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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Ettal
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Ettal, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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This golden-colored beer exports attracted by its fresh, hoppy aroma. The use of selected malts and hops from the Hallertau Ettaler Edelhell gives his special touch.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxwelldeux (4160) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours a very clear dark golden color with a moderate white head. Nose is just a tad sweet with a typical lager smell. Feels creamy, which I found surprising. Tastes like a lager. Meh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (5319) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2012
50cl Bottle via trade, thanks Bierkoning! ABV 5.0%. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma is malty sweet, bread, cake, light spicy grassy hops. Flavour is nice smooth and malty, soft bitter grassy finish. Simple and straightforward, but really nice and smooth. Light-bodied, soft oily mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (9586) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2012
Pale golden, quite stable white head; grassy-grainy nose, light bodied, light bitter flavour; short dryish bitter-sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (8270) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2012
Purchased this at a Orterer Getrenmarkt in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany 30.05.12 consumed at friends Lyn & Barrys when invited to watch Ukraine v England match 19.06.12 Pours shining gold with a white head. Bit sweet initially I like the maltiness, soft in the mouth. Not sure of the abv but there is thickness and warmth that suggests that this is stronger than it probably is. Like this. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
It’s warm golden with a huge, creamy, white head. The aroma has mild notes of malt, bread and flower. The flavor has a light sweetness and notes of malt, grain, bread, flower and a little citrus with a straw feel. The finish is slightly dry. Harmonic.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scrapersnbeer (1507) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Hard, musky baked aroma. Clear lager color, fairly still. Dirty malt flavor, mild hopping. Easy drinking, pretty standard stuff. I would drink it, but not as a pricey import.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Aroma of sugar cookies, apples, and yeast. Pours amber with decent carbonation and a quick head. Tastes of grassy yeast with a hint of corn bread. Nice helles.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2784) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Hazy honey color with a full white head and good lacing. Taste matches the smell: sweet caramel malt with a touch of vanilla and clove, balanced by a light floral hops in the finish. Very good helles; light and easy drinking.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerViking (3103) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2011
0.5l bottle from the brewery shop, pours gold with a fast-disappearing white head, a light malt aroma with a faint hint of hops. Crisp and dry on the palate with a spritzy finish and a lingering light bitterness. Decent example of a helles.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimmay (807) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2011
500 ml bottle from Premier Gourmet. Pours golden in colour, with moderate white head. Leaves tonnes of lacing. Nice balance between noble hops and sweet malt!


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