Swaroga (1544) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2013
2.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,5l bottle. Light yellow with white fluffy head. Nose : citrus and bread aromas. Sip : well carbonated with light body. Moderately sweet with delicate dry notes. Light hoppy finish. The beer is a thirst quencher. Nothing exciting.
culchiem (2698) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Pale gold with a thin head. Aroma is musky sweet malt. Flavour is sweet grainy malt, musky light metallic sugary finish.
GoufCustom (904) - HONG KONG - JUL 11, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
500 ml flip-top bottle bought at Gorgeous Wine & Cigar in Yuen Long.
Light golden yellow colour; One finger head and white foam which fades in 40 seconds; No lacing with fizzy carbonation;Quite pungent smell of malt,light bread, light citrus and grass; Very low sweet taste of malt, light bread, faint citrus and low straw; Light body, close to watery palate; Mouth feel is a highly carbonated watered down Helles, with low malt taste and low hop character - lowgrassy nose, small amount of citrus and Helles like low bitterness and astringency; Pretty dry after taste, very easy to mouth.
Comments: A Helles which borders on macro pales - with watered down body, smell and taste - yet it still retains most of Helles characters, which is amazing. This one is made for pairing with heavy meals like roast pork knuckles and sauerkrauts, as it’s light and able to cool down the roasted meats. As a session beer, this is rather disappointing. Drink this wisely on the right occasion and it’ll work just right for you.
thellgren (327) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2013
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
0.5 l bottle from local supermarket as Adler König das Echte Hell (same picture in the label). Bubbles, not much of a head to be seen. This is a very light beer. I would say rather watery. You could find some hints of malts and hops in the aftertaste if you really try. Still this was what I was expecting.
stevoj (2380) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 4, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
This helles has a bit of an edge, a sharp hoppy bitterness. Pours clear golden with short foamy head. Sparse carbonation. Aroma is malt and a touch of citrus. Taste is crackers, sourdough, hops and lemon. After working all day on a hot day, this tastes pretty darn good.
sinte (370) - Udine, ITALY - JUN 30, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear golden body with a small, frothy, white head, mostly diminishing with virtually no lacing.
Light-to-moderate malty (grains, straw) and hoppy (herbal) aroma.
Nicely balanced bitter/sweet flavour; moderate bitter finish.
Light body with a watery-to-oily texture; soft carbonation.
Russo (1719) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Clear golden color with a small white head. Aroma is weak with some grass and grain hints. Flavor is malty some sweet fruits. Medium carbonation. Refreshing and bitter finish
daje (2609) - NORWAY - JUN 12, 2013
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle shared, march 30th 2013. Clear golden body, tiny white head. Aroma of light wheat and crispy hops. Taste is sugary sweet with bread and piney hops. Very lightly bittered and a soapy aftertaste. I find it very boring.
JonR (40) - - JUN 9, 2013
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Not a horrible beer but nothing too great very light color no head it a whole lot of flavor other than a light German beer. Got at an airport with too many euros
visionthing (3047) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
50cl bottle from Munich Airport. Pours clear pale golden with a white head. Mild malty aroma with some fruity notes and hints of cooked vegetables and metal. Medium sweet with a grainy sweetness and some slightly unpleasant flavours. Finishes lightly bitter with some slightly sour notes. A bit watery with slightly soft carbonation. Quite boring and far from impressive, but quite drinkable. I’m not sure if I could tell this apart from a pale lager in a blind tasting.