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RATINGS: 286   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!


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2012
golden color, aroma is earthy, grain, toast, flavor is the same, crisp clean finish good for the style


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sitzds (291) - - AUG 26, 2014
Poured from the can into a shaker pint at the FL condo. Clear yellow-gold body with a foamy white head. No lacing. Aroma is grain, grass, a bit of spice, and light malt. Taste is floral and grassy with a touch of noble hop spice. Some cereal sweetness to the backbone. Medium-light body, just barely creamy texture, above average carbonation, and a grassy bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Petkus331 (264) - Redford, Michigan, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Aroma of mildly sweet caramel and toffee. Appears clear yellow, minimal carbonation, thin ring of foam.taste is simple, caramel and some mildly bitter Euro hops. Palate is fizzy and nice. Overall, as intended, this would be a great beer for a hot day.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (435) - Michigan, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Tap. Clear dark yellow. Wheaty nose. Yeasty and mouth-watering. Notes of lemon, other citrus. Grew on me.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deaconmike (381) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Poured from a can. Clear straw color with fizzy white head. Grainy aroma. Taste is grainy and soapy with a touch of hops in the finish. Somewhat foamy mouthfeel. I didn’t really care for this one, but I’m not a lager guy.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Not a fan of Helles! The only brew so far from CCB that I have been disappointed in..maybe I should wait until it is hotter than helles outside and give this beer another try!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Tuscany56 (4) - - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Agave nectar finish, very clean! A perfect summer beer. Congrats CC, this one is a keeper! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jp1971 (1) - - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Nose of a cooked goose with a side of Mac and cheese. The mouthfeel reminded me of salty lemonade mixed with Greek yogurt. Picking up hints of lemon, huckleberry, and patte. Paired well with Applebee's potato skin appetizers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (5840) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Six weeks in a can. Clear yellow color with white head. Dusty cracker malt, peppery, spicy aromas. Light body with average carbonation. Dusty pale malt, peppery salty flavors with some light fruit sweetness____crisp bitter finish---not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (655) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Aroma of yeast, herbs and hops. Pale straw color not much head. Hoppy taste, with a dry, chalky feel with a chalky finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hallinghansen (2044) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2014
Flight at the brewpub. Clear yellow body with a small white head. Light malt, grain, light hops, soap, fruity. Decent.


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