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von Trapp Golden Helles Lager

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our lightest offering, “Helles” is German for “bright.” It is golden in color, and is a crisp, easy drinking beer for all occasions, a true session lager. The spicy hop characters are a bit more subdued and in balance with hops. It is our only lager that is filtered.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (3446) - New York, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Tap at Troy beer fest. Golden pour. Nose is grainy. Tastes of grain, grass, cereal and some bread. Light bodied.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tapefuzz (126) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 6, 2016
Draught. Pours a clear pale yellow with a smallish white head. Aroma is grain, hops, and yeast. Taste is much the same with a little sweetness up front and some bread. Lightly spicy. Yeast in the finish. Light-medium body. Too lively carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (1767) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 31, 2016
Pours hazy golden color with white head. Aroma is grain, floral hops, and and herbal yeast. Flavor is crisp citrus I start wirh grainy, grassy, malt. Floral hops and spicy, herbal yeast finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5964) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 26, 2016
On tap at von Trapp taproom pours out a crisp golden topped with a white head. Nose is grassy hops some cereal malts. Taste is more of the nice light hops and cereal.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9538) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2016
Can, sent by SlovakSniper (thanks Pat!) and shared at RBAG. Clear bright yellow. Clean grains, lightly sweet and bready, with a kiss of lemon skin bitterness. Nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfearnley (1805) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle to tulip Consummation: Wheat, syrupy lemon, some yeast Adjunct: Honey, wheat, lemon; pale yellow

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (12695) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2016
Can - Light sweet grains. Clear gold with a decent white head. Nice touch of grains and bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaBeer1972 (1824) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 29, 2016
Single bottle from Wines & More Wareham. A clear light golden color. Thin white head. Flavor and texture is certainly soft and bright as advertised. Crisp and refreshing with a light spicy hop backbone. Long dry finish. A nice example of the style.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinsenn (1993) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2016
On tap at brewpub. Grassy European lager aroma. Refreshing lagery taste, mild skunky bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14930) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Draft - pours yellow white head - nose/taste of light toasted bread and white sugar soft yeast - medium body
Earlier Rating: 8/18/2013 Total Score: 3.3
Bottle/Growler. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of cereal, toasted grain and sweet malt. Lighter medium body.


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