thewolf (10531) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2009
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, bought @ Ambrosetti, Berlin.
Pours pale golden with a small, fizzy, white head that soon disappears. Aroma is grassy, some sweet bready malts. Light citric. Medium carbonation, rather fat and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, bready malts, fine grassy bitterness. Light, lingering citric zest and fine dryness. A good bottled Helles.
phobos1031 (87) - Paradise, Nevada, USA - FEB 4, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle. golden and clear pour with a quick to disappear white head. malty and hint of citrus aroma. a little grassy and medium bodied. slight bitter floral finish.
bitbucket (2144) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JAN 5, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with a fading white head. Aroma of hay, bread and Spalter hops. Medium body and carbonation. Lightly sweet biscuit taste with some cookie dough, straw and strawberry. Barely bitter floral finish that nearly succeeds at being crisp. Kinda seems like a really polite and somewhat malty PIls.
bb (6481) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 24, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Straw color with a nice white head. Light grassy, mineral aroma. Light malt/bready flavor with some backing grassiness. Lighter bodied. Easy drinking and refreshng. Lingering light malt bordering on a bit of butteriness.
Quack-Duck (7209) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
previously tested on BTO 02/2007: Malzig-getreidiger Geschmack, ziemlich getreidig sogar. Leichte Hopfenzugabe im Abgang. Leckeres Helles, vielleicht etwas wenig Kohlensäure.
larsniclas (5186) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Canned. Thx gnoff
Golden. SMall, white head.
Dry and flourish, slightly grassy aroma.
Sweet and malty with low bitterness.
ekstedt (4902) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Can (50 cl), thanks gnoff. Sweet grainy scent with some boiled vegetables, unbalanced with low bitterness.
IrishBoy (3683) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUN 13, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle from Hollingshead; Nose is grassy and floral hops and graininess; dark gold with a medium offwhite head; flavor is lightly bitter and bread with some background caramel.
BlackDonald (1126) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 5, 2008
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This is one of the easiest drinking beer I have ever had. Spicy herbal hops in the nose, with a kind of bready honey malt background. Very clean on the palate, slightly grainy but still pretty crisp.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2008
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Light yellow color in pour with mostly white head. Very easy drinking with typical german bittering hops, earthy/grassy and malt notes. Somewhat floral.