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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Bronze Medal, GABF 2002. A German style Golden Lager beer brewed with imported German Pils and Carmel malt and Saaz and Hallertauer hops. Golden in color and medium-bodied with a gentle, dry finish. (NOTE: This beer was formerly called French Creek Helles.)


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - AUG 22, 2007
Tap @ Sly Fox. Poured a clear light golden color. The aroma was malty with cereal notes and some fruit mixed in. The malty flavor was grainy as well. Light bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Goodgrief (1812) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - AUG 17, 2007
July 2005 - Light color, almost clear with little head and lacing. Taste is sweet and lemony with a creamy mouthfeel. It looks like a macro, but has pretty good taste. A nice mild offering.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2007
This was alright, but I just don’t think I’m a real fan of the helles styles. Beer had a slightly malty aroma with some cereal type notes. golden in color with a moderate carbonation and firm white head. flavor was matly and pretty dry, but nothing to really brag about. medium bodied lager. meh

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bbp182 (255) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2007
On tap at The Great American Pub and Diner. The appearance is...well...golden. Haha. Pours a nice white foamy head. It has a hoppy smell for a lager. The taste of hops is present. I think I taste some lemony sorta. Not a bad lager.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2007
Re-rate. Clear, sudsy, white head on a dull straw body. Aroma of doughy pils malt with citric tones, light grass and a corny element. Flavor is lightly sweet with fair malt character, a very light hop profile and low bitterness. A minimal lager, even as a helles. Fails to sing like some beers in this style do.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sheatripper (863) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 18, 2007
Draught at Brazen Head. Gold color with a thin white head and fine bubbles. Pleasing floral and lemony nose. Pils like flavor--light cereal malt, some fresh hay/grass and crisp lemony Saaz hops. Dry slighty hoppy finish. Slighty fizzy. Refreshing and clean, but not otherwise that exciting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11227) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2007
on tap-pours a white head and yellow color. Aroma is grain, light citrus-lemony. Taste is hops bite with a flatness, grain. OK carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2007
Draft at the Phoenixville location, July 2006. A yellow beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet with a very fresh, but light hoppy note, as well as a light malty note. The flavor is sweet with a light grassy note, my guess is Halletaur hops, on a crisp malty background, but also with a slight floral note, before a nice bitter finish sets in.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10220) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2006
Growler poured a lightly hazy yellow with a minimal white head. Aromas of bread, light straw, hint of cookie and a spicy hop nose. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread, straw and some earthiness with a pleasently bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopscotch (9556) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2006
Draft... Clear, straw-colored lager with a small, creamy, white head. Lemony, grainy nose. The flavor provides gentle, earthy bitterness. Light-bodied with lively carbonation. Lengthy, mildly bitter finish.


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