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Lux - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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very good

70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 2
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Prismatic Lager Series. German-style Helles.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 04-23-2014)
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A- This beer pours a crystal clear yellow body with a gentle carbonation working to the surface. There was a snow white head that sticks to the glass with each sip, slowly making some nice lace before sliding back onto the beer.

S- The slightly sulfury aroma has some dried leaves/ lagered malt aromas in the clean finish.

T- The nice crisp pale hop flavor had some pils malt underneath with a touch of sweetness and flint in the finish.

M- This beer has a medium-light mouthfeel with a slight slippery fizz texture in the finish.

O- This beer has a nice crisp smooth well lagered flavor that is easy to drink but has some nice subtle hops and malts that keeps me sipping.

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Beautiful, clean lager. Fits my taste better than Weihenstephaner and other helles I have tried.

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Picked up a couple of these at the COOP last night... Pours a bright polished golden with a good sudsy white head... spotty lacing. Nose shows grainy pils malt with some background DMS.. light grassy hoppiness. Hops show as more of a spicy Continental hop on the palate... very respectable.. I will be buying this one a bunch over the summer.


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The smell featured a light grainy sweetness and a touch of noble hop.

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The mouthfeel was a touch flat.

Overall a pretty good helles.

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Lux from Ninkasi Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.