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


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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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.</br> Awards:</br> 2006 + 2007 = "DLG" Gold / Deutschland</br> 2007 / 2008 = Gold "European Beer Star" / Europa</br> 2008 = Bronze "World Beer Cup 2008" / International

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
jerohen (2181) - Bussum, - JUL 28, 2012
Bottled, gift from my mother. Clear golden colored, small dying head. Nose of pure cardboard, hops gone bad. Flavor a little bit better, some malts, but later on again the cardboard takes over. Bad bottle or bad brew, i’m not sure.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JefVerstraete (2947) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2016
Clear golden colour, white foam. Very weak and watery, no off flavours but too watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
m7hildeb (78) - - JUN 8, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2016 Bottle. Clear straw colour with a medium white head, grainy and grassy nose with faint hints of banana, taste is aromatic-malty and surprisingly quite citric and fruity, good carbonation and a short finish with not much bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (2084) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle 50cl. Clear medium golden, tall frothy white head, recedes slowly, good lacing; aroma pale malts, grain, hay; taste is medium sweet and bitter, malty, light grassy, bit metallic, with average duration, sweetbitter aftertaste, light citrus note; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (23711) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2015
Bottled, from Biershop Bayern. Clear pale golden, mid sized head. Fruity grassy nose. Mid sweet with medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Fruity with grass and some sugar. Not the most harmonious example of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GoufCustom (1649) - 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 (17263) - 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 (4789) - 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 (4536) - 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 (1197) - 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 (3999) - 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.

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