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RATINGS: 992   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A good beer takes its time. The long storage makes our yellow bright lager, “Original”, a flavourful beer enjoyed with fine poured, 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.

Formerly known as "Weihenstephaner Original Bayrisch Mild (Premium)".


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spjensen (97) - Davis, California, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Pours light yellow with mild carbonation. Initial notes of malty cereal and finishes with a very light touch of hops. Quite easy to drink and refreshing but still has character.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryrpat (326) - Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2016
Solid larger. Love the Oktoberfest version. Nice sweet lager flavor. Better than what we have in America ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
guzgorog (705) - FRANCE - SEP 3, 2016
Robe blonde pale limpide, mousse blanche moyenne. Nez de céréales, cron flakes, miel. Bouche légère sur des saveurs maltées avec une arrière bouche sucrée de miel. Très bonne buvabilité, plutôt une bière de soif.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (1391) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - SEP 1, 2016
Draught at Biergarten 1040, Tel Aviv. Clear yellowish with white head. Malty aroma with notes of flowers and perfume. Bitter flavor, light hoppy bitterness, malty with notes of flowers. Light-bodied. Nice and easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvsn (1653) - ISRAEL - SEP 1, 2016
On-tap at Biergarten 1040. Clear yellow golden with a persistent creamy head. Aroma of grainy malt and a bit of herbs. Sweetish, malty, grainy, a bit grassy and floral, mild crispy bitterness. Light-bodied. Decent thirst quencher.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (2505) - CROATIA - AUG 18, 2016
Bottle, 500 ml, shared with JFK10000 and Miro. Pours clear golden with medium white head. Malty, sweet, bready, grainy, grassy. Light bodied. Boring.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alex60 (199) - - AUG 3, 2016
Bouteille 50 cl - couleur jaune pale, mousse blanche onctueuse qui ne tient pas, nez sur le malt, l’herbe, gout sur les céréales, le malt, rafraichissante

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Unde (890) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2016
Clear golden yellow beer with smallish head on top and it leaves some nice lacing behind. Aroma has honey sweetness, barley malts and lots of it. Taste is nice and malty, honey sweetness too. Medium body and medium carbonation. Excellent lager, if every lager would be like this.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (1165) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUN 30, 2016
the aroma is malty and herbal with shades of buckwheat and straw... the taste clear and refreshening, malty and tart, with notes of herbs and spices, and with smooth hoppy bitterness... dry and bitter aftertaste...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrjaxson (490) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Beautiful pour creates a fluffy, medium duration head over a golden beer. Bread yeast on the aroma along with a whiff of mowed grass. The light, tangy taste is mostly sweet. This brewery is just so consistent, and it travels 4,500 miles to get to me. The label on the bottle I drank identifies the beer as Original Premium, but who am I to quibble for a lager this delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bulk_Carrier (3736) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Rated to style and properly poured into correct/traditional glassware, obviously the pilsener glass. The appearance was the normal yellow cloudy/haziness with a nice semi-transparent color to it allowing some carbonation to be seen rising at a nice pace. A one finger white foamy head dissipated fairly quickly leaving sticky slim white rings. The smell started off with the crisp sweet corn maltiness. Delicate biscuit to breadiness. Dropping into a light crisp sweet grassiness as it opens up. The taste was mildly malty sweet weaving the bready/biscuit goodness into the sweet corn. Grassy hops blend sweetly. Delicate sweet bready to corn-like aftertaste. Quick semi-malty finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a spectacular sessionability about it. Carbonation finishes soft but acceptable since it is a Helles lager. Overall, as a Helles lager, what’s really wrong with this, I barely see anything. I think the assclowns before me have no clue what they’re looking at. Let’s not re-invent the wheel, people. When rating Helles Lagers, "apples to apples and oranges to oranges," right? We’re not rating a double/imperial stout here. Now pass the bratwurst, please!


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