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Helles Golden Lager - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
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141 Ratings
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 8
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: weeare138 on 06-16-2005

German Pils malt / Saaz & Hallertauer M. Hops

18 IBU
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 141 | Reviews: 33
Photo of Machoo
4.17/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jhartley
3.3/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MikeMcCl
3.03/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A bit too sweet for my tastes.

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3.61/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

not good, dont liek at all

Photo of Jacobob10
4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz can. Best by date Jan 25, 2015.

Yellow in color with outstanding clarity. Medium fluffy white head. Sweet malty aroma that reminds me of a German pilsner with less hop presence. The sweetness continues in the flavor, which brings out a slight spice from the noble hops. Perfectly carbonated, medium bodied, clean and smooth. Everything a Helles lager should be.

In lieu of putting their own spin on this beer, it's clear the brewer wanted to stay true to the style and they absolutely nailed it. Why there aren't more American versions of Helles is beyond me. This is not only an outstanding version of the style, but for $7.89 / six-pack it is also a great value. Recommended to anyone looking for a clean lager with some character.

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3.77/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can at Whole Foods in Alexandria, VA.

Golden / bronze body. Clear with a small white cap. Aromas of pils malt, a hint of sweet, fruity notes. Grain and bread with distant floral notes and a clean feel. Easy to drink. Not too sweet. Light Saaz hop character. Solid.

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3.07/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.04/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.44/5  rDev -6.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.45/5  rDev -6%

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3.3/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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2.8/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Helles Golden Lager from Sly Fox Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.