Tegernsee Spezial | Herzoglich Bayerisches Brauhaus Tegernsee

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3.62/5
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43 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Herzoglich Bayerisches Brauhaus Tegernsee
Germany
braustuberl.de

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by paterlodie on 10-02-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,299
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
43
pDev:
14.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 22
Photo of MKV
3.87/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Similar palette to the standard Tegernseer, which is to saw similar to a Bavarian Hell, but a bit darker and fuller bodied flavors. This one was a bit sweeter than the standard, though. It has very good mouthfeel and carbonation balance.

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Photo of Gazz1e
3.97/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of windowside
3.61/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chebode2
3.66/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.67/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This dortmunder export lager pours a light golden color with a fairly high amount of carbonation and a medium, foamy, quickly dissipating, white head. There is really almost no smell, but there is a faint yeastiness if you really take a good whiff. On the initial taste there is almost no flavor either, but then in the aftertaste you get a nice biscuit character and a little sweetness possibly of honey with a very mild hop bitterness that follows. The body is light even compared to a pilsner, which I thought it was at first, and it is very refreshing almost like drinking water. This would be a pretty good summer beer or a beer to have after a workout. What flavor it does have is really quite good. There is nothing at all offensive about this beer, but it is just way too mild and light bodied for my taste. Ayinger Jahrhundert Bier is apparently of the same style, which is hard for me to believe because it is completely different and in my opinion quite a bit better.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear golden color with white head. Aroma has nice bready malt and a fresh hoppiness. Taste is sweet and malty at first, finish is slightly bitter. Clean, bread and honey notes overall. Light to medium body with crisp carbonation. Clean and easy to drink.

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Photo of Malt_Man
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Served cool from 500ml bottle into straight pilsner mug.

L) Light golden colour, clear, medium carbonation for the style, 2cm white bubbly head which fades quite quickly to a thin bubbly film. Definite marks off for the poor head.

S) Actually, very little, which is a big disappointment, as the standard Tegernsee Hell is a very pungent malty Helles. Very faint lager malt odour. Nothing unpleasant, but very disappointing.

T) Back on track here: Soft chewy Munich malt flavour, no real bitterness, very clean flavour.

F) Very clean flavour, very pleasant soft carbonation. The bier's strongest aspect.

O) Decent Helles, I was expecting better based on previous enjoyment of the standard Tegernsee Hell, but extremely drinkable all the same.

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Photo of mikeg67
3.12/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

330 ml bottle. Pours straw with foamy white head and lively carbonation. Aroma is of Noble hops and bready malt. Body is light and smooth. Taste is of bready malt and grassy hops. Finish is long and dry. Good Helles.

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Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AmitC
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JTuomi
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StammBar
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of fr0wn3r
3.45/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Lockk
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Massinga
4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of andy1701
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of flyingpig
3.94/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

500ml Bottle as a Christmas gift:
Yellow to golden colour with a clear body and topped with a thin, foamy white head that settles to a thin lacing covering the surface of the beer and looking very much like a lager should.

Sweet lager malts and some light grassy hops along with a little citrus and touches of freshly cut grass. Thankfully there isn't any skunk coming through but there is some faint hints of vanilla.

Sweet lager malts with a lacing of grassy hops although these are quite light. There is some citrus with the lemon coming out strongest whilst still remaining faint and in the background and some grain too.

Sweet with a medium body and touches of grain but a beer that remains highly drinkable and an easy one to consume. It is a refreshing beer with a well-carbonated body that has a good balance with the of tangs to it as well.

A very good beer and definitely up there with the best lager-style beers I think I have tried. Slightly sweet with a great balance between flavours and one that proved very easy to drink from the start.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of herrburgess
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of LagerDan
5/5  rDev +38.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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Tegernsee Spezial from Herzoglich Bayerisches Brauhaus Tegernsee
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 43 ratings