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RATINGS: 325   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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (8707) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 2, 2014
12 oz. can, pours a cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma brings out light grains and some very subtle herbal notes. Flavour is quite fruity for the style, with some tropical fruits (passionfruit, pineapple and citrus), some light grainy notes, and dry herbal notes. Very refreshing and drinkable. Solid stuff for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (5219) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Clear golden with a thin foamy cap. Nose is crackery and biscuity, somewhat bland. Smooth flavor of toasted biscuit and lagery blonde malts, semi sweet, and and a wee touch of corn. Not shabby.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (4130) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Can. Pours clear gold with frothy off-white head. Aroma is toasted and cereal malts, butterscotch, floral notes, and light citrus. Flavor is dry malts, light toast, lager yeast, light fruit esters, and faint hops; dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (3032) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2014
From a can. Pours hazy gold with a frothy white head. Tastes malty and sweet, nutty and like resin, dough, biscuits. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like malt, musk, chalky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nealblind (1007) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Slight cloudy gold pour good white head. Aroma orangey beany sweet grapy. Tastes dry refreshing slight sourdough slight hoppy finish. Dry chewy palate. About as good as it gets for Amer-German brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thegreenrooster (3459) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Pour is a hazy yellow with a large white head. Aroma is a nice biscuit/bready malt with some grass. Flavor is a little on the sweeter side. Thick sweet malts to start then it almost redeems it self with a nice a nice citrusy hop. It’s not bad and I kinda liked it the more I had, it was just a bit so sweet for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gunnar (6200) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2014
Can from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Pours hazy golden with a small creamy white head. Aroma is sweet, fruity orange. Taste is sweet, orange and lemon, reminds me more of a lemonade than beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Pretty good beer. Poured at a good temperature with a nice size, foamy, off-white head that didn't last and no lace. Color is a slightly hazy yellow amber. Aroma is a bit faint, but has malt, hop,grain, spice. Flavor's like nose, carbonic tang in front, then malt, hop, hint of sweet. Body is good, carbonation a tad sharp. Finish is like flavor, a little short, and very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (12140) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Can from Knightly in Orlando, FL. Pours translucent gold with a white head. Aroma is bread with grassy hop. Med body. Flavor matches the aroma. Drinks ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (8972) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2014
Can 355ml @ Geokkjer
Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain and floral. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

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