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Hotter Than Helles Lager - Cigar City Brewing

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543 Ratings
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Ratings: 543
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.06%
Wants: 21
Gots: 47 | FT: 4
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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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-27-2014 22:21:43 | More by benloho
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-25-2014 21:05:57 | More by huntermop
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-24-2014 00:26:45 | More by lupercmda
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jamesaharvey

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-21-2014 13:20:30 | More by jamesaharvey
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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

06-20-2014 15:03:05 | More by Chingringo
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-16-2014 22:25:40 | More by Fulmonte21
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Washington

4/5  rDev +11.1%

06-16-2014 21:06:04 | More by irishgreensoda
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-16-2014 05:20:21 | More by GuttaMane138
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-15-2014 22:54:09 | More by jrkcubs
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jophish17

Georgia

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-15-2014 14:14:28 | More by jophish17
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California

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-14-2014 21:54:31 | More by 2GOOFY
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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-14-2014 20:15:25 | More by uncccegr
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -4.2%

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Thanks to the creator of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a cloudy, bright yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some sweetness to it. Taste is sweet, malty, very refreshing on a humid summer night. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall makes for a good session beer.

06-14-2014 03:36:59 | More by tone77
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-13-2014 00:40:09 | More by CMOrak
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Illinois

3.51/5  rDev -2.5%

Pours pale yellow with thin layer of head that retains minimally. The nose features light grassy notes along with toasted grain, light caramel, and some light notes of citrus. Taste leans towards the sweet side for the style. Sweet grainy flavors up front with some hints of citrus and a light touch of grassy hops. It's not until the finish that there is a slight dryness. Mouthfeel is light and well carbonated. Overall, this drinks nicely but perhaps a touch too sweet for an easy drinking lager.

06-12-2014 01:36:18 | More by homebrew311
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Florida

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-11-2014 00:22:52 | More by apurpura214
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Texas

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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -0.6%

Pour is straw yellow with a light haze and a small amount of tight white head. Nose is light grain, a bit of yeast, strong lemon notes. Taste is similar, a bit more grain bill to it, yeasty mid palate and lots of lemon in back. A bit of grassy herbal hops in the finish with virtually no bitterness. Body is light but a hint syrupy with moderate carb.

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California

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Illinois

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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Hotter Than Helles Lager from Cigar City Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 543 ratings.