From Angry Hen Brewing out of Kaslo in the Kootenays comes their “Helles” lager. The beer pours a golden colour with a white head. The aroma consists of grainy notes with citrusy fruit and a sweetness. The flavour is of grainy, bready malts, citrus, sweetness, mild bitterness and grapefruit rind. The alcohol content comes in at 5% with an IBU of 32. When it comes to a helles lager this one is definitely well made. Shirley may be an Angry Hen but she is definitely a really skilled brewer and this beer proves it.
Commercial Description: Bright German Lager. “Helles” means “bright” in German. This classic style is the most approachable for customers who are new to ‘craft’ and it’s a refreshing spring and summer offering.