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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".


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19187) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2002
Bottled. Pale yellow with creamy head. Spicy, hoppy - near smokey - nose. Malty with medium sweetness and creamy mouthfeel. Medium bitterness and a light hint of smoke in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (3844) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2006
Pale appearance. First impressions were that this was pretty insipid but after a while a pleasant mouthfeel developed.Some maltiness and a gentle bitterness appeared.More subtle than I thought at first.Worth a try.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (4206) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (3558) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - DEC 7, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Pours in golden with medium head. Nice slightly malty in the nose. Bit sweetish in the taste and extremely refreshing. Great one.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IlBevitorediLA (452) - ITALY - JUN 27, 2012
Ahhhhh! Fa caldo e vuoi bere. Entri in un beershop e ti ritrovi una helles... che fai? La prendi mi pare ovvio. Mi ci sono buttato sopra come fa un cane in calore sopra una cagna. Aroma floreale a tratti fruttato (citrico addirittura) e di malto. Struttura acquosa, beverina e rinfrescante. Fa il suo lavoro (di bevanda rigenerante nelle calde giornate di sole) dannatamente bene. Prosit!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10121) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2012
It’s golden with a creamy, white head. The aroma has notes of malt, bread and flower. The flavor has a light sweetness and notes of malt, bread, flower and a touch of straw, and the finish is slightly dry. It’s a lovely helles!!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shaney (2428) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2013
Mittelgelb, feinporiger Schaum. Sehr blumig-florales Malzaroma. Weiches Brauwasser, solide Malzbasis mit Aromahopfen im letzten Drittel. Sehr süffig, erfrischend und rund. Sehr gut, allerdings fehlt es an Würze und Tiefgang, um an die Referenz-Klasse ran zu reichen.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (6203) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 14, 2004
bottled. straw colour. grassy aroma. some mango and passionfruit and a decent amount of tinny bitterness. a better than average helles

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonMoore (1840) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2005
Bottle. Golden colour with steady white head; visibly highly carbonated. Grassy aroma with some fruit, some hops. Nice malty taste, some sweetness and a lightly bitter finish. Medium bodied. Good lager.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kappldav123 (4700) - 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!


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