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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Traditional and Sweet. This Munich style Helles bears all its delicacies for you to enjoy with nothing to hide. Sweet candy-like malt sweetness and a hint of German noble hop flavor and aroma is what this craft lager is all about. Additional Information: When Ben (Hangar 24’s owner) and his wife Jessica were touring Germany on their Honeymoon they stopped at the Hoffbrau House in Munich and were amazed when they tasted their Helles. Lighter beers are normally boring, but well made Helles beer is definitely an exception and is now brewed for you in the only way Helles should be enjoyed. fresh and local.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (1609) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Gotta love that "sweet candy-like malt sweetness." A crisp clean brew. Refreshing, if a bit simple. Crisp bittersweet finish as well. Not as cool as I’d hoped, but not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (3760) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2014
16 oz: on tap in The Monkey Paw, San Diego on 18th March 2014. Light golden with a white crown that tried to hang around for a while. Crisp and almost sharp in the mouth, almost odourless (like most lager/pilsners) with a slight malt hint. The taste leaned towards maltiness with the hops keeping the beer balanced and on an even keel. An OK Helles in all aspects.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
amazinwlrdfood (11) - California, USA - APR 29, 2014
Excellent Helles-style beer. It is an under brewed style in the USA. On tap it seemed a little bit under carbonated in comparison to what you would be served in Germany or Austria.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (978) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Pours a crisp yellow color with a sweet hops aroma. Taste is surprisingly sweet, almost candy like. A mild candy corn flavor. This beer is tasty for a light beer and the sweetness adds a nice twist. Not a beer I’d go out of my way for, but would order it if available.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALLOVATE (2406) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2014
After a rough pour it produces up a pastel, sunny gold, shy of bright, with a flaccid, soppy white mess atop. Spicy, hoppy, lemon balm and Vietnamese mint dominated nose with just a flush of candied citrus and grass. Soft and subtle palate. Quite creamy giving it a false fullness with a dry, softly bitter and peppery finish. There is a juicy burst of citrus that gives it a plump sweetness too. The base malt is dusty and a little grainy and balances in well. Doesn’t represent the Münchener Helles we all know but as a lager it is a tasty and refreshing bench sitter. Not much length, it is crisp, clean and drinks well even as it warms. This is a very pleasing lager. Good stuff! (12fl.Oz can, coded 2 10 30 A 1 80, Cellarbrations Carlisle)

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8020) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Sample at GABF 2013. DMS-heavy nose of concrete mix and vegetables with burnt grain malt and noticeable diacetyl. Starchy and husky with a watery, thin, low acid, flabby body. Low bitterness, seemingly low sweetness but I think it’s more the sourness of the grains that leaves that impression on me.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (566) - - JUL 30, 2013
Had a pint on tap at Mohawk Bend. Delicious, a bit on the round side, but still very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2388) - California, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Hazy golden yellow, moderate sized white head, good retention. Aroma is bread, grain, lightly fruity. Lighter bodied, drinkable, a touch too grainy but still quite drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2539) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Overall decent lager, on tap in santa monica, cold, light, clear, easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brain_Parasite (70) - California, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Pours golden with a medium fluffy white head. Aroma is mild, mainly bread notes with a little bit of honey. Good flavor, sweet berries and citrus. Very delicate.


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