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Hoppin' Helles - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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435 Ratings
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Ratings: 435
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 1
Gots: 33 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: StoutHunter on 08-17-2013)
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Love465

Indiana

1/5  rDev -68.6%

09-07-2013 00:56:26 | More by Love465
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Gus34

Wisconsin

1.2/5  rDev -62.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

I think everyone is being too generous here. A 74? Not even close. This tastes like a macro-lager, not an IPA. Where are the hops?! I taste none... If it is 90 degrees out, this beer would work. Any other time though, not at all. Quite possible the worst IPA I have ever had. Another doozy from Jacob Leinenkugel.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 00:45:32 | More by Gus34
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TooGood

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

03-16-2014 12:48:47 | More by TooGood
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Zallen16

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

05-01-2014 19:22:22 | More by Zallen16
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Monk31

South Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -45%

07-15-2014 00:17:49 | More by Monk31
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

1.75/5  rDev -45%

09-18-2013 13:07:50 | More by Gotti311
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Shawner

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -37.1%

12-08-2013 22:14:18 | More by Shawner
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -37.1%

07-12-2014 13:49:11 | More by pat_usher
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smartassboiler

Illinois

2/5  rDev -37.1%

05-26-2014 16:33:31 | More by smartassboiler
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1BadblueSS

New York

2/5  rDev -37.1%

01-09-2014 22:42:53 | More by 1BadblueSS
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

2/5  rDev -37.1%

04-03-2014 02:51:33 | More by OriolesFan1008
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cvalleskey

Illinois

2/5  rDev -37.1%

11-02-2013 01:16:00 | More by cvalleskey
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -37.1%

06-02-2014 04:06:27 | More by brpendergast85
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MillerMan16

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -37.1%

07-15-2014 21:27:49 | More by MillerMan16
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C--dog

Alabama

2/5  rDev -37.1%

04-10-2014 21:47:57 | More by C--dog
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tdatt43

Virginia

2/5  rDev -37.1%

03-23-2014 01:42:04 | More by tdatt43
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clfrost

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -37.1%

11-14-2013 15:07:30 | More by clfrost
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alexanf

Mississippi

2/5  rDev -37.1%

09-15-2013 01:11:03 | More by alexanf
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stevergca

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -37.1%

05-12-2014 20:56:23 | More by stevergca
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rgille2

Ohio

2/5  rDev -37.1%

08-20-2013 21:56:42 | More by rgille2
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SteveJeremy

Connecticut

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 19:17:01 | More by SteveJeremy
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Mpenders

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

06-30-2014 23:39:50 | More by Mpenders
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

11-08-2013 02:26:29 | More by Segelstrom
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Bpc24


2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

07-07-2014 05:31:49 | More by Bpc24
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Paxman1965

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

01-26-2014 04:33:59 | More by Paxman1965
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Hoppin' Helles from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 435 ratings.