Sudwerk Helles | Sudwerk Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sudwerk Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-25-2002

BEER STATS
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
37
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
13.49%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 24 | Ratings: 37
Photo of beerguy101
3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Medium orange color. Small head. Aroma is nutty and bready. A medium bodied helles/dortmunder. Malts are nutty and a touch fruity. Spicy hops, with a touch of honey sweetness. Well balanced. Light and refreshing, very drinkable. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

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Photo of Gusler
3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The beer pours a crystal clear golden yellow color with the head modest in size and frothy in texture, the color off white with a nice coating of lace upon the glass. Nose is crisp and clean, fresh and sweetly malt as is the start, with a fair to middling top. Finish has a light acidity, the hops apropos to the style, dry and a drinkable is light beer for me, an s with several others, and a sure candidate for the hot Arizona summer afternoon beer list.
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Photo of Reidrover
3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got this in the 12 oz brown bottle.
The appearance of this beer is attractive..nice darkish golden colour to the beer..with a clean white head that disapates to some lacing.
The smell for me was pretty run of the mill lager..though I may be coming down with a cold!
I like the taste of this beer..has big hoppy taste above the malt..i like this.
This beer feels good and smooth on the palate only the back of the throat getting "hit"
All in all a good solid Helles...surprisinglly its getting better as it gets hotter! strange indeed

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Photo of Mark
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Easily the best lager I have had recently. I have been trying more of them so as not to forget my roots. Most of the time I have been neither turned on or totally bummed out, this was an exception. A very clear golden liquid was topped by a nice white head that retained well. Lacing was wispy but lasted all the way down the glass. Malty aroma was inviting, taste was ultra smooth and refreshing. It had a nice soft malt presence with subtle hopping. A very quaffable beer, I can see having this more often when summer comes.

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Sudwerk Helles from Sudwerk Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.
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