Hofbrauhaus Berchtesgaden Hell | Hofbrauhaus Berchtesgaden

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3.62/5
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17 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbrauhaus Berchtesgaden
Germany
berchtesgadener-bier.de

Style: German Helles

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bierman9 on 10-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,923
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
17
pDev:
11.33%
 
 
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Ratings: 17 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of DucksFan16
3.03/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

07/03/2017, in Berchtesgaden, Germany.

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Photo of Abe_Froman
3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Klafton
4.28/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sixpoint
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of DOCRW
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of TasteFiend
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of herrburgess
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Mattias
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of Labeorphile
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of chinchill
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Berchtesgadener Hell vom fass. .5l in glass mug at the brewpub.

Crystal clear and sparkling with visible carbonation and a near white head that has moderate duration.
Fine malt and spicy hop aroma but rather faint and subtle.
More flavorful than nose indicates, and it becomes nicely hoppy and mildly bitter by the finish. A bit floral and herbal.

M: near medium body.

O: a fine example of this style, albeit with a weak nose and limited head.

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Photo of EnjoiThePureTrip
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of warrior02a
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of ThirstyBird
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of dasenebler
3.63/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

.5L, Germany, best by April 2011.

Clear yellowy gold with a very nice eggshell head. Excellent lacing, decent retention.

Aroma has lots of grains, some cut grass, and an apple-like note.

The flavor is nice and simple. Lightly sweet and grainy up-front. Dry, snappy finish. Tangy hops, with a bitterness that builds on the palate as the drink continues. I get a slight bit of fruitiness, and something along the lines of apple juice, sort of like the aroma. The mouthfeel has a chalkiness to it, but is at least well-carbonated and fluffy on the tongue.

This is a very solid and clean Helles straight from the Alps. Prost!

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Photo of stcules
2.94/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clean yellow color, with a beautiful very white, compact head.
Malt in the smell, but even som hop notes, quite fresh, herbal, cutted grass.
Not bad the taste, also. Well balaced between malt and hop.
A touch of malt in the aftertaste, but, again, well balanced by a fresh and grassy hop.

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Photo of Bierman9
3.55/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The basic bier in the Hofbrau-Berchtesgaden line-up.... Has a clear, golden color, with a small, white head. Head shrinks quickly and leaves a thin layer, with minimal lace. Nose has a hint of malt, but mostly mild, grassy hops. Body and tongue were both medium...no probs there.... Flavor starts with a touch of mild malt, but it's mostly hoppy, and somewhat bitter. Finishes on the dry end of the spectrum. A decent, basic bier, but there are better out there.

overall: 3.55
appearance: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | mouthfeel: 4 | drinkability: 3.5

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Hofbrauhaus Berchtesgaden Hell from Hofbrauhaus Berchtesgaden
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 17 ratings