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Sovina Helles

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Brewed by Cerveja Sovina
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Porto, Portugal
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Appearance Yellow to medium gold. White foam, creamy and persistent. Unlike Pilsners (beer industry), the focus is on marlte this beer, but without excessive sweetness. The hop bitterness and aroma are present to "balance" the taste of malt, making it a very smooth beer.


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jamaty (1809) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 13, 2016
Pajiza algo turbia. Super espumosa. Aroma a levadura, algo ácido. En boca resulta avinagrada, poco hecha. Ligera de cuerpo, bien de gas. Pero le falta. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bbertels (331) - NORWAY - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle bought in Tavira. Golden honey colour to straw. Almost no carbonation. Whiffs of honey, malt, green apples. Taste of malts, round. Good but a little short taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skortila (5238) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle bought in Silves. The aroma has light citrus, grass, grains. Bit hazy, golden coloured beer with a big, white head. The taste is light bitter with some biscuit sweetness, citrus, grain and some grass. Easy drinking stuff. Good unclear helles.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamestulloch (3364) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 9, 2016
Bottle (5.0% ABV) at Earth, Carvoeiro. Hazy golden body with a thick white head. Lively carbonation. Patchy lacing. Aroma of pineapple yoghurt and yeast. Flavour of cereal and creamy apricot. Medium body with a smooth texture. Soft fizz. Sweet and creamy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hartoloni (184) - - MAY 9, 2016
Pours cloudy yellow with light pristine head. Aroma soft fruits apricot and malt. Taste bitter and creamy almost wheat beer. Enjoyable to drink!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainTilven (161) - Nancy, FRANCE - JAN 22, 2016
Tasted at 14°C to 16,5°C. Pale yellow with light green reflections body, headed by a very fine white foam, quite lasting; many fine bubbles, lightly hazy. Aroma of wheat, hop, herb, light malt; freshness. Very pleasant start with a nice balance between malt and hop; citric notes arouse as temperature rises; fineness and balance; finish a bit short; a little bit spicy. Lively carbo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (4375) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2015
750ml swing-top bottle from Baptista Supermarket, Luz, Portugal. Hazy golden coloured with a large foamy white head. It has a sweet floral fruity and yeasty flavour, spicy dried fruit notes followed by almond and tart fruit on the finish. Very nice, but not really a Helles Lager.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1662) - USA - OCT 30, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Algarve and company in Alvor. Helles style beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (895) - MOns, BELGIUM - OCT 25, 2015
Belle robe blonde, légèrement trouble, mousse abondante. Nez tout en fraîcheur sur des notes citronnées, surettes, acidulées. Bouche assez légère mais équilibrée et raffraîchissante. Une bière de soif.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
efeesse (401) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 4, 2015
Beer with light color, clear, medium bitterness, soft carbonation, sold in bottle.


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