Brewed by Brauerei Horneck (Josef Stempfhuber)
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Elsendorf, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Der Hallertauer Hopfentrunk Hell erhält seinem Alkoholgehalt von 4,5% vol. wie alle Hornecker Biere von der Gerste, die von den Landwirten und Lagerhäusern aus der näheren Umgebung bezogen und in der eigenen Mälzerei vermälzt wird. Der Hopfen aus der Hallertau, dem größten und bekanntesten Hopfenanbaugebiets Deutschlands, verleiht dem Hallertauer Hopfentrunk Hell seine besondere Würze. Es schmeckt süffig, natürlich und frisch.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
brugmanneke (283) - - OCT 25, 2012
(50 cl bottle) very pale golden colour, clear, with a foamy white head. Looks kind of watery. Aroma has hints of grass, citrus and cereals and is generally rather subtle. One could also say weak. Taste is lightly bitter. Thin texture, soft carbonation. Nothing really unpleasant about this one, even as it gets warmer. But overall too mild, watery and boring. Would work well as a thirst-quencher, though.

Moravius (1465) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2017
"Hallertauer Hopfentrunk hell", 4,8 %, Flasche (50 cl) von Grabsch, Berlin-Lichterfelde. - Goldgelb, blank. - In der Nase zitroniger, leicht kräuteriger Hopfen (Petersilie) mit ganz zarter, nicht unangenehm muffiger Note. - Antrunk schlank hopfenherb mit zart säuerlich-herber Zitrone und etwas Stroh; recht einspuriges Hopfenprofil. Durchschnittlich rezent, sehr schlank aber nicht dünn sondern angenehm trocken und erfrischend. Im Abgang mild zitronige und kräuterige Hopfenherbe. - Eigenwillig gehopftes, schön trockenes Bier, gar nicht schlecht. Könnte auch als Pilsner durchgehen.

Michael27 (2400) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2017
Aus der Flasche getrunken (Direktlieferung aus der Brauerei). Klares Gold im Glas mit weißer Schaumkrone, die schnell weg ist. In der Nase nasses Gras, im Antrunk mild hopfig. Sehr, sehr leicht....

Gurthnar (6245) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 8, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2017 Bottle. Clean honeyish maltiness, some rust and light hops bitterness and grassy character. Drinkable, but nothing special. Average.

Cuso (8940) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 8, 2017
Bottle,from trade with Beerhunter111, many thanks. Pale golden color with medium white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, light bitte hops. Taste, malt, metallic notes, very light bitter hops.

fajry (2276) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 8, 2017
Flasa od Beerhunter111. Zlata farba, slaba pena. Vona sladova, kukuricna, prazdna. Chut sladka, sladova, cukriky. Zelezita chut.

Beerhunter111 (22974) - P´Castle, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2017
50cl bottle. Pours clear pale golden colour with a huge most good lasting froothy white head. Aroma of mild metallic hops, grainy malt. Taste of mild grassy hops, pale malt, hints of metallic hops, overall not bad.

SinH4 (6393) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - AUG 22, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2015 Standard Helles appearance. Aroma is sweet malts, not really hoppy. Taste is flowery, sweet malts, boring Helles, but very drinkable. Finish is too metallic. Nice foamy mouthfeel. I am not sure what to think of this.

JoeinDahlem (1603) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2015
This beer has such a beautiful name... Really, "Hallertauer Hopfentrunk Hell." It holds such promise. Sadly the liquid does not deliver. It’s clear pale gold, some sticky foam -- so it look all right. Swirling around the glass throws some sweet wort, garbage-like DMS, and barely any hop into the aroma. Lightly sweet, light acidic tang, very low bitterness. I fear that it’s misleading to put the word "hopfen" in the name. Lately I’ve been enjoying some subtle, boring-ish beers but this is below consideration.

WillemsUrenkel (2044) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUN 26, 2015
0,5 l bottle. Also from kappldav123. Thanks a lot! Clear, golden, white head. Looks like expected. Malty with fruity hints on the nose. Taste is malt, grainy, little bit metallic, citrus background. Increasing bitterness. More taste than a standard Helles, but still a Helles.

Erzengel (9617) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 17, 2015
Many thanks to kappldav123 for this bottle! Smooth and malty beginning. Not too deep, not too hoppy. Standart Helles with not much flavour. Highly drinkable though but boring with hints of grain and only a few malty hints. No long aftertaste, nearly no bitterness.

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