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RATINGS: 994   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
A good beer takes its time. The long storage makes our yellow bright lager, “Original”, a flavourful beer enjoyed with fine pored, white foam. With a mild hoppy note and its pleasant fresh spicy taste, it goes very well with salads, poultry, stews or with a hearty snack. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
odannyob (132) - Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2016
From chilled bottle spilled gently in to lager glass. A quick aroma of thin breads w/sharp edged crust. A color of high yellow and spread goldings. I like it. The six pack I purchased had labeled bottles stating "Original Premium Premium Bavaricum" and the handle "Original Premium". What the Helles. Good stuff, this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hikeg (271) - - APR 21, 2016
Pours clear light golden yellow with average frothy white head. Aroma is very malty, honey, straw. Light sweet, light bitter, smooth short finish. Light body, oily palate, average carbonation. Mellow yet refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lebermilz (225) - GERMANY - APR 18, 2016
On tap. Clear golden, white head. Lactic, metallic, some hops. Smooth, not much hops, slightly sweet. Average Helles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Schlumpfhunter (154) - Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 15, 2016
Farbe: gold Schaum: fein, dann weg Nase: hm klarer Grashopfen, ein bisschen Honig, ungewöhnlich für ein Helles. Geschmack: ui sehr dominanter Hopfen, im Abgang deutlich à la Keller, mit leichter Gerstennote. Das ist nicht meins, eher was für alte Männerkneipen

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
YantarCoast (970) - Moscow, RUSSIA - APR 9, 2016
500ml bottle from Bliznetsy in Moscow. Pours clear gold with a medium white head. Aroma is bread, malt and weak hops. Taste is bread and grains, followed by a mild bitterness. Everything that I would expect from a helles.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bosta (226) - SLOVENIA - APR 7, 2016
UPDATED: APR 7, 2016 0,5l bottle. Pours golden color with medium white head. Malty and grassy aroma. Very smooth malty taste, very fresh. A bit hoppy at the and. Medium body and carbonation. Nice a bit bitter aftertaste. Very good helles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Steffan (67) - WALES - APR 3, 2016
Not one to care too much about aromas but this one’s was a bit of a rough, grassy slightly skunky smell, typical of lagers. Appearance, slightly cloudy dark yellow with one finger head. Taste is wonderful bready smooth malts with a lasting peppery hop finish. Light and slightly bitter on the palate, this helles is a bit more hoppy than most. Overall, smooth as a baby’s behind and alarmingly easy to drink, so well balanced and great on a hot day or after sports. A great session lager but I highly recommend not drinking other beers while your sessioning with this as other beer tastes could ruin your appreciation for this lager’s great balance and subtlety. The best lager in the world in my opinion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McSherman (560) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2016
goldgelb, etwas blass, klar mit weißem Schaum. Süßlich getreidig-malzig, erinnert etwas an milden Honig. Insgesamt ein mildes, süffiges Alltagsbier ohne Schwächen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (12707) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2016
Keg at BD Camden. It pours clear yellow - gold with a medium white head. The aroma is fresh white bread, cereal, straw, grass, lager maltage and perhaps a touch of ginger. The taste is crisp, clean, grassy, light floral, straw, touch of spice, white bread and lemon peel with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate, foamy carbonation.A quality and chuggable lagerbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kapusil (1202) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 9, 2016
0.5l bottle. Clear golden body, white head. Aroma and taste of bread, grains, hay and a tiny bit of spicy hops. A typical helles, not more but not less either.

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