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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Dortmunder is still famous as a brewing center, but its namesake beer is something of a rarity these days. The great beer writer Michael Jackson described the style as halfway between the austere crispness of a German pils and the lush maltiness of a Munich helles—in other words, a perfectly balanced all-malt beer. Starting with a base of U.S. 2-row pilsner malt, we add just enough lightly-kilned Vienna and Munich malts to add a slight caramel character. Hops are New World versions of European classics, smooth and clean, but with some real personality as well.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1256) - Iowa, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Gold light gold. Some head, ok lace. Nice malty aroma buttery toasty nutty like. Vanilla cookie. Malty foamy mouthfeel, light caramel, toast, light buttery malt. dry foamy. Bit of citrus and generic hop flavor. Decent dortmunder.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanscourt (910) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2014
Light sweet flavor, similar to a pilsner but a little more sweet flavors. Light hop crisps, but not that strong.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
ARH (830) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2014
On tap, poured into a shaker. There’s a cheesy funk to the aroma with wheat and tart fruits. It pours a clear straw with a dense, soft white head. A thin, filmy surface is left behind with a thin ring. The lace runs, so it leaves a clean glass. The taste blends medium sweet with a light bitter. The texture is oily with a medium body and a bubbly champagne carbonation. It finishes buttery, floral, and fruity with a slightly astringent aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wmubronco1992 (668) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear corn color. White size white head. Fruity aroma. Flavor is of grain and honey. Overall very mild. Noting offensive, in fact I could see drinking this again because it is nice and smooth. However there is nothing that would make me seek this out. Reminds me of other Stevens Point beers

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
drdisque (632) - Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2014
On tap in Berghoff in O’Hare. Clear pale. Very sweet lager, bordering on sticky but with a crisp finish. Very lightly hopped. No crap adjunct flavor. Good, if a bit bland lager.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
akoeninger (550) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Straw colored and white head. Aroma of toast and grass. Light clean taste and smooth finish. Pleasant very drinkable and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fredis23 (515) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2013
A Shade darker clear Yellow, Good Head, Some Lacing.Sweet Malt , Creamy Palate, Light Hop Bitter to Finish. Not too exciting, but an ok for this style. Decent.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2012
This was the first beer I’d ever tried from Minhas craft brewery. They do a fine job- the packaging was interesting, well designed with care and thought, thus the relatively high appearance rating. The pour itself was fizzy but not too much so, with a pale hay color and honey edges. A nice crisp finish. Not all together memorable, but a njce beer.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerInHeaven (256) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 1, 2014
First of all, I don’t think this is really a lager. For me its much closer to an APA (which is one of my favorite styles). hazy gold with a frothy white head. decent lacing. nose is grass with some hops coming through. Taste is crisp and slightly bitter. Bitter hops on the finish with some nasal linger. I like this beer and could easily session it.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
zootfinster (213) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 16, 2014
An OK beer. Too light for my taste and too carbonated. Certainly drinkable but there are many beers I would choose first


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