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Northern Waters Smoked Helles - Fitger's Brewhouse

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Northern Waters Smoked Helles
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Ratings: 1
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 0%
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Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: blackie on 08-31-2010)
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4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

seasonal at the brewpub, malts smoked by Northern Waters smokehaus, also of Duluth, slightly different name and a higher abv than their other (retired) smoked lager

a: shaker pint, crystal clear golden in color with a low, white head

s: clean pale lager structure with a crisp pilsner edge, somewhat grainy but clear and vibrant, great smoke aroma - fresh hardwood - mild and perfectly balanced, some grassy notes from a mild hopping

m: body ranging somewhere between light and medium, with carbonation occupying the lower end of the scale, crisp but a touch undercarbonated

t: crisp pilsner malt flavors form the bulk of the body, as a mild hardwood smoke provides a nice underlayer, really nice smoke presence reminiscent of the great Aecht line, grain, hops grassy, lending a mild balancing bitterness to the finish

d: absolutely no problem with this one, a highly drinkable lager, and the smoke adds just enough interest to keep one sipping

pint at the brewpub, first beer post Isle Royale with the dirtman

blackie, Aug 31, 2010
Northern Waters Smoked Helles from Fitger's Brewhouse
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