Tag Archives: Helles

Mad Squirrel Brewing: Native Tastes

Half of the Mad Squirrel brewing team were born, raised and taught how to brew in Germany, and this has led them to want to use some of their expertise in German beer styles here in the UK. Thus the … Continue reading

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Gipsy Hill Brewing Co. Hunter (5%)

What a lovely Helles Lager this is, with a sunny gold complexion and a little whisky head, it smells of candy canes and apricots. The malting is all spun sugar and weetabix, honey glazed doughnuts and caramel ice cream cones, … Continue reading

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Birrificio Lambrate Montestella (4.9%)

Yet another winner from this cool Italian brewery. Montestella is called a Helles but for me it has all the hallmarks of a Belgian Golden Ale. So, where do I start? At the beginning I guess. The 750ml bottle has … Continue reading

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