Corolla Gold Helles Lager | Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery

Your Rating: None
Want it   Got it 
Corolla Gold Helles LagerCorolla Gold Helles Lager
74 Ratings
Corolla Gold Helles LagerCorolla Gold Helles Lager

Brewed by:
Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery
North Carolina, United States

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by akorsak on 09-23-2007

Bros Score:
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
firstprev| 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 74 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of Tarale9
2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Undated 16 oz can at 40 degrees into SA lager glass
Aroma of malt and skunk
Head large (5 cm), white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to uneven 2 mm layer
Lacing none
Body light yellow, clear
Flavor of light malt and dimethylsulfide; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light, watery, lively carbonation

Pretty typical lager – not good, not bad, just typical

 361 characters

Photo of Links41
3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of mrosenfeld32
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of toppoop
3/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Frank_TX
3.5/5  rDev +14%

Photo of KajII
2.83/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

[Suggested Glassware: Lager Glass]

The pour was a clear golden yellow with an average (1-2 finger) white frothy head that quickly diminished, down to a light wispy film and small collar with fair spotty lacing.

The aroma was very mild with a light biscuit malt, some grassy hops and a dusty yeast with hints of caramel, adjuncts (corn I believe) and a slight grainy appeal.

The taste was lightly malty with a touch of caramel early on, and then became mildly bitter and grainy with a mild adjunct finish. The flavor lasted only a short while proceeding the swallow, with a slightly bitter grainy taste left behind.

Mouthfeel was light in body and watery in texture with a medium carbonation.

Overall I found this brew to be just OK, it was refreshing but really did not have a lot of flavor. This is a good brew when doing yard work on a hot Summers day when you're looking for something more than just to quench your thirst...

 975 characters

Photo of buzzy
2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of 67cuda
4/5  rDev +30.3%

Photo of jwhancher
3.52/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought a 22-oz bottle on the way back from OBX. Poured into a Prima Pils glass. Appears dark gold, clear with nice head that eventually fades. Good carbonation. Smells a touch sweet due to Pils malt. Clean & crisp. Low noble hop character. Subtle spiciness. Tastes clean with sweet pils malt. Perhaps a tad too heavier than I'd prefer. Overall, a very solid helles. Glad to have tried and would drink again.

 407 characters

Photo of ygtbsm94
2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of circus_cat
2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

Photo of bmjivi221
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of IPAchris
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of jsanford
3.5/5  rDev +14%

Photo of InspectorBob
3/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.12/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap at Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery in Grandy, NC

A: Pours a very lightly hazy dark apricot/peach to orange in color with some very light amounts of visible carbonation and some golden yellow + peach highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy/soapy off-white head that reduces to a medium to large patch of very thin film along with a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel and grainy malts with a touch of sweetness and just a hint of spicy hops.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of malts - I get both caramel malts and toasted cereal grain malts with a light amount of sweetness. There are some very light hints of earthy and spicy hops that become a little more pronounced as the beer warms up. Light amounts of bitterness which fades rather quickly.

M: Slightly less than medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin/watery.

O: This beer was easy to drink but just was not a good enough representation of the style for me to want to go back for more. There was just a little something missing in the mouthfeel and the flavor that left we wanting.

 1,190 characters

Photo of bdtva
2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

Photo of lupercmda
2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of EricdPete
3/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of SeanDolan
3/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of ejimhof
3.5/5  rDev +14%

Photo of IrishColonial
3/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Metz
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3/5  rDev -2.3%

firstprev| 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Corolla Gold Helles Lager from Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.07 out of 5 with 74 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.