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Brewed by Brauerei Mager
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Pottenstein, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (22398) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2012
Bottled (from an old box from landbierparadies.de). Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is sweet malts, mild bready notes as well as some herbs and quite floral notes. Flavour is grassy, floral, some bready malts along with some mild toffee and herbs.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shaney (2425) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2012
#1316 Strohgelb in der Farbe, feinporiger Schaum. In der Nase mildwürzig ähnlich einem Kornfeld, nur leicht hopfiger Geruch. Im Geschmack auch angenehm rezent, ohne überbordend zu sein. Weiches Brauwasser, hervorragende Süffigkeit. Das Wechselspiel zwischen lieblichem Malz und feiner Hopfenherbe ist sehr gut gelungen. Lecker!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (9571) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2012
Gold body with medium head. Nose of malt and quite sweet. Taste also of caramel and malts.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (10037) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle @ Uncle Chris’ house in Fürth. Hazy golden appearance with a nice foamy white head. Light orange fruity, grainy/straw, yeasty aroma. Somewhat fruity, chewy yeasty, rich bready, refreshing flavor. Good stuff!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (14531) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2012
Bottle @ Brewery. Pours clear Golden with a White head . Grass and hay. Mild and crisp. Smooth. A bit of butter in the end.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bjakk (468) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - APR 26, 2012
Yellow godled. White foam a bit rough, but it lasts. Aroma light but sour. metal. Light hoppy flavour, caramel. Dry beer, but nice taste. Low carbon average body. Nice light bitter aftertaste that lasts

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3447) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 27, 2012
floral, bread, cheese, golden, cloudy, white foam, medium sweetness, very bitter, medium body, creamy, bitter,

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (12294) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2011
bottle. golden colour with a white head. aroma is sweet, fruit, citrus, malt. Flavour is sweet, dry, fruit, malt, hop, citrus. Ordinary beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
It’s warm golden with a white, creamy and lasting head. The aroma has notes of grain, malt, grass and flower. The flavour has a light sweetness and notes as the aroma with citrus in the slightly dry and bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8492) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 1, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2014 My Bottom Line :
This mineral Helles possesses lazy pils malt sugars atop surprisingly firm wooden hop bitterness in a svelte yet expansive mouthfeel.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A veil of foam covers the clear golden.
-That hop bitterness, also yielding peppery notes, is quite pleasant. However, it is not expected due to the subtle hop presence in the aroma and flavor profile and therefore feels unbalanced.
-The malts could be crisper or offer more flavor.
-Pea-like DMS seems to be appearing on the aroma horizon.

Bottle and on tap at the brewery gasthof.


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