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Hell - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

825 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 825
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 122
Gots: 72 | FT: 2
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:
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.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 08-26-2008)
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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed on 7-22-10
Reviewed cold from a can to a glass

A - Half finger of foam, decent lacing ring at finish with carbonation present. Pale yellow in color

S - Malty, slight bready nose with a touch of hops lingering about

T/M - Crisp at first taste but smoothes over pretty well. Lighter taste, light bodied but the malts blended well with a lighter hop taste

D - Very drinkable brew, lighter than any of the other Surly brews. Nice refreshing taste. A well put crafted brew perfect summer sipper. I recommend this brew and will for sure have this again!!!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared by brdc. Thanks. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a crystal clear yellow color with a finger of head. Aroma a nice light corn maltiness. Very clean and appetizing. The flavor follows suit, with a clean corn and biscuit maltiness dominating. None of the mustiness that I often find comes with this type of flavor profile. The body is medium and the carbonation is nice and soft. The drinkability is high in terms of volume but average in terms of desire simply because it is not an exciting style. Overall a very solid example of the style, and a blueprint session beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

went to my local store to buy a 4-pak of furious and what do i see helll in 4-paks on the shelf i did not think surly was canning this? of course i bought a 4-pak of a style that is not my favorite but this is surly ok..it pours a golden yellow with a really fresh head it smells of noble hops and sweet malts really smooth the taste is the same its a good version of the style bready and malty with a smooth hop bite..this is not a hop bomb but a good entry for 1st time surly drinkers..i wont buy this very often but will recommend trying because it is tops in its style.

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Hell from Surly Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 825 ratings.