Hell Yes! (Moat Mountain Brewing Company)

Style: Helles Lager 4.7% ABV   The beer pours a clean, crisp yellow, like dehydrated piss. A big, billowy head of eggshell white bubbles forms above the glass and mellows to a finger’s width above the glass. In body, the beer is crystal clear and translucent, giving a full image of the other side of the glass. On the nose, the beer smells of crisp, … Continue reading Hell Yes! (Moat Mountain Brewing Company)

Hotter Than Helles Lager (Cigar City Brewing Company)

Style: Munich-Style Helles Lager 5.0% ABV From: Tampa, FL Brewer’s Note: “Why so punny? ‘Helles’ is German for ‘light colored.’ Hotter Than Helles is more than just a (very) silly pun; it perfectly reflects the natures of this beer.  A lager meant to be consumed when it’s trulyhotter than helles outside./ So there are no peppers or spices in this beer!” The beer’s label is … Continue reading Hotter Than Helles Lager (Cigar City Brewing Company)

Weihenstephaner Original (Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan)

Style: Munich Helles Lager 5.1% ABV 24 IBU’s Calories: 215 kcal/0.5l Original wort: 11.8% by weight Brewer’s Note: “A good beer takes time. The long lager time makes our pale beer a matter of mild, flavorful beer enjoyment.  Brewed in accordance with a centuries-old beer tradition on Weihenstephan Hill.” The bottle is quite old in design-feel, much like the brewery, but it carries some terrific … Continue reading Weihenstephaner Original (Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan)