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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A gorgeous, balanced, well-aged GOLDEN LAGER BEER, in the style of Dortmund Germany. Served in a heavy mug. 15 P.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12266) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2006
on tap-pours a white head with yellow color. Aroma is grain. Taste is grain with secondary hops. Up front had good carbonation.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
MartinT (9499) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2004
Drinking milk in a country mortuary...Emptiness, silence, a gust of grainy wind...And then Uncle Bob brings the case of Bud to ease the pain...Ugh...

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2009
Pale golden-straw coloured beer with a creamy white head. The nose is pretty rough. Very cidery with a distinct smell of diacetyl and DMS. Quite a lot of apple and higher alcohols as well. A touch of honey and sweet doughy pale malt. Im not a fan of this one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (8407) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Relatively clean, grainy malts, low bitterness, low sweetness, and quite drinkable. Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AirForceHops (6450) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Draft at the brew pub 1/09/2014. Clear golden color with thin lasting head. Aroma was light malt and vanilla and light funky yeast. Flavor was toasted honey, hints of grain and wheat. Finish was malty with light bitterness. Texture slightly thick, heavy carbonation giving lively mouthfeel. Overall spot on for a Helles

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 18, 2007
On draught at the brewpub. Pours gold with a white lasting head. Smells of biscuits, some wildflowers, hints of fruit, some pepper. Tastes very malty with some nice dry notes. Good for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (6067) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 14, 2005
On draught at the brewery, 4/13/05. Hazy white-gold color, but still quite bright and pleasant looking. Large white head is slowly dissipating to cover, with plenty of lace. Smells of crisp yeast, fresh, floral hops and honey, with a hint of earthiness. Flavor, from the start, integrates the crisp lager yeast, pilsener malt and rustic hops well, with no wateriness and a good medium body. A touch of graininess on the end, mild astringency, but overall a true, if somewhat light, flavor. Some notes of saaz perhaps, with a touch of oranges. Mouthfeel is bubbly and sharp at times, but nothing out of style. I really enjoyed this one, yet it is such a challenging style to brew and even a well-made, enjoyable brew like this does not begin to measure up to the better examples of this style, IMHO.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (5129) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2004
A perfumy, lightly chemical lager aroma with light orange and talcum powder notes. Pale yellow and clear. Fairly sweet, not very edgy, and somewhat starchy (as I found many of their brews.) A bit of fruity hopping. Finish starts to build after a while.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rumproasts (5102) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Tap.Golden with small head. Pretty standard Euro lager style. Its hard to say where this ranks, theyre all the same to me.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kidmartinek (4768) - austin, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Clear, yellow, white head lasts a few minutes. Light lacing. Aroma of light, sweet malt. Medium bite. Pale, leafy sugary taste. Thick finish.


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