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Brewed by Hofbräuhaus Traunstein
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Traunstein, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"The beer with the harmonious and real Lager character. Due to the long storing time this beer is a quality product and one of the most popular in the Chiemgau area." Formerly known as Fürstenquell Export-Hell or just "Helles".


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bierkrug (2133) - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2009
500 ml bottle in Germany. Thick white head nice clean gold color. Good Helles aroma. Lacks the clean taste of a great Helles. Light metal after taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pivnizub (8750) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 6, 2008
Bottle: Pale golden to golden, small foamy layer, visible carbonation; grainy nose with some very faint citrousy undertones; light to moderate sweet-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied; short pale-malty and citrousy finish with a tinge of hops. Drinkable but boring........

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
darkseduction (583) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - JUN 28, 2008
Bottle 50cl. Pours a pale golden clear filtered Brew with white head. Fresh smell, hops, citric acid. Easy to drink, hoppy aftertaste. Nice mariage.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (3756) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2008
Bottle labeled HB Traunstein Helles. Yellow colour. Malty nose. Nice round taste. Slight caramel and toffee tastes. Sweet. Hoppy and sugary. Fair enough.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Quinten (1039) - zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2007
Clear yellow coloured. White head. Malty, light hoppy and light fruity aroma. Ligt sweet and hoppy flavour. Is light sweet with and bitter edge in the end.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrRomero (1974) - Nolanville, USA - SEP 11, 2007
500ml bottle labelled as Traunstein Helles Export Hell. 5.3%. Poured light yellow with a two finger white head. Floral and perfumey aroma initially turning into a moderate herbal hop aroma. Light cardboard. Flavor is quite hoppy with herbs and some cardboard. Bitter finish. A touch of metal. Full flavored. Pretty good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2007
Yellow colored, little white head. Slightly hazy appearance. Aroma is nicely hopped with lemony tone. Medium bodied. Flavor is richer and better with nice hops and lemon, crispy, still soft palate.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
destroye7 (312) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 13, 2007
On tap. 1/2 litre. Nice carbonation, clear yellow color. Light taste. All right beer but was expecting something with a bit more flavours. Still okay.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29172) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2007
Bottled. A light yellow beer with a white head. The aroma is sweet with a light dusty hoppy note. The flavor is sweet malty with light notes of caramel, leading to a slightly bitter end. Somewhat boring.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2006
(Bottle 50 cl) Pale, pilsener golden with a small, white head. Clean, malty nose. Medium body with clean malty accents and a lightly metallic edge. A vague, hoppy finish. 160806


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