Haus Helles (Das Radler) | Flesk Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Flesk Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml can, no canned on date or freshness information. Acquired a single can of this stuff from 20 West Wine in Lombard. The can lists a 4.80% abv. "Logan Square's #1 Bavarian Style Lager" according to the can.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - Pours a pale cloudy straw gold body. About a finger of thin frothy white head that leaves some fat spotty lacing. Appears actively carbonated. Looks good for what it is.

S - A simple aroma, but pleasant enough for what it is. Lots of earthy, somewhat husky cereal grains. Notes of wheat, corn, husk, grain, cream, yeast. Simple, but hits it's mark.

T - Follows the nose: corn, husk, cereal grains, lots of creamy yeasty flavor. A simple, but flavorful beverage. A bit of an earthy fruity hop note makes itself known also. A very distinct creamy yeast profile makes this one unique it seems.

M - Smooth & creamy. Crisp & light. Very easy-drinking stuff with good carbonation.

Overall, a nice 'Haus' lager from Flesk. Could see this one pairing well with food.

Flesk Brewing Haus Helles -----4/5.

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Photo of emerge077
3.61/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Draft served in a dimpled mug, quick review from written notes.

Pale straw gold with racing carbonation, with a greenish tint oddly enough. Lasting surface coverage of frothy white foam and some spotty lacing around the edges.

Aroma is vaguely minerally with traces of lager yeast.

Effervescent with a light astringency, crackery malt with a slight grassy bitterness in the aftertaste. Light bodied, slightly overcarbed. Easy drinking, though not much nuance here. Versatile with food, which makes perfect sense as a house beer at The Radler.

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Haus Helles (Das Radler) from Flesk Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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