Mahr's Hell | Mahr's Bräu

Mahr's HellMahr's Hell
BA SCORE
79.6%
Liked This Beer
3.98 w/ 147 ratings
Mahr's HellMahr's Hell
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mahr's Bräu
Germany
mahrs.de

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 09-28-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,570
Reviews:
75
Ratings:
147
Liked:
117
Avg:
3.98/5
pDev:
10.05%
Alströms:
4.03
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 147 |  Reviews: 75
Photo of Fettpopps
3/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of angrybabboon
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Consumed 8/16/17

A: Pale to medium gold - crystal clear - pours with a medium size white head, fades to a wispy cap, retains a small to medium collar, leaves some nice streaks of lacing

S: Malts with some depth - light bread, bread dough, grains - toastier than some examples of the style with pretzels, lightly toasted biscuits - some yeasty aromas with a touch of spice and pepper - some light fruitiness with a touch of green apple - not particularly sweet smelling - clean overall

T: Follows the aroma with some really nice malts - fresh baked bread, light bread, some pretzel-like flavor, toast, and biscuits - grains and some pils malt - some lager yeast flavor with a light hint of pepper - touch of green apple - lightly malty sweetness with a hint of honey - touch of minerality - finishes clean with some residual sugar

M: On the light side of medium, medium carbonation, nicely crisp

O: Gimme a hell yeah

I've been drinking a lot of Helles this summer, and I'm really intriqued by the different interpretations of the style. Mahr's Brau leans towards a toastier malt profile. And it works very well.

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Photo of drmeto
3.7/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L:
-pours a clear golden with a medium,frothy,white head
-high carbonation visible
S:
-fresh grain,apples,spicy,honey,floral,lime
T:
-spicy,butter,honey,vanilla,chalky mineral
-medium bitterniss for the style
F:
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
A good Beer that reminds me more of an Export Lager than a Helles.
Doesn't quite reach the heights of Ayinger, Augustiner or Schlenkerla's examples

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Photo of TeachChefs
4.59/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of crownrl28
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jhart96
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of rypkr
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of superspak
4.35/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours fairly crystal clear pale golden yellow color with a 1 finger dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big cracker, bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light honey, herbal, pepper, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance of pale malt and earthy hop flavors; with great strength. Taste of big cracker, bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light honey, herbal, pepper, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of cracker, bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, herbal, pepper, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Incredible robustness and balance of pale malt and earthy hop flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from lingering bitterness, increasing through the glass. Perfectly clean on lager flavors, with zero yeast notes present. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp, bready/grainy, and fairly sticky balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 4.9%. Overall this is an incredible Helles! All around fantastic robustness and balance of pale malt and earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink. Very flavorful for the low ABV, and perfectly balanced. A highly enjoyable offering, best in the style I’ve had to date.

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Photo of shelby415
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NWHopinator
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DBosco
4.52/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.55/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

16.9 oz. bottle

Pours clear straw yellow gold with a creamy white foam head. Smells like apple, pear, grape skin, bready biscuity crackery honey malts, some toasted hay, straw, minty tobacco spice, with floral earthy herbal grass. Tastes like bready biscuity crackery honey malts, some apple, pear, grape skin, lightly toasted hay, straw, minty tobacco spice, with floral earthy herbal grass. Feels medium-light bodied, creamy and crisp with moderate carbonation. Overall a nice Helles lager.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VoxRationis
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SABERG
3.91/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a recently purchased bottle into a pilsner glass
A - Wonderful clarity, lemon drop colored, contemplative carbonation rises slowly.
S - Warm bread rises from the glass, hint of floral hop, biscuit, goldenrod field.
T - Just as the nose, so well dialed in.
F - Medium in body, delightful palate coating, and long bready finish.
O - Stunner, a delightful offering that I hope to have on hand more often.

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Photo of stephens101
4.26/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bright yellow orange with a finger of dense white froth. Smells sweet with touches of honey, orange, bread and straw. More honey and fruity sweetness to the tongue. Soft for the most part, light in body and clean all the way through.

I could drink this all day.

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Photo of Junior
3.77/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OlaB
4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: gives a clear golden color . A small top of head that disolves rapidly leaving some in the middle and in the sides.Decent lacings on the glass .

A: sweet malty aroma. Light malts, some hints of honey and herbal hops.

T&F: much as the aroma the flavour is sweet with malts comfortable in the background, and is balanced pretty good. The hops get noticeable in the finish with a slightly bitter aftertaste, and is good length in the aftertaste.

O: a very good and drinkable beer from a brewery that produce a lot other great beers. I am exited to try more of the beers from Mars brau.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jorgerod99
3.8/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andpit
3.52/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear golden color with white head. Aroma is really clean with a nice malty, even slight honey sweetness. Taste is also malty but not too sweet, just well balanced. Slightly hoppy finish. I really like the mouthfeel on this one, light body but smooth and just the right amount of carbonation. This is a really well made, extremely drinkable helles.

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Photo of Pacioli1445
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PUbeer
4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tykechandler
5/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Mahr's Hell from Mahr's Bräu
Beer rating: 79.6% out of 100 with 147 ratings
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