Port City Brewing Celebrates The Return of Helles Lager
(Alexandria, VA) – On Friday, June 21, Port City Brewing Company celebrates the return of Helles Lager. Originally part of our, draft only, Lager Series, the beer has been moved to our Occasional Series and for the first time is available in six pack bottles. The package and bottle artwork pay tribute to this classic German-style blonde lager, resembling Bavaria’s half-timbered houses.
Helles meaning “bright” in German, refers to its luminous appearance. The style is a delicate balancing game of flavors: malty but not sweet, hoppy but not bitter, and full bodied by not heavy. Our Helles pours with a brilliant blond color, showcasing a clean Pilsner and Munich malt sweetness and supported by a subtle Hersbrucker hop character. We are happy to raise a glass of our Helles, and Prost to the everyday drinking beer of Bavaria!
“Our Helles was created to be reminiscent of the beers my father enjoyed while in Germany serving in the U.S. Army,” says Jonathan Reeves, Head Brewer.
Helles Lager will be available throughout the DMV with market releases, tap takeovers, and tastings.
Tasting Room Helles Lager Release Party
Friday, June 21, 2019 – 3-10PM
Port City Brewing Company, 3950 Wheeler Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304
Alexandria Helles Feature and Tasting
Thursday, June 27, 2019, 6-8PM
Market 2 Market, 116 E Del Ray Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
Arlington Helles Feature and Tasting
Saturday, June 29, 2019, 1-4PM
Arrowine & Cheese, 4508 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207
Helles Feature at Del Ray Music Fest
Saturday, July 13, 2019, 3-8PM
Pork Barrel BBQ, 2312 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
ABOUT HELLES LAGER
Helles Lager, 5.2% ABV, 20 IBUs
Available in bottles and draft throughout the DMV.
ABOUT PORT CITY
Founded in January 2011, Port City Brewing Company brews an exciting line-up of award-winning ales and lagers from our state-of-the-art facility located in the historic port city of Alexandria, Virginia. Our mission is to be a reliable and innovative brewer of delicious, well-balanced beers that celebrate their raw ingredients. 2015 GABF® Small Brewing Company of the Year. #WhatYourBrewerDrinks