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Adlerkoenig Urtyp Hell | Der HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss

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BA SCORE
3.52/5
Good
38 Ratings
Adlerkoenig Urtyp HellAdlerkoenig Urtyp Hell
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Der HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss
Germany
hirschbraeu.de

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Dentist666 on 02-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,012
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
38
pDev:
15.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
10
Trade:
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Ratings: 38 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of WildMaverick1200
4.11/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a medium yellow, clear beer that pours easily, small head with big bubbles that fades slowly. The smell was heavy of grape and plum, a bit like wine but sweeter. The taste is a like honey, malts, hops and a bit of grape. Very faint hops. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, and very easy to drink. Good! Perfect for a casual, sunny, laid-back afternoon of beer.

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Photo of Beerucee
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light and tastey from Frankfurt airport to lake Jackson.

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Photo of thatsmyspot
3.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rocketcat
2.87/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Good mid-range beer. Some character and nuance on taste.
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Hyvä keskitason olut. Maussa on luonnetta ja vähäistä vivahdetta.

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Photo of VelvetExtract
3.16/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WDJersey
3.37/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Robertas
3.88/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.34/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This helles has a bit of an edge, a sharp hoppy bitterness. Pours clear golden with short foamy head. Sparse carbonation. Aroma is malt and a touch of citrus. Taste is crackers, sourdough, hops and lemon. After working all day on a hot day, this tastes pretty darn good.

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Photo of kojevergas
2.57/5  rDev -27%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

500ml brown glass bottle purchased at a Maxima hypermarket in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Somewhat honeyed, with an unremarkable light malt backbone and generic hopping.

Drinkable albeit forgettable schlock.

C- (2.57) / BELOW AVERAGE

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Photo of TopherBreski
3.23/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Looks like a nice hefe; cloudy yellow with an above average citrus and wheat smell. Taste is a little weak and carbonated for my taste but not bad.

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Photo of captaincoffee
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

There is a lot of good beer to be had in Germany...this isn't one of them. Despite the nice looking bottle, inside is something unremarkable. A thin euro-lager, this has only some weak malt/grain on the nose, a thin palate with a touch of off flavors, and a finish that is not particularly pleasant to me. Sorry, there is too much good beer to try this again.

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Photo of josanguapo
3.31/5  rDev -6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From Hipercor. Last unit. In Paulaner glass. With cheese pok. Watching TV. Very drinkable although nothing special. Wouldnt matter to repeat

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Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.08/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A mild and creamy helles with a hint of sweetness at the end. Beautiful, massive, white head.

A lovely companion for summer heatwaves.

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Photo of beerinabottle
4.68/5  rDev +33%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Refreshing beer with lingering sweet aftertaste. Great label art work and that German clip and plastic cork to open.

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Photo of Sorcerer-Msk
4.43/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

New in Moscow this year

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Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcmchew
3.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fallenshadow
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Looks golden in colour.
Grainy sweet inviting smell.
Tastes of sweet grain, slight bittersweet finish.
Mouth feel is good as the carbonation is low and it's smooth.
Overall really enjoyable lager and would definitely buy again.

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Photo of jadler16
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of virinow
3.87/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of freneticamnesic
3.76/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UrbanH
3.6/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of Kirian
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of Reidrover
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

500ml bottle as seen in the pic. liked the artwork. Bought from Lamb’s Thriftway in Wilsonville OR. $4.59 Pours a clear golden colour with an initially large frothy white head. That fades down fast but leaves OK lace. Ok biscuity,malty aromas. Some sweet floral hop and a touch of dough. Not that bad really. Smooth malty semi-sweet taste..leaves a tinge of the hop in the last of the gulp. KInda weak compared even to the aroma. Its OK in the mouth.. bout average for style. OK drink, not the best but I can drink this

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Beer rating: 3.52 out of 5 with 38 ratings
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