Weltenburger Kloster Urtyp Hell
Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg

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From:
Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
 
Germany
Style:
Helles
Ranked #249
ABV:
4.9%
Score:
81
Ranked #27,731
Avg:
3.53 | pDev: 15.3%
Reviews:
53
Ratings:
35
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 22, 2022
Added:
Oct 22, 2002
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  12
SCORE
81
Good
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Reviewed by jkblr from Indiana

3.3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
11.2oz bottle coded 088M0915 (whatever that means) poured into a becher glass at 47° Fahrenheit 4.9% ABV per label. This beer is not labeled as Urtyp, but simply Hell on the label. The beer pours bright light golden yellow with off white head. The head is short lived and settles to a pencil thin ring and a patchwork of tiny bubbles. Sparce lacing. The aroma is mild with sweet and floral notes. The taste is old, oxidized, flat, slightly sweet malt. Mild bitterness. The mouthfeel is thin to medium bodied with above average carbonation and a dry, minerally finish. Overall, not great. Glad I only bought one.
Mar 22, 2022
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.27/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
500 ml bottle, as Weltenburger Kloster Hell, from Vinmonopolet, Nettbutikken. ABV is 4.9%. Clear and pale golden colour, moderate white head. Aroma of floral hops, some grain in the background. The flavour is slightly citric with moderate floral and herbal hops.
Mar 04, 2022
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Reviewed by OlaB from Norway

3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a clear straw yellow color with a medium top off white head that dissolves quickly.
Aroma is of grains,hay,straw, grass, light bread allong with some slight lemon and honey notes.
The taste is medium sweet with grassy and herbal notes allong with some light malt notes. The finish is slightly bitter with some earthy hop notes. Crisp and clean mouthfeel with a medium carbonation and a medium body. An easy drinking and refreshing helles, but you sure find better examples of this style.
Aug 06, 2021
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Rated by matuto from Brazil

3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Too much of carbonation feel. Maybe It should be served warmer.
Jan 07, 2019
 
Rated: 3.87 by mizx from England

Nov 28, 2018
 
Rated: 3.96 by DOCRW from Washington

Oct 28, 2018
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Reviewed by aleigator from Germany

3.83/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a bright golden, slightly hazed golden color with a huge, stable white head.

Smells of a subtle combination of wheat, wet grass, toffee and fresh crushed grains.

Has a light and very refreshing mouthfeel with a high, yet fitting carbonation level.

Tastes of mellow bread dough, wheat and a profound, strawy, toffee quality, which inherits a subtle impression of dryed grass. Finishes sweeter, with more toffee cutting through, while the hops turn equally drier and therefore remain recognizable till the end.

Very nice, drinking super easy with a well pronounced maltiness, well balanced with the subtle hops.
Jul 14, 2018
 
Rated: 4.19 by Anacross from Oregon

Jun 24, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by mike22ne from Massachusetts

Jun 12, 2018
 
Rated: 2.82 by dandy14 from Brazil

Dec 22, 2017
 
Rated: 3.81 by Gooljd from England

Feb 27, 2017
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Reviewed by ScruffySouthpaw from New York

3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Served in a pint glass from a can.

Appearance: Gold color with medium bubbles on the body. White head maybe quitarte of an inch off the body.

Smell: Hope and light malts. Comes off an easy scent and but not that I dulling scent.

Taste: Smooth hops, easy to drink brew.

Mouth: Not sticky but very thirst quenching feel.

Overall: Beer three of my advent calendar and definitely not my favorite style of beer but still a product worth picking up.
Dec 04, 2016
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Reviewed by txmilligan from Texas

3.62/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Received this in a beer advent calendar. Great head, slow dissipation. No real aroma to speak of, but gave no indication of the flavor. The taste was mild and smooth, minimal bitterness. Clean taste and nice mouthfeel. Good beer.
Dec 04, 2016
 
Rated: 3.25 by Rick778 from California

Jul 03, 2016
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Reviewed by josanguapo from Spain

4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From Hipercor. In Bavaria glass. At dinner, after futsal match, with chicken steaks and soup with potatoes and chickpeas. Dont know if its because of the exercise, but Ive really enjoyed it. Very drinkable and with a balanced and pleasant nose and taste. At the level of their superb pilsner.
Mar 04, 2016
 
