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Hoppin' Helles - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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408 Ratings
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Ratings: 408
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 15.09%
Wants: 1
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: StoutHunter on 08-17-2013)
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2.18/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Hoppin' Helles is probably the most disappointing Leinenkugel effort I've experienced thus far. It bears that same sort of grassiness that I didn't like about Guinness's Harp Lager and that same kind of bitterness I find prevalent in many domestic beers. Not to mention, I always categorized Leinenkugel for its flavors, be them lemon, orange, lemon berry, or simply just refreshing and rather intoxicating hops, but Hoppin' Helles overdoes it to the point where the flavor is more of a nuisance than a presence. Definitely the weakest of Leinenkugel's otherwise surprisingly good line of beers.

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The aroma's a bit light but is herbal, somewhat mineral, bready, and reasonably hoppy with orange peel and pine.
The hops come out a little more strongly, floral and grassy with some almost spruce-like needle, against cracker and biscuit dry malts and some caramel. I'm not sure about achieving style, but it's pretty good.
It's moderately crisp in a light-medium body, appropriate and not thin. It's pretty smooth without losing the bite.

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Hoppin' Helles from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 408 ratings.