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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   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.)


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1533) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Can from a trade with Brian. Thanks! Poured into a snifter at home. Yellow pour with slight haze and a one finger head. Bready aroma with grains and slight honey. Taste is similar with bready malts and a hint of honey notes. Light body, solid tasty finish. Good helles.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HoppityHop (194) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Nice example of the style. Flavor is biscuits and lemons, with almost no hop presence. Golden in color with a slightly malty aroma. The low carbonation makes it quite easy to drink. Great beer to have with pizza or a burger. You can have your double imperial black Belgian session all day IPA.....but I’ll take a beer like this, any day.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (3489) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
Can from cellar door, Sutton Coldfield. Hazy gold beer with small head. Aroma of bread and lemon. Taste is lemony, yeast and bread. Not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcartamdg (2694) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Pours a light yellow with a thick white head. Aroma is vegetal and biscuity malt. Taste follows, not great

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (7030) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2015
Can (BB Feb, 2016). Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is light yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain, husks), lightly to moderately hoppy (flowers, herbs), with a note of soap. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, slightly husky. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Rather thin, watery, and rough-malted. Drinkable but not very good.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2128) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Meh, pretty boring belles that is thin and orange. Decent hopping but overall just too weak.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raymow (1224) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2015
can - nice golden color. Malt and hop flavor. Very refreshing. I’ll be drinking this again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OnTheTrail (224) - Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Pours yellow fizzy. Aroma is full of apples, a most like a cider. Taste has more different malt notes though still sweet apple notes. Not much hops. Palate is thin, good carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
climberbob (334) - Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Can into tulip. Golden w white head. Nice floral aroma. Biscuity notes. Mild hop and malt. Mild pine. Mildly bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
deekyn (1441) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Simple thick yellow pour with light sticky head. Nose is cereal grains, sweet corn, simple maltiness, and unidentifiable fruit (star fruit?). Light body with nice carb. Very drinkable. Taste is exactly as the nose. Nice summer drinkin beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (2955) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 22, 2015
Can 355ml. Thx to my southern neighbour benefactor. Pours blond with very low white head. No lacing. Aroma is of lager action, grain. Taste is of lager action, malt, some sugar. Palate: Light body. High carbonation. Overall: Good. Refreshing. Leagues better than expected, while indeed not too complex.


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