Helles Golden Lager
von Trapp Brewing

Helles Golden LagerHelles Golden Lager
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von Trapp Brewing
Vermont, United States
Ranked #95
Ranked #17,469
3.87 | pDev: 9.82%
Wednesday at 02:42 AM
Apr 19, 2010
From the German word for “Bright”, our golden lager displays a floral hop aroma with a bready malt balance. Traditional in style, Helles is brewed with Pilsner Malt to produce a dry, snappy finish while Perle and Tettnanger hops create a spicy, herbal hop aroma. The result is an incredibly clean, yet complex, lager.

20 IBU
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Rated: 4 by JLaw55 from Missouri

Wednesday at 02:42 AM
Rated: 3.99 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee

Nov 06, 2023
Rated: 3.89 by SadMachine from New Jersey

Oct 14, 2023
Rated: 3.93 by dd53grif from Michigan

Sep 16, 2023
Rated: 3.77 by ctbeerman1 from Connecticut

Sep 01, 2023
Rated: 3.64 by QuintusHorace from California

Aug 29, 2023
Rated: 3.99 by Spaceman_Jer from Colorado

Aug 20, 2023
Rated: 3.94 by CountyWine from Connecticut

Aug 02, 2023
Rated: 4.5 by Overtonjd from New Jersey

Jul 29, 2023
Rated: 3 by prisdefer from New York

Jul 17, 2023
Rated: 2.56 by stephenlee93 from England

Jul 09, 2023
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Rated by USArmyRangerVet from New York

4.69/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
A great exaple of the German Helles style.
Jul 07, 2023
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Reviewed by KrakowBluegrass from Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I suspect I’ve tasted examples of Helles style beer before in Germany or elsewhere without knowing it. But this is the first time I’ve ever tried it just to see if I liked it. So I’m not a well-informed reviewer, but I do like the beer quite a bit. The flavor doesn’t appeal to me like Trapp’s Bohemian Pilsner, but I will most definitely be buying it again. Very crisp and refreshing and a pretty beer to look at, with its deep gold color.
Jun 19, 2023
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Reviewed by Greywulfken from New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Decent beer - nothing flashy or splashy, but a reliable representative of the style. Floral and herbal aromas suggestive of fresh grains and open fields, some chewy malts impressions and a relatively clean finish. Amply carbonated and smooth, light on the palate. Worth checking out.
Apr 16, 2023
Rated: 4.09 by Arg914 from New York

Mar 01, 2023
Rated: 3.25 by BeerWasp from Germany

Feb 20, 2023
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Taster at Von Trapp. Clear golden pour, soft white head, lacing. Clean, grainy aroma, bread. Taste is grainy, malty, biscuity, sweet. Creamy mouth feel.
Feb 17, 2023
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Reviewed by Hayesbro from Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear gold with a slight head. Not much aroma, a little citrus maybe. Flavor is citrusy and sour, slight sweetness. Maybe a bit of cracker, a little muted. Prefer other offerings from Von Trapp.
Jan 22, 2023
Rated: 3.67 by Roguer from Connecticut

Dec 19, 2022
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Reviewed by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
12oz can stamped best by 2/28/23 into a tall lager glass.
L: Pours straw pale bright yellow w a thin white head to holds its edge foam well, VG carbo w very large & fine bubbles to the end, no lacing.
S: Bready doughy malts, herbal hops, a bit floral. Clean & simple.
T: Gently sweet and bitter, bready malts, a short pale hop sensation, fresh clean and bright, very light lemon, lightly floral throughout, light grains.
F: Pleasantly straight ahead for the style, crisp, clean w a med-light body and semi-fast moderately drying finish.
O: Winning taste & great feel. Extremely well balanced and crushable year-round. An EZ drinking American -made Helles that is excellent in its style.
Dec 17, 2022
Helles Golden Lager from von Trapp Brewing
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 458 ratings