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Hell - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

786 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 786
Reviews: 289
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 119
Gots: 68 | 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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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Served from the can in a tumbler.

Another Surly first for me thanks to my main man Vdubb. This stuff pours a slightly hazy straw topped by a finger or so of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises light grass, mild biscuit, light dried honey, mild flowers, and the faintest notion of hard water. The taste brings in more of the same, with a stronger contingent of both grass and flowers. If I didn't know any better, I'd say this was an American take on a Czech pils, rather than a helles lager. Whatever. The body is fairly light, with a light moderate carbonation and a wet feel. Overall, an enjoyable drink, no matter the style.

08-27-2014 04:21:36 | More by TMoney2591
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-24-2014 09:02:30 | More by jim_carignan
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +11%

08-24-2014 03:24:26 | More by Ristaccia
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Averwo

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-23-2014 21:00:01 | More by Averwo
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scinnh

New Hampshire

4.68/5  rDev +22.2%

08-21-2014 21:11:13 | More by scinnh
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Dshiznit321

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

08-21-2014 21:00:51 | More by Dshiznit321
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Billolick

New York

3.76/5  rDev -1.8%

08-19-2014 11:51:48 | More by Billolick
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blue-dream

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-19-2014 11:35:34 | More by blue-dream
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-18-2014 23:13:00 | More by SuperHop18
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

08-18-2014 16:16:57 | More by kristougher
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msumike89

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +11%

08-15-2014 00:05:46 | More by msumike89
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DrRei

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-11-2014 01:17:29 | More by DrRei
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Alpar

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.7%

08-09-2014 03:36:35 | More by Alpar
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-08-2014 23:42:29 | More by jzlyo
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bufante

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-04-2014 01:52:42 | More by bufante
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carlmoberg

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-04-2014 01:47:17 | More by carlmoberg
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kbaker91

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11%

08-03-2014 14:01:22 | More by kbaker91
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BeersAndBears

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-02-2014 18:36:25 | More by TubbyDullard
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SwinginParty

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-26-2014 23:57:04 | More by SwinginParty
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Tyecko

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-25-2014 15:24:58 | More by Tyecko
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-24-2014 01:01:07 | More by KingBiscuit
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errantnight

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-23-2014 23:08:54 | More by errantnight
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BuckettOfBeer

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-23-2014 13:22:34 | More by BuckettOfBeer
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ImagenSeinfeld

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-22-2014 21:27:00 | More by ImagenSeinfeld
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Hell from Surly Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 786 ratings.