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RATINGS: 351   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Why so punny? “Helles” is German for “light colored.” Hotter Than Helles is more than just a (very) silly pun; it perfectly reflects the nature of this beer. A lager meant to be consumed when it’s truly hotter than helles outside. So there are no peppers or spices in this beer!


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlackerMads (2719) - DENMARK - SEP 13, 2013
Can. Pale yellow, white head. Grain, dry grass, flowers, cooked vegetables, Light body, watery texture, really boring, not likely to buy again unless held at gunpoint.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CloakedDagger (1770) - - SEP 13, 2013
Can 35,5 cl. Pours yellow with a slight haze and a lacing white head. Malty nose with a whiff of yeast. Medium body, rich, clean malts with a whiff of flowery hops. Very subdued bitterness. Simple and enjoyable. 130913

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2013
12 oz. can. Straw yellow with a white head. Hoppy aromas with malt, bread, light fruit and grassy nites. Easy to drink.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2013
12oz can thanks to DaTimBennett. Pours a straw yellow with a wheat malt aroma. A bit of a lemon zest taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zathrus13 (1761) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Can, thanks Brian! Pours yellow/gold, with a white head. Aroma is hops, malt, and grain. Flavor is malt, yeast, and hops. Medium body, and a longer finish than expected. This is nice and refreshing, wish it was available locally.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GandGKevin (933) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Thanks for muling it up Ron! Not too bad for a lager. Thirst quenching brew for a blazing hot day.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (3736) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Slightly hazy light golden color with a head that quickly drops to the rim, only a couple of dots of lace. Taste is wheat and light spices (but not coriander) that add a little honey and brown grass through the palate. Bittering is minimal. Light and quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (4981) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 9, 2013
Can (12 oz). From Chris, thanks! Clear yellow with a huge frothy white head and nice lacing. Aroma of cereals, light spices, bread-like notes and light honey. Taste is of cereals, light spices (more than in aroma) and light honeyed malt. Crisp and clean. Light body. Good carbonation. Interesting Helles. Refreshing and drinkable.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
codchef (1) - - AUG 6, 2013 does not count
Drinking it from a can on the beach. A nice change from other typical beach beers. I taste the hops, but not in an unpleasant way for a hot summer day. Not too bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EricTeusink (700) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Phish Lot Beer #3. Pours a lovely pale pear color. Scent is of lemons and grain. Carbonated well. This beer seems similar to a lager only with a slightly maltier finish. Enjoyable on a hot afternoon in an amphitheater parking lot. Can - Grassroots Natural Market - Jacksonville, FL


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