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Bat Out Of Helles | New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House

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New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
Indiana, United States

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by ZombiesAteMyDog on 03-02-2012

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of MSandahl23
3.54/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.63/5  rDev -3.7%

Photo of phishbone23
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the sire: "Brewed with Andechs yeast … released October, 2011"

A - Helles yellow... slightly cloudy, translucent yellow brew. Thin white head which didn't last long.

S - Grains and grass. There is a bit of a sulfur at the end that is perplexing me. Smells like a German Lager.

T - Sweet, creamy and bready. It's malty flavor dominates, but there is a spicy bitter finish.

M - Light/medium body with very little carbonation.

O - I was craving a taste of Bavaria... one of the better Helles I’ve had.

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4.12/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice, soapy head with light lacing. Straw-yellow. Rich, sweet malt aroma smells of the wood. Starts sweet, a little tart, almost. Floral hops. Then a CRUSHING, sublime malt finish; miles of biscuit floats on floral hop bitterness.

Overall, this is REALLY, REALLY excellent if you like a malt-centric lager. The finish to this is simply amazing. It's definitely an odd-man-out at such a hoppy brewery, but it's an absolute gem.

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Bat Out Of Helles from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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