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

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sinfull (1011) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Light golden color with medium white head. Aroma of grain and grass. Light refreshing taste with medium bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaKeAFC (665) - ITALY - AUG 21, 2013
50 cl swing top bottle (and that’s a plus). Yellow color, rocky white head, some particles in suspension. Quiet nose. Bready malts, a bit grainy, straw, something like cardboard reminding me of supermarket canned pilseners. Taste is not exciting, minimal malts sweetness then a bland hops balance. Texture tends to be oily, thin bodied, average carbonation. Pretty neat but and easy to drink, but far from a proper Helles, average.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (10429) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear gold with white head. Nose and taste of bready malt, corn, hay and grass. Lighter bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swaroga (1660) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2013
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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2879) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle. Pale gold with a thin head. Aroma is musky sweet malt. Flavour is sweet grainy malt, musky light metallic sugary finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GoufCustom (996) - HONG KONG - JUL 11, 2013


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.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thellgren (406) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2013
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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (2716) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 4, 2013
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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sinte (397) - Udine, ITALY - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle 0.5L. 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Russo (1789) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2013
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


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