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Corolla Gold Helles Lager - Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery

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BA SCORE
71
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45 Ratings
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 2.96
pDev: 19.26%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 09-23-2007)
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BeerImmediately

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle enjoyed on vacation... (maybe that's why my scores are so much higher than the avg?)

Pours with a light head that fades to film, over a chill-hazed gold color body.

Aromas of orange, cardboard, biscuit, and a citrusy zest.

Flavors of orange and grapefuity hops. Nicely balanced with whole grain bready malts.

Mouthfeel is crisp, and well carbonated overall.

Smooth drinking and enjoyable. Pick some up if you're in the OBX!

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2010 19:01:57 | More by BeerImmediately
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67cuda

Colorado

4/5  rDev +35.1%

12-10-2013 21:56:18 | More by 67cuda
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CHADMC3

Connecticut

3.55/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale straw yellow body with vigorous bubbles of carbonation dancing up to the feather-white head that quickly dissipates to only a hint of lacing.

Nice, clean malt aroma accompanied by faint spicy hop notes as well as wheat and citrus zest.

The flavor leaves a bit to be desired, but consists of similar citrus zest, grainy malt, and a touch of sweetness, but as it warms the carbonation almost seems to detract from the flavor.

This beer is lighter in body and although the carbonation is generous, it is not nearly what I had expected based off of the appearance.

As this beer warms it lacks some of the flavor character and crisp mouthfeel that some of its counterparts possess, however it does start off very nice and is worth a sample.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2011 22:53:28 | More by CHADMC3
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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

3.51/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought a 22-oz bottle on the way back from OBX. Poured into a Prima Pils glass. Appears dark gold, clear with nice head that eventually fades. Good carbonation. Smells a touch sweet due to Pils malt. Clean & crisp. Low noble hop character. Subtle spiciness. Tastes clean with sweet pils malt. Perhaps a tad too heavier than I'd prefer. Overall, a very solid helles. Glad to have tried and would drink again.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 20:25:16 | More by jwhancher
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Mudawg

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +18.2%

02-20-2012 20:46:27 | More by Mudawg
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jsanford

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +18.2%

06-27-2013 02:34:51 | More by jsanford
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +18.2%

07-29-2012 01:23:37 | More by ejimhof
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer at Cosmos' pizza in Corolla, the best restaraunt in Corolla serious.

A straw colored brew with ample head but little carbonation.
Aroma was grassy and grainy malts, typical lager here.

Taste was crisp and refreshing with moderate levels of biscuit malts and some tart lemon.
Hops are low and balanced the malts nicely I think.

Had a medium mouthfeel some bitterness and some grainy aftertaste.

A good beer alittle light in flavor but still good.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2011 00:55:20 | More by micromaniac129
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Frank_TX

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +18.2%

06-05-2014 00:27:55 | More by Frank_TX
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-30-2013 13:50:41 | More by IPAchris
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Metz

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-07-2012 01:25:11 | More by Metz
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-15-2012 13:11:11 | More by ncstateplaya
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-17-2013 06:24:22 | More by bmjivi221
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-07-2012 10:01:25 | More by carrollmel7
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akorsak

Pennsylvania

3.2/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A 500 mL bottle purchased at Chip's in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

A: The lager has a bright orange color, hazy with a marmalade look (minus all the thick goopy stuff that makes up marmalade). The head was nothing to get worked up about.

S: The nose is grainy but generally lacks any noteworthy elements.

T: Fresh this beer is a formidable opponent. Unfortunately I can't report the same for the bottled version. The graininess is evident but it is undercut by an unpleasant sweetness. The finish has the biscuity cereal flavors and too much of a buttery taste. If you have the choice of a capped bottle or swingtop growler, take the growler.

M: The mouthfeel won't excite you but it may disappoint.

D: I am baffled by the disconnect. Fresh it beer is awesome (and was my best in show at the first beerfest I ever attended), but this bottled version seems to fall short.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2007 22:58:25 | More by akorsak
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SIRIUS2

North Carolina

3.18/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased a bomber from Brew Thru at Nags Head, NC.

Poured into a tall 22oz taper glass. Nice straw-colored yellow with a relatively small white head of less than a finger or so. Crystal clear on the pour but not much lacing to speak of.

Smells like your basic lager, but has a touch more on the nose in the way of grain or malt. Smells good, but nothing more than average.

Taste is interesting in that there is a lot more malty sweetness on the palate than you would expect for the color and the nose. There is still a decent amount of balance here, but there is definitely a nod to the malt. Finish is mostly clean, but that sweet grain wants to hang in there for a while.

The mouthfeel is heavier than you would expect, perhaps because of the maltiness. It was rather enjoyable in the beginning but the longer it went on, the more I was ready for the glass to be done so I could move on. Not something I would drink a lot of, but definitely something I would enjoy in smaller doses. I liked it overall and would like to try it with food next time.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2011 22:10:18 | More by SIRIUS2
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nukem5

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a deep beautiful gold color with nice tan cap which settles down to a thin film sticking slightly to wall of glass. Nice and clear as poured the 22 oz. Into pint glasses.

S: Aroma consists mainly of malt and very little hops.

T: First sip and sweet caramel malt flavor sweeps the mouth. Second sip reveals a hidden light taste of hoppy flavors.

M: Surprising this beer is not thin and watery as I first thought it would be. Medium bodied and silky, good carbonation level .

O: Overall a drinkable beer with some little surprises in it.

Picked this up on trip to OBX and was nice in the summertime, drank a few down there and this one for rating,brings summer right back with a few sips.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2011 02:53:18 | More by nukem5
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.11/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap at Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery in Grandy, NC

A: Pours a very lightly hazy dark apricot/peach to orange in color with some very light amounts of visible carbonation and some golden yellow + peach highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy/soapy off-white head that reduces to a medium to large patch of very thin film along with a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel and grainy malts with a touch of sweetness and just a hint of spicy hops.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of malts - I get both caramel malts and toasted cereal grain malts with a light amount of sweetness. There are some very light hints of earthy and spicy hops that become a little more pronounced as the beer warms up. Light amounts of bitterness which fades rather quickly.

M: Slightly less than medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin/watery.

O: This beer was easy to drink but just was not a good enough representation of the style for me to want to go back for more. There was just a little something missing in the mouthfeel and the flavor that left we wanting.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2013 17:01:55 | More by dbrauneis
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Review from notes taken on 6/6/10.

Poured from a bomber into a pint. This brew appears a crystal clear light orange color with 2 fingers of white creamy head. Decent retension and lacing sticks about the glass. The aroma has a hint of caramel sweetness along with some hops and a slghtly sour, sulfuric note on the backend.

The taste of this brew has a grainy sweetness with notes of caramel and slight bitterness from the hops. Some
minorly citrus character is evident from the hops in the finish which is quite crisp. Overall a light feel with a moderate level of carbonation. Not too bad of a brew buy as it warms, there is an increased amount of sulfur noted.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2010 19:49:06 | More by stakem
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SeanDolan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +1.4%

10-16-2012 02:03:48 | More by SeanDolan
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DoUhave

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +1.4%

03-07-2012 02:01:59 | More by DoUhave
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NCLorax

North Carolina

3/5  rDev +1.4%

04-15-2012 16:30:04 | More by NCLorax
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IrishColonial

Texas

3/5  rDev +1.4%

07-07-2012 19:57:58 | More by IrishColonial
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev +1.4%

12-06-2011 13:43:11 | More by ROGUE16
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toppoop

Ohio

3/5  rDev +1.4%

06-24-2014 19:55:58 | More by toppoop
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Corolla Gold Helles Lager from Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery
71 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.