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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!


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quietman (173) - Florida, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Clear yellow. White head. Lemon,apricot and bread aroma.More body than I expected.Slightly sweet, a little bitter. The flavor is mild.Something like a medium white wine with carbonation.Good.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vestlake (217) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Can pour. Cloudy yellow, minimal head. Nice lager taste with some banana-like flavor as well. IMO, the banana flavor is a little much and mildly distracting.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dandeman (649) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2015
Canette au Reservoir, Waterbury Vt. Le grain est présent mais avec un accent citronné qui la rend légčre en bouche. Présence de houblons herbacés et citronnés. Drôle de lager.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blklab2007 (2086) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Can poured a light golden color with a thin coating of white head. Aroma has grains, mild yeasts, and some faint hops. Mouth feel is light with good carbonation. Flavor centers on the grains, mild supporting malt, and a light bit of hops on the back end.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
e303 (226) - - MAY 8, 2015
Really nice example of the style. Little to no hops. A lot of soda bread, biscuity, light malt. Really nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4954) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2015
6 pack from local Publix cons 2015-05-06 Spring Hill, FL AR: cardboardbox, corn, white bread AP; wee dizzy yellow, wee head F; white bread, caramel, sweet mouthfeel, dry finish - yeah a beer for s hot day.... I was a wee bit sad when I checker the bottom of the can: canned feb/03/15

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2367) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2015
nice malt flavor full of malt and farina with a sweetness that is refined. kind of soda malt in a way but not overdone this is a nice helles without the darker malt gimmick.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DarkSong (330) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - APR 23, 2015
12 oz can poured into a Boston lager glass. It pours a slightly hazy straw yellow color with a medium sized quickly fading white head. It has the aroma of hard candy and bread. It has a bread taste to it and is super refreshing and easy to drink. Excellent beer. I would drink as much as reasonably possible from this brewery if it were available in Georgia.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1540) - Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2015
Old rating. Simple, but so clean and refreshing. Clear golden pour. Bready body with a small hop bite. Solid malty profile. Extra crisp. Super sessionable. Great.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TH28 (238) - - APR 18, 2015
12oz bottle. Code date on can was illegible. Appearance: Light golden and clear, with a moderate white head. Aroma: Bready malt with faint spicy hop. Taste: Sweet, doughy malt with just enough hop bitterness to balance. Slight hint of some vegetal DMS on the backside. Mouthfeel: Light body with a crisp carbonation. Finish: Sweet maltiness lingers, while the bitterness quickly fades away. Overall: Really refreshing Helles. Malt character is bit more sweet than other versions of the style

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
60minuteman (1016) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2015
Simple formula. Well executed. Probably one of my favorite helles. Good level of malt content. So important.


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