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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Hellís Half Mile is a German style Helles Lager that is pale gold with a creamy white head. Helles is German for bright. Hellís Half Mile has an appealing grainy aroma with a slightly sweet malty flavor yet perfectly balanced with traditional noble hop characteristics. Donít let the light color fool you! This full bodied beer is complex and refreshing!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wyseman3 (10) - Freeland, USA - APR 8, 2013
Slight biscuity/grainy aroma. Dark golden color with nice head and carbonation. Slight biscuity taste with just a slight hop presence. Great all around drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
u080088 (4) - Bay City, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2013 does not count
Love this beer. One of the best lagers I have ever had. Crisp and clean, yet very full bodied. I will look for this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spicyfrog (1) - Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2013 does not count
This is a great example of a Helles Lager. Great beer to introduce people to craft beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jagad5 (89) - - AUG 17, 2013
I wazs expecting a good helles bier. It waxs adequate but hardly stands up well compared to the helles bier of Munich. The only adjective I can use ito describe the taste is "thin."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (5115) - Georgia, USA - JUL 10, 2010
Aroma is strong with plenty of fruity tones and an undertone of yeast, slightly sweet. It pours a clear yellowish amber with a thick, if not persistent, cream-white head. Flavor is malty, yeasty and fruity with a touch of sweetness and a hint of hops. Texture is very smooth yet quite fizzy, leaving behind a nice tingle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crazydiamond (48) - Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2013
A nice session beer well balanced and pleasing. Much better served in a glass than straight out of the bottle, resist the urge to skip this step. Once this beer breathes and warms a little it mellows significantly and becomes tremendous.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpongeRuiner (1114) - Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2013
On tap at the Michigan Fall Beer Fest. Donít remember it too much. Should have taken more notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
flatmatt (1466) - Northville, 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Tap: cloudy, goldenrod color with a thin, white skin spread across the top. Aroma is full of grains, mild must, lemon-lime zest, & some finishing lager yeast. Decent, but not quite as much breaded maltiness as Iíd like from the style. Taste is very fresh & crisp with lightly metallic graininess, huge bread chunks & toasty malt (there it is!) with a lemon-lime zest finish. Yeast becomes more apparent in the aftertaste, lasting as a mild mouth coating. Not the greatest helles lager ever, but better than the ratings indicate, methinks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle at home with Randy. Pours a clear orange with no head. Aroma is malty and caramel. Flavor follows. Slightly sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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