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RATINGS: 1029   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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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3.8
cazort (561) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2007 Bottle. Very cold tasting...a sort of rich malty flavour, but not heavy in the slightest. There is only a little sweetness and only a little sourness, and a fair dose of bitterness, more than is usual for this style, and I like that. The bitterness has a metallic quality to it but it is not unpleasant. I normally am not a fan of the more "mild" beers but evidently, Germans have a much different standard for "mild", one that I can live with. This is a good beer and I would always be glad to drink it.

3.4
thewolf (12534) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2007
Bottle. A slightly pale yellow with a small white head that laces a touch. Aroma is sweet and malty with a citric bitter edge to it. Slightly high carbonation. Sweet and slightly herbal flavour. Nice.

2.7
bhensonb (15083) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 23, 2007
A light aroma, maybe grassy hop. Light brassy gold color with a substantial white head. A hint of lemon as the glass approaches the lips. Medium body, low carbonation, something of a grassy impact. Arguably hop. Not much malt, and the finish is a grassy bitter. Not that bitter either. More hop than Bud, but not so much as a pilsener. Pleasant. But why?

2.8
AOF (306) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2007
4 oz sample, World Expo of Beer. Frankenmuth, MI. May 19th 2007. 3rd brew of the festival.

2.5
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2007
Rated 4/28/06: Pour is a pale straw yellow with a tiny film on top and little to no lacing. Aroma is weak and a bit grassy. Mouthfeel is thin and sticky. Flavor is average at best but leaning more towards bland. Overall this beer is a major bummer considering their wheat beers are much better than this offering. Next time I will pass.

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undsioux7 (872) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - MAY 11, 2007
Pours very clear yellow with little head that disappears. Has some corn, grass, a bit of spice and a little hop bite. Started out ok, but off flavors come out as it warmed.

3.2
jerome6957 (17) - New York, New York, USA - APR 23, 2007
Sparkling clear, straw colored beer with a brief white head that disappears quickly. Spicy and grassy noble hop aroma pops out instantly, followed by whiffs of nutty grain and light bread. Some traces of corn. Flavor predominantly of strong and spicy hops with a long bitter finish. Gentle malt texture makes an appearance, leaving the beer just slightly balanced toward the bitter. Tart, refreshing and clean. For a lager, this beer packs tons of hop kick, though it comes across as kind of one-dimensional.

2.5
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 14, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of corn, grass, and sweet malt. Flavor of grain, mild hops, malt, and earthiness.

2.7
FrankJohansen (3622) - Sabro, DENMARK - APR 13, 2007
Bottle. Pale yellow colour with a huge white mostly lasting german head. Aroma and taste of fruits, malts. Well balanced. Semi bitter finish.

2.5
HenrikSoegaard (14100) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 13, 2007
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Very pale yellow colour. Week no no aroma. Very mild neutral flavor. Moderate bitter average finish. Oily palate. I think this is way overrated. It doesnt have mush taste.


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