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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 484   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
KOTBA (17) - GERMANY - JUL 4, 2003
I have to give this beer full points because it´s simply my favorite one. Some info for your guys not livin in or near munich: this is the most succesfull beer in munich. EVERYBODY drinks it. they even don´t do any publicity at all. I have easily drunken about 20 hectoliters of this in the past 5 years and that is not a joke!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerman420 (1) - USA - AUG 7, 2003 does not count
the best beer period, you gotta live out of bavaria if you think loewnenbraue or any other hells is better the the "green august"

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bergbier (1) - Old Orchard Beach, Maine, USA - NOV 12, 2003 does not count
I am an American who recently returned from 13 months in Munich. I am having withdrawals from this beer! It is simply the best beer I have ever had, and my job takes me all over the world. If you have a chance to try it, you will not be disappointed!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TheBeerLover (1025) - DC Metro Area, USA - JAN 28, 2006
One beer that is a must try for anyone who loves beer is their Augustiner Brau Helles. This beer pours at a number of locations in Munich, and I enjoyed this beer at the Augustiner Grossgaststatten in downtown Munich. This is a wonderfully grand old beer hall, with two massive vaulted dining spaces, one side the restaurant, the other the pub side. Of all the beer halls I visited in Germany, this one was one of my favorites, and it is strikingly beautiful inside, and out. It was here after a somber and emotional day trip out to the concentration camp of Dachau, my friend and I decided to have a hearty meal, and some great beers. Seeing that the Grossgastatatten is Augustiner Brau’s premiere Munich outlet, you will find the full range of Augustiner Brau beers pouring. And if you wait until 6pm or later, the Helles will be poured vom holzfass or freshly tapped from a wooden barrel. Augustiner Brau Helles pours to a beautiful, bright, golden color with a thick and creamy bright white head, and a good bit of carbonation. The clarity of this beer is amazing, as is the fresh, crisp, dry, pale malt aroma balanced with the perfect amount of grassy hop aroma. The palate is fresh and clean with lots of crisp pale malt flavor on a smooth and polished body. Augustiner Brau Helles finishes with more crisp malt flavor, then ends with the perfect amount of hop bitterness to balance this beer. This beer is a flawless example of Helles, and is the most impressive Helles I have ever tasted. A true bench mark example of the style, and a true master piece. It takes great skill to brew a lager of this caliber, and this beer is so fresh, crisp, and drinkable, you could drain liters of this beer at will. I enjoyed a liter of this beer with a wonderful, hearty meal of liver dumpling soup, followed by saurbraten, red cabbage, and spaetzle. If you ever get to Munich, any one of Augustiner Brau’s locations is a must visit, and their Helles, is a must try. This is a world class beer, and is one of the greatest beers being brewed today.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
grischa (1) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 2, 2006 does not count
Augustiner Helles is the best clear beer in the world. Tastewise only surpassed by Weissbier, it is more drinkable and less filling. Still brewed in wooden barrels, by a family owned brewery, qualities you can taste!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
wpillor (2) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 20, 2007 does not count
Overall best beer I’ve ever had. Not swaying too much toward any single taste this concoction is what beer should be.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerflo (1) - - JUN 17, 2012 does not count
Es ist einfach das beste Münchner Helle. Extrem süffig. Aromatisch und macht kein kopfweh.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beltbahn (1) - Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2012 does not count
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2012 Probably one of the best Lager beers in Germany.A beer that drinks like water and that is a positive remark!It?s the bavarian Oktoberfest at home.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Dami (1) - - JUN 21, 2012 does not count
Till now the best beer I’ve ever tried! Very good taste and not that expensive, especially in Germany

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Gustlfan (9) - GERMANY - JUN 27, 2012 does not count
Absolutes Lieblingsbier, guter Geschmack und nicht zu teuer. Das Bier ist nur zu empfehlen.


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