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Helles Out Of Dodge - Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery

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Helles Out Of Dodge
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4 Ratings
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ManekiNeko on 12-01-2004)
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joerodiii

New York

3.78/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is very close to being a dead-on Helles. It is a very clean lager that really lets the blend of Munich and Vienna malts shine. This is not a macro style lager, no way, no how!

Straw yellow color with a moderate head. Aroma is sweet and grainy with a hint of alcohol. The taste is malty without being sweet. The only issue I had with the taste is that it is too bitter for the style. This beer is well balanced, but a helles shouldn't be...not that there is anything wrong with that...

If more brewers made good helles, more BMC drinkers would get turned on to real beer.

Serving type: growler

05-26-2009 22:34:11 | More by joerodiii
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

11-14-2013 00:55:07 | More by cjgiant
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Navalartichoke

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

11-15-2013 13:50:00 | More by Navalartichoke
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RBorsato

Virginia

2.95/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Straw colored with a light chill haze, nice active carbonation, and a decent white head that turns to a lasting ring. Grainy malt aroma and flavor with a strange almost adjunct-like character. Light bodied with a crisp malty dry finish.

OK at $6/growler but would have been disappointed at $4.50/pint... surprisingly macro-ish.

Note: This review was based on a growler from the Centreville, VA location. 5.7% ABV per the chalkboard at the brewpub.

($6.00 / Growler fill)

Serving type: growler

04-11-2006 15:52:57 | More by RBorsato
Helles Out Of Dodge from Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery
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