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Humbucker Helles | Uncle Billy's Brew & Que

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uncle Billy's Brew & Que
Texas, United States
unclebillysaustin.com

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by LXIXME on 12-07-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,498
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
22
pDev:
13.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
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Gots:
5
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Ratings: 22 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of TX-Badger
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear yellow golden color with white head. Cereal grains and light fruit on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with sweet cereal flavors.

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Photo of jheezee
4.5/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gilgar
3.46/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kjkinsey
3.77/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pnelting
3.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beeragent
3.8/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zonker17
3.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mamaraza
3.7/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of greenspointexas
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of heerboth
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Gatordaddy
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of JohnBender
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Alexanderthegreat
2/5  rDev -42.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of guityler83
4.21/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: From the can to a pilsner glass, humbucker helles flowed forth like a face melting Friedman solo producing a huge 4 finger head. Bright white, pillowy and mixed sized bubbles, the foam receded slowly into the briliantly clear golden brew. A spiderweb esque lacing left on the edge once the foam finally fell into the depths of oblivion.

S: Moderate levels of fresh bread and biscuit like malt aromas with a clean german lager character. Hop aromas are also moderate in the noble spicy german hop realm. Very balanced.

T: The intro starts with clean noble hop bitterness and bready malt balanced nicely that builds up to a crescendo of more biscuit, toast and a hint of lemon. The beer finishes off with a lingering grainy, husky flavor that compliments the flavor profile very well.

M: Dry finish with moderate to high carbonation levels. The graininess left on the tongue after a few sips leaves a slight drying sensation.

O: Very balanced and clean, this is right up my ally for a great helles. Highly recommended, for lager lovers or people looking for a flavorful beer for warm weather.

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of LXIXME
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Humbucker Helles from Uncle Billy's Brew & Que
Beer rating: 3.47 out of 5 with 22 ratings
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