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Konig Ludwig Hell - Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG

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Konig Ludwig Hell
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BA SCORE
83
good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Absumaster on 10-08-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

AlexAfonin, Nov 09, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +1.6%

CJ-, Nov 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Oidmoe, Nov 02, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

Jm37000, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Evil_Pidde, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

kojevergas, May 27, 2014
Photo of mmmbirra
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear yellow, pure white head.
Sweet malt aroma, some honey in there as well as perhaps some pear.
Sweet malt taste that's nice and rounded. Full for the style, but of course still quite drinkable as it's a pale lager at about 5% abv. Not too sweet, but virtually no hop presence.
Goes down quick.
If you're looking for a smooth malty helles this is a good one; if you're looking for something with some grassy hops you'll have to look elsewhere. Quite good from the gravity cask.

mmmbirra, Dec 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

herrburgess, May 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

bcsbeer, Dec 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

JohneHoodlum, Oct 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

jhm, Aug 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

parintele, Jul 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

PierceMyers, Mar 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Grebdioz, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of malmquna
3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours golden straw, clear but slightly cloudy, maybe a green tinge. Smells of fruity esters (bananas and pears) and some citrus. I'm a little worried this will be a Jolly Rancher. Head begins big and pillowy, but settles into a nice white lace that somewhat clings to the glass.

Pear and banana are immediately present, riding over an effervescent level of carbonation. Juicy flavors abound, along with some butterscotch, but still some bitterness and yeast character remind you this is a beer. Though rather fruity, there is a good equilibrium between those flavors and the malt, hops, and yeast. That balance and the high carbonation lead to a pleasant mouthfeel.

I'll get this again in the warm months. Probably serve it cold with dessert, or treat myself after a day out in the heat.

malmquna, Jan 22, 2011
Photo of Absumaster
3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A clear, golden colored beer with an initial 2 inch head that settles into a thin white layer of foam.

Smell is strong on the malt and has a slightly pungent, sulfur-like whiff. Some straw notes also. Not unpleasant in any way.

Taste is light and has a pilsner-like taste, but with an extra on the malt side. The beer has a little bigger body than a pilsner would have and mouthfeel is also a bit bigger. Bitterness is medium, but leaves a lingering bitterness when swallowed. Carbonation is a little on the high side, which makes me burp alot.

Absumaster, Oct 08, 2010
Konig Ludwig Hell from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
83 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.