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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Helles Belles is a headliner for the masses. Light and flavorful, this drinkable Lager strikes a chord between satisfyingly crisp and deliciously crafted. It’s time to rock—all night long.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewBoxer (2593) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle. Pours a light crisp gold color with no head. Taste is simple but has flavor and is very easy drinking ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2723) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Extremely pale hay with a fizzy white head. Very faint malt profile with a bit of fruit. Pretty clean profile. Not a lot going on but well brewed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6504) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2016
bottled, clear golden yellow pour with some white foam, nice bitter hoppy bread nose, flavor is more bready malt, some bitter crisp palate of fruit, nice finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1665) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - AUG 9, 2016
Cloudy light yellow/gold with a shortish bright white head and minimal lace. Moderate aromas of grassy hops with a hint of citrus.Flavors of grassy hops along with bready/biscuity malts. Light to medium-bodied moderate carbonation, prickly mouthfeel and a gentle finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RobBestwick (831) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle. Fresh floral and grain aroma. Pours light golden in colour with tiny head - looks like apple juice. Toasted grain flavour with biscuit and bread notes. Thin body and a touch of bitterness in the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andrewje41 (2860) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2016
Draft pour pint at Special Brews. You can only pass on a beer so many times before you order it so it will stop bugging you. I always see this beer and never pulled the trigger. I never was able to get into Ninkasi, but lately I’ve been impressed. Transparent golden pour with a patchy head. Not a whole lot to say here. Straw grain. Mid refreshment. Drinks pretty easy. A bit watery. A fire extinguisher for spicy food type of beer for me.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (3404) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 26, 2016
Draft. Pours a thin white, poorly retained white head, over a very slightly hazy yellow (SRM 3 ) body......nose is mild malts with light biscuit, light ginger with herbal notes from the hops, balanced.......taste is mild light colored fruits (pear, apple) with light sweetness, light lemon tones, mild spice, finishing with moderate noble type bitterness, balanced......mouth feel, light of medium body, no alcohol, high carbonation. This is a light, refreshing, summer beer, with much more going on than the typical lawnmower beer. It comes nicely close to the light style. BJCP 8/2/16/5/7

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (3791) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle Clear very pale light yellow with a lively spritzy head. Light sweet grain aroma and flavor. Some honey and cereal sweetness. A little noble hop bite.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alphadelic (2164) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 7, 2016
A pale and light lager. The flavor is quite delicious. A lot of grain, a little yeast and a little hop. Grassy up front with a peppery back end. It’s smooth and silky. Nice to have something other than the pilsners everyone is making.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (2530) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Pours a clear light golden color with white head. Cereal grains, bread, and some hay on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes pretty crisp and clean. Nice summer beer.


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