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Hotter Than Helles Lager - Cigar City Brewing

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553 Ratings
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Ratings: 553
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 21
Gots: 49 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Munich Lager is a nod to the thirst quenching lagers of Germany. Our Helles has a sweet malt expression that is balanced by floral bitterness from the use of German Hallertaur Mittelfruh hops. A very refreshing beer that will also entice you by its subtle complexity and drinkability.

(Beer added by: PorterLambic on 09-28-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

tommy5, Jan 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

mrebeka, Jan 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Aewachiw, Jan 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

tgatort, Jan 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

NikD, Dec 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

tobelerone, Dec 28, 2013
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3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Christmas present from my Girlfriend's Mom who lives in Florida. Canned November 20, 2013 and consumed Christmas Day 2013. From notes.

A - Poured bright and straw golden with one finger of lagery white head. No lace and a film of retention.

S - Pear, apple, sweet grain. Pleasant.

T - Sweet grain, a little cooked corn, apple, pear, a touch of hop.

M - Strong carbonation, medium body, clean finish.

O/D - Fairly drinkable, but they could have done so much more with this one. Good craft lager, but nothing to write home about in general. Decent.

tbeckett, Dec 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Shawnspl, Dec 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

jhouder4, Dec 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

MarkyMOD, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

plumcrazyfx, Dec 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

javlin624, Dec 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

twax, Dec 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

LXIXME, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

dhbiker0889, Dec 14, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty good beer. Poured at a good temperature with a nice size, foamy, off-white head that didn't last and no lace. Color is a slightly hazy yellow amber. Aroma is a bit faint, but has malt, hop,grain, spice. Flavor's like nose, carbonic tang in front, then malt, hop, hint of sweet. Body is good, carbonation a tad sharp. Finish is like flavor, a little short, and very drinkable.

drpimento, Dec 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

vermilcj, Dec 11, 2013
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3.16/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can. Pours pale straw with long lasting, white head and lively carbonation. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Taste is of bready malt and herbal hops. Finish is medium lasting
and slightly bitter. I could drink this brew a lot during summer time.

mikeg67, Dec 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can into a hotel glass, Nov 2013

Pours dirty gold/yellow, touches of white foam atop. Light lemon nose. Very faint. Bright chalky citrus flavor. Clean finish, light hop. Smooth. Slight helles flavor holds. Good Florida beer, good option for a trip to the beach

KTCamm, Nov 28, 2013
Hotter Than Helles Lager from Cigar City Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.