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RATINGS: 1026   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
A good beer takes its time. The long storage makes our yellow bright lager, Original, a flavourful beer enjoyed with fine pored, white foam. With a mild hoppy note and its pleasant fresh spicy taste, it goes very well with salads, poultry, stews or with a hearty snack. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gripweed57 (2134) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2017
500 ml bottle. Brassy gold color topped by a large dense rocky white head. Pleasant malty aroma. Sharp tasty light malt flavor is balanced nicely by a crisp dry grassy hop finish. Clean and straight forward. Easily drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
venom666 (1001) - Elche, Alicante, SPAIN - MAY 14, 2017
As Original Helles. Pours a clean golden color with medium white head. Aroma is crisp and grassy, with cereal and sweet malty notes and also a spicy note to it. Taste follows the nose, grass, citrus, bread, cereals and herbal finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerstar88 (585) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2017
Goldgelb im Glas mit stabiler Schaumkrone. Malzbetonter Antrunk, frisch wrziger Krper, feingehopft im Abgang.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tapefuzz (430) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 30, 2017
11.2oz bottle. Pours a clear pale gold with a medium white head. Aroma is sweet with grass, herbs, and some spice. Taste is sweet grain, grass, and a little bit of spice. Light body; bordering on light-medium. Average carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TAR (2732) - Marshall (Asheville area), North Carolina, USA - APR 18, 2017
Draft: Clear sunflower gold. Wispy white foam. Dirty aroma of unspent malt, grape candy, beeswax, lemon curd. Light notes of concrete, popcorn and flowers. Tight carbonation. Dry and mineral-charged on initial sip, with equally stiff maltiness lending excellent structure to the admirably lean body. Quickly spoiling things is a strong note of chalky grape candy, and some huskiness is detected as well. Gravelly yeast and a touch of DMS (cauliflower) plagues the cleanness late. What the malt lacks in depth makes up for it with its vivid definition and assertive snappiness. A smattering of sweet Hallertau-derived nectar and honeysuckle lend some succulence in the dry and balanced, yet DMS- and vanilla-taffy-tainted, closing. Note of creamed corn lingers. Something is very amiss with this and Im curious how the brewers are satisfied with the end result. For one, theres a raw grain character that mars the aroma, and the fermentation has some issues with the grape, gravel and DMS notes. Lengthy lagering time or not, this needs some serious fine-tuning in order to be enjoyable like I remember it being some years ago.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wombat23 (1287) - Texas, USA - APR 16, 2017
Bottle. Pours pale clear gold with a white head. Aroma of light malt. Taste is light malt, hay. Finish is mild all around.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (2972) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2017
Sampled at the Brustberl Weihenstephan. Small head. Clear solid yellow color. Low malty aroma. Mild hoppiness and bitterness, like most helles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (7705) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - APR 6, 2017
Pint at the Grandview Theater on 3/26/17. Pours clear gold with a thick white head. Aroma of malt, crisp lager yeast and berry (guessing that is not really the beer, but the lines at this place?). Sweet malt flavor with a crisp lager yeast finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (4323) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2017
Clear yellow, white lacing foam head. Barley aroma and typical weak taste for this style. Nothing wrong with this beer, it is what it is. (Velp 201704)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (938) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2017
L: -pours a clear straw golden with a medium,foamy,white head -medium to high carbonation visible S: -spicy,honey,doughy,citrus,herbs T: malt -light to medium bitterniss for the style F: -medium,soft carbonation -light body O: Basically a very good,spot-on Helles Lager.

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