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Brewed by Brauerei Plank Laaber
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Laaber, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Light colored, bottom-fermented lager. Lightly spiced, drinkable, thin and mild in flavor. Particularly fine floral aroma.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ The Danish Summer Gathering, TSODRBSG09. [ As Plank Helles ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, straw, toasted, light hoppy, grass. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is light medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090822]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29208) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2011
Bottled. A hazy light golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of straw and lemon. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw and lemon, leading to a very bitter finish. The body is a bit light.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Clear yellow with a white head. Sweetish malty nose with a floral touch. Medium body, distinct floral hops that leave a surprisingly bitter finish - considering this being a Helles. 220809

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2009
Bottled (thanks Timo A!). Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel malts, bready notes as well as rather fruity and wooden notes. Flavour is quite much the same in a nice balance. Very pleasant brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13573) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2009
Bottle, 4.9%. Mild citric aroma. Hazy pale yellow colour. Small white head. Mildly flowery and grassy hop flavour. Subtle, but refreshing.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
yngwie (13345) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2009
Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. A clear, pale golden beer with a white head. The aroma has pale malts on the grainy side, with fruits and flowery notes as well. There’s a fine bitterness in the mouth, balancing the pale malts nicely. Fruity. Medium body, quite dry. Medium lenght finish with nice bitterness. A quite nice beer in many ways, but nothing more than a decent thirst quencher. 090822

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 11, 2007
Plank Helles Lager. Dull golden colour. Grassy, bready nose. Bready, herbal character. Some light bitterness. Tasty brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (10435) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 8, 2011
Süffig mild herber Antrunk. Ein hellmalziges Aroma ist untertönig durchgehend vorhanden, außerdem wir das Bier ab dem Mittelteil hefiger. Der Hopfen wird schnell wässrig und ist etwas holzig. Süffiges einfaches Helles. 10/9/11/8/11/11

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2009
Came as Plank Helles. Cloudy golden with a medium white head. Sweet malty aroma with grainy notes. Sweet flavour with malty and caramel notes. Had some grassy hops towards the end. Finished bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10136) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2009
It’s hazy golden with a white head. The aroma has notes of malt, straw and flower. The flavor has a light sweetness and notes of malt, straw, citrus, flower and a slightly dry bitterness in the finish. Quite refreshing and nice.


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