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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cobra (1100) - - JUN 13, 2003
My first Weihenstephaner beer. Came in a tall, 16 oz. brown bottle. Poured out the color of fresh hay, a very light golden color. Has a fast fading head that left a ring of fine, misty bubbles around the rim of the glass. This is the lightest colored beer I've ever seen. Aromas mostly of fresh hay, with some grassy notes as well. Hersbrucker hops come to the forefront of the aromas as you drink it. Very crisp & refreshing on the palate. I imagine it would go great with some knockwurst, and German Chocolate Cake. A really well made, well balanced beer. Finishes very smoothly. I really like this beer, you might too.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2003
Poured a clear golden yellow with a nice white head. The taste was very similar to most other Helles lagers...this is a beer to enjoy when the mercury rises.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drywallman (334) - Lake in the Hills, Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2003
The nice pillowy head was immediately noticable along with the very pale traw color. Not too malty, and had a decent hop bite. Nothing real exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - MAY 2, 2003
Pours with a nice soft color. Smooth flavor, nicely balanced. Not too spectacular, but very quaffable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (5772) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2003
Pale straw color, no head. ok helles with a malty base. fullbodied, nourishing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - APR 26, 2003
This is a very light bodied, slightly crisp lager. Nothing spectacular, nothing offensive

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2003
I believe that the labeling and name of this beer have changed to “Original Lager” with a blue and white label. Nonetheless, this was still a rather delightful beer. This lager was foggy pale golden in color, produces a gigantic head, smells and tastes of malt and hops, and easy to drink. This is a good beer for the spring season, or any time you want a beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5890) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - APR 12, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2007 Muted yellow color with bit of cloudiness and stark, almost citrusy grain aroma. Yummy sharp malt flavors with the mellow bitterness familiar in German beers. Quite buttery. This is pretty good stuff!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frank (3015) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2003
Pale straw in color. Very mild aroma--just a touch of doughy malt and hops. Also very light as far as flavor goes. Light bodied. Vigorous carbonation. Slightly hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thedm (4971) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAR 24, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2003 This brew was a highly carbonated pour which immediately filled my glass with a white head of small bubbles and a light transparent yellow orange color. Its aroma reminds me of fruits, but its taste is not fruity, but ... man I wish I was better able to describe my tastes. This one escapes me too. It is carbonated and smooth. Very drinkable and does not convey a high alcohol content. It was an easily drinkable beer.

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