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Brewed by Boxing Cat Brewery
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Shanghai, China
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A mildly hopped, malty beer traditionally found in the “beer halls” of Munich, Germany. This pale-golden colored lager is an extremely light and thirst quenching beer with pleasingly low bitterness that does not linger at all. The subtle hop aroma and flavor is present from "noble" hops from Bavaria.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sailracer (412) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Tap at the brew pub in Shanghai. Pours a light golden color. Very nice malty flavors up front with some mild hops. This went down very easily.


3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
further (3) - CHINA - OCT 25, 2014 does not count
Lighter, not quite yellow, slightly cloudy, served with a little head. Great taste, good balance of malt and hops, clean finish. No flaws in the flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (481) - Xiamen, CHINA - OCT 2, 2014
On tap at Boxing Cat West Fuxing Road. Pours hazy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma of vegetable. Bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mark_Eck (771) - - FEB 8, 2014
Pours a clear gold. Light malty aroma. Nice malty sweetness followed by mild hoppy bitterness. Light bodied and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidmartinek (3742) - austin, Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Pure, clear golden. Pure white head. Lots of bubbles. Nice aroma with a slight dank. Nice white blanket lacing. Good, german malt taste. Balnced well with the hops. Best beer Ive had in China by a mile.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tinco (572) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2013
clear yellow with white head. Aroma hard to get, maybe too cold? Taste: crisp, bready and slightly sweet with a mellow bitterness at the end. All in all very nice!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2132) - SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2013
Draught. Pours a pale straw, with a white head. Malty, hoppy aroma, citrus, spruce, faintly phenolic. Dry, light to medium bodied, medium bitterness, balanced CO2. Malty taste, citrus, hops, grapefruit, quite spicy. Well balanced and refreshing. (2013-03-09)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreamflower (595) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 20, 2012
Pale in colour with nice lacing on the glass. I almost thought this was an IPA, it was nicely bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2304) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 19, 2012
A quality helles with a nice hoppy bite, and an bready appealingly sweet aroma. Better than average helles.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (6305) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2012
Tap @ the brewpub in Min Hang.Pours light golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, light notes of yeast, grassy hops. Taste is bready malt, mild grassy hops, flowers. Medium body, soft carbonation. Nice mild easy drinking beer, my non- beergreek friends favorite at the pub. 070112


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