, faint yeasty aroma, high carbonation, mellow malty taste, abrupt finish. Very smooth and enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
neur0 (1040) - GERMANY - SEP 23, 2015
(Flasche) Es hat eine goldgelbe Farbe, ist filtriert mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist trocken, süßlich und riecht nach Feld. Der Geschmack ist schlank, trocken, leicht harzig und leicht bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerGrinder (3) - ITALY - AUG 21, 2015 does not count
At their Biergarten. Aroma of cereal, hoppy resin, herbal and a bit of nutmeg in the background, after some time in the mug it smells a bit of leather too. Golden with white foam, taste is light bitter. Soft carbonation which makes it very drinkable, a pleasant bitter background finish after drinking and thin texture which combined with overall qualities makes it a very pleasant beer to enjoy during hot days, maybe combined with creamy/savoury cheese and salty bread.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2828) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2015
On tap @ GBBF 2015. Pale golden with a small white head. Malty and hoppy tones. Malt, fruit and hops. Medium body with a bitter / spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1522) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2015
On tap at GBBF. Clear golden colour, thick white foam. Thick luscious malts, bready, slight boozy warmth, nice bitter finish. Very solid well made beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kajser27 (645) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 10, 2015
Pale golden colored, moderate strong white head. Aroma is malt, grains, bit butter some herbal hops. Taste is low to moderate sweet malt, grains, again bit of buttery notes, medium- herbal bitterness. Dry finish with some alcohol present. Low to medium bodied and moderate carbonation.

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