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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Andechs, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A product of traditional multiple mashing, Andechser Vollbier Hell presents a bright straw yellow and clear gleaming look that cannot fail to fascinate. Its head is firm and fine pored. Its aroma is pure and fresh from the cellar, with soft malty accents imbued with floral hoppiness. Its light and soft body leaves a pleasant, tangy taste in the mouth. The mild sweetness marries well with the velvety bitterness of the hops. It concludes on a rounded, harmonious note. Andechser Vollbier Hell is therefore a classical Bavarian Vollbier (11.5% original extract and 4.8% alcohol by volume).

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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexsdad06 (9453) - Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2016
Draft at Dutchs. Pours a clear yellow golden color with a small off white head. The aroma is very mild, basic lager blah. The flavor has sweet corn and grainy lager malt character, grass, mineral notes, light bitterness, meh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IndianaRed (3989) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 8, 2016
On Tap at Prost! Boise. Pale light golden. Big fluffy white head. Light slightly sweet malt flavors. A little banana German yeast flavors. Some pilsenerish hop bite at the end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (5042) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 23, 2016
SIBF 2016, Seattle. Clean light yellow, white foam. Very pale. Lighter grassy malt, nice Euro light sweetness. proper lager. Reasonable diacetyl. Dry cardboard. Quite ok.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thedm (5881) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2016
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind a softly carbonated transparent weak straw yellow colored body and a poor lacing. The weak aroma was straw and musty. The mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a lingering sweet aftertaste. The weak flavor contained notes of straw floral and grass. A decent one but not one that I would consider drinking again.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Muskelbiber (13) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 21, 2016
Leichtes Bier, kein hoch intensiver Geschmack, passt zur Brotzeit oder einfach mal so fr zwischendurch

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1823) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - OCT 9, 2016
Andechser Vollbier Hell has a thick, white head, a hazy, golden appearance, some individual ascending bubbles, and heavy lacing left behind, on the glass. The aroma is of rich, yeasty, herbal white bread and some dried fruit. Taste is of those elements, with even more of a spice zing coming into play. Mouthfeel is medium, and Andechser Vollbier Hell finishes medium dry and easy drinking. RJT

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorgeLee (1856) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2016
On tap at Andechs am Dom, Munich. Light yellow colour, white bubbly foam. Slightly sweeter in the malts than many other helles with a tingling but not obtrusive hop finish. Supremely smashable, real proper drinking beer at its best.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - SEP 30, 2016
Bottle:   Bright straw, vibrant carbonation, moderate frothy white head, little lacing.   Sweet grassy nose, pale breadiness.   Clean on the tongue, very soft breadiness, a bit yeasty, grassy, sweet straw and hay.   Pretty nice Helles.   Not as crisp as others, but its a bit heftier and sweeter, which is fine by me.   Moderate to full body and mouthfeel.   Lingering grassiness.   Nothing out of the ordinary, but solid.   Clean too!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (5760) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 21, 2016
This is a tasty helles. Simple but with a bit of loft to the mouthfeel. Very smooth.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (916) - Berlin, - SEP 12, 2016
Bottle - Medium bitter, aromas of straw and some medium sweet malts. Body is medium to watery, carbonation is high. Nothing special.


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