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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A Helles by style, Jackson describes it as having "a very full gold colour, with a maltiness that is almost chewy and oily, with a faint hint of smoky dryness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moravius (529) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2014
Vom Faß im Greifenklau-Biergarten, Bamberg. - Bernsteinfarben, klar (soweit im Krug erkennbar). - Nase schwach malzwürzig, ganz leichter Hopfen. - Antrunk leicht malzwürzig, Karamelmalz, kaum süß. Mild rezent, weich und ganz leicht „kreidig“ im Mund, süffig. Im Abgang milder aber nicht zu schwacher hopfenwürziger Hopfen mit zarter fruchtiger Bittere, leicht trocken. - Mild aber nicht dünn, leicht holzig-trocken, schlank und enorm süffig. Ein unspektakuläres, einfach gutes Bier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2570) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2014
Draught at the Keller. Medium amber with a thin film of head. Aroma is fresh hay. Flavour is malt, hop, a little nut, spice at the back.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
imdownthepub (10481) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottled, 500ml from Manger in Bamberg. Pale gold with white head. Thin, malty, largely tasteless beer apart from off flavours through poor storage in the shop. Bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbierlover (596) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2014
Clear golden/amber body with a thick, persistent white head. Aroma is hay, grass. Taste is mild bitter, grassy. Medium body, low texture, soft carbonation

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sdmmb (900) - USA - MAY 4, 2014
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought near Bamberg. Sharp, dry, hoppy lager/helles. Very pleasant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (1963) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Served in a ceramic mug with a soft white head. A touch of hops in the flavor and a mineral character to the taste. Well balanced with a nice hop presence.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2572) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2013
Draught at the brewpub, in a Stein, but dark gold with a thick white head and a malty nose. Body is rich for a helles, lightly spicy and dry and just a bit nutty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5464) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2013
On tap at Greifenklau, Bamberg. Pours in a ceramic mug, big creamy white head. Aroma is grainy. Taste is sweet malty, with spicy and herbal hops at the dry bitter end, not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Draught at brew pub in Bamberg several times, but most recently in November 2012, when it was a diacetyl bomb and difficult to finish. Thankfully a walk to the nearby Special keller and the excellent offerings there, restored my appetite for Bamberg’s beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danielecamo (448) - ITALY - SEP 17, 2014
In bottiglia. Colore giallo paglierino, schiuma abb fine e persistente. Aroma di cereale, miele millefiori. Al palato corpo leggero, carbonazione media e di nuovo miele millefiori bilanciatoda una nota luppolata lieve ed erbacea.

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