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Brewed by Augustiner-Bräu
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Munich, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 629   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A bright export beer, sparkling and fresh at the same time, brewed with noblest raw materials. This high-class product of the Old Bavarian brewing art. A great treat for every beer expert. Ingredients: water, barley malt, hops.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
calipete99 (1) - USA - MAR 10, 2002 does not count
Of all the beers I have ever tasted, this one is hands down the finest. I only wish it were available in California.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
coyforce (600) - Virginia, USA - FEB 28, 2010
Truly one of the best I have ever tasted. So smooth and delicious. Very clean looking with perfect carbonation.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mariano42 (7) - St. Johnsbury, Vermont, USA - JUL 20, 2010 does not count
This beer is the standard for pure Helles maltiness and wonderful pure drinking pleasure. MAS quantities should be consumed daily of this beer for lifelong happiness. Not MASS but MAS Vielen Dank Munchen!!!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Aldolapache (31) - Roma, ITALY - FEB 9, 2011
UPDATED: APR 4, 2011 Per me è la miglior lager al mondo. E’ perfetta, non ha difetti. E’ bilanciatissima tra malto e luppolo, è gustosa ma leggera e dissetante. La miglior birra dell’Augustiner, un birrificio, secondo il mio punto di vista, che non ha mai sbagliato un colpo.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Gustlfan (9) - GERMANY - JUL 12, 2012 does not count
The best beer on earth and with is 5.6% vol its a strong beer, it tastes very good....

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WhatDaddy (1) - GREECE - FEB 26, 2013 does not count
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2013 Just THE Lager Beer. An example of the old munich tradition in beer brewery, with Augustiner being the oldest one. You see it, with it’s golden color with the lively carbonation and the white foam. You smell it, clearly a smooth beer aroma, a bit sweet from the malt, a bit harsh from the hops. You taste it, best balance with malt and hops, like you guessed from the start and even better, from the first sip to the last, even after a few beers - but then you will feel that’s a bit stronger with it’s alcohol. A bit stronger for Lager, but for an Export normal with it’s 5,6% alc. and yet so easy and lovely to drink. Could never get enough of it. If you find it somewhere out of Munich, take one, you’ll find it hard ’cause they’re not maximaze any further the production to have always the best quality and so it get’s very rare outside of it’s brewery place. I did read the rules of reviewing and "an all 5" can be just rare and it can’t improve anymore, so for me, it’s a five. In my opinion, it’s what it says: an Export (german) Lager beer called "Edelstoff" (noble material). Prost.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gaffer99 (7) - London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2002 does not count
Not necessarily typical of it’s type, it’s non the less got the colour, fizz, and the head of a pilsner. But with that tangy citrus finish it’s a knockout. My favourite lager.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
welshwizard645 (20) - WALES - MAR 3, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2011 I can’t rate this beer highly enough - it is one of my absolute favourites - it leaves no aftertaste, it’s not fizzy, it looks inviting and a 500 ml bottle is just so pleasurable. There are so many excellent beers available - this can be classed as one

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ShaneyMac (7) - Unna, GERMANY - FEB 25, 2008 does not count
Meiner bescheidenen Meinung nach das beste Export Bier der Welt! Es ist vollmundig, malzig-süß und wohlbekömmlich. Im Abgang kommt Aroma-Hopfen zum tragen. Die Süffigkeit ist grenzenlos.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
nathanr (1) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2010 does not count
Slightly sweeter than standard Munchener Helles. Served alongside the Festbier in the Augustiner tents, but available year-round.


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