Lux - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
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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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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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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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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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.

3.75/4/4/4.25/4

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3.7/5  rDev -1.9%

On draft at Tap and Barrel, Smithtown, NY.

Poured a hazy copper hue with a faint white cap.

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

The taste was likewise grainy with a soft sweetness and light herbal hop.

The mouthfeel was a touch flat.

Overall a pretty good helles.

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12 oz single bottle, purchased from Roth’s Sunnyslope Market in S.Salem. $1.79 Pours a clear corn oil yellow with a nice thick and frothy pure white head..that sticks around. Bready,slightly toasty malts dominate the aroma..touch of grassy hop. Taste is the same but has a really pleasing smooth almost buttery hint to it that helps.. Nice smooth low to medium carbonation..Touch of hop in the end. Nice enough summer drinker. Good lager.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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