thirdeye11 (6073) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2010
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
(.5L bottle best by 10-8-10 thanks to bu11zeye) clear pale yellow with a lasting white head. Nose of sugar, grain mash and not much else. Taste of sugar, stale biscuit, wheat, and cracker with a sweet oily body and linger of more stale grains.
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, thin yellow color with tropical fruit aroma, flavor is lemony malts with a nice finish
Sammer (1118) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle shared by bu11zeye. White wine looking headless pour. Nose is a bit malty and spicy. Taste is grassy, with mild notes of malt and hops. Pretty average stuff.
mar (5256) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured yellow with a white head. nose is grass and plain. nice on the palate, flavor is fruity malts, clean finish, not much else.
culchiem (3559) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Light golden colour with a white head. Quite a dry taste with a bitter finish.
Dedollewaitor (15579) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Fonefan. Thanks Jan. Pours clear golden with a small white head and lacings. Very grassy and hoppy. Crisp, dry and a very nice German overall. Medium bodied.
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
.5L bottle - Shared w/ SkyCop32. Picked up at Maruhn Getränke in Darmstadt. Pours a clear golden yellow color. Aromas of grass, cheerios, and a touch of flowers. Flavor is kinda sweet to start, citrusy finish with some hop notes.
rosenbergh (10658) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 13, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500 ml bottle. From Germany (beerangel.com).
Clear golden colour with small white head.
Grassy (some rubber) hoppy aroma.
Bitter grassy hoppy flavour. Some grainy maltiness in aftertaste.
altonbrownd (5770) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 19, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Light yellow body with slight head. Sweet, grassy nose. Flavour of hops and grass. Quite watery. Nice fruit tastes too. Sweet malt flavours throughout. Nice.
muffel (150) - Lower Saxony, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2010
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle 500ml. Medium (~2cm) white head, light golden color. Low carbonation. Very sweet, malty, smooth, some citrus and easily drinkable. Just a little bit of bitterness in the aftertaste. An ok beer, but really nothing special for a Helles.