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RATINGS: 423   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Previously known as All Malt Lager (Helles)


1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Funknmilla (693) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2014
12 oz bottle....yellow/straw w/ a small off white head.... -smells like a lager’ -up front sour matiness -nothing to it -let me rephrase...nothing great to it -I don’t think I’m a lager fan ...this beer was a reminder of that -its not the worst lager I’ve ever had...but wouldn’t buy again (unless they change the recipe) -I had to drink it quickly because I didn’t care for the aftertaste of sour -rating from 2-9-2010

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
"i think this one was way better than the avg. indicates. grand champion indeed. might wanna change that all malt lager pic though - different beer. mellow but enticing earthy fruity aroma. wonderful to taste and very well balanced. one of the best in catergory."

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (6715) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 14, 2014
Tap at Pony Bar. Medium gold color with lace. Nice malty, biscuit nose. Light bitterness, nice lemony, floral hops at first, but in the end, rather plain.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1823) - - AUG 11, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 11-4-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – Poured a pale yellow colored brew with a big white head. The head has a good level of retention but eventually fades to leave very little lacing. Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a bready and caramel smell with some lighter hints of citrus. Taste – The taste on this one is rather simple and non-complex. It taste begins with some lighter malty and bready flavor. These flavors are soon met by a light caramel sweetness and a light citrus flavor which take the taste to its end. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is light and the carbonation rather average. The light body suited the simplicity of the beer very well. A little more carbonation may have better suited the brew however by making it even more refreshing. With that said however, the mouthfeel overall was still done rather nicely. Overall – Very easy drinking and a nice session style brew. Good for drinking on long nights with pals.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1628) - - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle. Clear pale gold with a tight white head. Aroma is corn like malt and some light fruity sweetness. Taste follows closely. Solid mouthfeel and lively carb. Super drinkable. One of the better readily available lagers I've had.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (684) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2014 Bottle. Clear gold. Aroma of sweet corn, pilsner malt, and light grains. The taste is sweet, light, and clean with some lemon and biscuit mixed in. One of the best lagers I’ve had - no bite, super smooth with prominent German malts. Clean but, rich mouthfeel with high carbonation. Very very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
60minuteman (854) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle. Lots of malt. Dark malt, some spice, molasses, and more malt. A medium bodied brew. Pretty quick in duration. Straight and to the point but it is well done.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (2264) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance has a clear light golden color, small frothy head, fast fading head leaves rings and spotty lacing. The smell has mainly just malts, not much else. The taste is sweet through the malts. The palate is about a light to medium on the body, sessionable, sweet aftertaste and sweet and watery finish. Overall, its an easy drinking Munich Helles, decent for the style, good for me and great with food.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (4679) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 10, 2014
pours clear bright yellow with a small white cap, little retention and lacing. grassy noble german hops, fresh maltiness and cereals - slightly corny, hint of sulfur, some fruitiness, chalky and slightly dusty/minerals. hint of cardboard and lemon. moderate carbonation, light body, dry crisp and lightly bittering herbal-grassy finish. quenching. underwhelmed by its macro-allure. o-k, still..

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bmerz (715) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Draught at barcade. Very light and clear no head or lace. Aroma is light crisp lemony, dry grass, biscuit sweetness. Flavor is very similar. Slight metallic end. Feel is watery, zingy, refreshing. Very drinkable and nice for what it is. Always happy to have a decent classic lager option.


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