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Veldensteiner Original Lager

Brewed by Kaiser Bräu
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Neuhaus an der Pegnitz, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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# Nach guter fränkischer Brautradition natürlich gebraut, klassisch gereift. # Mild, feinherb und erfrischend, mit abgerundetem Hopfenfinish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (1581) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 15, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small head that fades quickly. Aroma of malt aweetness, grain and trace of cirtus in the background. Taste of malt sweetness and grain. Nice bitternes and Clean finish. Fairly light body, crisp and refreshing, with a nice clean feel. Enjoyable that hits the spot.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WillemsUrenkel (731) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - NOV 3, 2014
0,5 l bottle. Pours out in a darker golden, small white head. Little bit malt and grain on the nose. Starts with malt and grain on a low level, little bit apple, minimal herb. Easy to drin. Typical standard Lager, nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (3006) - Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2014
500 ml bottle into lager glass, best before 8/26/2013. Pours slightly hazy golden straw color with a small dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, grape, pear, apple, honey, cracker, biscuit, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Ok aromas with a large amount of fruitiness present with some pale malt and earthy hops in the background; with good strength. Taste of lemon, pear, cracker, biscuit, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Slight earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, cracker, biscuit, light honey, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish. Nice balance of pale malt, earthy hops, and yeast ester notes; with solid robustness and no cloying flavors after the finish. Taste is much more clean and balanced than the nose. A bit on the bland side, but not watery. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and clean mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a solid Munich helles. Other than the overly fruity aromas; taste was pleasant, balanced, and clean; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A pleasant and enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jonb5 (403) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Half litre bottle, poured into over sized Tripel Karmeliet tulip. A: Golden colour, clear, fairly lively looking, large foamy head, decent retention, fair amount of lacing. S: Curious mix of noble hops, Bavarian malts and slight yeasty esters, also slight orangy notes. T: Very malt forward, went from sweet to slight charcoal, also had faint grassy notes. M: Light body, moderate carbonation, smooth enough to go down well. O: A good crisp malty refreshing Helles lager, one of thousands, but a very good every day beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MichaelAwesome (4913) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2014
Laffes Lager mit dünnen Momenten von Getreide, etwas Reis und Malz. Dabei jedoch einfach zu trinken und durchaus erfrischend.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (4923) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a clear golden colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of hops and grass. Taste of mild hops, straw, mild fruits, caramel and hay. Easy and nice to drink - solid beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (8943) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 30, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, leicht würzig. Geschmack angenehm malzig würzig, minimale Bitterkeit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2570) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2013
10/19/2013. 500 ml. fliptop bottle. Pours golden color with a short white head. Aromas of hay, grass, corn, malt. Malty flavors with bread, apples and yeast. Mild hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6572) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle 500 ml
Aroma: solid, great malt depth with gentle noble hop biter. Grassy , tad spicy with herbal mid. Slight sweet malty berry ending.7+
Look: poured as deep gold into light amber, Light yet long living, lasting white top. Rings on glass.
Body/Palate/Taste: medium bodied with tad thinner walls. Sweet front with slight berry hints. Herbal green hop side. Softer finish. Good with traditional Frankonian dinner.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (4394) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Slightly cloudy gold with a busy white head. Bread, honey, malt aroma. Flavour is lightly grainy, grassy. A little stale.... Probably fairly good if fresh.

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