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Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Aying, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

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common

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common

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RATINGS: 881   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer was first brewed in 1978 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of our brewery. It has a golden-yellow color with a slightly flowery yeast, honey-ish aroma, tastes a little spicy and is full-bodied in initial taste, mild before swallowing and soft with a refined sparkle and fades with a well-balanced hint of bitterness. It is an especially drinkable and harmonious beer. Conrad Seidl, known as the Austrian “Pope of Beers”, on the Jahrhundert-Bier: “It is a malty beer that pronounces the precious earthy quality of malted barley.”


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WheatKing (1162) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours transparent yellow with white head. Nose is floral, hay, sweet malt. Flavour is pils malt with hay-flavoured hops on the finish. Very crisp, refreshing. Took a third of the bottle before I "got" this and realized just how good a lager it is; I think it’s everything the Big Lagers here claim to be but fail at: crisp, refreshing, delicate, easy to down. Winner.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (462) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 25, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours a pale yellow with a white head. Taste light fruit, smooth. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamestulloch (1050) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle from The Beerhive. Clear golden body with a thin white head. Lively carbonation. Light lacing. Soft floral and earthy aroma. Boring, one-dimensional flavour of grassy hops. Not a great deal better than a bog standard Lager, to be honest. Thin body with a light, oily mouthfeel. Soft carbonation fizz. Not the most enjoyable - tastes cheap and dull.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (896) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2014 0.5L bottle 5.5% abv, through Alko Finland, Kilpishalli. Clear straw coloured body. White average light head, reduces into a thin film with some lacings inside the mug. Scents from sweet malts, fruity grassy hops, some dough or yeast too. Tastes hops, malts, with a background of herbs and spices. Alright balanced with decent bitterness underneath. Finishes semi dry, roasted grains, smoked wood, and yet hops. Overall tasteful german pilsener.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
daleee (13) - rome, ITALY - NOV 12, 2013
hazy pale yellow beer with a white head nice grassy aroma. light sweetness well balanced by noble hops light body, well carbonated. great beer. won’t never tire me

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JustDrinkIt (241) - Arizona, USA - NOV 9, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2013 Hazy yellow pour with abundant white head. Aroma of yeast, straw, grass, light citrus and maybe apricot. Flavors of fruit, light hops, wheat. Really a great example of the style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1298) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Pours a hazy straw color with a big head that fades to decent lacing. Aroma of malt, fruit, flowery with a bit of yeast. Taste of malt, fruity and a bit of spice in the background. Mild bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body, smooth and refreshing with a nice balance. Enjoyable beer that goes down easy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VinegarStroke (208) - Napa, California, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Bottle: Hazy pale yellow. Very light and quick to dissipate head. Fruity malty aromas. Bright. Fresh malty lightly roasted nose. Very clean and focused. Like a sack of fresh grain. Dry. Low bitterness. Slightly sour. Very refreshing palate. Estery. Good length and balance.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fredis23 (480) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Pale Yellow, Huge Foamy Head, Lots Of Lacing. Faint Floral Aroma. Sweet Malt, Yeast, Light peppery Hop Finish. Medium Body, Soft Carbonation. Mellow and Smooth. Easily Drinkable, Refreshing. Real Nice. Recommended.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryecatcher (645) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours a pale straw clor, massive white head with excellent retention and lacing. Nose is malty, hints of yeast, honey, noble hops. Mouth is medium bodied and a hint of sweet, delightfully malty (yeah, I said delightfully so fuckin’ what?), mild hoppy bitterness, touches lemon zest, of hay and white pepper. Finishes mellow and bread doughy. Excellent.


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