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Schlossbrauerei Stein Steiner Chiemgau Hell

Brewed by Schlossbrauerei Stein
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Stein a.d. Traun, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Carefully managed barley fields from our homeland region, the Chiemgau, are the basis for this regional beer speciality! A mildly bright beer, brewed according to a special brewing prescription, and matured in the rock cellar.
2006 + 2007 = "DLG" Gold / Deutschland
2007 / 2008 = Gold "European Beer Star" / Europa
2008 = Bronze "World Beer Cup 2008" / International

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GoufCustom (929) - HONG KONG - FEB 7, 2015

500ml bottle bought at Great Food Hall in Pacific Place, Admiralty.

Pale golden honey colour; Three-quarter finger head and soapy white foam which fades in 40 seconds; Good sticky lacing with slow-moving small carbonation; Quite pungent aroma of malt, with strong floral, light sugar, bread, yeast, lemon and fairly strong grass; Close to medium sweet taste of light malt, with fairly strong barley grains, moderate molasses, floral, soggy bread, strong lemon, moderate bitter hops and quite sharp grass; Light body. Thin and slightly slick palate; Mouth feel is pretty typical Helles - light maltyness, light but fair body, strong barley grain and very notable floral. Sweetness is quite subdued compared to some other Helles. Breadyness is not that great but a good hoppy finish to round up. Okay… Hoppiness is lemon, quite strong floral and fair sharp grass in nose and taste. Close to moderate bitterness for an abrupt, low-astringent finish; Fairly dry after taste. Quite easy and floral hoppy to mouth.

Comments: By all means this is quite an easy Helles with a slightly Macro Pale-like lager nose and somewhat grainier than most Helles, but it does have some strong floral and les sweetness to boost, so it’s still a fair, blue collar Helles to enjoy for football matches. Okay enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (8926) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, leicht würzig, getreidig. Geschmack malzig würzig, getreidig, minimale Bitterkeit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
Pours yellow with a white head. Aroma is malt, fresh grass and light pine. Flavour is malt, grass and light pine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Martinus (3310) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2013
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of candy, malts, touch of butter. Sweet malty flavour, candy. Finish banana and malts.
(From 0.5L bottle @ WW II tasting, Amsterdam. Thanks for sharing, Borresteijn!)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheJvd (938) - NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2013
Bottle @ WWT II. Pours clear and very light yellow with a small white head. Aroma is some malts, bit sweet and skunked. Taste is also some sweet malts and not much bitterness. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MrHangover (2949) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2013
Bottle @ WWT II. Clear yellow beer with a bubbly white head. Aroma is slightly skunked and flavor is medium sweet. This is really nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Borresteijn (5061) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2013
50cl Bottle via bierkoning, thanks Edo! At WWT II. Clear pale golden colour, white head. Aroma of metal, sewage, green apple skin, light malty. Flavour is light-sweet, light bready malts, apples, light bitter finish, light metallic. Light-bodied. Not very good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (9350) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2013
Bottle @ WWT II. Clear yellow color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, slightly sweetish and a hint of citrus. Low to medium carbonation, low bodied. Could be worse though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (14382) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sweet malt, grass, straw and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (4904) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2013
Gemeinsam mit McTapps verzehert und am Ende verschiedener Meinung gewesen. Zwar ist dieses sicherlich nur ein Durchschnittshelles, doch bestach es durch ein leichtes Karamellaroma und eine ungemeine Süffigkeit. Für mich als Abschluss des Abend durchaus als groß zu betrachten.

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