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

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 125   ABV: 4.16%
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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 (8622) - 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 (8135) - 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 (6519) - 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 (4679) - 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 (4175) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2578) - 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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
matt7215 (2231) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bendrixian (1175) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2013
Can. fairly clear darker yellow colour with a decent head. I find the aroma not pleasant, with a dank wet cardboard aroma and something soured; light roast, some citric hops and a bunch of funk that i associate with pilsners. medium bodied brew(which to me was surprising), some bite and a fast flavour profile. It is different, maybe a bit bigger and more flavourful than other brews in its class but does that make it a good beer...probably not.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AtronSeige (723) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 27, 2014
Aroma: Malt: Medium-light, Grainy, sweet, sweetcorn. Hops: Light spice, citrus. No diecetyl Appearance: Clear golden body. Large, white, frothy head. Good retention. Flavour: Malt: Medium light, bread, sweetcorn. Hops: very light, spice. Slight fruitiness, probably hop derived. No diecetyl. Medium-light bitterness, medium-light sweetness. Balanced towards bitterness. Mouthfeel: Light body, High carbonation. Dry finish. Crisp, slight bite. Overall: A refreshing beer. Quaffable. 473 ml can, poured. Thanks Wimpie and Amanda! 1B. Standard American Lager

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
LetsGoState (617) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Appearance is amber with small white head. Aroma is sweet malts. Taste is mostly malty. Overall a decent lager.


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