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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3268) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 22, 2009
I think this one was from a bottle. Color was a clear dark gold. Aroma was meaty, bready with vegetable and some earthy hops. Flavor was much better than the aroma. A good balance; bready and fruity, with yeast notes and an earthy finish. Very nice for the style, well the flavor at least.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2009
Dark golden colored. Buttery aroma with nice fruity tones, grass and some Danish vegetably yeastiness also here, though no yeast in glass... Medium bodied. Flavor is more hopped with some rubbery, even burnt note, still I like this. Aftertaste is buttery still with drying hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (4899) - ITALY - AUG 9, 2009
chiara buona schiuma piuttosto persistente note leggermente erbacee luppolate un tocco di malto creacker in bocca poi è piu dolciastra semplice iuna lieve nota mara piacevole ma non molto lunga

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20003) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2009
Draught@brewpub (in stein). Deep orangeish golden colour with mediumsized white head. Aroma is sweet malts, some grassy hops as well as some mild fruity notes. Flavour is quite much the same with some slight toffeeish/diacetylic notes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5196) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2009 In krug, has lasting white cap. The aroma is Franconian big worty malts and some sawdust and damp wood. Flavors strike a nice sweet-hop balance. Good quaffable stuff. Unfortunately tends to be variable. Can be yeasty, damp wood and slightly sour. At times it shines, at times it does not.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13047) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Clear light amber colour. Nice stable lacy white head. The flavour starts off clean, but a bit thin. Has a little chalk to begin with, that is nice enough. Slightly watery finish. Clean, but not so interesting.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (5036) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 9, 2008
(7/2/08) Draught at the brewpub in Bamberg. Aroma is malty and a bit earthy. Sweet malty flavor with some light butterscotch and a slightly drier finish. Medium-bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maria (9963) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2008
From tap at the brewery. Served in a stein krug, so I’m not able to see the color, but the head is nice. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel and the flavour has a nice balance between sweetness and bitterness, that makes this lager refreshing. It also has notes of malt, caramel and citrus.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (5924) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2007
On tap at the brewpub, 7/11/07. Deep golden coloured with a decent foamy, off-white head. Aroma of caramel, hay and some grassy hops. Flavour was malty with some red fruit and marmalade and a dry finish. Very enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slayer85 (1041) - Firenze, ITALY - AUG 3, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2007 Draught at the brewery. A golden beer, near orange with a beautiful white head. Pleasant malty aroma with strong notes of bread. Good. The flavour is malty with a good amoumnt of hops giving the right amount of bitterness. very good malt profile. A touch of smoke too.Light ABV, but medium body. Absolutely interesting, one of the best In this style.


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