RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bronze Medal, GABF 2002. A German style Golden Lager beer brewed with imported German Pils and Carmel malt and Saaz and Hallertauer hops. Golden in color and medium-bodied with a gentle, dry finish. (NOTE: This beer was formerly called French Creek Helles.)

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2.9
RichTheVillan (7852) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
Can from Cotteridge Wines; colour unknown drank from can, head unknown didn’t pour it drank from can, sweet bready malt aroma, taste is malty, sweet a hint of caramel and a touch of honey.

3.3
allmyvinyl (10617) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Can from Appellation Wines. Good lagery nose - cooked vegetables, sweet cereal crops. tastes brings out some light lemon notes. Creamy palate, but a little too astringent on the finish for me. Good interpretation of the style though.

2.3
stravale (3065) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - JUN 30, 2013
Can from Appellation Wines, Edinburgh [280613]
Golden, clear, no head (drunk from can)
Aroma of sweet pale light lager malt, sweet cereal
Taste as aroma, soft bit spicy lager hops. soft cereals, dull
Palate - Medium carb, medium light body, quite oily, fairly sweet palate. Finish as main flavour.
Overall - Better than a standard lager but was boring and dull for me

3.6
AshtonMcCobb (6605) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2013
355ml can from Appellation Wines. Pours golden with gentle bubbles and a decent head. The nose has gentle golden malt and a hint of citrus. The taste has more of the same. The palate has a light to medium body but in the case of the helles style what is more important is the balance and this is one that a Bavarian brewer would be proud of. The texture is creamy and the finish is clean but not too bitter. Overall, one of the best Helles outside Germany.

2.9
tommann (3751) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2013
355ml can at 4.9%. Pours yellow gold with a thin head. Aroma is straw malt with a touch of sulphur. Taste is sweet with straw malt. Touch of corn on the finish.

3.5
MUbArAKKArAbUM (25) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2013
12 Oz can with rip off lid poured into a flute. Nice lasting head with lacing, bread, cereal, dough aromas lightly malted and hopped, very delicious great for a session. If you ever want to blow away a crotchety macro brew lover hand em this

3.5
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - JUN 13, 2013
12oz can with a cool pull off lid thanks to Keith! Rating #85. Light gold with a white head. Great drinking beer, nice crisp malts and very well done, good stuff. (2811)

3.1
HeadyDE (843) - Delaware, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Can..peel off lid..quite nice twist on canned beer..drank from the can..golden honey color..quite enjoyable and pretty light with a nice finish..decent..

2.8
MarkSachon (1023) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2013
12 oz novelty can from Giant Eagle on Route 8 in Pittsburgh. Borderline light beer with the accompanying lack of taste or body. Has its own refreshing qualities and the can is unique enough to warrant a try.

3.5
keanex (1799) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2013
Best before August 19, 2013.
Appearance: The body is crystal clear with a golden hue, the head is decently sized with a white color and bready texture. There’s a huge mess on the glass here as the head dissipates.
Aroma: The aroma comes off spicy with a little lemon sweetness backed by mildly sweet malts.
Taste: Right away a bright spicy, florally and lemony hop presence hits providing a mild bitterness and a prominent flavor, malts appear quickly as well, balancing the hops into a dry finish.
Palate: Medium bodied, lively carbonation.
Overall: This is a nice refreshing beer, nothing stand out, but it drinks nicely and the new can design is great for outdoor activities.


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