Hell Lager | Surly Brewing Company

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3.82/5
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1,165 Ratings
Hell LagerHell Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
surlybrewing.com

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Not unlike a Zwickel Bier from Germany, Hell is not filtered and fermented with lager yeast. American hops takes a back seat to the Pils malt sweetness and fresh bread aroma. The color is well... hell (Deutsch for light). It's fiendishly drinkable, and you don't have to sell your soul to get another.

Added by feloniousmonk on 08-26-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,529
Reviews:
334
Ratings:
1,165
pDev:
10.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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130
Gots:
208
Trade:
5
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Hell Lager from Surly Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 1,165 ratings
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