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Helles Lager - Fordham Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
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133 Ratings
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fordham Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Clean & refreshing, this Bavarian style lager uses four different German grains & three hop varieties to create an intricate flavor profile & a beautiful deep golden color. Helles is brewed in the style of Munich’s everyday drinking beer. Prost!

(Beer added by: drizzam on 09-12-2008)
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alleykatking

Indiana

2.68/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz beer.

A- Pours a light sunshine yellow body. One finger white head shows light retention. Hints ofr specks of lace on the sides of the glass.

S- Light biscuity malts in the front of aroma. Hints of a orange like fruit in the ending of the aroma. Nothing really else in the nose as it is super light.

T- Like the front of aroma this one is mostly biscuity for the most part. Hints of light butter flavor also in the ending front to middle of the beer. The middle of the beer shows a light grainy flavor. Light orange fruit in the ending of the flavor profile with a hint of grassy hops in the final flavor of this beer. The alcohol isn't really much in the ending at all.

M- Light mouthfeel. Carbonation is good for the style. Biscuity malts, light butter, and orange left on the palate. Aftertaste is hint of alcohol, biscuity malt, and orange. Flavors were balanced for the style but light overall. Off flavors were buttery and nothing else. Light alcohol drying on the palate.

O- This beer was a light drinker. Nothing special about it and a little off flavor to it. A simple summertime beer I think. Or else it would be a perfect beer to drink when you don't feel like drinking bigger beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2011 07:09:54 | More by alleykatking
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T-lemon, malt and yeast with some hop bitterness in the aftertaste that fades into a nice finish
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Helles Lager from Fordham Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.