Rated: 3.85 by powdersoldier from Washington

Dec 08, 2015
 
Rated: 3.08 by dcmchew from Romania

Aug 01, 2015
 
Rated: 3.84 by parintele from Romania

Jul 23, 2015
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Reviewed by Ciocanelu from Romania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Clear golden color with white head. Aroma is grainy with a touch oh bread crust, honey and some earthy hops in the background. Taste is well balanced with a clean malt profile and some astringent and slightly bitter earthy hop notes. Medium body and carbonation. Dry throughout, easy drinking with a lingering astringent feel.
Jul 20, 2015
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Reviewed by RickyS from Germany

3.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pale yellow color with medium retention head that dissipates leaving a somewhat persistent layer of bubbles on top of the beer throughout the drinking. Smell malty, crackery with faint grassy notes. A tiny citrous component as well. The taste is sweeter than expected, very malty, bready, almonds with a faint earthy component. Relatively persistent in the aftertaste. Fizzy carbonation and medium body. Pleasant.
Jul 06, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by Fettpopps from Massachusetts

Jul 04, 2015
 
Rated: 3.93 by HopBelT from Belgium

Jun 10, 2015
 
Rated: 3.89 by SCW from New York

Jun 04, 2015
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Reviewed by janubio from Spain

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pale yellow colour, with a good head and great retention and lace. Smell is clean, with herbs, citrus and spices. Clean palate, medium body. Taste of lemon, grains, herbs. Good and esay drinking beer.
May 23, 2015
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Reviewed by DiUr from Spain

4.09/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Very clear pale yellow, it shows a decent white head with good retention and nice lacing. Clean in the nose, i smell grains, grass, lemon and a hint of honey. The taste is a blend of malts, grassy hops and lemon which stays uniform all along, with only a little sweetness in the background. It finishes dry with almost no aftertaste. Crispy mouthfeel, thin to medium body and great drinkability.

A lighter Helles which i find it to be slightly on the hoppy side and finely complements other offerings from this brewery. It will pair great with a wide variety of foods.
Apr 15, 2015
 
Rated: 3 by mwckiltedsavage from Virginia

Apr 03, 2015
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Rated by Silke_Neryn from Sweden

4.17/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A nice blend between the classic Helles malt profile and a non-offensive - but still slightly more pronounced - hop presence.
Apr 02, 2015
 
Rated: 4.02 by charlzm from California

Jan 24, 2015
 
Rated: 3.2 by Kozsa

Dec 15, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by Fernando_Bastos from Brazil

Dec 14, 2014
 
Rated: 2.75 by olradetbalder from Sweden

Nov 27, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by ygtbsm94 from Utah

Sep 17, 2014
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Reviewed by GONZALOYANNA from Spain

3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
500ml bottle. Stange lager glass. Pale straw color, clear appearance. White froth creates close, small bubbled & lasting crown while leaves lacing & spots on sides. Sulfur, grainy & biscuit aromas. Crispy upfront shows slight citric zest notes. Light body. Moderate to high carbonation. Watery texture. Low bitterness but enough to balances maltiness. Citric bitter/sweet finish & dried aftertaste.
Jun 09, 2014
 
Rated: 2.75 by jsh420 from Illinois

May 21, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by RoyFokker from California

Apr 05, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by nu38 from Thailand

Mar 31, 2014
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Reviewed by oberon from North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
I bought two bottles today one to drink now and one to drink with some of my homeade sausage German potato salad and spoetzl.Pours into a 1/2 liter stein a light to medium golden with a hint of honey color,a large blooming bone white head atop that settles slowly.Cleaner aromas with light toasted grain and mild honey-like funky sweetness.Flavors are also cleaner but with some bread dough and more honey sweetness,a light mineral note underneath.Not much in the frills department here but Iam not looking for that with this beer,I just wanted a good food friendly German lager and I got it.
Feb 17, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by Saind from Netherlands

Jan 28, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

Aug 01, 2013
 
Rated: 3.25 by felipeprates from Brazil

Jun 17, 2013
Weltenburger Kloster Urtyp Hell from Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 88 ratings