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RATINGS: 774   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Original Dortmunder Premium lager Beer. The Beer of World Fame.
Ingredients: Water, Barley Malt, Hops, Yeast.


foles' rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
foles (41) - - MAR 11, 2013
Got a very fresh example, BB 20.05.14. Coarse pilsner nose, with spicy hops in the background. Crisp pils malt again on the palate, with spicy/grassy German hops in absolute perfect balance. Good beer and style.


2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hellonearth (51) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 13, 2014
Céréalière. Aqueuse. Un tout petit peu amère. Quoi d’autre? ... Über ordinaire, sans être degueulasse.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JanVah (141) - SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2014
På burk från systemet. Ljusgul med mycket kolsyra. Luktar lite unket. Tunn smak som dör ut direkt.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
alex_alkis (294) - SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2014
Certainly not a bad Dortmunder, but very boring for the style. Surprisingly tasteless.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vadie (709) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
Jaune pale avec une petite tête blanche. L’arôme léger des céréales. Le goût est légèrement des céréales avec un peu d’houblon. Très facile à boire. Rafraîchissante mais rein hors de normale.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrHult (244) - SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2014
Burk från Systembolaget. Ljust guldfärgad vätska med vitt skum. Degig höig doft. Sädig fyllig smak men med tunn kropp. Jag kan ha påverkats av grannarna som grillar plast (?) Lite för dåligt med bubblor för att funka för mig.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alengrin (1716) - BELGIUM - AUG 6, 2014
The best known Dortmunder and the big competitor of Dortmunder Union Export which is also advertised as "the Original Dortmunder". Tasted from a can. Thick, moussy, lightly yellowish white, quite stable head, colour pale golden blonde, cristal clear. Light sweetish maltiness, some honey and wet straw in the nose, perhaps a faint hint of peppery hops. Smooth malty taste with thin mouthfeel, bit honeyish, dryer in the finish with a hint of herbal hops there. Surely not the best Dortmunder, more like a bland mass-produced pale lager, but certainly not the worst pale lager I’ve had.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jdobbs (380) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Clear golden body with a thin white head. No lacing. Aroma of biscuits and malts. Taste was simple. Very basic beer

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
realadam (76) - HUNGARY - JUL 25, 2014
Nice, hoppy aroma but avarage taste. It has a too pale color for me. Watery texture. Nothing special.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sdmmb (843) - USA - JUN 21, 2014
Drunk from 33 cl can bought in Luxembourg. Plain pils. Nothing special or unusual. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ARH (406) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 13, 2014
16.9 oz bottle poured into a shaker. The aroma is unbaked bread dough with a light spice, a light banana, and a slight skunkiness. It’s a clear pale straw color with a bit rocky, bumpy white head. This eventually reduced down to a light ring with a couple of wispy spots on the surface. A light lace is left along the glass. The taste is a decent, but underwhelming balance of medium light sweet and bitter. It does have a light, creamy and fuzzy (at the same time?) carbonation with a texture that’s on the creamy side of thin. The medium-light body finishes with a dry, crisp grain and light butter caramel flavor with a touch of resin. The resin sticks around in the light aftertaste with a distinct buttered whole grain toast flavor.


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