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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Ein Bier wie kein anderes. Als eigenständige Kreation Dortmunder Braukunst lässt sich Hövels Original in keine der gängigen Bierkategorien einordnen:
Es ist kein Pils, kein Alt und auch kein Schwarzbier. HÖVELS ist HÖVELS - eine obergärige, rotgoldene Bierspezialität mit einzigartigem Charakter. Gebraut aus 4 Edelmalzen und bestem Hopfen nach Original Maischverfahren von 1893.

Formerly known as "Hövels Original Bitterbier". Nowadays sold Germany-wide with the additive "Feinherbes Rotgold".


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hauxe (312) - Butzbach, GERMANY - DEC 5, 2015
Pleasantly bitter with an underlying "hoppiness". Wonderful, foamy long lasting head. Pleasant, if somewhat lacking in complexity. Goes well with food.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brewhemia (154) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2015
Beautiful clear deep amber color with white head that lingers beautifully. Not much aroma but some cellar aromas and some grass/cereal. The taste is subtle and a light bitterness dominates with a light sweetness taking over in the finish. Afinetuned balance I think. I like it. Good level of carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyhallmanti (212) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2015
50cl bottle split with a friend. Pours a amber brown colour with a decent white head. Aroma’s of raisins, bread, caramel. Taste is sweetish with notes of caramel, bread, metallic. Texture is creamy with average carbonation

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrNosha (1477) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2015
Aus der Bügelflasche. Dunkles Rot. Malzig herber Duft. Sehr wenig Kohlensäure, deshalb recht süffig. Malz, leichte Säure und bitterer Abgang. Ungewöhnliches Bier!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drmet (735) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2015
L: -pours a clear amber-red with a medium, foamy,gray head -medium to high carbonation visible S: -grassy,caramel,bready,spicy,elderber chocolate T: -caramel,bready,nutty,metallic -lo light to medium carbonation F: -medium carbonation -light to medium body -faint alcohol warmth O: Hövel’s refuses to call this an Altbier, but it is one. o.k. overall

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mister_Li (744) - GERMANY - AUG 28, 2015
Klares rotbraun mit reichlich Schaum. Malzig, etwas Karamell, würzig, sehr süffig, dezent bitter, langer Abgang .

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Tap, The Hilton, Berlin. Heaped chestnut. Buttered Hovis nose with sneaking praline. Soft buttered dried fruit. Possibly not fully fresh. Hint of toasted wholemeal. Pleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Desverger (7362) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2015
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen (16/07/2015) - pours hazy amber brown with a off-white head. Sweet bready malty aroma and taste, caramel, some notes of veg, kind if buttery, bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (5985) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Tap @Taphouse. Reddish amber, thin white head. Bready, caramelly, mild spicy aroma. Flavor has sweetness, bread, caramel, malt. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
charlotte (5125) - rødovre, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2015
Tap.Amber colour with medium head.Aroma is bready and malty with flavor of caramel and hops,nice bready with good malty mouth feels and mild toasted finish.


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