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RATINGS: 890   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A good beer takes time. The long lager time makes our pale beer a matter of mild, flavourful beer enjoyment. Brewed in accordance with a centuries-old beer tradition on Weihenstephan Hill.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Choos (643) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - OCT 31, 2004
Aroma: hint of formaldahyde, bit of citrus and some malt. Appearance: actual golden yellow colour with a tiny hint of cloudiness. Small quickly dissipating head. Flavour: really mild sweet slightly fruity malt. Some graininess present. Palate: don’t know if it’s because I am drinking it at breakfast but this has some good body to it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2004
Light and delicious. Smooth. Somewhat watery and refreshing, but has a solid sweetness to it. Hoppiness is also delightful. A solid beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SimonLarsen (210) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 3, 2004
Head dies in moments, much the same as the hefe and krystall by the same guys. Looks much the same also. Cloudy yellow body. Small malt aroma. Soft palate, definitely a mild beer. Some citrus lightness to it. Nice enough but you can go local and get just as good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eczematic (1320) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2004
a boring but very pleasant beer. if you’re looking for entertainment from your beer go and have a gueuze or a rauchbier. this is just a very well done malty lager. soft, clean to a fault, simple and drinkable. just enough hops to dry out the full malt. reminded me of hofmark mild.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmm1 (129) - Andorra la Vella, ANDORRA - SEP 20, 2004
Light golden yellow color with a small head short lived. Grassy smell with some maltiness. Mild herbal flavor with some sweetness on the top and some malt to go along. Crisp with a slighty bitter and dry finish. Overall a nice Helles, but not a great one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2004
Nice looks with beautifull golden colour and a solid head. Aroma is malty with only hints of the hops. Flavor begins sweet but ends with a dry bitterness.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ohknaks (44) - USA - SEP 19, 2004
12oz bottle: Pours golden yellow with a white head. This is the definitive classic german pilsner. Despite the 43% rating here, I love this beer. great stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2004
Bottle. Loved this stuff. Dry, herbal and grassy, bitter hops in the finish, and nicely dry to finish, slightly lemony. This is quality, i could have drank this all night.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Padron4KM (563) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - SEP 12, 2004
Pours a pale golden color with a rocky short lived head. minimal lacing. mild aroma. citrus and malt. Flavor is mild, slightly sweet slightly bitter. Average.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 2, 2004
Appearance: clear as a bell, pale yellow, brief white head. Nose: plain as the nose on your face, dry, with slight citrus and honey, but pleasant. Citrusy taste, but mild as mild can be in every way possible, mild and light, light and mild, sticking together like Mutt and Jeff, nothing can tear them apart. Good, tasty, lip-smackin’ texture, though, so, it’s got that going for it. Light’n’breezy, so, it’s perfect when that’s all you what, but frankly, it bores me to bits. As good or better than, oh, say, 85% of all the lagers in the world.


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