Brewed by Spitalbrauerei Regensburg
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Regensburg, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
No commercial description

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (1122) - Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 17, 2016
On tap. Clear golden color with one finger head. Grassy aroma. Taste is crisp, grassy, pretty standard for the style, nothing expected, but good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (9146) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2015
From draft at the brewery in Regensburg. Clear sparkling gold with a short white head. Aroma is lightly hoppy and lightly malty with notes of lemon and wildflowers and black pepper with subtle off-notes of detergent. Malt and carbonation is rough and overly-carbonic and grating on the palate, seems to not have been lagered long enough. It’s malty in the mouth with a decent baked cracker Pilsner malt effect, light bodied, bubbly, moderately sweet with medium-low bitterness. The nose shows some promise, and it’s decently malty in the mouth, but the coarseness isn’t very appealing and there’s some sourness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorisPPattyn (9505) - Ursel, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2015
Draught Good, dense yellowish head over totally clear golden beer; lacerings. Fresh malt, even a bit graindust, finely grassy, but also some maltsyrup smell. Sweet - very sweet even - pale malts. Finish is drier, grassy-herbal. Light body, gristslickness. Falls dead tastewise, but feels better carbonated than it looks. Not a bad Helles, but really to the sweet side.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neverleaveopen (247) - GERMANY - AUG 22, 2015
slightly hazy, light yellow with a fine head. nice aroma of hay, grass and hermal notes. well-balanced taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
efeesse (429) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 1, 2015
Beer with light color, medium body, average carbonation, malt taste, (bought a 50cl bottle in supermarket during the Bavaria trip).

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
guitartown (116) - SPAIN - JUN 5, 2015
Schönes weiches Helles für Augustiner fans. Süffig und erfrischend. Flüssiges Gold.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reconqvista (339) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 17, 2015
Yellow color beer with a small white head. Malty and grassy aromas. Flavor is sweet and malty with a balanced nice bitterness. Body is thick and the end is bitter. Carbonation is medium.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (9411) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Smooth and toasty pils malts greet herbal hops and mineral whispers in this fine Helles.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam surrounds the shiny clear golden.
-Malt structure is refined and bright.
-The fine bubbling leaves plenty of room for the malts to shine.
-I could pound this one regularly.

On tap at Spitalgarten.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (5019) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 16, 2014
(Bue sur place): Mielleux, rond avec une franche finale. Contraste abrupte entre les sucres et l’amertume. Intéressant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kappldav123 (5918) - GERMANY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle looks very simple but okay. Beer in the glass zippy, nice head. Starts mild, malty, not too dry. A bit metallically. Finish with light fruity-spicy hints. Okay.

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