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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
COMRADEJOSH (287) - Ft Hood, Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Floral and fruity aroma pairs well with this pale straw colored helles. This beer does very well combining the crisp soft on the palate taste of a helles with a slightly floral and citrus hop taste. Very refreshing and overall balanced beer that is worth getting again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tstamba (295) - Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2014
From a bottle to a shaker. Clear light golden with no head to speak of... Mild pine and citrus aroma and flavor. Not much going on here... Move along...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
geologyguy (644) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - FEB 2, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 smell is sweet, almost like bubble gum! Very mild beer...not as hoppy as you would think...hardly at all! Malty even..but quite mild...picks up slight bitterness with warmth.. x2

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Streak (15) - - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle. Tasted 01/31014. I personally did not like this beer. It poured nice and the aroma was pleasant. But the flavor was, to me, very bland and unexciting. I would not get it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Suckas! :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bierkrug (2133) - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2014 330 ml bottle in Pompano Beach, FLA. Pours a amber orange with a light white head. Aroma is pine and citrus. Taste is pine citrus and spices. Palate is smooth. Not much of a Helles in there at all other than the name. But a fine APA I think it is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (1977) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2014
2oz sample at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Pours golden in color with a small white head. Aroma is herbal, citrus hops, and slightly yeasty. Taste of sweet grains and a light citrus hop profile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (1886) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a tan brown color. Hoppy taste with a smooth crispness. Taste is weaty and slightly hoppy ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (1890) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Light and malty, a bit sweet. Caramel and nuts, hints of citrus zest. Rolling finish with a bit of hops. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (6291) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2014
12 oz. bottle at a friend’s party. It’s a clear, pale golden color with a white head and some visible carbonation bubbles. Nothing surprising about this one- very mild hop character, pale malts, and a little fruitiness, as well. But also nothing that seemed off for the style. Pretty fresh and satisfying, actually. Light-bodied, with a clean, crisp mouthfeel and moderate to medium carbonation. For this brewery, you could do a lot worse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
akoeninger (401) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Golden and clear some white head and lacing. Grassy aroma and taste with some bitterness. Some sweetness too. Not terribly bland, but also disappointed that the Citra hops don't make more of an impact. Still smooth and drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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