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Helles Golden Lager - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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84
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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | 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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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

12-06-2013 16:53:17 | More by ygtbsm94
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

11-08-2013 14:03:25 | More by InspectorBob
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

11-06-2013 14:41:18 | More by HRamz3
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TBYoung

Pennsylvania

4.46/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Served in the soup top can. A delightful fruty and grassy aroma greets the nose as you open this beer its a delightful golden hue with a hint of amber. Taste is grass fruity hops and a hint of doughy malt on the back a little thin on mouthfeel but very refreshing. All in all my favorite session lager.

Serving type: can

11-04-2013 22:12:46 | More by TBYoung
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utopiajane

New York

4.3/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours the color of light straw with just a tint of amber. Has a finger of creamy white foam that fell as I drank to a thin ring.Nose is malt sweetness and leafy herbal. Cheerful golden scent of grass and a bit of spice. Moderate malts on the nose. The taste is perfection. A citric crispness takes the palate to a smooth and apporachable malt sweetness. Leafy flavors with plenty of earth and a a spicy bitter. The mouthfeel is exemplary. Lively and crisp like a brisk wind. It's sweetly breaddy and fills up your mouth to finish dry and with a touch of spice and faint bitter to linger in the aftertaste.

Friendly. A lively tonic with bright and favorable aspects. Just what the doctor ordered.

Serving type: can

11-02-2013 19:16:03 | More by utopiajane
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Joelski

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-29-2013 16:28:12 | More by Joelski
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

09-23-2013 22:38:33 | More by kmos27
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Jdbateman83

California

3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very very very light and smooth beer. Very easy to drink, to drink fast, and to drink allot of. Slight slight bit of hops, no bitterness, light carbonation. Easy to drink, easy on the wallet, great with a burger and truffle fries. Looks like a standard lager, smells nice, good crisp clean mouthfeel, would definitely order again.

Serving type: on-tap

09-21-2013 01:27:00 | More by Jdbateman83
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-05-2013 22:35:01 | More by mendvicdog
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tmhoye

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.5%

08-29-2013 00:19:52 | More by tmhoye
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-06-2013 20:36:17 | More by GeoffreyM
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dar482

New York

3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a very clear golden yellow with some carbonation rising up in it.

The aroma has some grassy hops, slight malt, and spice.

The flavor follows with a citrus and grassy hop bitterness. There's a good amount of sweet bready malt that balances this beer out, while still staying very crisp. There's a bit of spice int he back as well.

This is a really good beer for the style and quite enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

07-22-2013 00:47:18 | More by dar482
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-19-2013 00:37:00 | More by skaboom420
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-03-2013 21:04:43 | More by tedho21
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taylor714914

Pennsylvania

3.39/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the new can, where the almost entire top peels off.

A- Copper orange with a small finger of head.

S- Malt sweetness and a hint of hops.

T- Straightfoward malt sweetness with a bit of hops for balance. Nothing complex, but refreshing on a hot day.

M- Slightly overcarbonated in my opinion, but still pretty decent.

O- Overall, a good beer for a hot day. I wouldn't buy it all the time, but it is a nice change of pace from IPAs and Pale Ales.

Serving type: can

06-30-2013 18:10:56 | More by taylor714914
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CreightonSM

New York

4/5  rDev +7%

06-20-2013 13:48:53 | More by CreightonSM
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Mister_Falcon

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +33.7%

06-13-2013 03:03:44 | More by Mister_Falcon
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beerfinder

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-07-2013 14:02:03 | More by beerfinder
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-05-2013 00:35:50 | More by Oakenator
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-29-2013 23:19:05 | More by tommyguz
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

05-25-2013 00:44:00 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

05-23-2013 18:42:01 | More by touchmeimsac
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thampel09

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7%

05-20-2013 20:09:19 | More by thampel09
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BobaFret

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-19-2013 01:03:50 | More by BobaFret
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

360 can poured into...nothing. This one is getting drank straight from the can as intended.

Appearance
I'm sure it's golden and I'm sure it's carbonated, but I may never know for sure. No head from no pour.

Nose
Pilsner malt and caramel with touches of lemongrass and bubblegum. Very subtle, again, from no pour.

Taste
Very light on the palate. Sweetened Pilsner graininess with dabs of caramel. Light touches of lemongrass and bubblegum. Perhaps a little hay.

Mouthfeel
Light bodied, crisp and dry.

Overall
Nifty can. Light, sessionable and refreshing.

Serving type: can

05-12-2013 21:18:56 | More by justintcoons
Helles Golden Lager from Sly Fox Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.