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Ghost Pony Helles Lager - Trap Rock Restaurant & Brewery

Ghost Pony Helles Lager
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 14.89%

Brewed by:
Trap Rock Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ElGuapo on 09-02-2003)
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Photo of BeerKangaroo


3.99/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Huntley Taverne at Summitt, New Jersey (went to go see my sister on my way back to Maine):

In a pint glass:

A: clear yellow body, no head and fast rising carbonation.

S: citrusy and sweet with some faint hops.

T: crisp, sweet, and citrusy.

M: light with a nice smooth feel all around the tongue, very nice.

O: I liked this one and would definitely come back to it.

Serving type: on-tap

11-25-2012 02:17:02 | More by BeerKangaroo
Photo of rfgetz

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The standard "please the masses" light offering found at every brew pub... light straw yellow, clean in appearance. Scent brings a touch of honey like sweetness to slightly stale grain, stale grassy hop presence as well. Taste follows suit. Light and bubbly. Fairly straightforward.

Serving type: on-tap

07-09-2012 14:49:05 | More by rfgetz
Photo of facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.73/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A - clear yellow
S - very citrusy, faint hops
T - crisp, sweet, citrusy
M - one of the smoothest beers i've had in a long time
O - i don't typically like this style of beer, but definitely respect it for what it is. this particular brew was beyond my expectations

Serving type: on-tap

01-12-2012 23:36:44 | More by facundoCNB
Photo of ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.53/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer tonight after coming in to the restaurant out of the heat. The texture and carbonation was light, and there was a fresh smell coming off the top.

This beer has a nice sweetness to it. I pick up bubblegum in the background. There was a little bit of wheat in the front of each sip.

This was a great beer for a warm evening.

Serving type: on-tap

07-29-2011 02:26:34 | More by ummswimmin
Photo of Naugros

New Jersey

3.15/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The lightest of the regular offerings at the Trap Rock Restaurant and Brewery. And I mean lightest in almost all meanings of that word.

The color is the pale straw you'd find in an American Adjunct Lager, but that light gold is true to this style. The head is white, but it's not creamy as the style guide indicates, but formed of many micro-bubbles.

A sweetish smell from the malts offset by a light grassy hop presence. This is a preview what you're going to get when you take the first sip. These flavors tend to mute as the beer warms up and it can become tiresome to drink after a while despite being very light. It's not that it tires you out, you just kind of get bored with it and you really want to seek out something more entertaining for your palette. Not a bad representation of the style and refreshing when really cold. If you're doing the sample flight at the brew pub make sure you drink this first or it will taste like water compared to many of their other beers.

Serving type: on-tap

07-16-2011 15:30:47 | More by Naugros
Photo of TheDeuce

New York

2.65/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5


Pale golden head, little too much fizz which took up nearly half the glass, one dimensional with a grainy taste reminiscent of macro lagers. Smooth enough and ok with the excellent scallops I had, but the beer was lacking to me, dissapointing.

Serving type: on-tap

04-27-2007 23:41:45 | More by TheDeuce
Photo of ark57


3.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

It is clear, pale straw in color with a delicate hop aroma and not much of a head. There body is relatively thin and it is slight grainy. It finishes crisp and clean with an appetizing bitterness. A great way to start the meal or warm up the palate. Not their best beer, but it is quite drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

03-05-2004 14:13:16 | More by ark57
Photo of ElGuapo

New Jersey

3.15/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A straw colored brew with a little covering of bubbles on top. A very toned down nose of bready cereal and grain.

Very strong carbonation goes beyond crisp with the mouthfeel, but not to the point where it hurts the beer. It is mostly grainy with some sweet citrus notes. IT really is a bit shy on flavor, but it is a decent drinker.

Serving type: on-tap

09-02-2003 21:41:52 | More by ElGuapo
Ghost Pony Helles Lager from Trap Rock Restaurant & Brewery
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