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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Hell’s Half Mile is a German style Helles Lager that is pale gold with a creamy white head. Helles is German for bright. Hell’s Half Mile has an appealing grainy aroma with a slightly sweet malty flavor yet perfectly balanced with traditional noble hop characteristics. Don’t let the light color fool you! This full bodied beer is complex and refreshing!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3524) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 18, 2012
bottle - Pours hazy yellow-gold with a small white head. It has a mild cereal malt aroma. The flavor is moderately sweet and very straightforward. It’s light bodied and refreshing. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
skoll (420) - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Nice golden pour, good sweet and hoppy aromas, taste was a little off, of steeley sharp, not quite skunky may have to try again to see if i got a bad bottle.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2012
golden with small head. grainy and bland. nothing awful about this, but it’s about as boring as beer gets.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wmubronco1992 (601) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark golden. Tiny white head. No lacing. Sweet aroma. Flavor is somewhat bitter cereal. Medium bodied. Ok, but not memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
Golden yellow with a poor excuse for a head – fading and gone. Aroma is sweet and grassy along with cereal grains and noble hops. Taste is of grains, lemon, mild noble hops and semi-sweet pale malt. Body is sudsy and oily with a peppery finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
48FanInCali (706) - California, USA - JUL 31, 2011
12 oz. Nothing much good to say about this one. I hade Michelob Shock Top last night and it was 3 times the beer this was. Nuff said

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
flatmatt (1051) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2011
12 oz bottle. Pours just a touch on the pale side of golden, lightly hazy, with a white head. Honey biscuit aroma. Flavor is also pretty biscuity with honey, slightly toasty, with caramel hints. Simple, but tasty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hamilton23 (603) - Alpine, California, USA - JUN 27, 2011
Poured from 12oz bottle. Pours a dark straw color with almost no head. Aroma is cereal. Taste is similar to budweiser or any other lager. Not very good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Onslow (1130) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUN 25, 2011
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Brew is medium orange amber with a thin layer of head, even with an agressive pour. Head quickly disappates. Aroma of grain. Taste is light malts at the start ending with a mixed bitter and sour hoppiness - you can really feel the sour on the sides of your tongue. A bit of off-flavor adjunct or whatever throughout the swallow. It is indeed complex but not as pleasant as I’d like. Had a heck of a time opening the second bottle only to find that it had two caps on it - I don’t recall that ever happening before and I’ve opened more than a few bottles in my day. So in that respect - a unique experience with this brew. But no extra points awarded.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kjeldahl (20) - Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 19, 2011
Bottle from corner store. Poured a straw colour with a very small head. Very pleasant aroma of hops but the taste and aftertyaste were very jice. A decent brew to try again on a hot day.

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