First created in Munich in 1894, Helles is perhaps the most delicate beer imaginable, and must rely on its incredible subtlety to please the palate. Munich's beer-hall helles, the palest of lagers, has almost no nose or up-front bitterness. Straw blonde and topped by a tall, white crown, it is the quaffing beer of the Bavarians.
Beerhall Helles History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes
Classic Beer Style Series, 17.