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Helles Golden Lager - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

118 Ratings
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | 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:
German Pils malt / Saaz & Hallertauer M. Hops

18 IBU

(Beer added by: weeare138 on 06-16-2005)
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3.2/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: An alluringly bright gold color.

S: Pleasantly sweet grains. Freshly shelled wheat husks. No grassiness nor subtle spicing can be detected.

M: Medium bodied and smooth. Not as a crisp finish as desired. Only semi-dry, and left with a wet palate. Breadiness pervades.

T: Honeysuckle. Very clean tasting malt forward beer. Needs more hop bitterness to tidy up the malt sweetness.

O: Definitely showcases the German malts nicely, but at the expense of any noticeable contribution from the Czech pilsen hops.

orcrist_cleaver, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This golden lager is very light and easy to drink. I enjoy this beer very much. The German pips malt really stands out in the taste. And the hallertauer hops are the perfect choice to put a hint of bitterness in the after taste. I would recommend this beer for a tailgate or on the beach.

MattyPods, Apr 27, 2014
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Helles Golden Lager from Sly Fox Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.