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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
One of Germany’s quintessential beverages, now in Chicagoland. Utilizing old world decoction mashing techniques for a truly sweet malt character. This gentle drink also features a straw-colored clarity that’s clearly heavenly!

DrnkMcDermott's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrnkMcDermott (2961) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Taster at the Blarney Stone’s Solstice Fest, Oak Forest. Clear golden lager color, a thin ring of foam in a much used plastic taster cup. Light malt smell with a note of yeast. Malt becomes pretty prominent in the taste. Definitely in the Dortmunder category. Then a little sweetness kicks in to remind us that it is a lager without the water profile of a pilsener. But yes, enjoyably malty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (18662) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Draft at GTMW 2015. Hazy light golden color, medium white head. Aroma of peppery crackers. taste is bready and lightly bitter. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubelknv3 (1068) - Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Golden, cloudy, lite Amber, white head, mild retention, and mild lacing. Lemon, mild grain, mild grape, and mild floral aroma. Medium bodied, lemony, mild sour, grain. Medium bitterness, decent balance, mild dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sawbuck (550) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2015
Nice bready aroma. Rich sweet malt up front. Different tart flavor comes in on the back end. Finishes fairly smooth. O.k.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (5442) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle: Hazy, honey gold, short white head. Lemon malt, grain aroma. Slightly tart, acidic citrus.....honey flavours. Light, malty. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (1049) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2015
On tap, poured into a shaker. The aroma is grainy with a biscuit and light citrus quality that fades to mostly caramel. The beer is crystal clear and straw colored with a very dense, micro-bubble head that’s a fluffy, kinda whipped-looking, white. A medium ring is retained with a wispy surface, and a dense, runny, sheet lace tries to form on the glass, but only a bit sticks. It’s a medium sweet and medium light bitter. There’s a spritzy quality, thanks to the foamy and zippy carbonation. The texture is thin and smooth with a light body. The easy drinking beer contains notes of cornmeal, grass, light citrus, and light caramel on the tongue, with a bread crust finish. There’s grass and or a light spice to the aftertaste with some bitter herb. It’s also lightly astringent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
drowland (7377) - Georgia, USA - DEC 28, 2014
12/28/14. 12oz bottle from the Milan Hy Vee. Hazed golden pour with a small khaki head. Green apples and ketchup in the aroma, a bit of caramel and maltiness. Same on the flavor, ketchup, bordering on acidity, green apples, malty. Blech.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (5057) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Aroma is mildly sweet malts, grains and light fruit. The flavor is grains, mildly sweet malts, fruit/citrus, very slight heat and a dryish finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (8912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Tap at the taproom. Pale gold pour with a small white head. Corn, cracker, grain, and some sweetness. Lively carbonation. Okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a clear golden color with a white head. Aroma was bready and light grass. Flavor was pale malts, grainy, not much noble hop presence. Just fairly bland even for a dort.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4483) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 19, 2014
bottle. pale golden with small head. sweet with a bit of corn. grainy with nice carbonation. one of the better helles i’ve had.

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