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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Bronze Medal, GABF 2002. A German style Golden Lager beer brewed with imported German Pils and Carmel malt and Saaz and Hallertauer hops. Golden in color and medium-bodied with a gentle, dry finish. (NOTE: This beer was formerly called French Creek Helles.)


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1671) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2013
can pours golden. nose of some cereal and grain, light grass. taste is balanced with with light grain sweetness up front. grass and fizz on the finisj. body is medium and slick. this was great after 18 holes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
r464 (1916) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Pale golden color with a whitish head that fades quickly. Light, malty, crisp, and dry. Refreshing and good for the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (3495) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Tap. Pours clear, pale yellow with creamy white head. Aroma is cereal and biscuit malts, light fruit esters, and faint floral notes. Flavor is dry malts, light fruit esters, and faint hop bitterness; dry finish. Light body and low carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ACD (628) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 16, 2013
12oz can with seriously cool ring-pull. Light golden. Corn and grain in the aroma, bit of light spice, and some sweetish biscuit. Light grain and creamy biscuity malt in the taste, bit of light herb. Crisp finish. Tasty, uncomplicated stuff to be had cold on a warm day.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciaranc (847) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 13, 2013
12 Oz Can from Redmonds. Brilliant clear gold, big fluffy white head. Pale malt, white bread, touch of cinnamon, touch of citrus in the aroma. Flavour is easy going lager, highlights of sweet banana, quite dry on the palette, real easy drinking. Short finish. A refreshing, fresh lager best enjoyed in the sun.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13593) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2013
Can from Cotteridge Wines, Brum. Clear gold thin white head. Does exactly what it says on the tin quite literally to be honest. Easy drinking, pale malts are ok, aroma is ok, some hop on finish. Altogether well constructed. Gold and refreshing. Good Helles.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
60minuteman (720) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Golden bubbly pour. Thick texture. Corn and malt flavor. Light hops. It is pretty one dimensional but enjoyable

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
abcfan (711) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Decent brew. It is a nice summer brew. Light, bread notes, with some sweetness. Crisp, clean finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
changeup45 (1716) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Can from BMart. When you open this the whole top peels off the can. Not sure I see the benefit to that. Anyway, nice golden color with a fluffy white head. There’s bread, cereal, toasted grains, and grassy hops in the aroma. The flavor follows. Sweet initially from bready, corn, and grain notes. It’s balanced by some bitter grassy hops on the back end. Maybe a slight hint of lemon. As the case with many Helles, a little on the sweet side, but this certainly fits as a solid summer lager to kick back with.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (2743) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
Can from Cotteridge Wines; colour unknown drank from can, head unknown didn’t pour it drank from can, sweet bready malt aroma, taste is malty, sweet a hint of caramel and a touch of honey.


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