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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   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
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2007
Bottle. Clear amber color with average to large god lacing off-white head. Flavor is ligth malty, hay, toasted, caramel. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration, the finish is nice hoppy bitter. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31080) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2007
50 cL bottle. Pours beautiful cobber, filtered, huge creamy/crispy head. Aroma of bitter hops, a vague fruit note and malt. Flavour is nice malty sweet and distinct bitter. Very well balanced. Bitter dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2005
A dark amber beer with a small disappearing light brown head. The aroma is very sweet and very malty besides notes of caramel, brewmash, straw, and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel as well as hints of roasted malt and hops. The end is bitter and dry.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Clear, amber coloured beer with a fine head. A bit sweetish malt on a solid body. If the name make you expect a bitter beer, you’ll be surprised as this has no more bitterness than your average German pilsener. Has some wheat malt thrown in also. Style wise this is very unusual for Germany. 090300

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (20664) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2005
Bottled. Orange coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts with notes of grains and hops. Nice flavour of malts with notes of caramel and hops.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2009
Bottled (thanks fonefan!). Deep amber colour, small off-white head. Leaves some lace. Aroma is wood, bread, some slight grassyness as well as wet-earthcelllar-like-stuff. Flavour is caramel malts, some sweet wood and mild notes of salt water. A quite nice, refreshing and wellbalanced brew. Hard to tell an exact style for this.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (19333) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2009
Bottled, thanks oh6gdx! Clear copper colour, rich but brief head. Aroma of dust, honey and vegetables. Sweetish with industrial sharp and unfirm malt character. Flavour of boiled vegetables all the way to a dusty finish with some stale butter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16586) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty grainy bready caramel aroma. Fruity malty grainy weak hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty dry hoppy finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (14386) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2003
Hazy amber color. Poor aroma. Ordinary taste, like many other Dunkel; caramel. Not a Bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (14027) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2011
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt, nuts and hops.


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