Bat Out Of Helles - New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
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Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 2 | Show All Ratings:
4.15/5 rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Nice, soapy head with light lacing. Straw-yellow. Rich, sweet malt aroma smells of the wood. Starts sweet, a little tart, almost. Floral hops. Then a CRUSHING, sublime malt finish; miles of biscuit floats on floral hop bitterness.
Overall, this is REALLY, REALLY excellent if you like a malt-centric lager. The finish to this is simply amazing. It's definitely an odd-man-out at such a hoppy brewery, but it's an absolute gem.
Serving type: cask
07-05-2013 14:10:09 | More by TheSSG
4.1/5 rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From the sire: "Brewed with Andechs yeast … released October, 2011"
A - Helles yellow... slightly cloudy, translucent yellow brew. Thin white head which didn't last long.
S - Grains and grass. There is a bit of a sulfur at the end that is perplexing me. Smells like a German Lager.
T - Sweet, creamy and bready. It's malty flavor dominates, but there is a spicy bitter finish.
M - Light/medium body with very little carbonation.
O - I was craving a taste of Bavaria... one of the better Helles I’ve had.
Serving type: growler
03-02-2012 01:22:36 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
Bat Out Of Helles from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
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