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

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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".


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Picked up at Maruhn Getränke in Darmstadt. Pours a clear golden yellow color. Aromas of grass, cheerios, and a touch of flowers. Flavor is kinda sweet to start, citrusy finish with some hop notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9119) - Down South, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2011
bottle from biershop-bayern.de. Clear golden yellow, large white head, quite creamy. Nice hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied, solid malty background with rather intensive citrusy and herbal hop flavours. Quite hop-accented for being a Helles, which is really nice. An interesting example of the style.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (5581) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2011
Draft: Grainy corn nose. Milky yellow, headless. Grainy lemon with a honey finish. If you like a grainy lager, this one’s for you. Decent.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Palme (4069) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2011
Tap @ Lindenbräu Bar, Berlin. Pours a pale yellow body with a fingersized white head. Nose is somewhat fruity with grains, malts and faint hops. Medium+ carbonated and medium-bodied. Tastes first quite sweet but is nicely balanced by the grassy-bitter hops. OK but nothing more.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holy (837) - GERMANY - JAN 19, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2011 Bottle courtesy of Bierkrug and shared with the wife. Pours light gold with thin white head and minimal lacing. Carbonation is soft. Aromas of bread, yeast, in the nose. Flavors are breads and yeasts from the initial sip, linear, slightly sweet up front. Aftertaste is dry.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (7976) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2010
Can you spot the giraffe in the picture? .. .Had Nov 1st 2010 @ 10:10am in Claremont, Cape Town,SA .. . Pours a old lemon gold .. . medium strength head .. good respectable head .. light soft wood and hay dominates, with some pancake .. . quaffable brew! .. . I am Clin-ton. As overlord, all will kneel trembling before me and obey my brutal command. End communication.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (7629) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 6, 2010
Bottle, somwhere near Chiemsee. Golden color with a nice white head. Aroma, grain, roasted bread. Taste, hops, malt with nice bitter finish. Drinkable beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
culchiem (3474) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2010
Draugt at potsdamer plats. Clear golden with a lasting white head. Quite gassy. fruity and quite sour, bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kappldav123 (5855) - GERMANY - AUG 22, 2010
The bottle looks good, but the cap reminds me of a cheap beer. Beer in the glass zippy, nice head. Starts malty and spicy, quite strong for a helles, a bit sourish. Finish more spicy, a little bit grasy. Quite drinkable and not bad!

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2010
On tap at Lindenbrau in Berlin. Pours golden in color with a trim white head. Smells of orange citrus and cream. Tastes of puttered popcorn and chewy caramel. Odd.


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