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

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Höss Allgäuer Hüttenbier is a bright export beer which is brewed according to old recipes. With 12.6% original wort and 5.2% alcohol by volume, the Hüttenbier is tasty, full-bodied, with soft, spicy and pleasantly rounded bitterness.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, hops, hop extract.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerViking (2472) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2011
0.5l bottle from Hol’Ab! in Winsen an der Aller, Germany, pours amber gold with white head and a slightly sweet malty nose, faint peppery hop note. Palate is smooth with light hops and a chunky fruity malt body, some toffee and a little butterscotch.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerBaboon (1564) - FINLAND - APR 19, 2011
Ruohoinen, makeahko ja liukas. Hieman hedelmäisyyttä ainakin tuoksussa. Ihan ok olut nautittavaksi työpäivän jälkeen.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 17, 2011
Bottled. Golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is malts, some grass, mild herbs and some mild saltwatery notes. Flavour is malts, mild caramel and toffee along with some grassy notes. Smooth palate.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ClubGonzo (4026) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2011
Bottle. Pours a light lager body with the brief cameo appearance of a head, lasting about 3 seconds. Nose is pale malts and some dry hops, kinda faint. Taste is silky smooth pale malts, backed by a sweet, corn-like aftertaste and some pretty neutral noble hops. Slick mouthfeel, typical of the style. A pretty OK German Helles beer on the sweet side of the scale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (13923) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2011
Pours clear yellow with a frothy white head and lacings. Nose is perfume, grain and floral hop notes. Dry and crisp flavor with a bit of meta, svovl and paper notes. Medium bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fugitive (1342) - Athens, GREECE - NOV 7, 2010
Bottle 500ml. Color yellow with small head. Aroma sweet, grain, hop. Taste sweet, grass, dry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
suurjuust (1060) - ESTONIA - OCT 20, 2010
Swing-top bottle. Pours pale golden with medium head. Malty, grainy slightly sweet smell. Tastes malty, some grain, somewhat hoppy. Crisp finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bierkrug (2133) - - OCT 12, 2010
500 ml bottle in Austria. Light golden color, with foamy white, long lasting head. Nice lacing. Aroma is sweet and malty/grainy with some hops. Taste is slightly sweet carmel and malty with a light bitter finish and long aftertaste. Full bodied and smooth. Good quality and very nice. One of the better Helles out there

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
asheft (2509) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2010
[bottle] Sweet malty aroma with not a small amount of green apple. Crystal clear gold under a spread of white bubbles and a thin ring. Intriguingly sour base malt flavour that does not seem to come from infection, very crisp with a medium bitterness that comes in late to hug the tongue. Light body, medium carbonation. Unusual and refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (7608) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 6, 2010
Swing-top bottle. Mildly sweet barley malt and weedy hops aroma. Golden yellow color with small head. Slightly sweet barley malt and lightly bitter weedy grass hops flavor. Medium body. Okay - not great.


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