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Hoppin' Helles - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
73
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422 Ratings
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Ratings: 422
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 15.09%
Wants: 1
Gots: 27 | 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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Arizona

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-15-2014 20:01:19 | More by qquique1010
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

06-15-2014 04:35:11 | More by TheBigBoy
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.7%

06-14-2014 22:49:36 | More by TTripp725
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Dad_Bod_Beer_God

Indiana

3.36/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This beer was a golden orange color with a pretty lousy thin head. The head became nonexistent after a few minutes which made the appearance poor. You could definitely smell the hops in the beginning. My first sip was nice and hoppy, what i expected, but the more I drank the less impact the taste had on me. It has that nice citrus like bitterness that you expect from an IPA but it was over powering. This would a great IPA style to have with meals because it wouldn't over power the taste of your food. Overall, nice beer. I enjoyed drinking it, but honestly I don't see myself making a run to buy it specifically anytime soon. If i was a friends and this was an option I would highly consider it though.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 14:32:30 | More by Dad_Bod_Beer_God
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Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

06-13-2014 20:45:06 | More by balinor
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Florida

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-13-2014 01:27:15 | More by KeyWestGator
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Vogt52

Maryland

3/5  rDev -5.7%

06-12-2014 20:43:40 | More by Vogt52
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3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

06-12-2014 18:19:17 | More by ajengel116
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MCMASTERSANCHEZ

Indiana

3/5  rDev -5.7%

06-12-2014 17:11:15 | More by MCMASTERSANCHEZ
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stumac

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-09-2014 00:20:06 | More by stumac
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tbonci

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -5.7%

06-08-2014 18:21:38 | More by tbonci
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-07-2014 22:30:50 | More by Tsar_Riga
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

06-07-2014 14:53:16 | More by jjd315
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Alabama

3/5  rDev -5.7%

06-06-2014 03:39:49 | More by DamnYankeeHeadHunter
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dradair

Missouri

4/5  rDev +25.8%

06-05-2014 16:42:57 | More by dradair
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TheBeer

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -5.7%

06-03-2014 22:51:35 | More by TheBeer
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District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -37.1%

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

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

06-01-2014 01:28:11 | More by Bartos
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-31-2014 17:57:47 | More by Latarnik
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RBorsato

Virginia

3/5  rDev -5.7%

05-30-2014 19:45:12 | More by RBorsato
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

05-28-2014 21:18:36 | More by letshaveanother
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billyrenfroe

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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Amp

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -5.7%

05-26-2014 22:27:52 | More by Amp
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.53/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear gold color, with a small half inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like mild pine and grass.

The taste is similar. Much more hop forward than the typical Leinie's offering.The aformentioned pine and grass are there, plus some honey like malt sweetness, finishing with some adjunct lager like skunkiness and hard water. It starts well but ends poorly.

Light to medium bodied, crisp mouthfeel, very drinkable.

One of the better Leinenkugel offerings for sure, but it still needs some cleaning up to be a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2014 16:38:58 | More by GreesyFizeek
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smartassboiler

Illinois

2/5  rDev -37.1%

05-26-2014 16:33:31 | More by smartassboiler
Hoppin' Helles from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 422 ratings.