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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   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.

Lightrider's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lightrider (307) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle into a ale glass. Pour is a Amber with a lace head. Aroma is hop, and slight malt. Taste is a nice hop bitter. Finish is clean. This is the best ale I have had from this company.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (4004) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2014
From a twist off bottle dated 1/14 it pours like a lager. Slight volatile aroma. First impression is decent co2. Then the typical hop stuff sets in. Not as strong as an IPA mind you, but certainly hoppy in a personality kindah way. Yes, perhaps this is more like a high hopped lager. Not sure if my lager loven taste buds can handle too much of this, tho. However, I must say it is somewhat refreshing in its own way.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TripCampbell (5) - USA - AUG 15, 2014 does not count
Not as hoppin’ as the name implies. Quite average and neutral. Don’t get this if you’re in the mood for an IPA. But if your in the mood for a lager it’s much much better than a Bud

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TATE (297) - Lubec, Maine, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber with no head. Minimal aroma. The hoppin part was misleading as there was minimal hop flavor though it seemed well balanced and to the style while being pretty light and easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
eruizgarcia (196) - - JUL 18, 2014
A bit funky and watery, but pretty well balanced, pleasantly sweet and easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmikolich (1446) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Nice try leinie, good hop aroma, good hop presence but the mixture of a helles with this much hops just doesnt balance right, doesnt come across right.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shanebrews (173) - Texas, USA - JUL 8, 2014
A bright beer. The color is golden and the carbonation mild. The flavor is mild with toasted malt, semi-sweet, and citrusy. The palate is light and crisp. A generic helles but a refreshing brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rubbishystuff (1823) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
At Epplyana Well, an ale that they made taste like a lager and the hopped a lot. Hmm. . . not all that bad but not super. Serving Bottle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cmiller54hr (45) - Manitou, Kentucky, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Pours gold with a two finger head. Would be a good summer drinker but overall it’s not for me

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Errl) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of lemon, grain, grass, and orange. Flavor of toasted grain, grass, lemon, and earthiness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EtTuCthulhu (1023) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JUN 27, 2014
The color is a clear yellow with a large white head that fades rapidly, and the aroma blends corn’ pale malts, and citrus hops. The taste is slightly sour and slightly bitter, and the palate fuses a soft carbonation, medium-light body, slick texture, and an abrupt finish.

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