Why so punny? “Helles” is German for “light colored.” Hotter Than Helles is more than just a (very) silly pun; it perfectly reflects the nature of this beer. A lager meant to be consumed when it’s truly hotter than helles outside. So there are no peppers or spices in this beer!
Citra, Mosaic, and Vic Secret hops amplified by the addition of Guava and Mango puree, all riding on a tidy malt bill of 2row, Marris Otter and Flaked Oats. The liquid is bold, with jungle flavors and a stabilizing bitterness.
It pours light golden and possess perfect clarity, having the look of a middled aged white burgundy. In the glass a good quarter inch mouse forms and when quiet the small to medium sized bubbles begin to rise in the same manner as good champagne...