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Brewed by Kichesippi Beer Company
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Ottawa, Canada
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   ABV: -
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Heller High Water is a Pale (hell) straw coloured Bavarian Lager. Brewed with German malts, German noble hops and a genuine Munich yeast. High Water is a classic example of the session beers enjoyed in Bavarian beer gardens. Our seasonal offering has a clean malt flavour with a slight hop presence, perfectly balanced for Summer quaffing. Come Heller High Water, you will enjoy this beer. The Story While paddling down the Ottawa River (aka the Kichesippi), you will enter into a set of rapids know as Lower McCoys close to the town of Beachburg. Just to the right of the rapids is a metal ruler bolted to a large rock that displays to paddlers whether they are about to experience High Water or not.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (7215) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 18, 2017
Canette de 473 ml achete la LCBO (Cornwall, ONT) au cot de 2,75$. Arme: Lgre odeur de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est blonde lgrement voile avec une trs faible densit de bulle. Prsence dun mince col mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Lger got de crales avec une pointe de caramel. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Lgre prsence de crales en arrire got. (Rating #7189)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Crockett (1111) - Southampton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2016
Pours almost clear gold with a lacy off white head. Sweet vegetable and cereal, with a herbal hop nose. Traces of bread yeast. Body is okay. Its got a creaminess, and a bit of grit in there. A little unusual, but not unpleasant. Its sweet and bready, but it has a vegetable note to it that is nobodys favourite. Lots of club soda, sugar, and mild acidic hop is the character of this beer. It came out of nowhere, and may have played okay in the early 2000s.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (9751) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 16, 2016
Can. Medium golden hue, average white head that actually retains nicely. Clean grains, light but distinct grassy hops, low bitterness. Actually very good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jksipa (829) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2016
Can from RCSS. Hazy pale yellow with a tiny white head that fades quickly to a sheet. Nose is light caramel malts and honey with some floral and grassy notes. Moderate fruity sweetness with just a slight lemony bitterness as well as a touch of pepper.Mouth is medium- and a bit chewy with slightly soft carbonation. 6+/3/7/3+/13

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 15, 2015
Pours a clear gold with a fluffy white head. Aroma of melanoidin malts, cereal, toast and some fruity esthers. Taste is much of the same with a crisp and smooth finish... Excellent and malty helles but light to make it a great sunny day beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strangebrewer (1222) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2015
can. Poured clear light amber with a big white foamy head. Aroma is crisp grainy malt. Light body, average carbonation, light bitter finish. Flavour is grainy with slight bready malts, notes of lemon and herbal hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (8329) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2015
pours clear bright gold with a small white cap offering minimal retention and lacing. spicy honeyed maltiness - low bready character, subtle floral and spicy noble hops, dusty and creamy, white pepper, hint of cardboard, clean german yeast. light carbonation, light body, relatively dry grassy-spicy-herbal finish. low lager character and under-used bready malts but fortunately quaffable and flawless.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Freaky_tiki (1122) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 23, 2015
Panic purchase at the LCBO brings this hella cool Helles (sorry, had to do it) to the glass & I couldnt be more happy with the results. Was expecting a typical underwhelming Ontario craft beer stab at the classic German style & instead we get this tasty brew. Very bready & thick with grains, with a clean finish. Carbonation is a little too twerked & maybe the malting is a bit too sweet (as the beer warms you get this) but all in all this is great. Would take this over the banal trendy death trip of the watery session IPA any day. Recommended.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lesifflebiere (1747) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2015
Liquide dor ple, avec une mousse blanche cotonneuse grosses bulles, trs mince. Le nez est presque purement de crales blondes ce qui suppose un produit bien fait pour ce style. La bouche est sche, un peu plus sucre que prvue, mais les crales explosent, des notes terreuses, un peu pices, un peu de pain, le tout sans subtilit mais assembl de faon irrprochable. Haute buvabilit il va sans dire. Trs bien faite pour ce style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoR (959) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2015
473 ml can from the LCBO. Pours a nice golden colour with a generous white head. Aroma is grain. Thats about it. Taste is malt, grain. Decent lager.


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