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John Harvards Munich Helles
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Germany's version of a light lager, this golden beer has a delicate malt character and a crisp refreshing finish without compromising flavor.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DYCSoccer17 (3226) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 14, 2005
Draft in Manchester, CT. The beerís name was "Cold as Helles", but I will place it here. Crisp, slightly sweet and grassy nose. Transparent yellow/orange golden color with dissipating yellowish head. Grassy, slightly hoppy middle. Creamy and grainy to finish. A fair representation of the style. I detect sort of a milky flavor/sensation. The more I drink, the more this tastes like a cheap macro.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DocLock (7481) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2005
I am very saddened to see how much John Harvardís has fallen off in their beer in the last 6 months or so. I speak with only knowledge of the Wayne, PA location, but their beers arenít as good as they used to be. The food is still great, but I usually go to Iron Hill or GLI or Sly Fox of Victory these days.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
scoobyluv (504) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 15, 2004
light amber. smell of dirty dish water. very faint hop and malt taste. i agree that it tastes like bread. goes well with Thai skewers which were excellent by the way

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JFGrind (1808) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2003
Springfield, PA - The Saaz hops is what makes this beer. Gives it a crisp aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 5, 2003
Framingham, MA - Has a golden color and malted smell. Taste is of the pilsner malt and finished with a slight crisp bitterness. Overall I enjoyed this beer due to the fact that I like pilsners.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 10, 2002
Draft in Pittsburgh, PA. Clear dark straw. Large frothy white head. Modest carbonation. Healthy toasted bread crust malts and floral hop balance. Gentle malt sweetness. Crisp and clean finish. Easy drinking. A good stab at a sometimes boring style.


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