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Hell - Surly Brewing Company

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86
very good

904 Ratings
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Ratings: 904
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 122
Gots: 96 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 08-26-2008

Not unlike a Zwickel Bier from Germany, Hell is not filtered and fermented with lager yeast. American hops takes a back seat to the Pils malt sweetness and fresh bread aroma. The color is well... hell (Deutsch for light). It's fiendishly drinkable, and you don't have to sell your soul to get another.
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16oz can poured into pint glass

A- pours a bright clear straw color with a small creamy white head that reduces to a thin film on top

S- bready and doughy Pilsner aroma with some grassy and spicy hop aroma

T- faint floral, grassy and spicy hops lead the way, bready toasted pilsener malt adds some crackery flavors before finishing clean and toasty

M- light-medium body with medium spritzy carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a clean crisp finish

O- a nice interpretation of the style

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Hell from Surly Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 904 ratings.