Brewed by Privatbrauerei Höss der Hirschbräu
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Sonthofen, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GBZ59 (1129) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - MAY 4, 2014
Botella de 500ml. Copa Pokal. Intenso aroma de miel al destapar. Color dorado y apariencia algo velada. Espuma blanca y capa fugaz. Aromas de sulfuro, manzanas verdes y madera verde con leve ácido por detrás. Entrada de grano y reseca con toques de miel. Cuerpo medio y carbonatación moderada-alta. Textura densa. El amargo es bajo aunque amargo y la tendencia maltosa. Final dulce y retrogusto dulzón. Aburrida. 500ml bottle. Pokal glass. Intense honey aromas as cap is removed. Golden color, chill haze appearance. White froth, brief crown. Sulfur, green wood, green apples aromas, light acid on the back. Grainy & dried upfront with hints of honey. Medium body. Moderate to high carbonation. Dense texture. Low bitterness but harsh touch, malt tendency. Sweet finish & sweetish aftertaste. Boring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (8759) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2014
Bottle, thanks to Andy Snow, split at Colin and the Vikings tasting, Nol, Goteborg, Sweden 22/03/14. Clear pale blonde with a moderate white covering that retains as a film. Nose is pale malts, light orchard fruit, straw, cereals. Taste comprises straw, citrus, bready notes, corn. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp close. So so for style, pretty bland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
AndySnow (3400) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at Colin and the Vikings, Göteborg. Bought at the Munich Airport.
Appearance: Light golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Malt, yeast, citrus.
Body: Thin body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, grass, hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ekstedt (5456) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle (50 cl), courtesy of Solros & AndySnow. CLear golden, medium white head. Grainy and honeysih malt aroma, a bit old and oxidized. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, low bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jmgreenuk (4475) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at the "Colin and the Vikings tasting, Goteborg". Poured a clear light straw with a thin white head. The aroma is stale malt yeast. The flavour is medium bitter with a big malt palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rlgk (10854) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at Colin And The Vikings in Nol 2014-03-22. Thanks to Andreas and Sunitha. Pale yellow beer with a very small white head. Malty bready aroma, fruity, apples, citrus, corn, some vegetables. Malty vegetable flavor, papery, bready, some grassy hops. A bit dull.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nordcore (1022) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle 50 cl. Golden, clear with a white head. Hops, malt and grass. Light bitter taste with a soft malt end, a bit light a watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (2214) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2014
Somewhat hazy yellow with small white foam head. Aroma is good German pilsener, so is taste. Aftertaste is slightly bitter. (Velp 201403)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frode (243) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.
Clear, quite pale yellow, with a slight orange tint. Medium frothy head. Malty with bread and toast. Some herbs, some yeast. Round and decent taste. Light to medium sweet, light bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Douberd (2309) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2014
Swint top bottle at home, 500 ml. Into a Guinness pint, ABV 4.7% Pale golden yellow colour on the body, two fingers of froathy white head, average retention and light lacing left on the glass. Aroma of bread, hay. Taste of bread, lots of metallic notes on the finish, to the point it becomes annoying. Light bitterness on the aftertaste. Thin body with average carbonation, moving towards the high side. Overall not so good, below average.

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