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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Our newest year round beer. A true German Helles brewed with five American hops. Crisp and refreshing Helles beer meets pleasant citrus hop character from Citra, Simcoe, Cluster, Centennial, and Chinook hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HoppyScallywag (56) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Great aroma although I'm getting over a cold so I can't get specific. Anyway, the taste is a nice hoppy bite and it gets a nice bitter flavor that increases for the initial second on the palate and then calms to a nice smooth palate. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
thrashers2x (46) - Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2014
This would act as a decent pool-side beer, but as far as everything else is concerned, skip it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2129) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2014
6/1/2014. From bottle. Light amber color with a white head. Caramel and malty aromas with hints if citrus. Nice hop balance.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ffaoe (223) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 29, 2014
faint aroma. hazy and golden in color with good head. taste is nice and balanced. a little watery though

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Frozer (105) - Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Pours light golden yellow with white head which dissipates quickly and leaves no lacing. Slight hop smell overpowered by biscuit aroma. Light bodied, not very much bitterness or maltyness. Tastes more like a bmc pilsner. The 5 hops are not an ample flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jebert (492) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Pours a beautiful gold with a big white head and lots of effervescence. Nose is lightly of hops. Nice and creamy on the palate, the taste is of lightly roasted grains balance well with various hops. A good tasting straight forward beer, leaning toward a pale ale style. Pairs well with turkey club on marble rye.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shigadeyo (2973) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2014
5/24/2014: Leinenkugel’s Hoppin’ Helles... Floral hop aroma with a bit of light biscuit malt. Flavor is hoppy, but not overly assertive and sems to be a blend of traditional spice and floral hops along with some melon and some citrus. The maltiness is a bit dryand biscuity which isn’t necessarily enough differentiation to call this out as a Helles rather than just another Pale Ale. overall, it’s light and refreshing and good enough for a warm, breezy day while lounging around the yard. 12 fl. oz. bottle (5.5% alc./vol.; AUG1114). Rating #159 for this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjuf1853 (1227) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear, medium gold color with a billowing white head that reduces rather quickly into a thin blanket. Loose, sudsy lacing along the glass. Aroma has a fair bit of malty sweetness up front with citrus hops soon to follow. Flavor is crisp and clean with a touch of hop bitterness in the finish. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dwm1034 (626) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle at Fiddlesticks....pours yellow with thin head....a observable APA....not great but drinkable.....some hoppy bite with a smooth but bitter middle....will have another....good summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brenn79 (1467) - Idaho, USA - APR 25, 2014
12 oz bottle- Pours slightly hazy golden with a one finger head that reduces leaving a nice pillowy white head and layered lace. Aroma is hoppy, citrusy grapefruit, somewhat floral. The taste is very floral, moderate hops, mellow bitter finish. Better than most Leinenkugel beers.

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