Helles Belles | Ninkasi Brewing Company

Helles BellesHelles Belles
BA SCORE
3.62/5
120 Ratings
Helles BellesHelles Belles
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
ninkasibrewing.com

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cbarrett4 on 08-28-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,560
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
120
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 120 |  Reviews: 40
Photo of mbb500
3.98/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Just a crisp refreshing beer fit for a hot day. Nothing complex but a competent brew.

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Photo of wisegreensoul
3.72/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sjrider
3.99/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skabiski
3.57/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of powdersoldier
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pianoguy
4.11/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. No bottling info

Pours a hazy pale yellow body with a white head. Lots of visible carbonation but not very much retention or lacing.

Light aroma is mostly a Kohlsch/Marzen scent. Soda biscuit and grassy meadow. Not very prominent

Taste follows with a little malt. It's clean and crisp.

Moderate carbonation seems to fit this beer.

There was a lot to like about this beer. It's clean and very drinkable. It would be a good beer for after mowing the lawn. I will have this one again !

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Photo of akolb
3.64/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucnifter
3.89/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wasatch
4.12/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. Bottle

Pours a pretty nice clean/clear golden yellow color, pretty nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy one-finger white head, which also leaves some nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, grassy/wheaty. The taste is malty, grassy/wheaty, nice little sweetness. Medium body. Overall, a pretty tasty brew.

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Photo of PNWhops
3.84/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of evergreen_machine
3.31/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlueSpader
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breardon1776
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Clear pale straw color. Medium carbonation. Crisp and light.

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Photo of n2185
3.99/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Quesophresco
3.39/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boone757
3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickThePyro
3.54/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mlkluther
3.35/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stella77artois
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheHopsman
4.01/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TwoTrees
4.04/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of plaid75
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Helles Belles from Ninkasi Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 120 ratings
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