Brewed by Berg Brauerei Ulrich Zimmermann
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Ehingen-Berg, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


on tap


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
For decades Berg Original has been our main beer brand. It has had many names before (Lager, Helles, Export). The yellow color in the label remained unchanged though and eventually turned gold. Therefore many friends of Berg beer call it "the yellow one". In the pub, the inn and on many festivities the "half liter" is Berg beer. It is the synonym for the fine, traditional way of brewing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (10237) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - APR 21, 2012
Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and grainy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (40503) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2010

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, straw, toasted. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, grassy, light buttery. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101116]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (11544) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2009
Tap @ former brewery Grüner Baum Biberach, closed in 2005. Cellar aroma with some flowery notes. Malty, slightly flowery flavor with some hops shining through in the aftertaste. Well balanced helles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kappldav123 (5597) - GERMANY - MAR 5, 2009
The bottle looks good, the beer in the glass also. Starts dry and a bit moldy, the finish is weaker, a bit sourish. Not so good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaxiDriver (1576) - Stadland, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2008
Bottle. Light sour and sweat, good malty smell. Medium sized frothy white head which is only short lasting, a yellow body. Malty and light bitter taste, average duration. Creamy texture, medium body with a soft carbonation and a smooth finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (9528) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2008
Bottle (thanx to Quack-Duck!): Clear, golden, distinctive "rural"-grany nose;mid-sized, slowly diminishing white head; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied; becomes a bit more towards the grainy-malty finish. Good session beer......

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8937) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2008
(bottle) Clear, greenish golden colour with a fluffy but unstable foamy white head. Slightly sweet malty with rural pig sty notes and fresh herbal hops. Sweet-bitter flavour, light medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Malt-accented, slightly grainy taste with a rural touch and a good herbal hoppy blend; dry and bitter-sweet, slightly hoppy finish. Clean and drinkable (27.02.08).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (8921) - Down South, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2008
bottle. Clear golden yellow, large and creamy white head. Medium-bodied, malty and slightly hoppy with a touch of fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (31474) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2006
A yellow beer with a huge white head. The aroma is sweet hoppy with a light note of straw on a good malty back ground. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of straw and hops as well as light notes of citrus, leading to a dry bitter end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2006
Draught at Grüner Baum, Biberach an der Riß, Baden-Württemberg. Listed as Grüner Baum Export in the menu. Deep golden coloured. Solid maltiness all the way. Rather sweet. Soft mouthfeel.

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