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RATINGS: 1134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This smooth lager strikes a delicate balance between malt and hops in the aroma, palate, finish and body. It has more body and less hops than a Pilsner, and less malt and more hops than a Munich style lager. 30 IBU.


gdubu493's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gdubu493 (48) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Nicely balanced lager. Drank from the Bottle. Pleasantly surprised how good this beer was.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1570) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - APR 26, 2015
12 oz. bottle from SoHo Organic Market, Elizabeth City, NC (best by June 2, 2015). Dark orange pour with a quick off-white head. Aroma of grassy hops and sweet caramel malt. The taste is generously hopped with grassy, floral, and citrus notes that nearly overtake the sweetness from the malt. The end result is noticeably a lager but the hops make this more to my liking. This is one of the best American made helles style beers I have tried.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (527) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 15, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Clear amber color with a white head. Wheat and grain with hints of citrus on the nose. Well-balanced with a sweet touch on the palate. Nice malty flavors of toffee and caramel present. Crisp and refreshing with a moderately bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BierMeHoos (272) - Maryland, USA - APR 11, 2015
A gift from Maxbier, poured into a small cup. Had a hard time placing this one, never had this style before. Appearance was some froth, and a color of golden honey. Aroma was malty and hoppy. Taste was interesting, and a nice hop bitterness that lasted a while. Palate was crisp to say the least. Overall, this was an interesting beer to do a blind taste test on, and it definitely grew on me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (601) - Maryland, USA - APR 8, 2015
Clear yellow pour from a bottle, big white head. Aroma: big bright citrus sweetness with faint hint of pineapple. Very light body at first (finishes maltier), plenty of flavor; light lemon citrus, characteristic malt flavor of Southern German and Bohemia. Finish is spicy/herbal and grassy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (2347) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle 355ml. Pours golden with low-medium white head. Aroma is of brown sugar, grain, malt. Taste is of grain, malt, sugar, lager action. Palate: Light to medium body. Soft-medium carbonation. Overall: Good. Not oustanding but fair.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
raymow (962) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2015
on tap in Myrtle Beach SC - Taste is malt, slight hop. German tasting. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (3614) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle (12 oz) @ Hotel Room Tasting. From Russ, thanks!

Appearance: Clear bright golden with a small white head and little lacing.

Aroma: Quite herbal with grains, floral notes and hints of citrus.

Taste: Herbal, cereals, light citrusy notes, bready malts and honeyed sweetness.

Palate: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. A tad oily. Clean. Herbal finish.

Overall: Clean and quenching Dortmunder with a very nice herbal presence and crisp cereals features. Good!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (1898) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2015
Pours a clear golden with a small white head that offers nice lacing. Nose is of your usual lager and cereals, the good stuff and not corn like some (most) mass-produced examples of the style. Taste is of honeyed malt, pils and crackery. Body is medium, so is carbonation and it is interesting enough. Overall a really nice and easy drinking golden lager.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BroadestTom (82) - - MAR 20, 2015
Aroma bread, Appearance amber, orange, clear, white foam, Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate medium body, average carbonation, Overall really nice lager the I would suggest to a friend

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cutitoutdave (58) - - MAR 13, 2015
Pours golden yellow with medium white head. Mild aroma of grass and citrus. Malty flavor with subtle lemon and honey, sweet up front and decent hoppy aftertaste. Medium body with low carbonation. Excellent beer, very smooth.


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