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Hoppin' Helles - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
74
okay

506 Ratings
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Ratings: 506
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 2
Gots: 53 | 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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cottonkoozie, Aug 22, 2014
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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%.

blackcompg, Aug 16, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

bought this just because it was cheap! lol

a poured from the 12 oz bottle into my new belgium goblet:

A really light yellow - full finger of thich clamshell white head settles to a thin film with just a bit of lacing. ultra clarity.

s a mix of that macro metallic with some decent hops

t not bad, really not bad, bit of a hoppy bite

m lite on the body, also kinda - oily? in a way

d not too good really, chug en down anyway!

burnerfinger, Aug 02, 2014
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Hoppin' Helles from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 506 ratings.