Brewed by Brauerei Carl Wittmann
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Landshut, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Unverwechselbar und immer gleich gut. Unser Orginal ist seit Generationen der Beweis bester Braukunst. Voll ausgereift, feinwrzig frisch - fr alle, die Heimat, altbayerische Tradition und Lebensart genieen wollen. Stammwrze 11,5 %, Alkoholgehalt 4,9 % vol.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jb (3157) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Quite solid for the style. Clear gold, some lace. Nose is grassy, not my fave. Taste is clean and crisp and finishes dry with that slight German metallic hop finish that I dig. No off notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rustbucket0873 (447) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - DEC 4, 2016
pours Light to medium gold pour, soft white head that fades slowly and nice lacing. Malt, grain, earthy, grass aroma, smells like fresh milled grain or flour. Flavor is Biscuit, malt-accented flavor with some yeast esters, hints of grass and hay. body is Crisp, dry mouthfeel, light body. Overall basic.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tapthis (272) - Baytown, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2016
Pours a dull clear yellow with a white head, no lacing. Tastes of sweet malts/grains. Some yeast flavors (maybe with some old honey). Armor is of wet grains

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentAle (1662) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 2, 2016
Pale aroma of sweet grains and honey. Light sulphur and clove on finish. Taste is basic sweet european malts amd some bland honey amd caramel flavors. Shallow finish with basic bittering hops. Appearance is a clear straw with a frothy head that retains quite well. An ok session lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (7768) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 1, 2016
Tallahassee, Fl - Costco - half litre can - can #11 of the German Advent Calendar 24 pak. Light to medium gold pour with a thin, soft white head that fades quickly and nice bubble action. Grainy aroma some hard water accents. Biscuity, malt-accented flavor with some yeasty notes. Some salt and mineral water in the finish. Crisp, dry mouthfeel. Good basic Dortmunder.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (6014) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2016
16.9 ounce can poured into a pilsner glass. The beer is a clear gold with a big head of white foam. The aroma has soft, grainy, doughy notes. Grassy and a little herbal. I get a bit of butterscotch in there as well. Dry, crisp finish. Moderately bitter through the finish. Lighter in body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (14895) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 11, 2016
Can from an Egerer Advent pack. Pours bright gold with a white head. Flavor of bready with a touch of mixed grass and spice. Med body almost. Flavor is clean light malt with a spicy note. Flavors are pleasant, tho not very strong. Clean, yes. Not crisp, really. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
16erBlech (505) - Burgenland, AUSTRIA - OCT 30, 2016
0,5l can out of Beer Tasting Box. Average. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 21, 2016
Rating #2198 - 2015.12.01 - Can #1 in the BeerAdvent Calendar for Costco. Clear, pale yellow pour with a weak white foam that fizzes away quickly. Aroma is toast, mild grass. Taste is mild floral hops, mild grainy, mild toffee sweet, and quite grainy on the finish, which is dry, but crisp. Mouthfeel is bubbly, but satisfying.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TAR (2729) - Marshall (Asheville area), North Carolina, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle purchased and consumed at Freising Train Station, Bavaria, best by 9/30/16, consumed Nov. 2015: Beaming golden. Stiff, fluffy foam. Defective nose of canned peas, decaying hay, fusel alcohol, jelly candy and DMS. Hint of flowery Hallertauer. Restrained carbonation leaves a foamy residue on the tongue. Soft lemony and floral hops are soon hushed by husky and simplistic pils malt. Light DMS gives a fuzzy vegetal characteristic which adds weight and muddles things. Soggy white bread and damp hay emerge from the sloppy malt. Prickly, indiscreet alcohol and rotting Red Delicious apple notes further mar things. Wet, soapy and paintlike finish shows a touch of flowers, but its quite dull and the malt remains rather limp and husky. Fairly dirty aftertaste of grain husks and metal. Very industrial and seems carelessly made.

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