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Andechser Vollbier Hell

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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: 296   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dzhigga (203) - Kirov, RUSSIA - APR 10, 2015
Bottle. Yellow color with fluffy medium unsteady head. Aroma of malt, grain. Clear. Taste is lightly sweet. Malty. Finish with very mild hoppy bitterness. Watery. Good helles.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4450) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2015
Poured straw with a frothy off white head. Aroma of honey sweetness and grainy malt. Light to medium body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maxbier (589) - Maryland, USA - APR 5, 2015
Blind taste. Clear yellow pour with fine bubble white head. Sweet lemon syrup aroma. Taste is fresh hay and dry grassy hop and malt. Not bad with food, alone it's a bit one dimensional. .

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ghawener (1518) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - APR 2, 2015
Bottle: Drank if Freising after a day trip to Munich, not a fan of Helles (bad news is you’re in Bavaria...) thin, sweet, faint, etc I need hops. Food Pairing: Knodel (just as bland)

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JDBaker11058 (1444) - Maryland, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Appearance: bright, clear straw yellow, with a big, electric white head that shrinks to a frothy cap, leaving excellent lace. Aroma: slightly floral, with a bit of honey and grass. Taste: toasted white bread, decent floral honey, cereal, and hay notes, with a hint of peppercorn. Finish: slightly tangy, with a hint of mustard grains and toast. Notes: Superlative dortmunder. Great palate, easy to drink, and flavorful. Sometimes getting back to a traditional, well-crafted German lager is just what the doctor ordered. Bottle from Roots Market in Olney, Maryland.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (1962) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2015
From Gene’s. Soft slightly bitter helles, with a little bit of brightness later in the sip. Quite nice. Serving:Bottle

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ZeroDome (44) - GERMANY - MAR 25, 2015
Very pale beer with good white head. Armoas of malt and some hops, little grassy and hay, floral and with some bread/cereal. not very much hop bitterness, but thoug well balanced. Medium carbonation, very refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (8331) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours clear and pale god with 1-finger, white head. Pale malt, hops, caro syrup in the nose. Tastes pale malty, with hops, and a crisp, well bakanced finish that feels great in the mouth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Baalzevuv (68) - Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2015
Barwa typowo pilsowa, lekko zbyt jasna. Piana obifta, śnieżnobiała, drobnopęcherzykowa, średnio-trwała. Aromat pilsowy, delikatny. W smaku słodkie, goryczki brak, lekko czuć pieczywo. Leciutkie, pijalne. Wysycenie niskie.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Emeister84 (1407) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Aromas of grass, fresh bread, subtle butter, cracker. Clear golden yellow, mostly fading white head. Somewhat sweet, light hops. Light bodied.


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