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Brewed by Camden Town
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
London, England
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottle;
Helles and Pilsner combine – the pale, crisp body of Pils with the gentle hop profile of Helles. It’s pale gold, refined, elegant and dry. Soft biscuity malt, a light lemony, peppery hop character and the sort of bitterness which quenches and never overpowers. Matured for a long time in tank, it’s how a great lager should taste.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StevieT (740) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 11, 2014
From a can. Pours a clear pale gold, tiny head, aroma of hay, well balanced flavours, light and easy to drink. It grew on me, I think I could have a big session on these.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (968) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JUN 11, 2014
BB 02.12.14. Poured a clear pale straw colour with a one-finger white foamy head that diminished quickly and laced poorly. Carbonation high and coarse. Aroma slightly of malt, maybe a hint of citrus, no hops evident. Taste of slightly sweet malt, no hops bitterness evident. Light body. A light, crisp lager like many other lagers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (4311) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle @ joes. Pale yellow woth a small white head. Smells malts, fresh, pilsner. Tastes fresh, crisp, malty. Very refreshing on a hot spring evening. Thin body, nice carbo.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ngejo (378) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAY 19, 2014
Tap. Clear, golden, white foam, light sweetness, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, & bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
culchiem (2645) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle from McHughs. Light gold witha thin head. Aroma is grainy malt. Flavour is a little flowery bitterness, low carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ciaranc (983) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 26, 2014
330 ml can from Redmonds. Crystal clear, pale watery looking yellow, fine big frothy white head. Grainy, sweaty nose. Flavour is weak, bland lager. Super light, not much carbonation, short, boring finish. Disappointing.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mjs (4794) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 26, 2014
(Keg at Woolshed, Helsinki, 20140426) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had grass and sweetness. Palate was quite thin with medium carbonation. Flavours were grass, malts, sweetness and bitterness. Aftertaste was watery and sweet. A very thin and watery helles.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsga (6323) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 12, 2014
Small white head. Pale yellow body with carbonation. Mealy fruity floral aroma. Dry-sweet strawy mealy taste with resiny fruity watery notes. Mid-to-light body. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish fruity resiny mealy aftertaste with herbal notes. Lingering mealy dusty strawy finish. Not bad, but a bit watery and boring. (0.568l cask at Truscott Arms, London.)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maaa4aaat (16) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2014 Fast becoming the standard craft lager of London. Reliable, enjoyable, trendy!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
graham_murphy (333) - - MAR 29, 2014
Quite refreshing. Grassy hops with a little citrus and a lightly carbonated body. Smooth malts. Very little sweetness.


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