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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Our completely unique speciality with the singular taste of a top-fermented beer. Brewed in the old Rheinland way since 1964, it convinces true beer connoisseurs with its fine ale character, fruity and tangy flavors, and golden color.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (11908) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 12, 2015
From file last updated 2010. Pours gold with white head. Aroma sort of noble. Med minus body. Flavor is mild noble hop. A little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (584) - Krakow, POLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Aroma: herbs, fresh esters, floral. Appearance: clear straw color, nice white head. Taste: medium bitterness (herbs), herbal and floral notes, quite dry but no empty, strange notes of cellar. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: What should I expect ? I don’t know whether it is a kolsch, or helles alt (what is actually one of the biggest contradictions I’ve ever seen). Nevertheless it is actually quite average stuff with quite nice bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Erzengel (4730) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2014
Rating from the archive: Hellgolden im Glas und fester Schaum. Der Geruch ist frisch und hopfenbetont. Im Antrunk gibt sich das Bier frisch-herb und gleichzeitig recht süßlich mild. Auf der Zunge bleibt eine frisch-herbe, leicht grasige Note zusammen mit einer angenehmen Süße, die schon fast an einen hellen Bock erinnert. Sehr interessant. 14/13/13/13

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kevnic2008 (9006) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2013
Clean nose, light malt and a kiss of hops. Clean flavor, with some sweet malt, light hops, a bit grassy

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (11753) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 23, 2013
Hell malziger Beginn mit Hopfenauszügen. Ebenfalls hell getreidig, später wird das Bier malzlastiger, was aber weitestgehend aus der Abmilderung der anderen Aromen resultiert. Milder Ausklang. 6/7/7/7/8/7

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5154) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2012
"Helles Alt" = Kölsch, fun times. Screw-top bottle by 11.10.12. Very faint pale malt nose, pours clear golden with plenty of carbonation and a soapy off-white head. Taste is herbal, almost medicinal at first, backs lightly off into the pale malt, has the character of a light Heller Bock. Swirling crispness with faint bitterness, light-medium body. Could have fooled me, this would have passed as a Golden Ale or anything similarly generic. Still, clean and easy-going.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6104) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 25, 2011
Bottled 330ml. -Pale golden coloured, small to medium sized white head that went away fast, hint of alcohol in the nose. Malty, quite grainy and hay with weak hoppy notes. Bitterish finish. Drinkable but pretty average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2010

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, toasted, light to moderate hoppy, dusty. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long to average duration, sweet malt, dusty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100828]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SanfordBrewer (1392) - Sanford, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2009
(br-btl gl/gn-lbl, "Urhahn")

gl-lct, med-head, med-co2, lgt-body.
bright-hop aroma, hoppy T1, §malty hop-bitter T2, hoppy § diacetyl §crcl T3, same thru.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FrankJohansen (3603) - Sabro, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2009
Bottle. Clear golden colour with a white creamy head. Rich malty aroma and taste with grassy notes.

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