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RATINGS: 885   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.


BigHoss' rating

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BigHoss (171) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Wow! Poured from a 11.2 FL.OZ bottle, I smell a light malt and fresh clean aroma. I taste malt, yeast and nice hop finish. Great beer, very balance.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (9520) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 28, 2014
500ml bottle (Alko Arcadia, Helsinki)
Massive weetabixy aroma, gentle hops. Soft palate, pleasant carbonation. Taste pleasantly malty, and nice noble hops. Very pleasant fresh crisp lager taste, refreshing. Noble hops very nice, but they do get a little papery and metallic after a while. Very nice and hoppy lager. Nice long finish.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
nicocanta (34) - - NOV 21, 2014
Grosse déception pour cette bavaroise qui n’a qu’un goût de pils de bas étage. A oublier. Vite.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monacomelody (23) - Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 15, 2014
Schmackhaftes und im oberen Bereich anzusiedelndes Helles! Wiederholungsbedürftig ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DCLawyer (1545) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle sampler. Pale gold with small white head. Bready malt, hay, grains, lager yeast. Unpleasant for me.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2951) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle, gold pour, white head, nose and taste are lemon, pepper, grassy, lovely

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Willsaar (16) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 16, 2014
This is definitely better than most lagers out there, but coming from Weihenstephaner brewery this is beer is a bit of a letdown. Pours a translucent yellow gold, with a frothy but quickly disapating head. Aromas of yeast and very subtle citrus, which follows through in th flavor. Aroma of grass as well. A smooth mouthfeel, but slightly over bitter on the finish. It’s a standout among lagers, but compared to this brewery’s hefeweizens it’s nothing that impressive.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (2273) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
(Bue sur place en fût): Des grains plein l’arôme avec une bonne charpente mielleuse. Croustillant avec une mince empreinte houblonnée, buvabilité monastique.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (929) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2014 500ml bottle served in a mug glass. A: Pours a pale yellow color. Clear. Forms a big bubbled aired white head. Medium retention and some lacings left S: Sweet grains, bready Lager yeasts and flowery hops T: Slightly sweet upfront. Crispy cereals, sweet malts, bread, Lager yeasts, citrus hops M: Extremely smooth and delicate Helles. Light body and decent carbonation. Balanced jops bitterness aftertaste O: Extremely drinkable. My new favorite Munich Helles Lager. [ BA Review @ 9/30/2012 ]

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ejr (188) - Sarpsborg, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2014
Lys gyllen med et hvit skum. Maltete aroma med innslag av krydder og sitrus. Smaken følger aroma litt mer sødme i smaken, hint av banan.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svesse (6234) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2014
(Draught at Weihenstephaner am Hackeschen Markt, Berlin, 24 July 2014) Pale golden colour with frothy, white head. Malty nose with notes of bread, grass, hay, cereal and a touch of vanilla. Malty taste with bread, grass, hay, hints of tropical fruit and a gentle grassy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a light sweetness. Tasty and well balanced, but doesn’t really stand out. Quite enjoyable.


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