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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bigfoof (4) - - JAN 9, 2014 does not count
Nice crisp citrus taste. Seems like its a brew that I could enjoy year around.. but you wouldn’t be catching me having a half case of these

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2496) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Decent lager, crackery dry malts, floral and herbal hops, a little citrus to boot. Overall crisp and nice to drink. Pale golden, lightly cloudy, foamy head. Mostly balanced.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (7945) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
12 ounce bottle, 12/4/13. Pours a clear golden color with a thin fizzy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of doughy malts and grassy hops. The taste is pale bready malts, mild grassy hops. Thin bodied, high carbonation, boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerathon (954) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2013
I’ve heard such good things about this beer, but alas I feel let down. Too much lager skunk/funk going on for my liking. Still very crisp and clean with moderate hop profile. Better than a normal lager, but not that good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuskirk (301) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Got to say that I was pleasantly surprised by this one. Decent aroma. The malt has a smooth bread taste that isn’t too sweet and isn’t too heavy. The hops create a nice fruit balance. The Citra and Centennial hops really shine by imparting a citrus taste that is even and refreshing. I’d happily have one of these, again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seymour (1320) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - DEC 28, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2014 Poured from a 12oz brown bottle into a nucleated pint glass. Crystal-clear golden colour with deep sudsy white foam, long-lasting with lace. Definite American hops aromas right away: grapefruit, pine sap, black currants, Hoppier than a classic Helles lager, bigger and more complex by far than I expected from a Miller subsidiary. Nice grainy, candy-sweet pils malt base underneath, hints of black pepper and vanilla, ever so slight DMS which is true-to-style. Light body, smooth carbonation, well-rounded mouthfeel, lingering bittersweet aftertaste which eventually finishes with a dry hoppy snap. Crisp and refreshing, but with unexpected layers. Wow, this is surprisingly tasty beer, go Leinies!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdenney18 (102) - Lawton, Iowa, USA - DEC 28, 2013
A pint at Rebos. Very good a drinkable beer. Has a hint of hoppiness but is very smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
penguinfinity (90) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Smell is mild, pours golden, fully transparent with a little white head that dissipates into a lace. Taste is pretty mild for a hoppy beer. Overall a little better than average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Funkatrocious (84) - - DEC 25, 2013
Tap at the bar in Rothschild wi. Pours light amber with lasting off white head. Very citrusy. Nice IPA out of Minnesota, perhaps my favoring linenkugela beers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (3243) - Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Poured a clear golden color from the bottle with aromas of hay, malt, light hops and and a touch of toast. Flavors are the same light lemony hops in the flavor this beer works if in a pinch.

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