Brewed by Privatbrauerei Hofmühl
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Eichstätt, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Gold at World Beer Cup 2006

Der helle Klassiker: goldgelbes bayerisches Helles. Satt glänzend, süffig, vollmundig weich und würzig mit feinhopfigem Aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (4743) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Bottle by 05.01.13. Nose of pale malt and juicy citrus, pours rich clear golden with a rocky off-white head. Taste has juicy malt flavor and that citric hopfest continues, quenching and moreish with just a hint of Heller Bock honey/white grape. Light-medium body is smooth with really no crispness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (7665) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2012
Clear light yellow with a fizzy white head. Faint malty aroma and a sweet grainy taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6043) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2012
500 ml bottle.
Pours a clear golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of bready malts, grass and some weak citric notes. Flavour of bready malts, grassy hops, some floral notes and apricot. Medium bodied, good carbonation and a good malty, grassy, bitter finish. Nicely hopped.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawanna (2055) - GERMANY - JUL 12, 2012
0,5 l bottle. Best before 31. DEC 2012 hay, cereal, herbs, golden, clear, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maria (10129) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 11, 2012
It’s warm golden with a creamy, white head. The aroma has notes of bread, malt and flower, and the same lovely notes are found in the slightly sweet flavor. I love the bread-feel in this one, and the balance is great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bov (9325) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 31, 2012
courtesy of Philipp and Thomas - clear and bright golden beer under a solid white foam; superb lacework; the aroma is buttery and herbal; some sweet maltiness, medium-bodied and a low bitterness; corny and buttery finish - quite cloying

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Grima (2078) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - FEB 13, 2012
Sorry for the german rating, but this is a lousy rating from my "newbie" time (2007-2009), and it’s not worth of being translated. I just added it for the statistics, and to complete my backlog!
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein kräftig goldgelbes Bier mit guter, feiner, langlebiger Krone. Der Geruch ist süßlich-hopfig dominant, zudem etwas muffig. Der Antrunk erfolgt ebenfalls dominant süßhopfig, mit leicht säuerlicher Note untermalt. Wäre eigentlich ein prima Helles, wenn dieser muffig-metallische Nachgeschmack nicht wäre, welcher leider jeglichen guten Eindruck zunichte macht. So reichts leider nur für nen mageren Durchschnitt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13198) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2011
Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. A clear, golden beer with a small, white head. Quite hoppy nose with the malts in the back. A touch of fruits too. Bitter, grassy and piney flavor with some malts too. Full-bodied and dry, finishing with a fruity, bitter flavor and some grains. Quite hopped for a Helles, which is nice. 110128

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20110128]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (7279) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2011
Bottle 500ml @ fonefan
Pours clear pale yellow with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain, light floral hops. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

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