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Helles Lager | Triumph Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Triumph Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Phatz on 07-09-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by Phatz:
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4.2/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance: Served a perfectly transparent gold color with a big white head and attractive lacing.

Smell: To style it had a clean lager like nose that is slightly sweet with German malts and a bit of grain.

Taste: Sweet easy flavor built for consumption. Smooth and easy the toasted Munich malts deliver a gentle sweetness and the earthy hops and spices balance nicely with a crisp dry bite at the finish.

Mouthfeel: Light crisp refreshing easy.

Drinkability: This is the epitome of summer sessioners. This is what they make big German mugs for. Take home a growler and drink it all afternoon. It is a Munich Lager. If you like the style (many BAs don’t, but if you do), try this one.

Hope this is helpful.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of rfgetz
3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a bright and shimmering cold color with small cap of white froth, gone quickly with little lacing. Scent is pale and muted combining clean euro-malts with lightly spicy grassy and leafy hops. Taste is quite surprisingly good, nice profile of dried grain and pilsner malt with a splash of grassy, leafy hops. Easy drinking, light but good flavor, refreshing. Light bodied, good carbonation level, slight lingering bite. A good, easy drinking beer with some character.

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Photo of Rifugium
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

First had: on tap at Triumph, Philly, PA

Poured into a tumbler, a clear gold with a finger or two of white head that receded to a thin layer, leaving a tiny bit of lace behind. Basic smell of sweet malts, grainy, with a hint of hops coming through. Similar profile in the taste, with sweet, toasty malts in the foreground, a good quantity of grains, and a leafy hop presence for a bit of balance. Not overly flavorful or distinctive, a little on the light-bodied side, but still good, and fairly drinkable if you're not feeling adventurous.

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Photo of malfunxion
2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear gold and delivers a mild nose. Seems a bit sweet on the fragrance as well. Flavor is smooth with a nice unwavering tone. Feel is good on liquid and carbonation and it goes down easily. A good lager that you could have more than a few of.

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Photo of Dank26
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of MikeRa
3.97/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Went to the Triumph Brew Pub in Philadelphia, and noticed they had a few new beers there since my last visit. Necided to try the Helles Lager. And this beer was a excellent beer. It has a good gold color and a good aroma of hops. I will definitely drink this beer when I visit this brewpub again.

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Photo of dgherm
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Helles Lager from Triumph Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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