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Foam / Aroma

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The fine, aromatic bouquet of Weihenstephaner Original Helles rises above the handsome, compact foam.

Flavor / Color

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Delicate aromatic notes are not only perceptible in the aroma but also in the flavor. Mild and drinkable with a light, fine, rounded hop flavor on the palate, this helles is a golden straw color and represents the best of Old Bavaria’s native beverage of choice.


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The long maturation period provides the beer with a strong character that pairs well with hearty dishes but also with salads, poultry and stews.

Original Helles

Delicately aromatic though strong in character – Weihenstephan Original Helles is unique and exceptional.

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  • Alcohol content:
    5.1 % by volume
  • Calories:
    215 kcal/0.5 l
  • Drinking temperature:
    6-8 °C
  • Original gravity:
    11.6 % by weight
  • Bitterness:
    21 IBU
  • Bottle size:
    0.33 l/0.5 l
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Gold at the World Beer Awards and at the Australian International Beer Awards, a consistent winner of precious metals: the original helles is extraordinary and an archetype of the style.

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Food Pairing

Rump Steaks with Marinade – Serves 4


4 rump steaks

For the marinade:

200ml Weihenstephaner Korbinian, 2 tbsp white wine vinegar, 3 tbsp medium-hot mustard, 1 tsp honey

Make sure there is enough time for the taste of the marinade to fully flavor the meat. Simply whisk together the ingredients. Before marinating, the steak should be washed and dabbed dry. Then place the rump steaks into the marinade so that they are completely covered. Thicker steaks should be left to marinate for twelve hours, thinner steaks need four to eight hours.

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