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RATINGS: 995   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 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kapusil (1204) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrGrigg182 (324) - Tambov, RUSSIA - MAR 7, 2016
Bottle 0.5 Аромат красивы& добротн& хеллес. Однако же ничего выдающе& Горечь в послевк& слабень&

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (1914) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Keg at Brewdog Camden. A clear golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of grain, bready malts, slight pepper and some spicy, grassy hops. Taste of grain, bready malts, slight lemon and subtle spicy hops. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. A sweet, soft, bready malt bitterness in the finish. Decent aroma with some hop presence but kind of lost in the taste. Isn’t exciting and typically German but it’s decent and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flying_pig (1434) - SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2016
Pint on-tap at Brewdog Glasgow (£4.30):
Great stuff from Weihenstephan, apparently it’s not only wheat beers that they know how to brew well. A very well balance beer that’s crowning glory was how simple & drinkable it was. Everything went together well to make an excellent lager; there was good balance between the sweet touches, grassy hops & the bitterness with nothing seeming to dominate & everything going down easily. A classic helles beer & one that I’d definitely go for again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirstyrabbit (1751) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle. Straw yellow body, small head. Aroma has white bread crust and slightly spicy but generally unassuming German hops. Nice clean taste profile with smooth crisp malts resembling white bread. Finish has a well tweaked modest bitterness. A very good classic Helles, not much to add here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grzesiek79 (4036) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Many thanks for this beer to kevnic2008. Piwo z mala piana dość jasnawym klarownym złocistym kolorze. Bardzo delikatne w zapachu kwiaty nagietka mi się kojarzyly. Smak delikatny, nieskomplikowany piwo tzw "pijalne" a wiec już jest to dla mnie minusem. Oczekiwania mialem sporo większe po Weihenstephan. Chyba wczesniejsza wersja przed zmiana nazwy mogla by być lepsza. Pozatym to nie mój styl

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (4925) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2016
(Weihenstephaner Original Helles) Bottle 500 ml at home, served into a lager glass, ABV 5.1% Deep golden yellow colour on the body,crystal clear of course, with a small and thick white head on top. Quite good retention. Aroma of fresh grass, light malts, faint hops. Taste of bread, malts, dust, grass. Medium thin body, carbonation on the high side but not annoyingly so. Okay beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
greks (322) - GERMANY - JAN 18, 2016
0,5 l NRW-Flasche aus dem Brauereiladen in Weihenstephan. Goldgelb, klar mit reichlich Kohlensäure und einer cremigen Schaumkrone, starkes lacing. Riecht frisch, nach Weizen. Im Geschmack angenehm süßlich

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
King_Alex_II (1228) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 13, 2016
Clear golden color with foam layer. Smells like wet grains. The taste is well balanced, fitting carbonation, light bitterness in the finish and everything. However I don’t like the wet grain taste and aftertaste of the malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ElDesmadre (3160) - Mikołów, POLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Draught. Clean, light malt profile, grainy. Light sweetish, very subtle bitterness. Drinkable but also far from being characterful.

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