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Christian Moerlein Lager House Original Golden Helles - Christian Moerlein Brewing Company

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Christian Moerlein Lager House Original Golden HellesChristian Moerlein Lager House Original Golden Helles

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79
okay

149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.53%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Christian Moerlein Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheBierBand on 07-21-2008)
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

misterkew, Feb 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

jminch, Jan 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

baylz, Dec 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

McGrumpster, Dec 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

jeremy3311, Dec 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Johnroby, Nov 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

evergreen_machine, Nov 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Drknight, Nov 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

rgille2, Oct 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Blueribbon666, Oct 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

OB1, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of cadizkyguy
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had this Moerlein offering at the Wilder, KY Mellow Mushroom for a Bengals game day lunch. Wanted something local to Cincinnati and glad i chose this. Came in a chilled pint glass. Reminded me alot of Stella Artois but with a smoother finish. Very tasty. Not bitter. Went very well with an all meat pizza. Was so impressed that i went out and purchased a six pack from Party Town in Erlanger KY.

cadizkyguy, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of KYRed
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

KYRed, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.13/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

fresh 12 oz bottle.
Pours clear, golden with a moderate size head that has weak retention,
Fairly nice aroma of sweet and light roasted malts. Flavor is true to German style heles with no noteworthy faults or strengths.
Medium-light body; lightly crisp carbonation; slightly dry finish.

chinchill, Aug 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

Punky_Brewster, Aug 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Extrajoker00, Aug 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Cynic-ale, Jul 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

jonaspb, Jul 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

athesing10, Jul 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

DiscGolfRobot, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of DeFaz
3.19/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This being an Ohio beer, and me living in Ohio, I admit that I wanted to like it. But it really doesn't have much to like--or dislike for that matter. The nose and taste are dominated by sweet malt, but there's a considerable dryness to the finish. Flavors are muted here, but you'll smell and taste bread and caramel. The mouthfeel is thin and carbonation is relatively low. Overall, this is a step up from the macro lagers, but at $8.49-$8.99 for a six pack, it just doesn't have much to make it stand out from the others beers in that price range. While I didn't dislike this, I won't be buying this one again. Next time I'm looking for an Ohio beer I'll be sure to stick to Great Lakes, Thirsty Dog, or Columbus Brewing Company.

DeFaz, Jul 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

beercatbrew, Jul 13, 2013
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2.55/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

a. Nice golden color, pored into a pint glass. Nice head.
s. something about the smell seems off. I can't really pin it.
t. Not very good, honestly tastes sorta corny-y, almost like a euro lager. After taste is not good, and as it warms it gets even funkier.
m.not bad not great.
o. Okay not great, they are easy to drink, Doubt I would buy again.

I got this out of a variety pack.

Farewell_Transmission, Jul 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

MadWolf, Jul 06, 2013
Christian Moerlein Lager House Original Golden Helles from Christian Moerlein Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.