Brewed by Schlossbrauerei Maxlrain
Style: Low Alcohol
Maxlrain, Germany


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
Formerly known as Erntebier.

Brewed from two different pale barley-malt varieties, Maxlrain ERNTE HELL or PALE HARVEST, is a full-bodied welcome alternative for beer-lovers with an awareness of alcohol levels but nevertheless reluctant to sacrifice quality of taste. With only 2.8% vol. of alcohol, this popular beer speciality with its characteristic malt aroma and stable foam head is 100% MAXLRAIN in taste and quality. In many places Maxlrain ERNTE HELL is also served as a “light midday beer”. 7.5°

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (14604) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 28, 2015
Wässriger, kaum aromatischer Beginn. Mild getreidig mit nussig angehauchter Bitterkeit im Mittelteil, leicht steigend. In den Nachgeschmack hinein konstant. Gelungen. 10/7/9/8/11/8

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (13065) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2014
Goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, getreidig. Geschmack leicht malzig süß, fruchtig, getreidig.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Erzengel (6745) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2014
Schmeckt nach getrockneter Bergwiese - direkt nach der Ernte - mit Kühen drauf. Dabei süffig-herb-wässrig. Ein pelziger Nachgeschmack bleibt auf der Zunge.
--> Nicht mein Ding!
Test vom 11.4.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,1,12,1,12,4 - 5,50

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (5033) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JAN 6, 2014
0.5 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Pale golden color. Dry honeish and herbal aroma. Dry herbal, peppery and honeyish taste with hint of metal. Light body. Not a bad drink for thirst but feels lacking. Good for this category.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (15096) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle @ Ambrosetti, Berlin. Pours clear golden with a white head. Grass and grain. A touch of paperbag. Medium bodied. Dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (5373) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled at "Ernte Hell", by 22.01.2013. Mild pale malty nose, pours a very pale golden, clear with a soapy white head. Taste of some mildly malt, wort, touch of sweetness and hops but overall the effect is of clean attenuation and bland, flourishless base. Medium body, firm but a little soft.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jfb (5036) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2012
(bottle) pours a pale yellow colour with a frothy white head. aroma of grain, marzipan and light paint thinner, slightly cardboardy, with a very faint hint of floral hops. flavour is mostly cardboard and grain, with a light hint of grass and an empty tart finish. light-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (5714) - GERMANY - APR 17, 2011
Had this as Maxlrainer Ernte Hell. Bottle looks really good. Beer in the glass also, zippy, nice head. Starts mild, but not washy, spicy-wheaty, fine malty. Modest sweet. Finish well balanced, grasy-wheaty. Very drinkable. Nice!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ogivlado (6818) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 30, 2008
Bottled(500ml). -as Maxlrainer Ernte Hell. Clear yellow coloured, small airy white head that went away fast, salty nose. Watery, grainy and bready with notes of hay. Short bitter finish, watery palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pivnizub (9728) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - FEB 3, 2008
Bottle: Straw golden, livelz carbonation, small, persistent white head, sticking to the glass, grainz-wortz nose with delicate, but distinctive grassz-aromatic hops in the second row; verz delicate bitter flavour, verz light bodied; short bitter.grainz finish. Not unpleasant, but as exciting as a sleeping pill...........

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