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Three Floyds Gorch Fock Helles

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RATINGS: 375   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Our Franconian-style hellespont, crisp ’pale’ lager, perfect summer refresher, slightly spicy nose from noble hops. 24 IBU 5.2%

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7897) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle shared by Canadians. Pours cloudy yellow gold with white head. Nose/taste of peppercorn, lemon, grass and spicy yeast. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (2889) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle - Honey and wheat. Clear gold with a decent white head. Honey and wheat and a long sweet finish. Very sweet but nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (515) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle, clear yellow pour, aroma of lemon and pepper, taste, very clean and crisp, a bit of pepper with some slight sweetness. Very crushable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (1327) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Light golden color with a moderately sized white head. Aroma and flavor are both of honey, flowers, bananas, and grain. A bit of lingering spice on the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmarsh123 (163) - Indiana, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours a bright cloudy gold with a small white head that fades away to nothingness shortly after the pour. Grassy earthy and a little bready smell. Not bad, but not exactly pleasant either. Light crisp malt hits the palate with a just a little bit of grassiness and a hint of lemon to back it up. A every so slight bitterness leaves the tongue coated. Mouthfeel is very light and carbonated and I was expecting. Another solid offering from 3F showing they can hold back and make a great light style as well though it’s nothing special. It’s been a couple years since I first had this and I was pleasantly surprised.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryecatcher (718) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Bomber. Pours a golden color with medium white head, okay retention, decent lacing. Nose is malt and grassy. Mouth is more of same. I get the German-style interest but the style itself is uninspired (especially considering what these guys are famous for making their bones doing) . This is one of the more underwhelming 3F’s beers I’ve had, but it isn’t their fault that lagers aren’t exactly exciting beers in the first place. Luckily I didn’t drive down to Munster for this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 7, 2013
22oz bottle ... At the Killens BBQ tasting … pours a mildly hazed gold …medium head, light lacing .. . Hay, bench, and dirty straw .. . Light mouth .. . Decent helles.. . . Standing in line for BBQ?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chaneybr (52) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Reviewed 8-26-10 My wife picked this one up for me when she was in Chicago visiting family. Ap: It pours a crisp light orange color, with mild cloudiness, and slight head. There is a fair amount of carbonation. Ar: Tons of Noble hop smell, but I couldn’t really tell it was a FFF beer at all. Their signature hop profile was missing. T: Very clean lager with tons of German malts and a refreshing hop finish. P: I like the carbonation on this one - very comforting! It’s a very smooth brew in general. Overall: Not too heavy, sticky, or complex - just a good old-fashioned drinker. Not exactly the type of beer FFF is know for, but I’ve never known these guys to faulter, no matter what they do!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (558) - - AUG 12, 2013
I don’t know why this bottle looks like it wants to kill me, because this is a nice, light and refreshing quaffer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (953) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle from FFF. Poured light hazy yellow orange with min head. Floral honey sweet aroma. Quite smooth balanced typical lager taste. Tame for FFF.

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