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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lovibond (115) - New York, USA - MAR 6, 2008
From draft, at the Braeustuberl: Aroma nicely balanced between malt and spicy, grassy hops. Flavor is likewise, with a faint sweetness and a hint of fruit. Brilliant deep gold appearance with tight white head which left some lacing. Dangerously drinkable. Perhaps the bottled version does not do as well? I found the draft very enjoyable.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7956) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Straw-like cereals and herbal hops ride this light lager, as sulfury angles pierce the citrusy fruitiness.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-Generous foam tops the pale yellow.
-The light body and prickly effervescence make for an airy mouthfeel.
-Drinkability is sky high.
-Balance is achieved.

Bottle.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (866) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
500ml bottle served in a Weizen glass. A: Pours a clear pale yellow color forming a big white and bubbled head. Medium to low retention but a thin layer is quite persistent in the surface and quite many lacings are formed and leftin the glass S: Classic German Lager in the nose, very grainy with strong notes of sweet malts, bread and flowery hops. Lager yeasts T: Follows the nose. Slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of sweet grains and bready Lager yeast. In overall, a dry beer despite of the sweet grains upfront. End is made of mild and bit citrus hops bitterness. A bit ashy and metallic M: Light body. Medium to high carbonation. Bready and grainy aftertaste O: Good drinkability. Another smooth and easidrinking German Lager beer [ BA Review @ 11/4/2012 ]

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
aleigator (245) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 5, 2014
Has a pale golden-yellow color, with a small head. Nearly no aromas detectable, hints of wheat and sweeter malts, with a grassy hop background. Taste is watery with unpleasantly low carbonation, slightly stale. A refreshing, bitter hop note saves this beer from being undrinkable, which adds character to the usual wheat body among white-bread malts.The hops are noteable till the finsih, getting swallowed by sweeter malts and hay. Has a light-body, with not much to offer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (753) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle 50cl. Clear pale golden color, one finger frothy white head, recedes slowly to thin layer, good lacing; aroma sweet malty, grainy, grass, hint of citrus; taste moderate malty sweet, light bitter, light sour notes; medium body, oily texture, bit prickly on the tongue, soft carbonation; mild bitter lasting finish, slightly sweet. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (1971) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Draught at GBBF 2014. Poured a pale golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of lager malt, bread and corn. Lemon zest in the flavour, with some soft fruit and yeast. Finish was grain, mellow maltiness and some grassy hop bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2432) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Clear pale gold-green with white head. Light hoppy bitter aroma, some grass and some phenol. Light citric taste, a little bitter and a little sweet. Light body, medium carbonation, long, mildly bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6574) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 17, 2014
Tap at the Hirschgarten in Munich. From old notes. A very nice helles. Rich clean malt, and nice hop flavor and bitterness. Better than most of the others I have had recently, more distinguished, and a lot more hops.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (3396) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Keg at the 2014 gbbf . very pale yellow with a lasting white head. Aroma is sweet grains, pils, earthy Nobel hop. Flavour is light grains, floral and light spicy hop. Very clean and crisp. Light palate with highish carbonation. Crisp and refreshing. Decent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ecomie (16) - GERMANY - AUG 13, 2014
Süßer angang mit fruchtiger note. Helles bier und der Abgang ist auch sehr sanft und kommt bei herb an sehr gut!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (1907) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
GBBF 2014 Gravity Dispense. Clear pale bright amber, big white head. Sweet aroma of cereal malt, honey, grass, hay, straw. Taste is sweet cereal malt, with honey, grassy, straw, hay, very light hop bitter prickle and clean lager yeast.


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