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

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   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
CraftBeerNick (849) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle at home in garden, 10th August 2013. Above average lager, good taste. Not overly carbonated, which is my preference.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
evergreen0199 (1948) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle bought at Waitrose in Rickmansworth, Herts. A clear golden coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Vague hoppy aroma. Tastes slightly hoppy, malty, little lemon, thin and bland. Why bother?

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
left_bank (69) - JAPAN - AUG 3, 2013
disappointing;this is not"how a great lager should taste". there is nothing really wrong with it,except that 1/2 of the other lagers brewed(all over the world)are better.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Draft at The Horseshoe in Hampstead, London on 1 July 2013. Pale, clear golden colour with a thin white head. Delicate aroma or floral hops. Flavour has some initial light hop bitterness followed by a bready malt sweetness.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chimpgibbon (287) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2013
Bottle from Vino Wines. Not something I drink often is lager. After a long hot cycle i thought why not! Pretty pale straw, barnyard and grass and lemon. Didn’t enjoy the taste at all for first half of bottle but then it grew on me. Unpleasant bitterness with a cardboard sweetness underlying. Gave way to a more palatable dryness in second half. Oh no.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niall73 (1411) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2013
Keg at Pratts and Payne. Very pale straw colour. Medium carbonation. Aroma is lightly malty with a little citrus and apple. It's OK. Light, slightly malty, slightly sweet with some mild citrus and green apply taste. Pleasant enough on a hot day but fairly bland. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (2004) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2013
Flaska på Nya Tröls. En lätt, mjuk och mild skapelse. Nybakt bröd, säd, lite jäst, blommor, och aningen citrus. Rena smaker, välavvägd, fin smakbild och mycket välgjord. Riktigt bra.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (6321) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2013
Keg at Lyric, soho. It pours pale yellow with a small white head. The nose is grass, dough, pepper and light creaminess. The taste is clean, crisp, dough, light pepper, underlying sweetness and a touch of grass with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Crisp and refreshing. Good beer for a hot day.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Frisinho (2) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 23, 2013 does not count
Überraschend frisches Pils ähnliches helles Fassbier, kräftig, aber nicht schwer im Geschmack

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maneliquor (3011) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2013
Bottle from Byron burger joint. Not great. Sweet and bready without much hop presence. Very clean is probably a positive. Wouldn’t have again


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