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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Das typisch bayerische helle Vollbier. Gebräut nach dem bayerischen Reinheitsgebot. Kristallklares Gebirgsquellwasser, ausgesuchte Rohstoffe, eine über tausendjährige Brautradition, zurückgehend auf das Benediktinerkloster Tegernsee, gegründet 746, garantieren ein bekömmliches Bier. 11°

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Reviewed 2/24/13. Thanks to Momar42 for this German curiosity! 500ml bottle into a nonic pint glass. A: Pours a very pale straw color featuring excellent carbonation. The head is a two finger whIte color. It fades at a moderate clip, and leaves nice patches of lacing going down. S: It’s a typical aroma for the style - lots of grassy hops, unobtrusive malts, and some diacetyl. I’d say the latter is a bit more prevalent than I’d like, but a fairly good aroma otherwise. T: At first, the buttery diacetyl presence (just like in the aroma) comes fairly strongly. Luckily, it smooths out into nicely crisp, hoppy bite on the finish. Some slight fruitiness will try to build up, as well. Not ultra interesting, but about what I expect from the style. M: Light and crisp to be sure - but sadly the finish and aftertaste isn’t as dry as I’d like here. For that reason, it lacks great drinkability. It’s got good carbonation, at least. O: Not bad. I’d say this one is a notch or two below the best of the style, though. Worth a try.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marcus_Hessel (4) - - FEB 4, 2016 does not count
Classical Bavarian Lager. Good beer when you are thirsty. Fotos Perfect to fried meals

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (4831) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 30, 2016
2/21/2010 11:07:15 AM Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Light golden body with medium head. Malty nose. Plenty of taste of corn, wheats and malts. Dry texture. Syrupy flavour. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Schlumpfhunter (77) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JAN 28, 2016
Farbe: Helles klares Gold Schaum: mittel, bleibt immer was da. Nase: nur leicht, nach hm Gerste, etwas Keller, ein bissen Säure und bitter. Geschmack: viel Kohlensäure aber feinsprudelig frisch, Säure und Bitterkeit ausgewogen. Runder leicht süßer Abgang. Dann Getreide und Hopfen, schmeckt nach Gras. Schwer zu beschreiben aber nach sicher 100 Gläsern kann ich sagen, dass das das beste Helle aller Zeiten ist. Süffig, erfrischend, ausgewogen, genügend feine Kanten, und leckerer Nachgeschmack, schwer beschreibbar, ein bisschen Kräuter wie ein Almdudler ist da dabei.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SinH4 (1605) - Garching, GERMANY - JAN 22, 2016
Golden color with white head. Aroma is sweet grains, a bit yeasty, not as malty as one expects. Taste is dry, slightly tart, overall quite light. Medium carbonation. Standard Helles, boring but ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
R4N5H (525) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2016
50cl bottle on 03-Jan-2015, brought back as a gift from Frankfurt. Poured into a tankard. Clear golden pale colour with a medium sized white head. Aroma of grain and sweet malt. Light body and medium carbonation. Lightly hopped, with flavour of grain, malt and a bittersweet finish. A refreshing German lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thomas_W1 (312) - Rastatt, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2016
Flasche 0,5l: Helles Gold, klar, feine Perlen, etwas feinporiger Schaum; frische, fruchtige Nase, leichte Zitrusnoten, angenehme Süße, malzig, angenehme Würze, Getreideflocken; im Körper leichte Bitterkeit, sehr mild, leichte Säure, spritzig - cremig, malzige Süße, leichte Würze; angenehm milder Nachgang

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rgf001 (277) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2015
A great helles. Low mittelfrueh and pilsner malt aroma. Good malt flavor, less rich than Augustiner. Great bitterness for a helles. Very well brewed helles.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Piw (629) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - DEC 5, 2015
330ml Flasche. Klar und golden. Kleine Schaumkrone. Vollmundig und süffig im Antrunk. Milder Abgang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BS80 (215) - POLAND - NOV 25, 2015
Year .2015 (Butelka 0,5 litra) ZAKUP - Warszawa - Szklanka typu pinta - schlodzone - Aromat M , Smak M, Ogólnie 3.7

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ectuohy27 (875) - ESTONIA - NOV 24, 2015
Adjunct free but otherwise rather unremarkable. Strong off-hop aroma, slightly more rounded mouthfeel than a pilsner perhaps, but not much else to brag about here. Not really recommended (from a Berlin night shop)

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