saintjulien (121) - - AUG 30, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
cereal, hay, golden, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, thin feel, lively, bitter
bhensonb (10950) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Bottle Barn in Santa Rosa, CA. Pours light gold with a white head. Aroma seems apple/white grape. Hints of sweetness. Med body. Crisp. Flavor is white grape, floral and a little light malt. It’s balanced. Bitter enough to satisfy me. Not too malty. Drinks well.
Niko100 (1978) - Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light straw color; Medium body; Aroma of malt, hay/grain, & some floral; Flavor of slight sweet malt, some floral hops, and grain; Finish is crisp & slightly bitter; Refreshing.
Pailhead (4770) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 17, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle: The aroma consists of lightly sweet cereal/grain, with a touch of honey, grass, and straw. It’s pours a transparent dull gold with a small white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with a quick dose of sweet cereal notes with a hint of apple. The finish has light grass and straw. It’s light-medium bodied mild carbonation.
brokensail (10795) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Mattern Sausages. Clear golden colored pour with a tall white head. Doughy, bready malt aroma. Floral hops, slight grass, and some and straw. A light apple ester character. Flavor is a touch husky and bitter. Lots of bread and cracker. Grassy hops, flowers, and dough. Mild apple fruitiness.
Scopey (6719) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at GBBF 2014. It pours clear gold with a thick white head. The nose is soft, grain, creaminess, doughy, grassy and herbal. The taste is crisp, bitter, clean, grain, grassy and soft dough with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Soft mouth-feel. Crisp and refreshing.
Aaron68 (572) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml on tap @ cafe in Oranienstrasse,Kreutzberg, Berlin, Germany.
July 26, 2014.
Beer from a 500 ml jug glass.
Golden color with a white head and medium carbonation.
Aroma is a bit sweet, malt,hop,a bit floral and some herbs and citrus.
Tastes a bit sweet and crisp with a nice bitter finish.
Nice refreshing pils on a hot summer night.
rlgk (10292) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Ambrosetti, Berlin. Clear pale yellow/golden beer with a rich good looking head. Bready caramel aroma, cereal, grassy hops, some cream. Bready flavor, biscuits, caramel, spicy grassy hops, cream, some fruit. Easy drinkable beer, I kinda liked this.
HeadyDE (501) - Delaware, USA - AUG 3, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
golden color..interesting swirling carbonation pattern at start...nose is malt forward..light mouthfeel but not much going on here...ok stuff here from andechs...not my cup of tea....there is a reason why their doppelbock flies off the shelf and this seems to sit...
bellco33 (295) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from bottle into a tulip: Pours clear golden straw with a decent white head. Aroma of lightly sweet malt, flowers, and bread. Taste is lightly floral, grainy, bready, and slightly sweet. Light body, medium carbonation. This is a tasty helles.