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Episode # 268: Give Em Helles

Life On Tap Episode #268 - Garden Grove Brewing and Urban Winery Give 'Em Helles

Dan samples a Helles from Garden Grove Brewing and Urban Winery, Give Em Helles, care of @RVABeerMeister earlier during the pandemic.

Garden Grove Brewing and Urban Winery Give Em Helles

STYLE: Helles
INGREDIENTS: German malt and Hallertau hops
ABV: 5.5% (now 5.2%)
IBU: 19 (now 20)
AVAILABILITY: 12-Ounce Can (Limited)

Stats above taken from the brewery’s can and website.


Dark gold, crystal clear, and a nice, white head.


Floral, orange, and honey notes.


Balance is great with a slight malt edge. Biscuity and bready elements are full in as well.


Dry, balanced mouthfeel, with carbonation not too heavy or light.


All German ingredients do make a difference. I would love to know their water profile/treatment for this. Easy, sessionable, and would love to have this at any outdoor-based event. German bar food…spaetzle, brats, the whole nine for sure.

Thank you so much to Sterling aka @RVABeerMeister for sharing this during the pandy.

Cheers and remember:

Life’s a tap…drink up ’til it’s dry.

All music on this show came to us from the now defunct Music Alley.
Intro: “Meet Me At The Bar” by The Beer Drinking Fools
Outtro: “Bubblegum and Beer” by The Supersuckers

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