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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   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".


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2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
philipmeese (84) - Rowayton, Connecticut, USA - APR 16, 2013
On tap at Radagast Biergarten. Pours a clear deep amber with a healthy bubbly white head that stays. Light caramel backed with hops aroma. Medium body with low carbonation. Flavor a bright well balanced bitter with salt finish. A good beer to accompany salty food.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (3489) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Draught. Pours a clear brown color with a small light tan head on there. Nose is fairly bready with some slight toasting to it. Taste is slightly sweet as well as slightly toasty, and actually drinks moderately crisp, which was nice to try. Pretty easy drink.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brunoriccia (7) - BRAZIL - JUL 20, 2014 does not count
Green bottle. 330ml. Great amber lager, caramel present with a nice and smooth mouthfeel. 3.6 of 5.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
StilleStorm (645) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2014
DWGIB; On tap at Berliner Kindl Restaurant. Pours clear copper with a creamy, moderate lasting, lacing off-white head. Nose is light roasted malt, caramel, light overripe dark fruit and light spice. Taste is moderate sweet and bitter, moderate lasting. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewerale (10) - - JUN 24, 2014
Âmbar, translúcida com boa formação de espuma de média duração. Aroma predominante de malte, notas tostadas, madeira e leve lúpulo. No sabor o malte também fica em primeiro plano, a madeira e a tosta do malte são bem evidentes. Corpo leve pra médio, final curto, amadeirado com agradável amargor no retrogosto.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Pours brown to yellow with a white head, aroma of honey, malt, corn, caramel, flavor is bitter with herbs, malt and moderate sweetness, medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BLADT (499) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle pour. Rich brown with white head. Solid webbing all the way down. Malty nose, with mild dark fruit (plums, raisins). Honey sweetness coming through on warming. Medium bodied. Tends towards the sweet. More plums. Round malt notes. Hints of kvass. Well played for a macro. Complex and round.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgreb (399) - Marburg, GERMANY - JUN 10, 2014
On tap - amber beer with white head. Light caramel aroma. Flavour is crisp and a bit dry. More bitterness than expected. Medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (5634) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Clear very deep golden-copper color with a white head. Aroma of mild grassy hops, light graininess and a bit of bready malt. Flavor has some sweetish bready malt and a bitterish finish with some noble hops. Medium-bodied. Decent and easy-drinking.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
venom666 (308) - Alicante, SPAIN - JUN 1, 2014
Good Altbier. Deep golden color with a rich medium-lasting white foam. Malts dominate on the aroma with fruity notes. Light body and malty flavor, with floral notes and a slightly hoppy finish..

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3252) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2014
On tap. Clear brown with white he. Aroma. Of malt and roasted notes. Taste is as expected, malt, biscuit, roasted with a long marzipan finish.


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