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Brewed by Amsterdam Brewing Company
Style: Pale Lager
Toronto, Canada

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 125   ABV: 4.16%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unfiltered local lager brewed with toasted wheat and 2-row malts with Cascade and Sorachi Ace hops. Citrus aromas with a light body and full finish.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (9268) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2013
Very pale straw coloured pour. The nose is slightly grainy and a little bit fruity. A touch of soft wheat as well. Fairly clean tasting with a bit of light bitterness as well. Some lingering grassiness. Simple and pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MartinT (9191) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Clear pale malt character dominates this generic lager’s very mild herbal, citrusy hopping.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam sits atop the clear gold.
-The finish is rather forgettable.
-Drinkability is very high.
-The prickly carbonation adds a mineral tinge.
-This may be generic, but it remains a well-made entry level ale with distinct malt flavors.

On tap at The Saint Tavern, Toronto.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (7086) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Can 473 ml
Aroma" sweet grainy with raspberry like sugary backing. Crisper walls.
Look: clear deep golden brew with lighter white to
Taste/Body/Pate: medium bodied with slightly thinner walls. Front lagery fairly hefty with followed with wheat like backing. Clean brew, tad oily, slight herbal hop after. Medium plus carbonation. Longer than average finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (5902) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
On tap at the Amsterdam Brewhouse, Toronto waterfront. Straw with a ring of white head; grainy aroma; grainy in the mouth and quite full-bodied; with a light grassy bitterness to finish. Refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (5244) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 14, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours transparent golden with a white head. Aroma of pale malts, floral hops, and some light toast/bread. Average to lighter texture. Good for the style. Hoppier than Natural Blond from this brewery.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Eructoblaster (3757) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 28, 2016
On tap at Local Public Eatery (Ottawa, ON). Blond body with a thin, lasting, white creamy head. Light malty/hoppy aroma with herbal hints. Its thin malty/hoppy taste carries grainy and herbal notes. Ends with a decent bitter finish. Drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (3296) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2013
On tap at the Amsterdam Brewhouse. Pours a clear orange colour with average-sized white head and steady light bubbles. Aroma is toasty cracker, modest herbal character and gentle citric hops. Flavour toasty wheat, modest herbal bitterness and hints of citrus. Average carbonation. Average body. Stunningly good lager.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Metalchopz (3036) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - APR 13, 2016
Pours a hazy golden colour with fluffy warm head, bubbling away, leaving some foamy lace. Seems a little infected, as some very mild sour notes. Wheat flavours with some decent yeast in the finish. Some light hops lingers with hints of rusty water. I enjoyed this one when it was named "416 Urban Wheat", but not sure about this one now. Seems like they changed the recipe. Maybe cheaper ingredients.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
473ml can from the LCBO. pours straw yellow with a white head. full malty nose, touch of hops, super clean. flavour is balanced, great malt character through-out, hopped to balanced. finish is super clean and dry. best pale lager ever, this is going to me my go to local lager. great stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
Smooth easy drinking lager. Full of citrus Aroma with the use of cascade and sorachi ace... Shines through in the flavor too... Balanced and easy to drink... Great summer quencher!


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