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Hoppin' Helles - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
73
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471 Ratings
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Ratings: 471
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 1
Gots: 46 | 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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Canada_Dan

Illinois

3/5  rDev -5.7%

09-02-2014 16:25:00 | More by Canada_Dan
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

09-02-2014 14:34:06 | More by BeerCon5
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logicalparadox

New York

3/5  rDev -5.7%

Looks like this is now renamed "Helles Yeah". OK. Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.

Not terrible. But I agree it's a very macro feel. On the other hand, it's a very light, crisp lager, and I'm wondering if I'm not just biased to the style because it reminds me of so many American "light beers". Underwhelming, to be sure, but it's not a terrible tasting beer. If you're in the mood for something very light, this will fit the bill, but it's not going to turn heads.

09-01-2014 21:32:55 | More by logicalparadox
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ckr1451

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

09-01-2014 20:44:14 | More by ckr1451
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CBodamer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.7%

09-01-2014 20:05:47 | More by CBodamer
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justinjsmith91

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

Michigan

08-31-2014 00:46:06 | More by justinjsmith91
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bushwack

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

08-30-2014 19:09:40 | More by bushwack
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chillwave22

Ohio

3/5  rDev -5.7%

08-29-2014 13:49:50 | More by chillwave22
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -5.7%

08-29-2014 12:52:22 | More by atlbravsrno1
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kkleu357

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

From notes on 8/31/2013

Ok beer. A very macro beer feel. Not much hop flavor. Not that complex. Works well with pizza since it doesn’t take away from the flavor of the food. Probably won’t buy again unless I’m in some backwoods Wisconsin bar that only carrys Leinies as their craft beer (happens often).

08-26-2014 14:45:24 | More by kkleu357
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prisdefer

New York

2.72/5  rDev -14.5%

08-26-2014 10:14:46 | More by prisdefer
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Kingcurio

Oklahoma

3.36/5  rDev +5.7%

08-26-2014 00:36:21 | More by Kingcurio
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wrightst

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-24-2014 14:14:04 | More by wrightst
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digitalflood

New York

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

08-23-2014 20:55:45 | More by digitalflood
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ng1013


3/5  rDev -5.7%

08-23-2014 16:14:51 | More by ng1013
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cottonkoozie

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-22-2014 00:25:05 | More by cottonkoozie
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

08-19-2014 15:10:22 | More by Captain_Komamura
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malfunxion

New York

2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

08-19-2014 03:52:06 | More by malfunxion
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3/5  rDev -5.7%

08-18-2014 05:45:26 | More by Eaglefan344
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PrendUnVerreDeBiere

Kentucky

2.24/5  rDev -29.6%

08-18-2014 00:20:39 | More by PrendUnVerreDeBiere
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Duesler

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -5.7%

08-17-2014 11:54:08 | More by Duesler
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blackcompg

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Appearance - Pours 2 fingers of bright white foam, body is a translucent golden amber, leaves nice light whites laces after each sip.

Smell - Light grains, light grassy hops, light minerals, very light citrus zest.

Taste - Very refreshing, and exactly like the nose - slightly cooked grains, hint of white breadcrust, very light grassy hops, light malt sweetness to balance, hints of bitter citrus zest, and a good dose of minerals throughout.

Mouthfeel - Lighter side of medium, a very smooth mouthfeel, bitter enough to keep you sipping, finishes fairly clean with traces of cut grass, light bread crust, and prominent minerals.

Overall - I like this beer actually, a great lawn-mower beer, and one that I could enjoy all afternoon in a backyard bbq. Much better than the macros imho. Is there better, sure - but this is a decent dry lager with a touch of hops, cheap, and sessionable at 5.5%.

08-16-2014 03:23:24 | More by blackcompg
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ahuey333


3/5  rDev -5.7%

08-13-2014 17:14:45 | More by ahuey333
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zestar

California

3/5  rDev -5.7%

08-13-2014 09:37:43 | More by zestar
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Skiefer

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -5.7%

08-12-2014 14:58:50 | More by Skiefer
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Hoppin' Helles from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 471 ratings.