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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   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!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3309) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 27, 2013
12 ounce can. Thanks Sean! Pours a slightly hazy pale gold with a nice white head. Aroma of malt, grain, and citrus. Taste is malt, grain, lemon, and a bit of grass. Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ellolovey (441) - Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2013
12 oz can. Pours a hazy straw color with a thin white ring. Sweet malty aroma with cereal and grains. Taste at first is of sweet malts and cereal and then there is a nice spicy tingle of hops. Good carbonation. A little thin. Pretty refreshing. Should be awesome for those hotter than hell summer days that are coming.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsquire (3387) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Very pale yellow color with a small white rim of foam for a head. Nose of old lemon rinds. Some cracker and English muffin notes, with water, lemon rind and a faint tangy orange flavor. Tastes like beer...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bule (690) - California, USA - MAY 19, 2013
12oz can thanks to Ed. Pours a slightly hazy golden color. Malty aroma. Easy drinking with mild malty flavors.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (3014) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 19, 2013
Née le 7 mars 2013, cette bière jaune et voilée montre une tête blanche légèrement fuyante. Son nez, sous cette chaleur écrasante, me semble approprié. Il y a des notes légèrement citronnées, des notes de grains frais et de bons craquelins qui se mêlent à l’air salin de la place. Sur les papilles, la bière se montre agréable avec ses malts pâles et ses notes houblonnées faiblement mordantes mais bien vivantes. Légère sur le palais, cette bière me semble justement nerveuse. La finale est très intéressante mais courte sur des notes sèches et épicées. Une lager définitivement fraîche qui montre un profil malté adorable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crajun (934) - , Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2013
have HATED 2 previous dortmunders I tried; didn’t hate this, but not much too it; generic lager in my book; next!?

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
fluffy (1466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2013
A fairly hoppy lager, I'm not a big fan of this one. I've had better. I'll pass on this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kbutler1 (1349) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Can. Pours a crystal clear yellow color with barely any head. What head there is collects around the glass in tiny white bubbles. Slightly bready notes in the nose. Medium mouthfeel. Slightly sweet start. To me it almost has a plastic like taste, not sure what that is about but I don’t really drink lagers all that much anymore. Decently smooth. Ends rather clean and dry.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (4924) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAY 3, 2013
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a head of frothy medium sized light ivory colored bubbles that were and left behind a uncarbonated hazy dark orange colored body and no lacing. The mild aroma was musty. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The nice flavor contained notes of mild citrus hops and malt. Delicious and one I would certainly buy again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 29, 2013
Can from Total Wine, JAX. Bright light gold pour typical of the style, with medium carbonation. Slightly grainy nose, with some sweet malts and more hops than I expected (a nice addition). Mouthfeel was a bit on the thin and bland side. And while it was an enjoyable quaffer, those hops in the nose were all but indetectable to taste, and the brew ended up a bit washed out and indistinctly malty.


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