"Helles” means “pale in color,” as these beers are often golden. The German-style helles lager is a bit rounder or fuller-bodied than light lager and even all-malt pilsners. Cit.Earned the Untappd at Home (Level 2) badge! Earned the Verified Adventure badge! Earned the Photogenic Brew (Level 63) badge! Earned the Hella Delicious! badge!