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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mansquito (4070) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 7, 2015
New Beer Distributors, NYC can: pours light gold with white head. Aroma is bread and light hops. Taste is sweet with a nice bready backbone. I am not sure how much better this is than the originals of this style. It is clean and all but that is about it.

4.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
katrinaez (537) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2015
UPDATED: APR 5, 2015 Very good and slight apricot flavor. Highly recommended. Shocked I Liked it this Much. Good coloring. Tap

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2233) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Can at home while visiting Jacksonville. Pours a lightly hazy gold with a white head. Bready, doughy aroma with lemon. White bread, light honey, lemon... a hint of metal but it's pretty tasty. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (10663) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Draft. Pours yellow. Nose/taste of malty lemon, light crisp biscuit. Lighter bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (7581) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
Draft - Light sweet grains. Clear gold with a decent white head. Sweet grains with the slightest heat. Not enough in my opinion.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hotstuff (4397) - Indiana, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Rated on 5-03-2013 (Can) When poured, this beer has a large very fizzy white head that mostly diminishes, pale yellow transparent body, slow rising carbonation, and no lacing. The aroma is bready, malt, crisp, hops, and spicy. The flavor is semi-sweet, bready, malt, and light spice. The mouthfeel is smooth and this is a light-medium bodied beer. This is a quaffable session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighlanderOne (1063) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Poured from can. Sweet bread aroma. Golden with barely any head. Tasting sweet malt / honey balanced with dry lager hops. Clean, dry feel. Nice beer. Will have to try on a hot day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrmartin (741) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 19, 2015
clear yellow pour. big white head. straw golden pour with white head. dry throughout. skunky malty nose. light crispy body. good for the style. good summer session uneventful

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2442) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Draft at the growler NYC. Pours a cloudy yellow orange color with a head that fades. Slightly hot flavor toward the end. Interesting

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LuckyDog (614) - - DEC 31, 2014
A very light style done exceptionally well. Very delicate. No hops. Another winner from Cigar City.


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