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Helles - Vetter Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus Neuenheim

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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Vetter Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus Neuenheim

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: TheSarge on 09-23-2007)
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Reviews by ginemesis:
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Slightly cloudy, bubbles continue throughout the finish. Light straw colored
S - Sweet, malty. Smells like a sack of grain with an extremely faint hoppiness
T - Slight champagne taste due to high carbonation. Strong malt flavor with decent hop presence. Fruity aftertaste
M - Extremely smooth, crisp, and clean.
D - All night long.

ginemesis, Jun 03, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of TheSarge
3.7/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This helles bier pours with a minimal amount of carbonation from my growler I got at the brauhaus. There is little head retention, and only forms a light ring around the rim of the stein. I poured this into a one liter, so perhaps if one would pour this into a smaller glass, you may have better head presentation. The body of this brew is semi-cloudy and is very golden.

This gives off decent aromas characteristic of an export lager. Not overwhelming, but apple and straw like aromas are detectable.

This brew is flavorful with mellow husky and pie crust flavors.

This beer is well balanced and not overwhelming in character, which makes for a good session beer. Pairs well with bbq to chicken and fish dinners.

TheSarge, Sep 23, 2007
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

apootje, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

JakeTheDuck, Jun 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

jrohrbacher, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of rinhaak
3.23/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the Vetter 33 pub in Heidelberg. A fantastic atmosphere, great service, and amazing food. I highly recommended any BA to stop by here.

The beer pours a hazy gold and looks unfiltered (though I have no knowledge as to whether or not it is). It is light like one would expect of a helles, but has a fantastic thick head.

The nose was a little disappointing. It smells like your average German pilsner - little detail or depth, a slight aroma of hops.

With so little character in the nose, I was surprised by the bitterness of the mouth. While this is not a "hoppy" beer by any means, it has a nice, subtle hoppy aftertaste. Unlike several of the other local beers I've had up to this point in other cities (primarily Darmstadt), this is clearly made with real hops and not extracts. It has a nice long finish of malts and hops.

This is a very refreshing and highly drinkable beer. I could easily put down several. So far, one of the better examples of a Helles lager I've had.

rinhaak, Feb 28, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

whatsgoody, Nov 16, 2012
Helles from Vetter Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus Neuenheim
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.