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

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RATINGS: 317   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The classical Allgauer beer specialty. Marketed in the U.S. under the name Bavarian Lager.


2.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maklean (50) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2013
Pours clear straw colour with large head that lasts with decent lacing. Notes of hay in aroma. Thin and watery, tastes of sweet grass with lightly bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
olio (5261) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 4, 2013
50 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110429.
Pours golden color with a medium head. Aroma of grass, grain, malts and some cellar notes. Flavor of malts, hay, faint fruits and some butter. Slick palate.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
visionthing (2391) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 2, 2013
50cl bottle (Neuschwansteiner Das Echte) from Bon Voyage, Berlin. Pours clear pale golden with a white head. Lightly fruity and malty aroma with some hoppy notes. Medium body and average carbonation. Medium sweet with a balanced bitterness. Pretty clean and easy to drink helles.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MikeKeller (744) - Kemi, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2013
50 cl bottle as a christmas present. Golden beer, white small head. Sweet aroma has butter and grassy hops. Reminds of some n/a beers. A bit sweet taste has malts, grain and hay. Some citrus in there too. Very soft and smooth brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RobertDale (2920) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 21, 2013
500 ml. bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy gold with a decent white head. Aroma of yeast, malt, and citrus. Taste is yeast, lemons, grass, malt, and some metal. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (3546) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Aroma is sweetish pale malts and a small hint of tea. The flavor is grainy malts, low notes of fruit, slight nuttiness and a smooth finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ironicmedic (47) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Poured with ok head that fell quickly. Straw color. Not a bad lager, but I choose it to keep the bottles for my home brews. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ciaranc (706) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 25, 2013
Clear, pale gold. Banana spice nose. Sweet and soft on the palette. Very soft carbonation. Not a world beater, but enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1131) - Maryland, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Appearance: slightly hazy light gold, with one finger of bright white head and minimal lacing. Aroma: a bit of grass, with some honey smacks cereal, biscuit, and creamed corn. Taste: very fresh-tasting, with semi-dried grass providing a nice balance to sweetish cereal grains. Finish: clean, crisp, and extremely refreshing, but not long lasting. Notes: This was an outstanding classic Dortmunder/Helles lager. Perfectly balanced, very fresh and lively in the palate, and refreshing. Couldn’t ask for more.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MichaelAwesome (2963) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle shared with McTapps. Just another simple and easy going lager. Nothing special and very average.


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