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

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RATINGS: 376   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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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ArtificialCyst (1021) - Szczecin, POLAND - JUL 1, 2016
Bottle from Elysium. Aroma: Mostly bready malts, some spicy, flowery and metalic hops. Appearance: Body is golden, head ok but quickly disappears. Taste: Standard helles, bready matliness, some corn, grain, low biterness, some spicy and metallic hops, flowers. Palate: Carbonation medium, finish semi-sweet, body low to medium.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (16598) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
On tap at PIB 2016, pours a hazy blonde with a medium white head. Aroma brings out light crackery malt and a touch of herbal notes. Flavour is similar, with biscuity malt and light herbal qualities. Authentic and clean, but not overly intriguing. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Roger60 (215) - - JUN 23, 2016
Tap Andechser am Dom. Utskt helles s bra dom blir.kanske den bsta.malt och humle i perfekt balans. Dock fr lite i glasen :-)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (3328) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 4, 2016
From the 500 ml. bottle stamped L-2014, So I don;t know if that means it is two years old. Pale yellow pour with quick lasting white fizzy head. Toasted German malts on the nose with grass too. The body is light to medium. The taste has a nice enough sweet German toasted malt presence with a clean, crisp finish, Pretty basic but easy to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scrumpy369 (677) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle shared at home. Straw yellow colour head disappears immediately. Light, refreshing bitter beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
elecpub (2) - Chester, Maryland, USA - MAY 6, 2016 does not count
Went to Andechs some years ago. Loved the Doppelbock. Found the Vollbier Hell at Bay Ridge Wine and Liquors in Annapolis, MD and ultimately bought a case. Its everything I like: good sudsy sweet German lager, reminds me of my visits to Germany when I looked forward to diving into a untried lager at the end of the day. Ive gotten several cases since. This is all about German bier.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rozsoma (998) - Gyr, HUNGARY - MAY 5, 2016
Hell-a-good ez a bier, mr az veg tapintsa is olyan, hogy azonnal inni kell, klnben.... klnben mi? pontosan.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neverleaveopen (253) - GERMANY - APR 29, 2016
Clear, light golden with a fine head. Subtle aroma of hay, grass and some floral notes. Well-balanced taste. Not as good as expected.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tgncc (3126) - Bellmore, New York, USA - APR 6, 2016
The aroma is bread, grass The appearance is clear golden yellow, white head. The flavor is malty, grass, bready. The finish is grassy, spicy, German noble hops medium in body. Uninteresting, but competently brewed.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thegreenrooster (4280) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - APR 2, 2016
Pour is a pale gold with a large white head. Aroma is a nice and bready wet dough with some fresh cut hay. Flavor is clean and adjunct free with the dry pale malt, a touch of bitter hops and a nourishing quality. Very thirst quenching as well. At the source this beer is probably a amazing example of the style. Its still pretty decent after making the journey here.


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