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Ninkasi Lux German-Style Helles Lager

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Illuminate your palate with this traditional German-style lager. Brewed with premium pilsner malt and bittered with German Hallertau hops, this Helles lager pours champagne in color. Bright, crisp and satisfying, enliven any occasion with Lux.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1509) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 15, 2015
Pours a finger of head on a clear light golden body. The aroma is grain and lemon. Nice. The taste is moderately bitter, lemon and honey. Good profile. The texture is light and crisp. A really nice Helles.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fcjack1 (212) - Washington, USA - APR 4, 2015
Bottle From Tacoma boys. Pours light fizzy yellow. White head. Scent is very Mild. Taste is a little malty. Kind of plain. Decent. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
mjg74 (2660) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle from Walmart. Light golden on the pour. Nose is grainy and somewhat acidic. Fairly grainy in the flavor up front with a decent amount of maltiness for balance. A little bit of a grassy hop finish. Fairly clean brew. Transition from start to finish seems a little rough. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (7461) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 24, 2015
On tap @ Beer Revolution, Calgary. Pale gold, average white head. Crackery grains, grassy accents, mild bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (2971) - California, USA - FEB 17, 2015
17 Feb 2015, bottle. light yellow, clear, occasional bubbles. nose is straw and faint lemon. thin body and moderately fizzy. straw malt, light lemon, mildly sweet with a faint bitter finish. pleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (8260) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 13, 2015
On tap at the Alibi Room, pours a clear blonde with a small white head. Nose brings out herbal notes and light earthiness. Flavour is clean, with herbal and grassy notes. Drinkable enough, but pretty boring. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - FEB 6, 2015
From Notes Pours clear golden yellow with a with a foamy white head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4555) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 1, 2015
Pint on tap at Beer Revolution’s Edmonton location pours a pale straw color with a small white head leaving no lacing on the glass. Aroma is corn, grass and grains. Taste is a grassy and spicy hop bitterness with a corn malty sweetness. Light bodied with decent carbonation. Clean finish. A pretty decent representation of the style and worth trying at least once.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (3691) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Draft, pours clear golden with medium, frothy, white head. Aromas and flavor are corn, lager, and slightly toasty Pilsner malt. Very straightforward for a helles lager. A little bit of spice in the finish but mostly easy going german style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7194) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Draft. Amber beer with an off-white head. Malt and light mineral aroma. Malt and light mineral flavor with light spice. Medium bodied. Spice and mineral linger with light malt and light grass.

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