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Brewers & Union Unfiltered Helles Lager

Collective São Gabriel
Brewed at Arcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus

Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
CapeTown, Western Cape, South Africa


on tap

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A mass-market brewery simply could not make a beer like this. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and bursting with flavor, it has phenomenal body and freshness. Hazy to the eye, and full on the palate. 6 week brewing time. Barley, yeast, hops and water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrNosha (134) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2015
0,5l Flasche. Tolles Hopfen Bouquet mit Hefe Noten. Hellgebl naturtrübes Bier mit feinem Schaum. Antrunk bitter frisch. Für ein Lager sehr vollmundig mit langem hefigem Abgang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grzesiek79 (3547) - Radom, POLAND - SEP 18, 2015
Piwo ze srednia pianka, metnym kolorem, cytrusowe i limonkowe. Lekka kwaskowosc, przyjemnie orzezwiajace. Lekkie ale i smaczne nawet. Zakonczenie to jablko z gruszka, wyczuwalny jakby siano i sloma w zxapachu przez caly czas

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (2857) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle. Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Hazy, lemon squash colour. Thick, dense, lasting, white head. Nose has crisp, lemony malts. Grassy hop. Light, fruity hop. Some mineral, too. Taste is crisp, light dry, with a floral sweetness. Clean palate. Finishes short, crisp dry. Very decent lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weordie (412) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2015
Pours golden with a thick, soapy foam head. Aroma is biscuit, lemongrass and corn. Quite a foamy mouthfeel. Taste is a dulled lemon, some medicinal alcohol wipes, doughy with a light bitter finish. Actually it’s rather pleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Marduk (4205) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUL 20, 2015
500ml bottle. Cloudy light brown color. Medium size, white head, stays. Sour, grainy, raw malts, yeasty aroma. Sour, grainy, yeasty taste. Sour grainy aftertaste. Quite high carbonation. Very messy brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kiurleht (11) - tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 18, 2015
Värvuselt ähmane kollane valge vahuga, lõhn suhteliselt vesine tunda linnaseid ja pärmi, maitselt vesine ja pärmine. Täiesti joodav laager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (820) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle@ deTolly, Tartu . Pours hazy yellow with medium white head, stays. Aroma is malty and watery, yeasty, some citric notes. Taste is malty, watery, sweet, yeasty. Drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (3414) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2015
.5l bottle in Belgrade. Soft haze yellow, lingering white head. Lovely sweet, rich lagering, a little sour in the right way. Nice, tasty, rich unfiltered lager. Clean.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Saeglopur (1175) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUL 2, 2015
Draught at Ottakringer Braukulturwochen, Vienna, shared by Werckmeister, thanks!
Yellow, hazy body, with a big, creamy, lacing, white head.
Light aroma of grass, flowers, slight citrus, sweet malts.
Tastes of grass, flowers, citrus, some herbs, some sweet malts.
Medium, slick mouthfeel, with a lively carbonaton.
Finishes medium bitter, grassy, floral, a bit zesty.

Nice. The nose is too light, but the taste is good, clean, fresh and with nice floral notes. Nothing special at all, but a refreshing Helles, perfect for summer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Werckmeister (1069) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUL 2, 2015
from tap at Ottakringer Braukultur Wochen Vienna. 0,3l shared with Saeglopur. yellow light cloudy color, small white head. smells grains, bread, some sweetness. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes malty sweet, grains, bread, grass. finishes with citric & light herbal bitterness. OKish

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