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Helles / Dortmunder Export

The Munich Helles is a clean, malty, medium yellow to pale gold-colored malt-accentuated German lager with a smooth grainy malty flavor and a soft, dry finish. Subtle spicy, floral, or herbal hops and restrained bitterness help keep the balance malty but not overly sweet. Similar in malt balance and bitterness to Munich Dunkel, but less malty-sweet in nature and pale rather than dark. More body and malt presence than a German Pils, with less hop character throughout. Similar malt profile as a German Exportbier, but with less hops in the balance. The German Exportbier, or Dortmunder Export, is a pale, well-balanced, smooth German lager that is slightly stronger than the average beer with a moderate body and a mild, aromatic hop and malt character. It has less finishing hops and more body than a Pils but is more bitter than a Helles.

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1Hill Farmstead Marie 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 76  3.73 Find
2Suarez Family While 
Suarez Family Brewery
Livingston , New York
 15  3.67 Find
3L'Amère à Boire Montréal Hell 
Brasserie Artisanale L'Amère à Boire
Montréal, Quebec
 69  3.65 Find
4Vrooden Helles 
Brasserie Vrooden
Granby, Quebec
 24  3.63 Find
5Godspeed Otsukaresama - Filtered 
Godspeed Brewery
Toronto, Ontario
 38  3.58 Find
6Hopfenstark Helles 
Lavaltrie, Quebec
 50  3.55 Find
7pFriem Helles 
pFriem Family Brewers
Hood River, Oregon
 26  3.55 Find
8New Albanian Good Intentions 
New Albanian Brewing Company
New Albany, Indiana
 10  3.54 Find
9Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold 
Great Lakes Brewing Co. (USA)
Cleveland, Ohio
 1173  3.54 Find
10Samuel Adams Bavarian Lager 
Boston Beer Company
Boston, Massachusetts
 40  3.5 Find
11Three Floyds Region X  
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 19  3.5 Find
12Uinta Fest Helles 
Uinta Brewing Company
Salt Lake City, Utah
 43  3.49 Find
13Tired Hands Helles Other People  
Tired Hands Brewing Company
Ardmore, Pennsylvania
 69  3.48 Find
14Wayfinder Hell 
Wayfinder Beer
Portland, Oregon
 16  3.47 Find
15Russian River Velvet Glow 
Russian River Brewing Company
Santa Rosa, California
 17  3.46 Find
16Chuckanut Dortmunder 
Chuckanut Brewery
Bellingham, Washington
 11  3.46 Find
17Mankato Kato Lager 
Mankato Brewery
North Mankato, Minnesota
 12  3.45 Find
18Modern Times / Wayfinder Abaddon 
Modern Times Beer
San Diego, California
 24  3.45 Find
19Augustinerbräu Kloster Mülln Märzen 
Augustiner Bräu Kloster Mülln
Salzburg, Austria
 81  3.44 Find
20Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier 
Brauerei Heller
Bamberg, Germany
 1210  3.44 Find
21Surly Hell 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 487  3.44 Find
22Witzgall Vollbier 
Brauerei Witzgall
Hallerndorf-Schlammersdorf, Germany
 66  3.44 Find
23Good Guys Go To Helles 
Good Guys Brew
Karlstad, Sweden
 25  3.43 Find
24Lakefront My Turn #023: Dylan 
Lakefront Brewery
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 15  3.43 Find
25Wolfscraft The Export 
Munich, Germany
 19  3.43 Find


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